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01The Entrepreneur20060220Donald Macleod begins a week-long exploration of the life and music of the composer who largely eclipsed the reputation even of his compatriot and contemporary JS Bach.
A look at Telemann's entrepreneurial flare, the springboard for a number of his most important publications.
Overture Jubeloratorium für die Hamburger
Admiralität, TWV 23'1
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
Der Getreue Music-Meister - Lesson No 17
Sonata in F for violin and continuo
Mary Utiger (violin)
Michael McCraw (cello)
Nicholas Selo (harpsichord)
Paris Quartet - Sonata No 2, Hamburg Quadri No 4
Barthold Kuijken (flute)
Sigiswald Kuijken (violin)
Wieland Kuijken (viola da gamba)
Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)
Brocke's Passion, end
Evangelist....Martin Klietmann
Daughter of Zion....Maria Zadori
Faithful soul....Annette Markert
Centurion....Guy de Mey
Stadtsingechor zu Halle Capella Savaria
Nicholas McGegan (director).
01The Entrepreneur 20060220Donald Macleod begins a week-long exploration of the life and music of the composer who largely eclipsed the reputation even of his compatriot and contemporary JS Bach.
In this edition, a view of Telemann's entrepreneurial flare, the springboard for a number of his most important publications.
Overture Jubeloratorium für die Hamburger Admiralität TWV 23:1 Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
Der Getreue Music-Meister: Lesson No 17
Sonata in F for violin and continuo
Mary Utiger (violin)
Michael McCraw (cello)
Nicholas Selo (harpsichord)
Paris Quartet: Sonata No 2, Hamburg Quadri No 4
Barthold Kuijken (flute)
Sigiswald Kuijken (violin)
Wieland Kuijken (viola da gamba)
Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)
Brocke's Passion, end
Martin Klietmann (Evangelist)
Maria Zadori (Daughter of Zion)
Annette Markert (faithful soul)
Guy de Mey (Centurion)
Stadtsingechor zu Halle Capella Savaria
Nicholas McGegan (director).
02A True Cosmopolitan 20060221Telemann was the very model of a modern European citizen in his era.
Donald Macleod joins him on a lightning tour of the continent with colourful stopovers in Moscow, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Paris and Norway.
Suite des Nations anciens et modernes
Collegium Musicum 90
Simon Standage (director)
Keyboard Fantasia 2éme douzaine, No 11
John Butt (harpsichord)
Concerto in Em for recorder, flute and strings
Simon Standage (director/violin)
De Danske, norske og Tydske (excerpts)
Dorothee Mields (soprano)
Klaus Mertens (bass)
Magdeburger Kammerchor
Telemann-Kammerorchester Michaelstein
Ludger Rémy (director).
03Brains 20060222Donald Macleod explores Telemann's formidable reputation as an intellectual heavyweight and discovers how his diverse interests and knowledge inspired his music-making.
Cantata: Sehet an die Exempel
Mona Spägele (soprano)
Henning Voss (alto)
Wilfried Jochens (tenor)
Klaus Mertens (bass)
Bläserkollegium Leipzig
Telemann-Kammerorchestra Michaelstein
Ludger Rémer (director)
Concerto for 2 Chalumeaux in Dm
Colin Lawson, Michael Harris (chalumeau)
Collegium Musicum 90
Simon Standage
An den Schlaf (Oden 1741)
Klaus Mertens (baritone)
Ludger Rémy (harpsichord)
Der neumodische Liebhaber Damon - excerpt
Damon....Michael Schopper (bass)
La Stagione Frankfurt
Michael Schneider (director).
04The Operator 20060223Telemann's willingness to blur the lines of church and theatre in Hamburg made him several enemies among his professional rivals in the city.
Donald Macleod discovers the influence this had on his music through a selection of works for religious and dramatic occasions.
Cantata - Saget den Verzagten Herzen
Dorothee Meilds (soprano)
Britta Schwarz (alto)
Wilfried Jochens (tenor)
Dirk Schmidt (bass)
Magdeburg Kammerchor
Telemann-Kammerorchestrer Michaelstein
Ludger Rémy (director)
Pimpinone - end of intermezzo II
Vespetta....Metchtild Bach
Michael Schopper (bass)
La Stagione Frankfurt
Michael Schneider (director)
Der Tod Jesu - Part I (excerpts)
Jan Kobow (tenor)
Ouverture Burlesque
Collegium Musicum 90
Simon Standage (director).
05 LASTEarthquake, Wind And Fire20060224Donald Macleod ends his exploration of Telemann's music with an assessment of the composer's commitment to his patrons and fellow city dwellers, including his searing musical reflection on the Lisbon earthquake to commemorate its first anniversary.
Die Donner-Ode - Part 1
Patrizia Kwella (soprano)
Catherine Denley (alto)
Stephen Roberts, Michael George (bass)
Collegium Musicum 90
Richard Hickox (conductor)
'Alster' Overture
Akademie für alte Musik Berlin
Ouverture jointe d'une Suite Tragi-comique - Le podagre (Loure)
 
05 LASTEarthquake, Wind And Fire 20060224Donald Macleod ends his exploration of Telemann's music with an assessment of the composer's commitment to his patrons and fellow city dwellers, including his searing musical reflection on the Lisbon earthquake to commemorate its first anniversary.
Die Donner-Ode - Part 1
Patrizia Kwella (soprano)
Catherine Denley (alto)
Stephen Roberts, Michael George (bass)
Collegium Musicum 90
Richard Hickox (conductor)
'Alster' Overture
Akademie für alte Musik Berlin
Ouverture jointe d'une Suite Tragi-comique - Le podagre (Loure)
 

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