Janis Neteler studied with Prof. Ulrich Müller in Osnabrück and Prof. Johannes Monno in Stuttgart. During this time he took part in a large number of master classes and competitions. He received musical impulses from the greats of the guitar scene such as Zoran Dukíc, Hubert Käppel, Judicaël Perroy and Margarita Escarpa and is a prizewinner, finalist and semi-finalist at international guitar competitions.
Janis Neteler's repertoire includes solo and chamber music works from all eras. He also gives concerts regularly in duet or trio with flute, violin, cello or voice. His repertoire for guitar and orchestra includes works ranging from A. Vivaldi's Concerto for Lute and String Orchestra to 20th-century works such as MM Ponce's Concierto del sur.
On his debut CD "Selection" there is a mixed program from the Renaissance to the modern age. Fine baroque dance movements meet virtuoso variations and impressionistic color worlds. An entertaining CD to immerse yourself in the versatile sound world of the classical guitar or to rediscover well-known pieces.
01 Ricer car “La compagna”
03 Gavotte en Rondeau
04 Variations on a Theme by GF Handel
05 All in Twilight: III
06 All in Twilight: IV
07 Study No. 1
"Thank you" is the theme of the new CD by Trio 3D (Dörsam, Dörsam, Dörsam). Thanks go to the parents of the three Dörsam brothers. The recordings were made on request and in cooperation with her mother as a present for her 95th birthday. The songs and chorales invite you to meditate, reflect and rest and are arranged in an incredibly diverse way. Each of the musicians has made pieces and designed them in his own way. The adaptations of the classical compositions represent a great challenge for the musicians and arrangers. In harmony with their three instruments, the spiritual character must be preserved and at the same time something new must be created that fits the trio's composition of bassoon, clarinet and guitar. This requires a lot of concentration and musical sensitivity. "I pray to the power of love" and "Caro mio ben" (Italian aria "Herzliebste mein") are the mother's favorite melodies. The CD begins with them. Mozart's "Laudate Dominum" with the singer Sabrina Keller is a special highlight. The ballad "Die Uhr" by Carl Loewe is a symbol of our hearts and shows the happy course of our lives. Michael Valentin made it very sensitive with his voice. Arrangements of classical compositions such as JS Bach's “Air”, Bach/Gounod's “Ave Maria” and Mozart's “Ave Maria” can also be heard. The crowning glory is the piece "Näfäsch" in which David Plüss plays the organ and Matthias Dörsam can be heard on the tenor saxophone.
01 I pray to the power of love 02 caro mio ben 03 Then take my hands 04 Ave Verum Corpus 05 Closer my God to you 06 Laudate Dominum 07 Wait my soul 08 air 09 Jesus my joy 10 Where shall I flee to 11 The clock (Comp. Carl Loewe 12 Hail Mary 13 Näfäsch
powder snow. Sleds. Snow. The phenomenon of snow fascinates young and old. In this collection of classical piano miniatures, the pianist Shoko Kuroe takes us to an enchanted winter landscape. And not, as one might assume, with the now sometimes kitschy evergreens of Christmas literature, but with a varied, captivating program of carefully selected and excellently played pieces from different epochs of music history. Romantic works by Schumann and Tchaikovsky stand alongside contemporary pieces by Gubaidulina and Vasks. Non-European countries such as Australia and Japan are also represented. So Shoko Kuroe takes us on an exciting journey through a winter that we all wish and dream of. With virtuosity, sensitivity and - with snow.
“The dramaturgy of their compilation is skilful and does not overtax the children's ability to concentrate and perseverance. Particularly appealing are the floating "Tropical Fish" by Akira Yuyama, well-known for his children's songs in Japan, and his homage to Japanese crystal sugar candies entitled "Confetti from Okashi-no-Sekai".
Helmut Peters, fonoforum 03/08 (via CD "Elise in Wonderland")
"Excellently performed by the pianist Shoko Kuroe, who lives in Hamburg,..." Märkische Oderzeitung 14.10.2019
"Shoko Kuroe, a pianist born in Japan and living in Hamburg, intoned the "Moonlight Sonata", one of Beethoven's most popular piano works even during his lifetime, with the necessary affects - calm and solemn in the first movement, lively in the second, in order to create a highly dramatic finale - rapid, impetuous and immensely virtuosic." Elbe-Jeetzel newspaper, October 1, 2019
01 Snowflakes Op. 57 no. 2 02 Sleighbells in the Snow 03 Sleigh with Little Bells 04 The First Snow Op. 11b no. 5 05 Sledge H. 167 no. 1 06 The Snow is Dancing 07 Footsteps in the Snow 08 The Snows of Fuji-Yama 09 Winter Storms Op. 12 no. 5 10 Winter Time I Op. 68 no. 38 11 Midwinter Op. 62. No. 3 12 Studies Op. 1 no. 12
The historical recordings of Caruso on this CD have been restored using a special process, so that the listener can hear the powerful voice of Caruso in a sound quality that has not been achieved before.
