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L’Esprit Baroque

A Sunday program in the ‘baroque spirit’. Instrumental works by the brothers Graun, Johann Gottlieb or Carl Heinrich, performed by Batzdorfer Hofkapelle with oboist Xenia Löffler and Il Gardellino. Lutist Christopher Wilke plays late 18th century works for lute.

Johann Gottlieb Graun (1701/02-1771) or Carl Heinrich Graun (1703/04-1759)
1. Concerto à 5 for oboe, strings and b.c. in G minor
– Allegro
– Andante
– Allegro moderato
2. Quartet for 2 violins, viola, cello and b.c. in C minor
– Adagio
– Allegro
– Adagio
– Allegro
Xenia Löffler, oboe. Batzdorfer Hofkapelle
(ACC 24280, 2013)
J. G. Graun or C. H. Graun
3. Concerto in A major for viola da gamba, strings and b.c.
– Allegro no troppo
– Andantino
– Allegro
Vittorio Ghielmi, viola da gamba. Il Gardellino
(ACC 24166, 2006)
Johann Adolf Hasse (1699-1783)
4. Sonata in E flat major
– Allegro
– Moderato
– Presto
Christopher Wilke, lute
(Christopher Wilke, 2013)
Johann Baptist Georg Neruda (c.1711-1776), attr. Graun
5. Sinfonia Friderico for 2 violins, viola and b.c. in G major
– Allegro
– Andante
– Presto
Batzdorfer Hofkapelle
(ACC 24280, 2013)
attr. J.G. or C.H. Graun
6. Concerto à 4 for hobo d’amore, 2 violins and b.c. in A major
– Allegro
– Largo
– Allegro
J.G. or C.H. Graun
7. Trio sonata for 2 violins and b.c. in B minor
– Adagio
– [Alla breve]
– Allegro
Xenia Löffler, hobo d’amore. Batzdorfer Hofkapelle
(ACC 24280, 2013)
Anonymous (from Rosani MS. Leipzig)
8. Sonata in D minor
– Fantasie
– Allegro
– Affetuoso
– Scherzando
– Minuet con variatione
Christopher Wilke, lute
(Christopher Wilke, 2013)
J. G. Graun or C. H. Graun
9. Concerto grosso in G major for flute, violin, viola da gamba, cello, strings and b.c.
– Allegro non troppo
– Arioso e poco largo
– Allegro
Il Gardellino
(ACC 24166, 2006)

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