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Freiburg Baroque Orchestra - CPE Bach, Homilius, Gluck and Jommelli

In a concert given at Freiburg's Konzerthaus, the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra celebrate four composers born in the year 1714: CPE Bach, Homilius, Gluck and Jommelli.

Last year saw the 300th anniversary of the birth of four diverse baroque composers, and the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra celebrated their music in a concert given at Freiburg's Konzerthaus. CPE Bach is represented by his lively Symphony in G major, and Gottfried August Homilius with his Harpsichord Concerto in F major. Then the orchestra is joined by mezzo-soprano Gaelle Arquez for excerpts from Gluck's Alceste, and Niccolo Jommelli's L'Olimpiade.

CPE Bach: Symphony in G major, Wq.183/4
Homilius: Harpsichord Concerto in F major
Gluck: Alceste - extracts
Jommelli: Ciaccona in E flat major; Lo seguitai felice (from L'Olimpiade)

Christine Schornsheim (harpsichord)
Gaelle Arquez (mezzo-soprano)
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Gottfried van der Goltz (conductor).

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Symphony in G major, Wq.183/4

    Performer: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
  • Gottfried August Homilius

    Harpsichord Concerto in F major

    Performer: Christine Schornsheim. Conductor: Gottfried von der Goltz. Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Alceste - Allegro from Act II

  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Alceste - Lent, from Act II

  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Alceste - Ou suis-je? Arbitres du sort des humains

  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Alceste - Grand Dieux! Soutenez mon courage!

  • Niccolò Jommelli

    Ciaccona in E flat

  • Niccolò Jommelli

    Lo seguitai felice from L'Olimpiade

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