01 cupid million
02 Timepo Antico
03 O Sole Mio
04 Tu Ca Nun Chiagne
05 Hantis D'Amour
06 Cielo Turcino
07 Come Un Bel Di Maggio
"2020/21 were two very difficult years for me," says the pianist and composer Hauke Kranz. The pandemic also affected the North German musician and it took a while before she could let go of the fear and frustration, breathe deeply - and find space for music in her life again. “Sounds suddenly emerged from the stillness within me.” Kranz has an unusual musical journey behind her, which has now led her to her third album as a "keyboard whisperer". Since she was four years old, she was trained on the piano, later she studied music, took part in competitions, toured solo, with orchestras and chamber music groups for years. But it wasn't life that fulfilled her. "Because of the pressure to perform, the comparison with the competition and my own high expectations of myself, I lost myself at some point and was burned out," says Kranz. "I consciously said goodbye to being an artist." A difficult step, but it created new freedom. And during this time she finally rediscovered her love for piano music and began to compose herself - with a lot of feeling, without pressure. She defines her style as "poetic piano". "Beyond Boundaries" is a logical continuation of the previous musical work of the "keyboard whisperer" from near Bremen - and after "A New Dawn" and "Open Skies" her third solo album. Her piano sounds are delicate, poetic, touching. Stylistically reminiscent of the romantic compositions of Robert Schumann or Fréderic Chopin, often also of film scores such as those by Ludovico Einaudi or Max Richter - but more modern, personal and emotional. - The first album single, "Early Morning" (release: September 2nd, 2022) deals with the new beginning. Hauke Kranz was inspired by the call of a blackbird in the early morning and conjured up a piece full of desire for departure, freshness and new strength. - The title song "Beyond Boundaries" reflects her own experience: the feeling of finally being free to take off and fly, to be able to overcome all obstacles. - A personal piece that is very close to the heart of the keyboard whisperer is also the warm "Remember", which will be released on September 30th as the second single. It is dedicated to Hauke Kranz' deceased friend and sound engineer, a "loving memory of a wonderful person". The keyboard whisperer is pursuing a mission with her work: her music should heal the soul and give courage, it is warm and meditative, it comes from the heart. But the impact of her compositions is only possible thanks to Kranz' great talent and her professional training. In the meantime, she has settled in well "between the chairs", she says - she doesn't really fit into the classical subject with her own compositions, but in light music one is more of a miracle animal with the solo piano. But wonderful music is wonderful music beyond all genres and will always find its audience. This is already evident from the fact that many fans supported the album recordings through crowdfunding. And that, according to Hauke Kranz, is exactly the idea behind "Beyond Boundaries": "Have the courage to follow your vision and go step by step - everything is possible!"
01 Early morning 02 Departure 03 Remember (for Friedrich) 04 Tenderness 05 Snow Drift 06 Stormy Days 07 Waves are coming in 08 Beyond Boundaries 09 footprints 10 Nights and Stars 11 spring tide 12 Ocean Voices
Dagmar Wilgo is known as a recorder virtuoso. With her latest, third CD in the triad "me, myself & i" on TIMEZONE RECORDS, she makes a strong statement for the music world. She surprises us again with the future music she elicits from recorders. Their release concert is on May 7th, 2022. Recorders are a more or less traumatic childhood episode for many. For the musician, they are her life's work, to which she has dedicated herself body and soul. Always looking for outrageous sounds. Self-confident and creative as she is, Dagmar Wilgo explores all facets of the recorder. She was able to persuade seven well-known composers and companions to dedicate solo pieces to her for her project. In the album, these are combined into a contemporary improvisational firework - with exciting crossovers between genres and styles, analog and digital. Her recorders sound so confidently systemically relevant and completely attuned to the 21st century. You can literally hear the recorders cheering about their liberation from the niche as unicorns on the music market.
01 #1 02 - 06 Five registers for five recorders 07 #2 08 Fantasia Prima per un basso solo 09 #3 10 It is 11 #4 12 Masterpiece for Recorders 13 #5 14 - 17 Astrological Temperaments 18 #6 19 Pure 20 #7 21 - 28 rituals 29 #8
1. Sonata Prima "La Pellicana": Largo, evivace
2 Sonata Prima "La Pellicana": Grave
3. Sonata Prima “La Pellicana”:
4. Engels Nachtegaeltje
5. The Dutch Nightingale
6. Tune for the Canary Bird
7. Tune for the Sparrow
8. Tune for the Bullfinch
9. Tune for the Woodlark
10. Le Coucou
11. Theme all' Imitation Gallina Cuccu
12. The Bird Dance Blues (2010)
13. Le Rossignol-en-amour
14. Les Canaries
15. Les Fauvétes Plaintives
16. Le Gazouillement
17. La Linote-éfarouchée
19. Le Rappel des Oiseaux
20. "Sonata Cu Cu"
On this unique album, field recordings - i.e. sounds from special places and hidden everyday noises - and guitar works from the 20th century are juxtaposed. The contrast between guitar sounds and noises opens up spaces for your own images, associations and feelings.
