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Concentus Musicus Wien

Simon Heighes introduces music performed by Concentus Musicus Wien at the 2016 Stockholm Early Music Festival. With works by Schmelzer, Weichlein, Muffat and Fux.

Simon Heighes introduces music performed by Concentus Musicus Wien, in a concert performed last summer at the Stockholm Early Music Festival.

Concentus Musicus Wien is one of the most successful early music ensembles worldwide, founded in 1953 by the late Nikolaus Harnoncourt. In this concert, the ensemble presents works by Baroque composers active in Austria.

Johann Heinrich Schmelzer (~1623-1680)
Lamento sopra la morte di Ferdinandi III a 4 (1657)
Die Fechtschule, ballet in G a 4

Romanus Weichlein (1652-1706)
Sonata I in C

Georg Muffat (1653-1704)
Sonata II in G minor

Johann Joseph Fux (1660-1741)
Serenade in C a 8.

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Music Played

  • Johann Heinrich Schmelzer

    Lamento sopra la morte Ferdinandi III

    Ensemble: Concentus Musicus Wien.
  • Johann Heinrich Schmelzer

    Die Fechtschule

    Ensemble: Concentus Musicus Wien.
  • Romanus Weichlein

    Sonata in C

    Ensemble: Concentus Musicus Wien.
  • Georg Muffat

    Sonata - Armonico tributo no. 2 in G minor

    Ensemble: Concentus Musicus Wien.
  • Johann Joseph Fux

    Serenade in C major K.352, Op.1.1

    Ensemble: Concentus Musicus Wien.

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