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Early symphonies by Joseph HAYDN
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Early symphonies by Joseph Haydn

 

 

Symphony No.6 in D major, Le matin

Symphony No. 7 in C major, Le midi

Symphony No. 8 in G major, Le soir



 

 

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Václav Luks – conductor

 

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Child Prodigies: Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART a Felix MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY
Mozart_child_sqChild Prodigies
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
– Sinfonia No. 7, in D minor

W. A. Mozart – Divertimento in F major KV 138

F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy – Sinfonia No. 10, in B minor

W. A. Mozart – Sinfonia in A major KV 201

(or solo concerto – flute, violin)



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Concertos for violin and oboe: BACH, HÄNDEL, VIVALDI, ZELENKA
Francesco_Botticini_Angels-playing-the-fiddle-and-pipe_ilustrativniConcertos for violin and oboe by Johann Sebastian Bach,
Geogr Friedrich Händel, Antonio Vivaldi
and Jan Dismas Zelenka





Amandine Beyer – violin
Xenia Löffler – oboe
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HAYDN & MOZART & DITTERSDORF & VAŇHAL... performing together in a string quartet
Haydn-Mozart-Dittersdorf-Vanhal_ctverecIrish tenor Michael Kelly, who sang Don Basilio in the Weiner premiere of Le nozze di Figaro (1786), remember in his book Reminiscences dating from 1826 the starring string quartet: in 1784, in the house of his close friend Stephan Storace, Kelly met distinguished personalities of the Vienna music life to perform together:

Joseph Haydn – 1st violin
Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf – 2nd violin
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – viola
Johann Baptist Vanhal – cello

...an exceptional companionship showing the unique Vienna cosmopolitan atmosphere in the second half of the 18th century.


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Music from 18th Centrury Prague: REICHENAUER, VIVALDI
reichenauer_500Concertos and ouvertures by Antonin Reichenauer faced with works of Antonio Vivaldi

♦ Audio CD

Xenia Löffler – oboe
Sergio Azzolini – bassoon
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Václav Luks – conductor, harpsichord

Unlike the copiously preserved sacred music, instrumental works by Czech composers in the Prague of the first third of the 18th century are as scarce as hen’s teeth. The twenty or so instrumental pieces by Antonín Reichenauer are among the most significant.

 

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Antonio VIVALDI – L'Estro armonico
VivaldiViolin concerts and vocal pieces by Antonio Vivaldi

Concerto X h moll (RV 580)
Longe Mala Umbrae Terrores (RV629)
Concerto VIII a moll (RV 522)
Concerto I D dur (RV 549)
Concerto XI d moll
(RV 565)
Cessate, omai cessate
(RV 684)

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Markéta Cukrová – alto
Helena Zemanová – concertmaster

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