In addition to the incomparable "Nocturnal after John Dowland" by Benjamin Britten, there will be compositions by the Japanese composer Akira Ifukube and the Azerbaijani composer Frangiz Ali-zade, among others. In this way, the spotlight falls on the most diverse musical traditions of the 20th century.
01 Field Recording I
03 Field Recording II
04 Tides of a current flowing
05 Field Recording III
06 Kugoka. Aria concertata di Kugoka-Arpa
07 Field Recording IV
09 Field Recording V
10 Nocturnal after John Dowland, op. 70
The shimmering evening air of the Alhambra, the reverent tranquility of the centuries-old Irish monastery at Glendalough, the sounds of its great role models. The young guitarist Denis Schmitz combines all of this on his second solo album Nuances, on which, contrary to today's zeitgeist, he gives the filigree, well-mused sounds of his 6- and 7-string instruments room to develop. In addition to works by famous jazz greats such as Pat Metheny and Ralph Towner, his new album also contains his own compositions for the first time, in which he not only demonstrates his technically brilliant playing but also his compositional craft. Especially in his title composition Nuances he draws the fine line between euphony and twilight, between unyielding monotony and irascible temperament - maybe even between genius and madness. Because it is often just those "nuances" that are able to balance such a composition on the cutting edge. The real highlight of the album, however, are the "Seven Short Pieces" by the Austrian jazz guitarist and composer Wolfgang Muthspiel, which he gave him specifically for the first recording and which will certainly be an integral part of the repertoire in a few years.
Side A 01 Sacred Place 02 Glendalough 03 James 04 Albaicín 05 To Mick
Side B 06 shades 07 Seven Short Pieces (Opening) 08 Seven Short Pieces (Triplet Droplet) 09 Seven Short Pieces (Locrian Star) 10 Seven Short Pieces (Aeolian Fall) 11 Seven Short Pieces (canon) 12 Seven Short Pieces (Open View) 13 Seven Short Pieces (6/8 For Zsófia)
The big album by the Mirror Strings! Mirror Strings caused a sensation and astonishment with their brilliant EP “Holberg Unplugged”. Because the unusual instrumentation with two guitars and two cellos opens up fascinating new worlds of sound, especially when all the ensemble musicians are exquisite masters of their instruments. With the album "Dedication" they have created a real work of art. Almost 70 minutes of music that is as unique as the Mirror Strings themselves. Composers from all over the world have written and dedicated works especially for the ensemble. A special selection of these can no longer only be heard live in concert, but can finally also be heard on CD. And that's really exciting: Because every composer has incorporated his/her culture, individual background and personality into his/her work. Consistently fascinating music without restrictive conventions - from minimal music, rock/pop to contemporary effects and Persian sounds.
01 Four Chords: I.Arp 02 Four Chords: II. Blur 03 Four Chords: III. sync 04 Sophia's Flight 05 Kijiji 06 Quartet 7 07 Simone 08 Hypnosis 09 wine music 10 Le Miroir Magique 11 Braadicardia
The CD was created from an analog recording for an LP released in 1982, which was remastered by Joszi Sorokowski. With the original recording, Ahlert and Odendahl had the ambition to get by with as few cuts as possible, which meant that almost all movements and works were recorded continuously. In addition to the analogue tape machine, which came from the former stock of the NDR, two of the now legendary Neumann M49 microphones were used, which a collector kindly made available to us. The recording is therefore particularly interesting for lovers of this special sound. The recorded pieces by Christian Gottlieb Scheidler, Georg Philipp Telemann, Franz Burkhart, Joaquín Rodrigo, Enrique Granados, Jacques Ibert and Leo Brouwer are technically played with virtuosity and testify to the great sound culture of the two likeable guitarists. Bernd Ahlert and Manfred Odendahl completed their studies in Hamburg and Bremen with a soloist diploma and founded their guitar duo in 1977. Since then, in addition to numerous concerts, recordings for radio, television and discs, they have also made music at opera and theater stages. In the field of musicology, both musicians have dealt with the history of the development of the guitar in Europe and have produced extensive works on Spanish, Irish and Cuban music folklore.
