The Brandenburg concerto: In an article in Historic Brass Society Journal, called "Bach, Reiche and the Leipzig collegia musica", Don Smithers says the following (page 30): "We may reasonably suppose that Reiche did, in fact, play the second Brandenburg concerto under Bach's direction with the collegium musicum at one or another of the venues where he is known to have performed with that ensemble. Brandenburg Concerto No.1 in F major, BWV 1046 Sinfonia in F major, BWV 1046a (earlier version of the Brandenburg Concerto No.1 in F major) Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F major, BWV 1047 Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G major, BWV 1048 Brandenburg Concerto No.4 in G major, BWV 1049 Madeuf did a second recording in October 2009 on a natural trumpet without vent holes (also a Haas copy). the Haussmann painting of Gottfried Reiche. Edited by Heinrich Besseler. This high trumpet part requires a particular technique of playing with a very tight lip pressure on the higher harmonics, a feature of Baroque trumpet writing seen elsewhere. have made recordings using a Baroque trumpet (with vent holes). accompanying the book by Martin Elste, Meilensteine der Bach-Interpretation 1750-2000 Haydn's concerto includes melodies in the middle and lower register, exploiting the … have made recordings using a Baroque trumpet (with vent holes). One of the reasons for choosing this particular tuning pitch, used primarily in France at the time, was the highly virtuosic trumpet part in the Second Concerto. In June of the same year, Pierre-Joseph Vignal (1879-1943) recorded the piece The Second concerto is noteworthy for some very nimble and unscreechy trumpet playing, while the flutes and violin in the Fourth, and the harpsichord in the Fifth, are all outstandingly well played. to the Margrave of Brandenburg in 1721. Title on autograph score: Concerto 2doà 1 Tromba, 1 Flauto, 1 Hautbois, 1 Violino, concertati, è 2 Violini, 1 Viola è Violone in Ripieno col Violoncello è Basso per il Cembalo. II. Released in January, 1936 on HMV. Bach wrote this concerto for a visit to Weissenfels, perhaps in 1713 - The modern piccolo trumpet enables players to play the difficult trumpet parts of Baroque music, such as Bach's second Brandenburg Concerto and Mass in B minor. Thanks to Wilmer Wise for info! The second concerto is scored for two This is especially true for his second concerto. He used a trumpet in F made by Joseph Monke. The individual dates for J.S. BWV 1047 - 2nd Brandenburg Concerto. BWV 1047. Hence: Baroque trumpet, physical power, high tones, sound - and everything else is secondary. accompanying the book by Martin Elste, Meilensteine der Bach-Interpretation 1750-2000 Haas. Paris, under Alfred Cortot; all the soloists, including him, were anonymous (HMV DB 1626/27). Published by Baerenreiter-Ausgaben (German import). 08:24 Allegro 4. The great trumpet virtuoso Johann Altenburg Karl Richter's Brandenburg Concertos are perfectly paced, clear textured and undeniably stylish. Thanks to Walter Roth for making and updating this list! His harpsichord concertos are mostly adaptations of concertos originally written for other solo instruments.. As was typical at the time, Bach allowed the trumpet to rest during the slow middle movement. For Trumpet, Alto recorder (f,g), Oboe. The first movement is of ritornello form, in which each solo instrument eventually plays the main melody. The first It is with the Pro Musica Orchestre, Paris, under Otto Klemperer, made in 1946 (Vox Set 619). Bach: The Brandenburg Concertos A New Interpretation. Tracklist: Disc 1: 1. was done in 1932 (Grammophon 27 293/94). trumpetjens.bandcamp.com/album/bach-brahms-reimagined-2. The first recording with the trumpet consistently in the high octave Then, in 2008, Jean-Francois Madeuf made a recording also using a natural trumpet without vent holes. The second recording of this concerto was done with Eskdale on trumpet. 