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Donald Macleod explores music Telemann wrote especially for a trip to Paris in 1737, including chamber works for flute, violin and continuo, and a psalm setting.

In October 1737 Telemann took up a longstanding offer to visit Paris where he was welcomed with open arms. Donald Macleod looks at the works Telemann wrote especially for his trip, including a selection of chamber works for flute, violin and continuo and a psalm setting performed twice at Paris' prestigious Concert Spirituel.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    5th movement ('vite') from Quatuor no.2 in A minor

    Performer: John Holloway (violin), Linda Brunmayr (flute), Lorenz Duftschmid (viola da gamba), Ulrike Backer (cello), Lars-Ulrik Mortensen (harpsichord)

    • CPO 777 375-2.
    • 1.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto in D (Quadri No.2)

    Performer: John Holloway (violin), Linda Brunmayr (flute), Lorenz Duftschmid (viola da gamba), Ulrike Backer (cello), Lars-Ulrik Mortensen (harpsichord)

    • CPO 777 375-2.
    • 14 to 19.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Psalm: Deus judicium tuum

    Performer: Pztrizia Kwella (soprano), Catherine Denley (alto), Mark Tucker (tenor), Stephen Roberts (bass), Michael George (bass), Collegium Musicum 90, Conductor, Richard Hickox

    • Chandos CHAN0548.
    • 16 to 24.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Paris Quartet in E minor

    Performer: John Holloway (violin), Linda Brunmayr (flute), Lorenz Duftschmid (viola da gamba), Ulrike Backer (cello), Lars-Ulrik Mortensen (harpsichord)

    • CPO 777 375-2.
    • 14 to 19.

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