Christian Gottlieb Scheidler (1752-1815) Sonata in D major 1 Allegro 4:34 2 Romance 3:54 3 Rondo 3:08 Georg Philipp Teleman (1681-1767) Sonata in canon 4 Vivace 1:57 5 Adagio 1:40 6 Scherzando 2:59 Franz Burkhart (1902-1978) toccata 7 Lively (Allegro) 1:06 8 Quieter (Piu tranquillo) 2:38 9 Animated initial timing (Allegro) 1:15
Under the title "Day/Night", the chamber choir Vokalconsort Osnabrück, conducted by Stephan Lutermann, presents works from the Renaissance to the modern age. Light and darkness are the central themes of the selected compositions by Palestrina, Brahms, Whitacre, Britten and others, which let the listener experience day and evening, waking and sleeping atmospherically dense. The Vokalconsort Osnabrück has repeatedly inspired concert audiences at home and abroad with its innovative concert formats and excellent choral sound. The chamber choir consists of 34 singers whose main discipline is a cappella singing. Several awards at international competitions speak for the high quality of the ensemble.
AMBROŽ ČOPI (*1973) 01 Sing joyfully (2015) GIOVANNI PIERLUIGI DA PALESTRINA (1525 - 1593) 02 Sicut cervus desiderat ad fontes ARVO PÄRT (*1935) 03 The Deer's Cry (2007) RENÉ CLAUSEN (*1953) 04 All that hath life and breath (1978) SOLO: MAREIKE SCHRÖDER ERIC WHITACRE (*1970) 05 Oculi omnium (2010) SOLO: CHARLOTTE ISBANER BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913 - 1976) 06 Advanced democracy (1938) AMBROŽ ČOPI (*1973)
Great feelings and orchestral compositions played in a small cast - exceptional violinist Gwendolyn Masin dared to do it and on her new CD entitled "Origin" she interprets newly arranged works by Bartók, Bloch, de Falla, Kreisler, Ravel and Ravel with just six musicians Sarasate.
01. Manuel de Falla - Danse espagnole from "La vida breve" 02. Ernest Bloch - "Nigun (Improvisation)" from Baal Shem 03. Miklós Lukács - Bartók Impressions 04-10 Béla Bartók - Romanian Dances, I. - VII 11. Maurice Ravel - Tzigane, Rhapsody de concert 12. Pablo de Sarasate - Gypsy Songs, opus 20 13. Fritz Kreisler - La Gitana 14. Maurice Ravel - Piece en forme de Habanera 15. Grigoras Dinicu / Jascha Heifetz - Hora Staccato
Sturm und Drang on the baroque lute: Gabriele Janneck presents new album with sonatas by Bernhard Joachim Hagen. For Gabriele Janneck, the heyday of the baroque lute never came to an end with the death of Bach's contemporary Sylvius Leopold Weiss, but she particularly appreciates the late phase of the instrument, which disappeared around 1800. Accordingly, four sonatas by Bernhard Joachim Hagen (1720 to 1787) can be heard on her new album, after she had previously recorded a Weiss CD. Although Hagen actually came to the Bayreuth court as a violinist for Margravine Wilhelmine, he is remembered for his lute music. He uses the thick sound of the late baroque lute with its huge range for a musical language full of storm and urge. Gabriele's album title "Franconian Rocks" therefore alludes both to the rocks of Hagen's Franconian adopted home and to the character of many of his works. With the selected sonatas in C minor, E flat major, B flat major and F minor, Gabriele wants to depict as much as possible of the diversity of expression in Hagen's music. She produced the album together with Martin Janneck. It appears on the Osnabrück record label Timezone. The project was funded with a grant as part of the "Neustart Kultur" program, initiated by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media and distributed via the German Music Council.
01-03 Sonata in C minor 04-06 Sonata in Eb Major 07-09 Sonata in Bb Major 10-12 Sonata in F minor
The recorder player Ute Schleich and Katharina Uzal on the cello form the Duo Colori Contrastanti, which, with temperament, empathy and practical performance knowledge, is dedicated to a musical niche that is worth illuminating and seeing. They are recording new works for recorder and cello – all world premiere recordings apart from the Variations by Bernstein. 'New' here does not only mean 'works from the 20th and 21st centuries'. - "Devaneio" by Diana Cemeryte, for example, was written for this duo in 2021 - but also the adaptation of Vivaldi's autumn for this cast and the first edition of the duets by Domenichini.
The CD contains works by Leonard Bernstein, Heinz-Martin Lonquich, Diana Cemeryte, Katerina Pinosova-Ruzickova, Diego Uzal, Antonio Vivaldi/Winfried Michel and Carlo Domenichini.
The great differences between the two instruments repeatedly require a struggle to find the best combination and an intensive interaction in terms of dynamics, intonation, articulation and timbre. Of course, there are ways and means by which these two very different instruments can communicate and deal with each other on an equal footing. The name Colori Contrastanti describes on the one hand the very different instrumental conditions of the duo, on the other hand also the colorful program, which is characterized by the most diverse music.
The two musicians got to know each other through joint teaching activities, and since 2015 they have been connected by an intensive and fruitful musical collaboration, based on personal sympathy and curiosity about the other instrument.