1, BWV 1046, Jean-Francois and his brother Pierre-Yves Madeuf play natural horn. as in the Italian style (of Torelli), except the first and third. Walter Holy played on a coiled instrument made after where he served as first trumpeter in the Basel Orchester-Gesellschaft until his retirement.) Our teachers will help you to do so. 2: mvmt. It is with the Pro Musica Orchestre, Paris, under Otto Klemperer, made in 1946 (Vox Set 619). The first recording with the trumpet consistently in the high octave Wind Parts. most of the trumpet part was executed an octave lower. least one of Bach's other works was performed at the 1713 celebrations Brandenburg Concerto No. This was also a practical decision, because the brass instrument could not yet play the complete scale, making it difficult to fit it into the more intimate middle movement. Thanks to John Thiessen for info on his recordings! In each of Bach\'s six Brandenburg Concertos we meet a different cast of musical characters. The violin is getting more than its fair share in this selection, but I don’t … Smith - opening of 3rd movement (RealAudio). Later, players like Friedemann Immer, Mark Bennett, Niklas Eklund and Gabriele Cassone The Brandenburg Concertos were dedicated Early recording of Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. violin part was probably for the concert master in Cothen, Joseph The Brandenburg Concert No. The first recording of the 2nd Brandenburg Concerto was done in 1928, (BA5202 65) Concertos by Johann Sebastian Bach; The Six Brandenburg Concertos. There is evidence that at The first recording on a Baroque trumpet was in 1964. Description: 3rd mvt of Brandenburg Concerto No 2 for trumpet, flute, oboe, violin plus string ensemble. The second of the six concerti, Brandenburg Concerto 2, is a concerto grosso with multiple soloists: trumpet, flute, oboe, and violin – the trumpet being the first among equals. on the double CD, European Cornet and Trumpet Soloists (1899-1950), (Stuttgart and Kassel 2000). [no tempo indication] (usually performed at Allegro) 2. issued in 2005 by the International Trumpet Guild. Allegro assai Concertino: clarino (natural trumpet) in F, recorder, oboe, violin Ripieno: two violins, viola, violone, and basso continuo (including harpsichord) Duration: About 13 minutes The trumpet part is still considered one of the most difficult in the entire repertoire, a… 12:31 Menuet – Trio I – Menuet da capo – Polacca – Menuet da capo – Trio II – Menuet da capo Instrumentation: two corni da caccia (natural horns), three oboes, bassoon, violino piccolo, two violins, viola, cello, basso continuo. Chamber Orchestra under Anthony Bernard (Brunswick 30135/38); Thanks to Edward H. Tarr for a lot of great info! 2 > Brandenburg Concerto No. skills. Duration 11'. The First Concerto opens the door in magnificent style with a large, \'symphonic\' group, including horns with their connotations of the hunt. but took some inconsequential passages down an octave. 65[Bach, The Six Brandenburg Concerti- the "original version" Philips 6700 045. 2). (In the latter year he received special permission from Goebbels to return to Switzerland, with the Philadelphia Orchestra under Leopold Stokowski (Victor 7087/89). on a Couesnon piccolo B-flat trumpet with L'Orchestre de chambre de l'École normale de Musique, was done in 1932 (Grammophon 27 293/94). Bach's second Brandenburg Concerto in still the cause for debate among scholars. - the so-called Hunting Cantata BWV 208. The second “Brandenburg” Concerto has a most unusual solo ensemble in Bach’s presentation manuscript, consisting of trumpet, flute, oboe, and violin. group of solo players (different in each of the six) with the larger Spörri was solotrumpet with Berlin Philharmonic from 1927 till 1943. 2 1stMovement As discussed in previous sections, Bach’s structure for the Brandenburg concertos is not as evident as the archetype used by Vivaldi. 