As the title suggests, this excellent disc has an orchestral suite (strings with pairs of horns and oboes plus bassoon) and four concertos, two for flute, one for violin and one for both.
“arranged by Johann Sebastian Bach…” Edited by Peter Wollny. Full Score. Carus (35.503), 2015. 24pp, €18,00. [dropcap]F[/dropcap]rancesco Gasparini (1668-1727) was… Read more Gasparini: Missa a quattro voci…
Edited by Stefania Lanzo. Ut Orpheus (ODH35). xiv + 127pp, €37.95. [dropcap]T[/dropcap]he only complete copy (1592) survives in the Royal… Read more L’Amorosa Caccia: 24 Five-voice Madrigals by Mantuan Masters (Venezia 1588/1592)
This beautiful CD explores music around Purcell, in the sense that works by Purcell are set in a context of music by his predecessors and followers, including the neglected William Jackson. The St Salvator’s Chapel Choir provide assured performances of this tricky repertoire,
BWV Anh, III 162… Anthem for double choir (SATB/SATB) formerly attributed to Johann Sebastian Bach, edited by Klaus Winkler. Carus… Read more G. G. Wagner: Lob und Ehre und Weisheit und Dank…
First edition by Armin Kircher. Full score. Carus (54.013), 2015. viii + 116pp, €44.00. Complete parts: €205,00. Vocal score: €22.00.… Read more Johann Michael Haydn: Missa Sanctorum Cyrilli et Methodii, MH 13…
I suspect only Porpora and Pergolesi will be known to the majority of readers, and such names as Rocco Greco, Francesco Alborea detto Francischiello, Giulio di Ruvo, Francesco Supriani, Salvatori Lanzetti and Pasquale Pericoli will be names, hopefully to whet the listener’s appetite.
Louis Spohr is perhaps best known as the composer of music for his own instrument, the violin. These symphonies (the 7th premiered in 1842 and the 9th from 1850) reveal that he had a far broader imagination than his tuneful and dramatic concertos suggest;
by Enrico Baiano & Marco Moiraghi Repertori Musicali 5. LIM 2014. 321pp ISBN 978 88 7096 7722 €30 [dropcap]T[/dropcap]here is… Read more Le sonate di Domenico Scarlatti. Testo, contesto, interpretazione
Bach’s six three-movement string symphonies represent the ultimate in the move from the Baroque, with its single mood (or affekt) within each movement, to the Pre-classical concept of depicting many short, contrasting motivic ideas in order to rapidly change the emotional experience of the listener within a short space of time.