June 2015

Telemann: Music for Wind Band

This fabulous recording is devoted to one of the less well-known repositories of baroque music. As well as maintaining "Kapelle" (ensembles made up of singers and instrumentalists who were as capable of performing sacred as secular music), many German courts - in imitation of Louis XIV - maintained an "hautboistenband", a separate group of musicians who served a different purpose. [...]
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