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Midori Seiler and Christian Rieger at the Schwetzingen Festival

Elin Manahan Thomas presents violinist Midori Seiler and keyboard player Christian Rieger performing a selection of Biber's Rosary Sonatas at the Jagdsaal in Schwetzingen.

Midori Seiler and Christian Rieger perform Biber's devotional Rosary Sonatas at the Jagdsaal in Schwetzingen: We'll hear the complete Glorious Mysteries with the famous final Passacaglia.

Introduced by Elin Manahan Thomas

Biber:
Rosary Sonatas Nos 11-15 (The Glorious Mysteries): The Resurrection; The Ascension; Pentecost; The Assumption of the Virgin; The Beatification of the Virgin
Rosary Sonata No 16: Passacaglia (The Guardian Angel)

Midori Seiler (violin)
Christian Rieger (harpsichord/organ).

1 hour

Music Played

  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Mystery (Rosary) sonata no. 11 in G major (The Resurrection of Jesus)

    Performer: Midori Seiler. Performer: Christian Rieger.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Mystery (Rosary) sonata no. 12 in C major (The Ascension of Jesus)

    Performer: Midori Seiler. Performer: Christian Rieger.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Mystery (Rosary) sonata no. 13 in D minor (The Descent of the Holy Ghost)

    Performer: Midori Seiler. Performer: Christian Rieger.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Mystery (Rosary) sonata no. 14 in D major (Assumption of Our Lady into heaven)

    Performer: Midori Seiler. Performer: Christian Rieger.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Mystery (Rosary) sonata no. 15 in C major (Crowning of the Blessed Virgin Mary)

    Performer: Midori Seiler. Performer: Christian Rieger.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Mystery (Rosary) sonata: Passacaglia in G minor (The Guardian angel)

    Performer: Midori Seiler. Performer: Christian Rieger.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Mystery (Rosary) sonata no. 2 in A major (The Visitation)

    Performer: Midori Seiler. Performer: Christian Rieger.

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