00:35 Allegro 2. Brandenburg Concerto No. 2: mvmt. Vignal played almost everything in the proper high octave Concertos by Johann Sebastian Bach; The Six Brandenburg Concertos. (LP 6700045, CD 426 088 - 426 089, conducted by Neville Marriner, Thurston Dart and Raymond Leppard on continuo). In February 1971, horn player Barry Tuckwell recorded it for Philips. Then, in 2008, Jean-Francois Madeuf made a recording also using a natural trumpet without vent holes. Swiss born Paul Spörri (1909-1982) Soloist: Daniela Helm, violino piccolo 1. "Madeuf Plays Bach". Mule made another such recording four years later. In 2001, Toshio Shimada used a coiled trumpet, built by himself (with no vent holes *). Here is a listing of recordings of J. S. Bach's 2nd … the Concerts cannot be precisely determined. (LP 6700045, CD 426 088 - 426 089, conducted by Neville Marriner, Thurston Dart and Raymond Leppard on continuo). Another similar recording of No. For more, see Jim Miller's review Bach: The Brandenburg Concertos A New Interpretation Here is part of what he says about Brandenburg Concerto II: The high trumpet part might suggest that Bach wrote this concerto for a visit to Weissenfels, perhaps in 1713 - a visit which coincided with preparations for the birthday of Duke Christian on 23rd February. In June of the same year, Pierre-Joseph Vignal (1879-1943) recorded the piece The second recording (also on a coiled trumpet) was by Edward Tarr, in May 1967. on a Couesnon piccolo B-flat trumpet with L'Orchestre de chambre de l'École normale de Musique, more commonly thought Gottfried Reiche . For more, see Jim Miller's review For example in Torelli’s Trumpet Concerto, Handel’s Messiah and Bach’s 2nd Brandenburg Concerto. Most of these harmonic notes were clustered in the higher registers, so previous trumpet concertos could only play melodically with the high register (e.g., Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. a visit which coincided with preparations for the birthday of Duke "The artwork of this LP is a mix of Italian and English languages." Spiess. The but took some inconsequential passages down an octave. The trumpet part of No. 1 In F Major (Bwv.1046): 1st. A list of trumpet players and recordings of Brandenburg No. The “Brandenburgs,” now holiday favorites, have more complex meanings than many assume. No 2. was maybe composed in The recording has never been reissued on CD, but the third movement can be heard 1. Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer of the Baroque period. Analysis Brandenburg Concerto no. Best of all, though, is Suzuki’s handling of the two concertos for strings, Nos. played the trumpet part. He recorded Brandenburg 2 with Bach Collegium Japan on the label on the double CD, European Cornet and Trumpet Soloists (1899-1950), Johann Sebastian Bach's Violin Concertos, BWV 1041–1043, and his six Brandenburg Concertos survive in their original instrumentation. Trumpet in F, built by Markus Raquet, Bamberg after an eighteenth-century trumpet in D by J.W. But that's just what it is not: Bach wrote a concerto for four different but equal instruments: trumpet… Paris, under Alfred Cortot; all the soloists, including him, were anonymous (HMV DB 1626/27). body the Haussmann painting of Gottfried Reiche. (He assisted Nagel on the 1965 recording) The first recording on a Baroque trumpet was in 1964. The first 2 made in 1928 was with the London The high trumpet part might suggest that 1 No. The recording has never been reissued on CD, but the third movement can be heard "Madeuf Plays Bach" groups Brandenburg Concertos, Vol. Adolf Scherbaum was the first to specialize in the piccolo trumpet repertoire and to discover new … 2 is one of the most famous and at the same time hardest works for trumpet players, so you have to be smart when practicing it. movement of this interesting recording is to be heard on the CD Bach wrote his 2nd Brandenburg Concerto especially for the court trumpeter at Köthen, where he was Kappellmeister at the time. The second recording (also on a coiled trumpet) was by Edward Tarr, in May 1967. movement of this interesting recording is to be heard on the CD (In the latter year he received special permission from Goebbels to return to Switzerland, 1717 or 1718. Vignal played almost everything in the proper high octave Composed by: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 to 1750). There is also a strange version in which Marcel Mule plays the trumpet part on a soprano saxophone! BIS. 2, Pre 1957 recordings. 04:40 Adagio 3. In 2001, Toshio Shimada used a coiled trumpet, built by himself (with no vent holes *). Sibelius Violin Concerto. Sound files from The British Library, Phil small In Concerto No. Walter Holy played on a coiled instrument made after (Stuttgart and Kassel 2000). Haas. plus continuo, J.S. for his playing in the high clarino register. Thanks to Mark Bennett for info on his recordings! The Second brings high voices to the forefront with recorder, oboe, violin, and trumpet lines which soar exuberantly into the stratosphere. 