Weichlein / Ensemble Masques / Fortin, Olivier: Romanus Weichlein Op. 1 (1695)

Weichlein / Ensemble Masques / Fortin, Olivier: Romanus Weichlein Op. 1 (1695)

Weichlein / Ensemble Masques / Fortin, Olivier: Romanus Weichlein Op. 1 (1695)

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Title: Romanus Weichlein Op. 1 (1695)
Artist: Weichlein / Ensemble Masques / Fortin, Olivier
Label: Alpha Productions
UPC: 3760014192128
Genre: Classical Artists

After a first disc devoted to Schmelzer, enthusiastically hailed by the critics ('Editor'sChoice' Gramophone, 'Choc' of Classica), the ensemble Masques, conducted by OlivierFortin, returns to Alpha with a programme combining works by Muffat, Kerll and Pachelbelalong with those of a composer who has remained largely unknown and totallyforgotten: Romanus Weichlein (1652-1706).Benedictine monk, prefect and official composer of the Benedictine abbey of Säben,Romanus Weichlein left several collections of sonatas and masses as well as large chaconnes, magnificent works in the tradition of his compatriots Biber, Johann HeinrichSchmelzer, Pavel Josef Vejvanovsky´ and Georg Muffat.In this new program, Masques presents both ensemble pieces and others for solo ortwo harpsichords (the second harpsichord being played by Skip Sempé), always featuringthe expressiveness, eloquence and profound interpretation for which it is known.

1.1 Sonata No. 3 in a Minor
1.2 Ciaccona - Skip Sempe/Ensemble Masques
1.3 Sonata No. 11 in B minor
1.4 Capriccio in D Major
1.5 Sonata No. 9 in D minor
1.6 Ciaccona in D minor, T204 - Skip Sempe/Ensemble Masques
1.7 Sonata No. 6 in B minor
1.8 Ciaccona in C Major - Skip Sempe/Ensemble Masques
1.9 Sonata No. 2 in G minor
1.10 Passacaglia in G minor

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