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Re: Bach Chamber and Instrumental music
« Reply #360 on: March 22, 2018, 10:16:22 PM »
I didn't know about this organ and violin recording from Lotsberg and Nordstoga.




(Includes the version of 1019 with the keyboard solo, and yes, it works well on an organ  :))
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Re: Bach Chamber and Instrumental music
« Reply #361 on: April 08, 2018, 02:44:49 AM »



On this recording Ditta Rohmann plays a violoncello piccolo and Laszlo Fassang plays a Hungarian neo-baroque organ with a modified Bradley Lehman tuning. They include a couple of violin sonatas and a flute sonata - I thought that the performances were delightful - very natural and right sounding, modest in that nothing sounded intrusive, and clearly anything but mainstream.

She's recorded the 6th cello suite on the violoncello piccolo, by the way, and she says the experience inspired her to explore the possibilities further.
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Re: Bach Chamber and Instrumental music
« Reply #362 on: May 10, 2018, 01:46:48 PM »
I wonder if the lautenwerk could be employed in any of these chamber works. Or is it too soft?

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Re: Bach Chamber and Instrumental music
« Reply #363 on: May 10, 2018, 03:55:24 PM »
I wonder if the lautenwerk could be employed in any of these chamber works. Or is it too soft?

Not the sonatas & partitas, but I love this disk:



https://goo.gl/yP1PLK

The blending between the instruments is, IMO, perfect.  :)
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Re: Bach Chamber and Instrumental music
« Reply #364 on: May 10, 2018, 11:21:27 PM »
Not the sonatas & partitas, but I love this disk:



https://goo.gl/yP1PLK

The blending between the instruments is, IMO, perfect.  :)
Huh. Somehow I already have this in my collection but never listened to it. Here I go...

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Re: Bach Chamber and Instrumental music
« Reply #365 on: May 12, 2018, 02:35:04 AM »
Huh. Somehow I already have this in my collection but never listened to it. Here I go...

Fantastic! You had a true hidden treasure there.
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Re: Bach Chamber and Instrumental music
« Reply #366 on: May 12, 2018, 04:56:03 AM »
This is Pletnev with one of the concertos in 2005,  loads of character and I'd say not too self conscious, it just doesn't sound like what I expect a baroque concerto to sound like

<a href="https://youtube.com/v/YeAhem1Pbwk" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://youtube.com/v/YeAhem1Pbwk</a>
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Re: Bach Chamber and Instrumental music
« Reply #367 on: May 14, 2018, 12:42:15 AM »
Not the sonatas & partitas, but I love this disk:



https://goo.gl/yP1PLK

The blending between the instruments is, IMO, perfect.  :)

Yes, the harpsichord seems to penetrate the gamba very nicely. Ekkehard Weber recorded some excellent Purcell too.
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