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Antonio Rosetti (1750-1792) Concerto in G major (1783) Ernst Wilhelm Wolf (1735-1792) Concerto No. 1 in G major (1781) Naumann, Johann Gottlieb (1741-1801) Concerto in B-flat major (1793) Christine Schornsheim, Fortepiano Berliner Barock-Compagney (Period Instruments) Capriccio 67 002 (2002) [Flac & Scans]
Johann Gottlieb Naumann (1741-1801) Gustaf Wasa - Overture (1786) Psalm 96 - Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied (1784) Cantata - Kommt herzu (1784) Psalm 103 - Lobe den Herrn meine Seele (1790) Peter Kopp, Dresdner Instrumental-Concert (Period Instruments) Ars Musici AM 1277-2 (1999) [Flac & Scans]
George Antheil: McKonkey’s Ferry Context Composed in 1948, George Antheil’s concert overture, McKonkey’s Ferry was inspired by Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze’s famous oil painting of George Washington crossing the Delaware River on Christmas Day, 1776. The concert piece was premiered by the National Symphony Orchestra in December 1948. The Music […] The post appeared first on Classicalexburns.
[…] six keyboard partitas and the Italian Concerto). Unlike works such as the Art of Fugue, we have a clear idea of the forces for which it was written; Bach's preface clearly states that is is for harpsichord and specifically for two manual harpsichord. And there is a strong suggestion of a performance tradition (unlike the Art of Fugue and the Mass in B minor) with the premiere probably being given by the virtuoso harpsichordist Johann Gottlieb Goldberg for whom the variations are named nowadays. But being written for a two-manual harpsichord (and Bach specifies which variations should use two manuals) means that modern performers playing it on a single manual harpsichord or on the piano are introducing an element of transcription. Perhaps because of this, or because of the sheer virtuosity in the way Bach changes the textures of the music from variation to variation, the work has always attracted […]