01 Statio - Seven Drawings - 1 Con espressione
02 Statio - Seven drawings - 2 Con grande intensita
03 Statio - Seven Drawings - 3 Agitato, ma Quasi agitato
04 Statio - Seven Drawings - 4 Lento, sconcertato
05 Statio - Seven Drawings - 5 Con espressione dolente
06 Statio - Seven drawings - 6 Insoglia del silenzio
07 Statio - Seven Drawings - 7 Calmo e con anima
08 Duetto 2 from "Sei Duetti a flauto dolce e violoncello" - Allegro Maestoso
09 Duetto 2 from "Sei Duetti a flauto dolce e violoncello" - Rondo Allegretto
10 Three Poems - 1 look
11 Three Poems - 2 Inescapable
12 Three Poems - 3 Before Spring
13 Variations on an Octatonic Scale Theme
14 Variations on an Octatonic Scale - Variation 1
15 Variations on an Octatonic Scale - Variation 2
16 Variations on an Octatonic Scale - Variation 3
17 Variations on an Octatonic Scale - Variation 4
18 Variations on an Octatonic Scale - Coda
19 Visage I
20 Duetto 1 from "Sei Duetti a flauto dolce e violoncello" - Adagio
21 Duetto 1 from "Sei Duetti a flauto dolce e violoncello" - Rondo (Menuetto con brio)
23 Concerto "L'Autunno" - Allegro
24 Concerto "L'Autunno" - Adagio
25 Concerto "L'Autunno" - Allegro
Essercizii per la Viola da Gamba, “Exercises” for the (treble) viol, are fascinating new compositions in the Baroque aesthetic. With these pieces, Torben Klaes expresses his admiration for the viola da gamba, an instrument full of possibilities, which he exploits in his compositions.
Simultaneously original and familiar, the Essercizii are technically demanding but touchingly beautiful. A unique new music in the language of the Baroque, which the composer is fluent in!
Torben Klaes has made an important contribution to the repertoire for the viola da gamba with his 12 Essercizii and Sofia Diniz has given them a voice and brought them to life with dedication and passion.
As a viol player specializing in the repertoire of the 17th and 18th centuries, how often do you have the opportunity to play something you have never heard before or to discover a piece for the first time - and all this in dialogue with the composer himself?
Embarking on a journey to conquer this work with the outstanding interpreter Sofia Diniz is worthwhile.
02 Grave e mesto
03 Allegro moderato
08 preelium. Allegro
10 Molto Adagio
With the brilliantly recorded album minim, Tilman Hübner presents himself as a cross-style master of the composition of repetitive music. At the same time, the guitar quartet 2020 with Ramona Beyer, Luisa Marie Darvish Ghane, Johann Jacob Nissen and Tilman Hübner presents itself as an excellent ensemble on the guitar and artistically. Through repetition and slowly progressing development, Hübner's music achieves great emotional intensity. The different characters of the pieces make minim a highly varied pleasure for listeners from classical to world music, jazz, rock and pop.
Some of Tilman Hübner's collected guitar quartets can be explicitly assigned to "minimal music", instrumental canons and influences from different musical cultures make it clear that the idea of repetitive music has actually been widespread all over the world for a long time and Hübner likes to use it in his unmistakable style and is even further developed.
01 I sing you my heart and mouth (with a touch of ragtime)
03 Christ the Lord Is Risen Today
04 What God does is well done
05 Come, Lord, bless us
06 Promenade: Rendezvous with J. Chr. H. Rinck and L. van Beethoven
07 We Shall Overcome
08 Evergreen(s): From Gospel(s) to Spiritual(s)
09 Thank You
10 music marathon
11 Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen
12 Pachelbel Changes
13 Summertime with Paul Gerhardt
In the program of the duo there are encounters of all kinds. In the "Suite hellénique" by the Spaniard Iturralde, Greek folklore meets both the waltz and the funk and meets the tango in Piazolla's "Café 1930". Michael Starke's work "Trois visions" deals with various encounters with God in the Old and New Testament, in Wolfram Graf's "Trois nocturnes" impressionistic soundscapes are confronted with modern tonal language and in the composition "Scaramouche" by Milhaud the composer integrated his encounters with Brazilian music and left it end furiously with a samba-inspired finale.
01-05 Suite Hellénique 06-08 Three Nocturnes 09-11 Three Visions 12TH OF MAY 13-15 Scaramouche 16 Cafe 1930 17 Saxema
01 Music For A Bird 02 Engels Nachtegaeltje 03 stanzas 04 Tune For the Canary Bird 05 Tune For The Sparrow 06 Pezzi Uccelli 07 Woodycock 08 Birds In My Night 09 Tweede Nachteghaeltje 10 The day awakens 11 Junicanari 12 Sparrow Concert
The album title "Bachiana" is an allusion to the "Bachianas Brasileiras" by Heitor Villa-Lobos. There are also pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach, Alessandro Marcello, Charles Gounod, Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern and Leonard Cohen. As this list of composers already shows, the genre affiliations are pretty much irrelevant. Jazz musicians have always used either current hits or tracks they just liked. Anything improvised about can be jazz. language of Johann Sebastian Bach will become the dominant element. Bach has influenced musicians across all genres. Not only is he one of my favorite composers, but he was also a great improviser. That, in turn, is known to be the essence of jazz.
