Violinist Elizabeth Blumenstock leads Philharmonia on a tour of works by musical innovators, including Johann Sebastian Bach’s Ricercar a 6 from The Musical Offering – originally composed for Frederick the Great. Georg Muffat’s Nobilis Juventus includes sections dedicated to the Spanish, the Dutch, the English, and the Italians. Georg Philipp Telemann’s overture, Les Nations, is even more peripatetic, and includes movements dedicated to the Turks, the Swiss, the Muscovites, and the Portuguese.
Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin and leader
On the program:
Fasciculus I “Nobilis Juventus” from Florilegium Secundum
JOHANN HEINRICH SCHMELZER
Sonata III from Sacro-profanum Concentus Musicus
Suite VII from Banchetto Musicale
HEINRICH VON BIBER
Sonata IX from Sonatae tam aris quam aulis servientes
Balletto a 4 Pastorella
Concerto for Violin, Strings and Continuo in A Major
Sonata for Orchestra in C minor, JunP III 2b
Ricercar a 6 from The Musical Offering
GEORG PHILLIP TELEMANN
Overture-Suite in B-flat major “Les Nations”
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