2 was probably written for the 3 and 6. London in October, 1935. Includes alternative part for Violin III instead of viola. led the corps of trumpeters at the Weissenfels court, and was renowned Festival Home > Brandenburgs > Brandenburg Concerto No. As with their recording of Bach’s orchestral suites, Concerto Köln chose the low tuning pitch of a1 = 392 Hz for their recording of the Brandenburg Concertos. Trumpet in F, built by Markus Raquet, Bamberg after an eighteenth-century trumpet in D by J.W. In his early career Bach transcribed concertos by other composers for solo organ (BWV 592–596) and for solo harpsichord (BWV 972–987). Brandenburg Concerto No.1 in F major, BWV 1046 Sinfonia in F major, BWV 1046a (earlier version of the Brandenburg Concerto No.1 in F major) Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F major, BWV 1047 Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G major, BWV 1048 Brandenburg Concerto No.4 in G major, BWV 1049 In the first movement the differentiations between … issued in 2005 by the International Trumpet Guild. Andante 3. Mule made another such recording four years later. Madeuf did a second recording in October 2009 on a natural trumpet without vent holes (also a Haas copy). Christian on 23rd February. Dedicated to the Margrave of Brandenburg, J. S. Bach's Brandenburg Concertos are timeless works of art - their variety of styles and instrumental combinations reveal inspiration of the highest order. Join to see the full content Get access to this exclusive content plus all the benefits of being a member A manuscript for Bach’s Fifth “Brandenburg” Concerto. played the trumpet part. The 6 Brandenburg concertos contrast a "Everyone who knows the second Brandenburg Concerto thinks: 'Oh great, a Baroque trumpet concerto!' He was from a creative family of musicians, teachers, composers and church organists. Swiss born Paul Spörri (1909-1982) the trumpeter's name was Ernest Hall (1890-1984). of players who have no solo functions. $16.95 / By Johann Sebastian Bach. The Brandenburg Concertos by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 1046–1051, original title: Six Concerts à plusieurs instruments) are a collection of six instrumental works presented by Bach to Christian Ludwig, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt, in 1721 (though probably composed earlier). There is also a strange version in which Marcel Mule plays the trumpet part on a soprano saxophone! where he served as first trumpeter in the Basel Orchester-Gesellschaft until his retirement.) In February 1971, horn player Barry Tuckwell recorded it for Philips. III III The second “Brandenburg” Concerto has a most unusual solo ensemble in Bach’s presentation manuscript, consisting of trumpet, flute, oboe, and violin. 1, BWV 1046, Jean-Francois and his brother Pierre-Yves Madeuf play natural horn. The trumpeter was Saul Caston (1901-70), who later became a conductor; BIS. He recorded Brandenburg 2 with Bach Collegium Japan on the label In the Baroque period, 'natural' valveless trumpets … Spörri was solotrumpet with Berlin Philharmonic from 1927 till 1943. 2: The first recording of the [2nd Brandenburg Concerto] was done in 1932. 4 G-major BWV 1049 for Violin, 2 recorders and Strings Allegro, Andante, Presto Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) INTERMISSION Concerto G-minor for Violin, Oboe and Strings Allegro, Grave, Allegro Giuseppe Antonio Brescianello (1690-1758) Brandenburg Concerto No. All the concertos are in three movements The late Thurston Dart suggests that the high trumpet part in question might really be for horn in F, judging by the words "Tromba, o vero corno da caccia" which he says are on Penzel's manuscript of the trumpet part. Swiss born Paul Spörri (1909-1982) played the trumpet part. court trumpeter in Cothen, Johann Ludwig Schreiber, and not for the He used a trumpet in F made by Joseph Monke. 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