01 Partita No. 1 in C minor: I. Sinfonia / All The Things You Are 02 Adagio from Concerto No. 3 in D minor 03 Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5: Aria 04 Prelude in E flat minor 05 Hail Mary 06 The Best Thing For You 07 Air On The G String
The fascination of the 13-course baroque lute includes the immense tonal range and richness of color that this portable instrument has. Johann Sebastian Bach's contemporary Sylvius Leopold Weiss is one of the composers who used this instrument in a particularly skilful and sensual way. Gabriele Janneck has selected some of her favorite works from Weiss' larger-than-life music and recorded them for her new solo album. It is entitled "Lute - Larger than Life". The B flat major and D minor sonatas from the Dresden manuscript and the E flat major sonata from the London manuscript can be heard, as can the tombeau for Count Logy and the G minor chaconne, which comes from a fragment of a duet , but is often played as a solo piece. The production was funded as part of the "Neustart Kultur" program - initiated by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, with the GVL (society for the exploitation of ancillary copyrights) as the sponsor.
1-7 Sonata Nos. 31 in B-flat Major 8 Tombeau sur la Mort de M. Comte de Logy arrived 1721 9-15 Sonata Nos. 10 in E-flat Major 16-23 Sonata Nos. 34 in D minor 24 Chaconne in G minor
The ensemble was founded in 2003 with Silvia Müller and Martin Erhardt (recorders) and Mikhail Yarzhembovskiy (harpsichord). In 2004, with this line-up, it won first prize at the International ERTA Competition in Freiburg/Breisgau. Expanded into a quartet with the baroque cellist Gyöngy Erödi, Wooden Voices received second prize at the Festival van Vlaanderen competition in Bruges in 2006 and at the International Telemann Competition in Magdeburg in 2007, where Gyöngy Erödi and Mikhail Yarzhembovskiy also won the best continuo players with the continuo prize were awarded. The ensemble has performed at internationally renowned festivals such as the Leipzig Bach Festival and Itinéraire Baroque au Perigord, as well as in concert series in Germany and abroad such as Early Music in the Ibach House, the Leipzig Bach Archive and the Duisburg Theater and Philharmonic.
Silvia Müller, Gyöngy Erödi, Martin Erhardt and Mikhail Yarzhembovskiy are still pursuing numerous musical projects to this day. Radio recordings for MDR, WDR and DLF as well as CD productions, among others for the labels cpo, sony classical/deutsche harmonia mundi, Raumklang and virgin classics document the diverse artistic work of each individual. In addition to their lively concert activities, both as a soloist and in various chamber music formations, they are enthusiastic lecturers in workshops and teaching assignments at various musical institutes in Germany and are particularly committed to promoting young talent in the field of early music. While researching original literature for two recorders and basso continuo we came across an edition of Arcangelo Corelli's Trio Sonatas Op. 2 "Sonate da camera A trè, doi Violini, e Violone, ò Cimbalo da Arcangelo Corelli. Opera seconda. In Roma 1685.”, adapted for two recorders and basso continuo by the music publisher and Corelli contemporary Pierre Mortier (1661-1711).
The title of this edition is: "VI Sonates de Mr. Arcangelo Corelli, tirez de tous ses ouvrages & Transportez Pour deux Flûtes & Basse Continue. Livre second. Amsterdam, chez Pierre Mortier.” Mortier's original print is in the Marienbibliothek in Jever, a microfilm of the facsimile is in the Kassel Music History Archive. Mortier's arrangement of this work, which was already popular at the time, represents an attractive variant of the original in terms of content and sound, and is also testimony to baroque playing and performance practice as well as the joy of experimentation, which our ensemble is happy to take up. In addition to the Amsterdam print of the Corelli Sonatas Op. 2, his oeuvre was received in a large number of other prints and arrangements that were published during his lifetime in French, German and English-speaking countries. The extent to which Corelli was admired is shown not least by François Couperin's great trio sonata “L'Apothéose de Corelli”, with which he created a musical monument to the Roman master for eternity, so to speak. Combined with Corelli's trio sonatas in a program, Couperin's “Apothéosis” creates charming recognition effects: Even the layman can clearly hear how Couperin tries to imitate Corelli's personal style, while remaining true to his own musical mother tongue. The dazzling wealth of facets of the baroque ocean of repertoire becomes enchantingly vivid in this way. But in the Baroque era, almost every musician could not only play the repertoire from notes, but also express himself freely in his musical language, i.e. improvise. Our ensemble also traces this practice and thus combines several Corellian sonatas with solo improvisations to form a larger whole. We were inspired on the one hand by Corelli's personal stylistic “vocabulary” and on the other hand by the solo fantasies of some of his contemporaries. With these true-to-style yet personal improvisations, we pick up this more than 300 years of music in its time and bring it into the here and now.
