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The Early Music Show

Biber and the forgotten virtuosi

Saturday 3 July 2004 13:00-14:00 (Radio 3)

Catherine Bott presents a live edition from the National Centre for Early Music, featuring the ensemble Ricordo with members of Het Caecilia Concert.

The programmes celebrates the 300th anniversary of the death of the violin virtuoso and composer Heinrich Biber, with music by Biber and his contemporaries.


1 hour


Johann Heinrich Schmelzer     
La Carolietta

Johan Jakob Froberger         
Toccata No.4 in C for harpsichord

Sonata a 2

Sonata No.3 in f for violin

Matthias Weckmann             
Sonata No.2 a 4

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