Telemann: Per La Tromba, Il Corno Da Caccia
Jean-Francois Madeuf, Ensemble Eolus
The old instruments of the Stadtpfeiffer were replaced by French-styled oboes
and bassoons in German courts and cities at the beginning of the 18th century.
These became the bandes de hautbois to which trumpets were added, the combination
becoming the basis of the military band. After the marches and the parades,
however, these musicians were also invited to take part in the court’s
formal entertainments. It was for these circumstances that Georg Philipp Telemann
and his contemporaries created a completely new type of repertoire that was
linked to the French and Italian genres of the Suite and the Concerto. Hunting
horns were also added to the ensemble at certain moments. This is the repertoire
that Eolus tackles here, with total respect for the characteristic techniques
of horn and trumpet harmonics; others have attempted to conquer this repertoire
by completely unhistorical performance practices.
|Release Period||November 2018|