01-03 Sonata I
05-08 Sonata II
10-13 Sonata VI
21-24 Sonata IV
26-28 Sonata III
30-33 Sonata V
Apart from a few special events, the Festival Zeit für Neue Musik in Bayreuth mainly takes place in March and has meanwhile established itself as an integral part of Bayreuth's cultural scene. And it's not only in the professional world that it has made a name for itself nationally and internationally as a festival of rank far beyond the borders of the Wagner city and beyond Bavaria.
01 Grail Sounds 02 Lonely watching 03 poems 04 Interlude 4 05 Tristan and Isolde 06 Farewell 07 Lively sounds 08 Trois visions - The temple vision of Isaiah 09 Trois visions - The field of death 10 Trois visions - The new Jerusalem 11 interlude 5
When classically trained guitarists record their debut album, well-known works by famous composers such as Tarrega, Granados, Albeniz, Torroba, Bach or Villa-Lobos are often on the program. The young concert guitarist Aladdin Haddad, who comes from Syria and now lives in Bremen, chooses a completely different path. On "Roots" he presents fresh, unused sounds that express the essential and move stylistically between flamenco and crossover. He interprets pieces by flamenco guitarists Gerardo Núñez, Gallardo Del Rey or Vicente Amigo with great sensitivity and technical sophistication. He also dares to include Stanley Myers' sentimental Cavatine and Thomas Fellow's technically and musically challenging pieces in this extraordinary compilation. He not only proves courage and artistic independence, but also shows an impressive range of expressive skills and his guitaristic class.
Guastavino's music is appealing, refreshing and deliciously romantic. Their rhythms and melodies have taken them beyond the geographical borders of the country. The immensely popular songs "Pueblito, mi pueblo" (1957) or "La Rosa y el Sauce" (1942) have become international favourites. Guastavino is known for his melodic gift, which is why he has been called "The Schubert of the Pampas". His musical style is conservative and always tonal. The expressive melody and the virtuoso piano writing are accompanied by highly expressive harmony that reveals the influence of European composers such as Granados, Rachmaninoff and Ravel. He is and remains "the great romantic". Pillado made her selections based on the beauty of the melodies and pianistic challenges. You will hear piano works as well as spirited duos with flute, clarinet, voice and viola. “A big thank you goes to my fellow musicians who helped shape this project. I hope you come to love this music the way I did.”
3 PIEZAS PARA PIANO - 3 Pieces for Piano 01 Bailecito 02 Pueblito mi pueblo (Arr. by Guastavino) 03 Tierra Linda 04 INTRODUCCIÓN Y ALLEGRO (Flauta y Piano - Flute & Piano) SONATA PARA CLARINETE Y PIANO - Sonata for Clarinet & Piano 05 I. Allegro deciso 06 II. Andante 07 III. Rondo - Allegro spiritoso 9 CANCIONES - 9 SONGS - (Voz y piano – Voice & Piano) 08 Se equivocó la paloma 09 La rosa and the sauce 10 Encantamiento
The Collegium Cantorum Köln was founded in 1992 as a chamber choir under the direction of Thomas Gebhardt. It has its roots in a sextet of male voices specializing in a cappella music since 1987. Together with the female voices of the Esch youth choir, this was the nucleus of today's choir. Many of the singers have already sung in the Pescher Schola under Pastor Boos, where they discovered the joy of sacred music. The Collegium Cantorum Köln is of course not as young as when it was founded (now the children of the choir members sing in the children's and youth choir), but the choir is still committed to the ideal sound of fresh, clear voices. With a repertoire of sacred music from the Renaissance to the present day, the choir offers coherent programs that not only convey the joy of music to the listener, but also the relationship between text and music. The musicologically well thought-out and detailed programs as well as the high quality of the interpretations have found enthusiastic audiences and critics. Among other things, the ensemble sang specially prepared reconstructions of Handel's Messiah in the 1746 version for Cork (Ireland) and IS Bach's St. Mark Passion.
