Music in 18th Century Prague - 10

ANTONÍN REICHENAUER (c.1694-1730): Quartet in G Minor for Violin, Cello, Bassoon and Continuo, Trio Sonata in B Flat for Violin, Cello and Continuo, JOHANN FRIEDRICH FASCH (1688-1758): Quartet in D for Flute, Violin, Bassoon and Continuo, Concertos in D for 2 Flutes, Strings and Continuo and in C for Flute, Violin, Bassoon and Continuo, FRANTISEK JIRÁNEK (1698-1778): Trio Sonata in B Flat for 2 Violins and Continuo, CHRISTIAN GOTTLIEB POSTEL (c.1697-1730): Trio Sonata in A for 2 Violins and Continuo, JOHANN GEORG ORSCHLER (1698-1767/70): Trio in F Minor for 2 Violins and Continuo, FRANTISEK IGNÁC ANTONÍN TUMA (1704-1774): Partita in C for Flute and Continuo, ANTONIO CALDARA (1670-1736): Sonata in A for Violin and Continuo, ANTONIO VIVALDI (1678-1741): Trio in G Minor for Violin, Lute and Continuo, RV 85.

Catalogue Number: 12O024

Label: Supraphon

Reference: SU 4112-2

Format: CD

Price: $35.98

Description: Prague was a crossroads for musicians in the early as well as the middle and late 18th century; not only did Bohemian and Moravian composers and instrumentalists pass through on their way to better employment elsewhere but German, Polish and Italians passed through and left manuscripts behind. Such are the sources of these mostly late Baroque pieces which mostly date from the 1720s and 1730s; two, however, are late enough to be in the new galant style (Jiránek and Tuma). 2 CDs. Sergio Azzolini (bassoon), Lenka Torgersen, Helena Zemanová (violins), Collegium Marianum; Jana Semerádová (flute).


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