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Discover Baroque

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Item number NA495912
Barcode 9789626349595
Release date 27/04/2009
Category Classical Music | Audio Books
Label Naxos AudioBooks
Media type CD
Number of units 4
Artists Laurence Cummings
David van Asch
Nicholas Ward
James David Christie
Jeremy Summerly
Ingrid Kertesi
Bela Drahos
Sebastian Comberti
David Miller
Diego Fasolis
Jeno Jando
Lucy van Dael
Kym Amps
Lena Hellstrom-Farnlof
Balazs Szokolay
Maya Boog
Tracy Smith Bessette
Harald Hoeren
Friederike Wagner
Gilbert Rowland
Wolfgang Rubsam
Jacob Heringman
Herve Niquet
Jurgen Schuster
Christine Stelmacovich
Composers Domenico Scarlatti
Georg Philipp Telemann
Antonio Vivaldi
Pierre Certon
Claudio Monteverdi
Arcangelo Corelli
Francois Couperin
Dietrich Buxtehude
Alessandro Scarlatti
George Frideric Handel
Johann Pachelbel
David Miller
Gregorio Allegri
Henry Purcell
Maurice Ravel
William Lawes
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
Jean-Philippe Rameau
Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Alessandro Stradella
Heinrich Schutz
Giovanni Gabrieli
Jean-Baptiste Lully
Conductors Christian Brembeck
Bela Drahos
Maurice Ravel
Jozef Kopelman
Herve Niquet
Geza Oberfrank
Diego Fasolis
Eric Crees
Jeremy Summerly
Helmut Muller-Bruhl
Nicholas Ward
Kevin Mallon
Bertil Farnlof
David van Asch
Matyas Antal
Mary Terey-Smith
Laszlo Kovacs
Orchestras London Symphony Brass
Cologne Chamber Orchestra
Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia
Camerata Budapest
Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra
Accademia Instrumentale Italiana
Hungarian Festival Choir
Radio Svizzera Choir, Lugano
Bourrasque Ensemble
Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca
Capella Savaria
Oxford Camerata
Oxford Camerata
Oxford Camerata
Capella Istropolitana
Westra Aros Pipers
Northern Chamber Orchestra
Aradia Ensemble
Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Le Concert Spirituel
Rose Consort of Viols
Failoni Orchestra
Oxford Schola Cantorum
Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Hasse Wallins Orchestra
Disc: 1
1 Chapter 1: Enter the Players
2 Individuality
3 Italy: The Cradle of the Baroque
4 Concerto Grosso in B minor, Op. 6, No. 12, HWV 330
5 Instrumental Development and Choral Virtuosity
6 Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001: I. Adagi
7 This change is especially dramatic…
8 Keyboard Sonata in D minor, K. 120/L.215/P.146: Al
9 Many regard the choral music of J.S. Bach…
10 Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, BWV 51: Aria: Jauch
11 It's time now to go back to the early seventeenth
12 Il salmo Miserere mei Deus
13 Chapter 2: The Beginnings – Italy
14 Sacrae symphoniae: Sonata pian' e forte, alla quar
15 The contribution to music of the next great Italia
16 Vespers of the Blessed Virgin: Domine ad adiuvandu
17 When Monteverdi's patron died in 1612…
18 Mein junges Leben hat ein End, SwWV 324
19 As well as being an outstanding composer…
20 La, la, la, je ne l'ose dire
21 Well now, from the engaging work of a minor compos
22 Psalmen Davids sampt etlichen Moteten und Concerte
23 In 1625 Schutz was stricken by the death of his wi
24 England
25 Royal Consort in D major for 2 theorbos: V. Ecco
26 When civil war broke out in England…
Disc: 2
1 Chapter 3: The Fashion Spreads – Different Styles
2 Development of Dance Suites
3 Major, Minor and Modulation
4 Italy: The Land of Song
5 O di Betlemme, altera poverta: Aria: L'Autor d'ogn
6 The Violin
7 Sonata in D major a 8 viole con una tromba: I. All
8 Stradella, incidentally, while not in the first di
9 Germany
10 Membra Jesu nostri, BuxWV 75: III. Ad manus: Quid
11 Some years younger than Buxtehude was Johann Pache
12 Toccata in C major
13 France
14 Benedictus: Benedictus
15 Less formal in his approach to composition…
16 Un flambeau, Janette, Isabelle!, H. 460c
17 French Keyboard Music
18 England
19 Hear my prayer, O Lord, Z. 15
20 In 1683 came the first of Purcell's Odes for St Ce
21 Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626, Act III: When I am laid i
22 A few years later, at the end of the freezing wint
23 Chapter 4: Full Flower – High Baroque
24 Italy
25 Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op. 6, No. 8, "Christm
26 Born near Bologna, Corelli began to learn the viol
27 Flute Concerto in D major, Op. 10, No. 3, RV 428,
28 It must have been the public thirst for novelty…
29 Beatus vir in C major, RV 597: Beatus vir qui time
30 It seems as if Vivaldi became restless…
Disc: 3
1 Baroque Concertos Beyond Vivaldi
2 Keyboard Sonata in E major, K.380/L.23/P.483: Anda
3 By contrast, the Sonata in D major, K. 96 is much
4 Keyboard Sonata in D major, K. 96/L.465/P.210: All
5 Germany
6 Prelude and Fugue in G major, BWV 550
7 Although he appeared to have been comfortable enou
8 Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047: I
9 At least two of Bach's four Orchestral Suites…
10 The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fug
11 One vocal work to emerge from Bach's secular years
12 Weichet nur, betrubte Schatten, BWV 202, "Wedding
13 It was on his return from a visit to Karlsbad…
14 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244, Part III: Chorus: Wi
15 There were consolations in Bach's difficult time i
16 Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV 1056: II. Largo
17 Towards the end of the seventeenth century…
18 German Opera
19 Overture (Suite) in D major, TWV 55:D15: VIII. Rej
20 Telemann has sometimes been accused of superficial
Disc: 4
1 France
2 Pieces de clavecin, Book 1: 1st Ordre in G minor-m
3 Further on in the same suite…
4 Pieces de clavecin, Book 1: 1st Ordre in G minor-m
5 In 1716, at the height of his fame and success…
6 Abaris ou les Boreades: Gavotte pour les Fleures e
7 Unfortunately, the opera was never produced…
8 VII. Musette en rondeau
9 VIII. Tambourin
10 England
11 Rinaldo, HWV 7, Act II: Aria: Lascia ch'io pianga
12 Back in Hanover the following summer…
13 Acis and Galatea, HWV 49, Act II: Aria: O ruddier
14 Italian opera at this time was all the rage in Lon
15 Keyboard Suite No. 7 in G minor, HWV 432: VI. Pass
16 As the public wearied of temperamental divas and c
17 Messiah, HWV 56, Part I: For unto a child is born
18 Strange to say, Messiah was not so well received…
19 Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op. 6, No. 10, HWV 328
20 Handel surely sensed that the musical world…
21 Coda
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