Monday 11 January 2016

Telemann - sublime and jolly

I discovered GP Telemann (in a serious way) slightly before JS Bach, because of Telemann's fondness for writing for the Treble Recorder, which I particularly liked.

Telemann clearly ranks below JS Bach and GF Handel - but could, at times, match them - as above.

And here is the start of his major work for the Treble Recorder:

1 comment:

Rothschwerth said...

Few know the name of Jan Dismas Zelenka - too few. One day, he shall be known as the genius he was.

I particularly enjoy his Miserere and his Missa Votiva.