New Comma Baroque

September 6, 2018, 12:00 pm

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New Comma Baroque
New Comma Baroque

Emmanuel Episcopal Church of La Grange’s artists-in-residence New Comma Baroque launch their season with rare gems for viol & harpsichord from the twilight of the viol. From ‘last gambists’ Carl Friedrich Abel and Franz Xaver Hammer to master Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach and lesser-known composers Johann Gottfried Mente and Christian Wilhelm Podbielski, New Comma Baroque exploration includes the Chicago premiere of a previously unknown work by Abel!

Music

  • Sonata in C-Major, A2:69 for viol and continuo, by Carl Friedrich Abel
    Moderato
    Adagio
    Allegretto

  • Suite in a-minor for viola da gamba and continuo, by Johann Gottfried Mente
    Adagio a la Francese
    Scherzando
    Menuet
    Polonaise

  • Sonata in G-Major for viola da gamba and continuo, by Christian Wilhelm Podbielski
    Largo
    Allegro non molto
    Presto e Scherzando