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G.Ph. Telemann
Telemann in Major

CM 0032005

Orchestral Suite in B Flat Major for Two Oboes, Bassoon, Strings and Basso Continuo (TWV 55:B4)

1   Ouverture [05:37]
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2   Air a l'Italien [01:48]
3   Les Cornes de Visbade [01:57]
4   Loure [01:23]
5   Marche [02:17]
6   Menuet [02:56]
7   Furie [01:41]
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Concerto Grosso in G Major for Strings and Basso Continuo (TWV 52:G1)
8   Grave [01:47]
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9   Vivace
10   Grave


11   Vivace
Concerto in E Major for Flute, Strings and Basso Continuo (TWV 51:E1)
12   Dolce e staccato [02:52]
13   Alla Breve [03:31]
14   Largo [02:10]
15   Vivace [02:52]
Concerto in G Major for Violin, Strings and Basso Continuo (TWV 51:G4)
16   Vivace [06:40]
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17   Largo [02:14]
18   Allegro [02:50]  
Concerto Grosso in G Major for Two Flutes, Bassoon, Strings and Basso Continuo (TWV 53:G1)
19   [Andante] [03:04]
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20   Allegro [02:40]
21   Largo [02:03]  
22   Presto    
Sonata in G Minor for Two Violins, Two Violas, Cello and Basso Continuo (TWV 44:33)
23   Grave [03:01]
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24   Allegro
25   Adagio [02:44]  
26   Vivace [02:41]  
    Tracks 1-18 are world premiere recordings    
Total time [67:53]

Text of the booklet is available in English, German, and Russian.


Disc reviews:
"Audiophile Audition"
"Toccata Alte Musik Actuell" magazine (in German)
"Opus Haute Définition" (in French)
"Musica" (in Italian)
"Fono Forum" magazine (in German)
"Fanfare" magazine
Arizona Public Media

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Sergei Filchenko solo violin (8-11; 16-18) 1st violin (1-7, 12-15, 19-26)
J. Stainer “In Abssam prope Oenipontum”, Austria, 1678

Dmitry Sinkovsky solo violin (8-11), 2nd violin (1-7, 12-26)
J.B. Schweizer, Germany, the first half of the XIX century

Dmitry Lepekhov 1st violin (1-22)
Anonym, XVIII century

Alexander Dogadaev 1st violin (1-22)
Anonym, Germany, XIX century

Ivan Titov 2nd violin (1-22)
J. Stainer “In Abssam prope Oenipontum”, Austria, 1679 (?)

Elena Davydova 2nd violin (1-22)
K. Grimm, Berlin, Germany, 1841

Juri Vdovitchenko viola (1-26)
Anonym, Tirol, 1792

Sergei Tischenko viola (1-26)
T. Podgornyi, Moscow, 1956 / after A. Stradivari, Italy, early 1700s

Pavel Serbin cello (1-7; 12-26) solo cello (8-11)
F. Pillement, Mirecourt, France, 1795 / restored by A. Meyer, Metz, France, 1999

Alexander Gulin cello (1-22)
E. Meinel Meisterwerkstatten Musima, Germany, 1970s / after A. Stradivari, XVIII century

Michael Khokhlov double bass (1-22)
Anonym, Germany, 1840s

Olga Ivusheikova solo transverse flute (12-15; 19-22)
R. Tutz, Innsbruck, Austria, 1991 / after J. H. Rottenburg, Belgium, 1740s

Ekaterina Driazzhina solo transverse flute (19-22)
R. Tutz, Innsbruck, Austria, 2004 / after J. H. Rottenburg, Belgium, 1740s

Philipp Nodel oboe (1-7)
M. & F. Ponseele, Damme, Belgium, 2002 / after T. Stanesby Junior, England, ca 1720

Svetlana Usacheva oboe (1-7)
M. & F. Ponseele, Damme, Belgium, 2002 / after T. Stanesby Junior, England, ca 1720

Alexander Kolomiets solo bassoon (19-22), bassoon (1-7)
L. Verjat, Paris, 2004 / after Prudent, Paris, XVIII century

Olga Martynova harpsichord (1-26)
Cembalobau Merzdorf, Germany, 1997 / after J. Ruckers, Antwerpen, 1640

Artistic Director - Pavel Serbin
Concertmaster - Sergei Filchenko

Hessische Landes- und Hochschulbibliothek (Darmstadt) and Daniela Stein-Lorentz personally for providing the complete scores for the recording


Recording Details

Microphones - Neumann km130
DPA (B & K) 4006
DPA (B & K) 4011


All the microphone buffer amplifiers and pre-amplifiers are Polyhymnia International B.V. custom built.

DSD analogue to digital converter - Meitner design by EMM Labs.

Recording, editing and mixing on Pyramix system by Merging Technologies.


Recording Producer - Michael Serebryanyi
Balance Engineer - Erdo Groot
Recording Engineer - Roger de Schot
Editor - Carl Schuurbiers


(P)&(C) Essential Music, #16b-2, Volokolamskoye shosse,
Moscow, 125080, Russia.


21–22.06.05, 24.06.05, 28.06.05 5th Studio of The Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (RTR) Moscow, Russia


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