Bach Ad Infinitum

Episode 777. In this week’s programme you’ll hear baroque oboe music from works by Bach and his contemporaries. Today, part 2 of a feature on German baroque oboist Xenia Löffler. Listen to her perform several pieces by other baroque composers.

1. from Oboe Concerto in E flat major: part 4
Johann Georg Pisendel (1687-1755)
2. from Concerto for 2 oboes in G minor: part 2
Johann Friedrich Fasch (1688-1758)
3. from Overture for 2 oboes in G major: part 3
Giuseppe Valentini (1681-1753)
4. from Concerto for oboes & violin in D major: part 3
Johann David Heinichen (1683-1729)
5. Concerto for oboe & violin in C minor
Xenia Löffler en Michael Bosch, oboe. Batzdorf Court Ensemble
(album: Oboe Concerti At The Dresden Court)

Uri Rom (b. 1969)
6. from Concerto in C, “L’Olimpiade”: 2. Adagio
Alessandro Marcello (1684-1750)
7. from Oboe concert in D minor:
– 1. Andante E Spiccato
– 2. Adagio
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
8. from Concerto in B flat major for violin & oboe: 3. Air
9. from Concerto in G minor, RV 576, “Per Sua Altezza Reale Di Sassonia”: 3. Allegro
Carlo Tessarini (ca. 1690-1766)
10. from La Stravaganza, Opus 4: Sinfonia/ Largo Sempre Piano
Antonio Vivaldi
11. from Oboe concert in C major, RV 450: 1. Allegro Non Molto
Xenia Löffler, oboe. Georg Kallweit, violin. Akademie Für Alte Musik Berlin
(album: Venice, The Golden Age)

Johann Baptist Georg Neruda (ca. 1711-1776) (dedicated to J.G. Graun)
12. from Sinfonia Federico in G major: III. Presto
Christoph Förster (1693-1745)
13. from Oboe concert in C minor: III. Allegro
Johann Gottlieb Graun (1702-1771)
14. from Concerto A 5 in F major: II. Largo
15. from Concerto A 5 in G minor: I. Allegro
16. Concerto A 4 in A major
– I. Allegro
– II. Largo
– III. Allegro
Xenia Löffler, oboe. Batzdorfer Hofkapelle
(album: Graun Oboe Concertos)

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