Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
The Grand Tour|
Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin and leader
Featuring works by 17th-century musical innovators, the program begins with Muffat's Nobilis Juventus, which includes sections dedicated to the Spanish, the Dutch, the English, and the Italians. Telemann's overture, Les Nations, is even more peripatetic, and includes movements dedicated to the Turks, the Swiss, the Muscovites, and the Portuguese.
Muffat: Fasciculus I “Nobilis Juventus” from Florilegium Secundum
Schmelzer: Sonata III from Sacro-profanum Concentus Musicus
Schein: Suite V from Banchetto Musicale
Biber: Sonata Ix from Sonatae tam aris quam aulis servientes
Schmelzer: Balletto a 4 Pastorella
Joseph Umstatt: Concerto for Violin in A Major
Johann Pisendel: Sonata for Orchestra in c minor, JunP III 2b
Bach: Ricercar a 6 from The Musical Offering
Telemann: Overture-Suite in B-flat major “Les Nations"