01 Symphony 02 Begin the Noble Song (Bass) 03 To Thee our annual tribute thus we pay (Chorus) 04 Music and thee our songs divide (Alto, Tenor) 05 With pleasing yet unbounded sway (Bass) 06 Hark! Arion sings (Alto) 07 How various, music, is thy praise! (Tenor) 08 Symphony 09 The trumpet calls to arms! (alto) 10 All echo back (Chorus)
The Youth Guitar Orchestra of Baden-Württemberg does not need to shy away from comparison with outstanding artists, because it has already performed successfully with them: with Leo Brower, Celso Machado, Terry Riley and David Tanenbaum. The top ensemble, which is supported by the Music Council of Baden-Württemberg, is made up of around 25 to 30 talented young guitarists, most of whom are prizewinners at the Jugend musiziert state or national competitions. For what is now their fourth CD, they have won a guitar duo with the Georgian brothers Nick and David Kvaratskhelia, who are among the most internationally successful of their generation. Together they embark on an exciting journey through different musical epochs and captivate with equally virtuoso and tasteful interpretations of works that were specially arranged for this instrumentation. A special highlight and downright discovery is Gerald Garcia's Lorca Concerto. The JGO and the duo Kvaratskhelia interpret the work, which is certainly still unknown to many, so vividly, colorfully, sensitively and nuanced that listening to the CD becomes a lasting experience.
Antonio Vivaldi (1678 -1741) 01 Allegro 02 Larghetto e spiritoso 03 Allegro Ruggero Giovanelli (1560–1625) 04Ero cosi dicea Giovanni Maria Nanino (1543/44–1607) 05Morir non può il mio core 06Lasso, ch'ogni augelletto Joseph Haydn (1732–1809) 07 Allegro con spirito 08 Andante 09 finals. Allegro con brio Gerald Garcia (*1949) 10 Anda Jaleo 11 Nana 12Los Reyes Astor Piazzolla (1921–1992) 13 fugata
Who would have thought that compositions from the baroque era, created by the then masters Bach, Telemann and Scarlatti, could be performed so convincingly with two guitars? With its repertoire, the Duo Guitartes is breaking new ground in the interpretation of early music. Anne-Kathrin Gerbeth and Bernhard Dolch are among the leading German classical guitar soloists, have profound musicality and natural virtuosity and have devoted themselves intensively to the study of historical performance practice. This recording celebrates the baroque masterpieces so vividly and spontaneously that it transports the musical ideas of the baroque directly into the here and now - one almost believes that this music has just been freshly composed. Bernhard Dolch has re-established the original harpsichord works with expertise and, more importantly, creativity. The well-rehearsed duo gives the music a fascinating expressiveness with precise interplay, sonority and admirable handling of agogics and dynamics, which inevitably enthralls listeners who otherwise have little interest in early music.
01 Harpsichord Sonata in C major K 460 (L324) (arr. for 2 guitars)
Sonata For Harpsichord In D Minor, Bwv 964 (Adapted From Sonata For Solo Violin No. 2 In A Minor, Bwv 1003) (Arr. For 2 Guitars) 02 1. Adagio 03 2nd Fugue 04 3rd Andante 05 4. Allegro 06 Sonata for harpsichord in G major K 144 (arr. for 2 guitars)
Concerto For Harpsichord In G Minor Bwv 985 (After Georg Philipp Telemann) (Arr. For 2 Guitars) 07 1. Allegro 08 2. Adagio 09 3. Allegro 10 Sonata for Harpsichord in D minor K 141 (L 422) (arr. for 2 guitars)
"I wanted to sing like Orpheus" once said and sang a well-known songwriter and that is exactly what the well-known baritone Jens Hamann impressively demonstrates on his new album. Together with Thorsten Bleich, one of Germany's most renowned guitar and lute instrumentalists of early music, Hamann demonstrates his extraordinarily multifaceted and versatile singing skills in an exciting collection of songs from the 17th century. Bach Prize winner Jens Hamann, who has gained an international reputation as a concert singer in larger ensembles, demonstrates his ability here in the wide range between quiet, delicate intimacy and expansive, powerful vocal power, as Orpheus could not have done better. The emotionality of the ancient hero runs like a red thread through the songs of Italian and English composers and shows the fascination that the legend of ancient Orpheus aroused in various musical cultures. A captivating program recorded on this CD which could well be the perfect soundtrack for Orpheus on his journey into the underworld.
01 Orpheus I am 02 I burn 03 Rosa del ciel 04 Often I sworn I d love no more 05 Cara mia Cetra andianne 06 Prelude 07 Gioite al mio natal 08 Have you seen the bright lily grow? 09 Passacaglia in la 10 Tropo sotto due stelle alme 11 It was a Lover and his Lass 12 White though ye be, yet, Lilies, know
The idea behind this CD was to compile some of Caruso's best recordings to an unusual listening experience: Enrico Caruso singing without disturbing hiss and crackle, along with a quality as similar as possible to modern recordings. For this purpose, a complex audio restoration method, called ARES, was developed. It is able to compensate or moderate all quality limitations of the acoustic process and to remove broadband noise consequently without any audible loss in wanted signal.
01 Hantise d'amour 02 cupid million 03 Manella mia 04 Cielo turcino 05 La mia canzone 06 pecche? 07 Ingemisco 08 Cantique de Noël 09 Timepo antico 10 O sole mio 11 Musica probita 12 Uocchie celeste 13 Venti scudi! 14 Vieni sul mar! 15 L'addio a Napoli 16 A dream 17 Bois epais