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Roaming the Baroque

Music from the 17th and 18th centuries. On June 20th, 2021 Jeanne Lamon passed away. After her education for violinist, in which she studied under Herman Krebbers, she developed herself into a baroque violin specialist. In 1981 she became the musical director of the Canadian baroque orchestra Tafelmusik, which under her leadership developed into one of the most important baroque orchestras in North America.

In this programme, Jeanne Lamon can be heard as a solist and as a director of Tafelmusik.

Johann Heinrich Schmelzer (1620/23-1680)
1. Sonata X (Duodena selectarum sonatarum)
2. Sonata III (Sonatae unarum fidium)
Jeanne Lamon, David Greenberg (1), violin. Sergei Istomin, viola da gamba (1). Charlotte Nediger, organ
(cd: “Sonatas, Balletti francesi, Ciaconna” – Sony SK 53 963, 1993)

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
3. Concerto for violin, strings and basso continuo in A minor(BWV 1041)
Tafelmusik conducted by Jeanne Lamon, violin
(cd: “Violin Concertos” – Sony SK 66 265, 1995)

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
4. Concerto for violin, strings and basso continuo in G minor, op. 8,2 ‘L’estate’ (RV 315)
Tafelmusik conducted by Jeanne Lamon, violin
(cd: “The Four Seasons” – Sony SK 48 251, 1992)

5. Concerto for two violins, cello, strings and basso continuo in D minor, op. 3,11 (RV 565)
Jeanne Lamon, Julia Wedman, violin. Christina Mahler, cello. Tafelmusik conducted by Jeanne Lamon
(cd: “L’Estro Armonico” – Analekta AN 3 9835, 2007)

Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber (1644-1704)
6. Partia VI
Jeanne Lamon, Linda Melsted, violin. Christina Mahler, cello. Charlotte Nediger, organ
(cd: “Harmonia artificioso-ariosa” – Sony 82876876142, 2006)

addition:
Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
7. From The Fairy Queen (Z 629): Chaconne
Tafelmusik conducted by Jeanne Lamon
(cd: “Ayres for the Theatre” – Sony SK 66 169, 1995)

 

Photo: Jeanne Lamon (Source: nytimes.com)

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