Album

Collegium Marianum, Jana Semerádová

Musici da camera. Music from Eighteenth-Century Prague

Catalogue Number: SU 4112-2
Published: 9th November 2012
Genre: Vocal
Format: 2 CD
Musici da camera

Chamber music from Baroque Prague - Antonín Reichenauer*, František Jiránek*, Antonio Vivaldi, Johann Friedrich Fasch, Antonio Caldara, František Ignác Tůma*, Christian Gottlieb Postel*, Johann Georg Orschler*
Sergio Azzolini - bassoon, Lenka Torgersen, Helena Zemanová - violin, Jana Semerádová - transverse flute, Collegium Marianum, Artistic Director: Jana Semerádová

Whereas Vivaldi needs no introduction whatsoever and other names (Caldara, Fasch, Tůma) are familiar to lovers of Baroque music, even specialists have only been getting to know the remarkable oeuvres of Reichenauer and Jiránek over the past few years, owing in large part to Supraphon's Music From Eighteenth-Century Prague series. Prague is that which all these composers had in common; for some of them the city represented a significant part of their career, for others a short episode or merely a way station. The Czech capital was a melting pot in which Dresden, Vienna, Naples and Venice came together and the influences of all the major European musical centres were recast. In aristocrats' exquisite palaces, and to the delight of their masters, these superlative artists performed their own chamber music, whose originality and splendour we can rediscover today. The CD blends the refinement and spontaneous musicality of the renowned Collegium Marianum with the Italian vivacity of their special guest, the phenomenal bassoonist Sergio Azzolini.

The splendour and refinement of the music that resounded in Prague Baroque palaces.

CD 1

Antonín Reichenauer
Quartet for Violin, Cello, Bassoon and Basso continuo in G minor, (Rk 18)
1.
Adagio 03:04
2.
Allegro 04:11
3.
Adagio 03:20
4.
Tempo di Menuet 02:22
Johann Friedrich Fasch
Quartet for Flute, Violin, Bassoon and Basso continuo in D major, (FaWV N:D1)
5.
Largo 03:22
6.
Allegro 01:59
7.
Largo 02:18
8.
Allegro 02:55
František Jiránek
Trio sonata for Two Violins and Basso continuo in B flat major, (Jk 27)
9.
Largo 04:22
10.
Allegro 03:46
11.
Allegretto 03:15
Christian Gottlieb Postel
Trio sonata for Two Violins and Basso continuo in A major
12.
[Adagio] 02:33
13.
Allegro ma non presto 03:15
14.
Adagio 01:41
15.
Allegro 01:27
Johann Friedrich Fasch
Concerto for Flute, Violin, Bassoon and Basso continuo in C major, (FaWV L:C3)
16.
Allegro 02:31
17.
Largo 02:17
18.
Allegro 02:21
Johann Georg Orschler
Trio for Two Violins and Basso continuo in F minor
19.
Intrada 03:24
20.
Siciliana 03:12
21.
Menuet - Trio 01:52
22.
Fuga 05:44

CD 2

Antonio Vivaldi
Trio for Violin, Lute and Basso continuo in G minor, (RV 85)
1.
Andante molto 03:02
2.
Larghetto 02:44
3.
Allegro 01:30
Antonín Reichenauer
Trio sonata for Violin, Cello and Basso continuo in B flat major, (Rk 20)
4.
Adagio 02:25
5.
Fuga. Presto 01:56
6.
Siciliana. Allegretto 02:36
7.
Allegro 03:04
František Ignác Antonín Tůma
Partita for Flute and Basso continuo in C major
8.
Intrada 03:29
9.
Adagio 02:41
10.
Menuet I, II 02:10
11.
Bourlesque 01:39
Antonio Caldara
Sonata for Violin and Basso continuo in A major
12.
Andante 05:11
13.
Allegro & Giga - Allegro 03:13
Johann Friedrich Fasch
Concerto for Two Flutes, Strings and Basso continuo in D major, ( FaWV L:D9)
14.
Allegro 04:14
15.
Andante 03:11
16.
Allegro 03:58

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