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L’Esprit Baroque

thu 11 aug 2022 20:00 

The Baroque spirit in all its musical shapes.

On today’s broadcast we present various types of suites, or multi-part works with dance structures.

 

Johann Sigismund Kusser (1660 – 1727)
1. ‘Festin des muses’, suite for orchestra no. 2 in F major
– I Ouverture lentement
– II L’Espagnol
– III Chaconne
– IV La Sissone
– V L’Anglois
– VI Prelude
– VII Les Chasseurs
Aura Musicale olv Balázs Máté
(Album: Johann Sigismund Kusser – Festin des muses. Hungaroton HCD 32337, 2005)

Alessandro Stradella (1639 – 1682)
2. Sinfonia no. 22, for violin, violoncello, and basso continuo, in D minor
– I Presto
– II Fuga allegro
– III Contrapunctus
– IV Giga
– V Contrapunctus al rovescio
– VI Sarabande e variatione
Concerto Madrigalesco led by Luca Guglielmi
(CD: Alessandro Stradella – La Circe. Stradivarius STR 37040, 2016)

Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer (1656 – 1746)
3. ‘Le journal du printemps’, suite for trumpets and strings op. 1 no. 1 in C major
– I Ouverture
– II Marche
– III Air des combattants
– IV Rigaudon
– V Menuet
– VI Chaconne
L’Orfeo Barockorchester led by Michi Gaigg
(Album: Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer – Le journal du printemps op. 1. CPO 777 150-2, 2007)

Johann Heinrich Schmelzer (1623 – 1680)
4. Sonata for viollin and basso continuo in A minor
– I Preludio
– II Aria
– III Variatio prima
– IV Variatio seconda
– V Gigue
5. Chaconne in A major (addition)
Helene Schmitt, violin. Jan Krigovski, violoncello. Stephan Rath, theorbo. Jörg-Andreas Bötticher, harpsichord, organ
(Album: Johann Heinrich Schmelzer – Sonatae a violino solo. Alpha Classics ALPHA 109, 2007)

 

Featured image: La Camargo Dancing (detail) by Nicolas Lancret, approx. 1730

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