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The Old Music Box

thu 28 aug 2008 20:00 

In Memoriam Roman. Music by Johan Helmich Roman, who died 250 years ago. Some works are played of this ‘father of Swedish music’: Drottningholmsmusiken, harpsichord sonatas, solo concertos, the Swedish Mass and assaggios for violin solo.

Johann Helmich Roman (1694-1758).
1. Violin Concerto in D minor (BeRI 49).
– I (Allegro).
– II (Largo).
– III (Allegro).
Elizabeth Wallfisch, violin. Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment led by Anthony Halstead, klavecimbel.
2. Sonata III a flauto traverso, violone e cembalo.
– Largo.
– Allegro.
– Adagio.
– Vivace.
– Alla Francese (Con Spirito).
3. Sonata V a flauto traverso, violone e cembalo.
– Lento.
– No title.
– Grave.
– Allegro.
– Vivace.
– Andante.
– No title.
Maria Bania, transverse flute. Jane Gower, fagot. Thomas Pitt, cello. Lars Ulrik Mortensen, harpsichord.
4. Parts from Then Svenska Messan:
– Lord, have mercy on us.
– Glory to God in the highest.
– Lord God, lamb of God.
– Thou who sittest at the right hand of God the father.
– For thou only art holy.
Hillevi Martinpelto, soprano. Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano. Mikael Samuelson, baritone. Drottningholms Barockensemble led by Anders Ohrwall.
5. Assaggio in G Minor (BeRI 320).
– Con Spirito.
– Commodo.
– Bourré.
6. Assaggio in B Minor (BeRI 324).
– Moderato.
– Larghetto.
– Allegro assai.
– Andante.
Tobias Ringborg, original violin from 1687 by Joachim Tielke.
7. Sonata no. 5 in G Minor.
– Con Spirito.
– Allegro moderato.
– Lento.
– Vivace.
– Lento.
– Andante ad libitum.
Eva Nordenfelt, harpsichord.
8. Drottningholmsmusiken.
– Allegro.
– Andante.
– Andante.
– Poco allegro.
– Allegro.
– Lento.
– Allegro assai.
– Allegro.
– (Menuet).
– Grave.
– Allegro molto.
– Allegro.
– Allegro.
The Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble led by Nils-Erik Sparf.


castle Drottningholm, Stockholm

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