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Birth of the Symphony: Handel to Haydn, plus Richter, Stamitz, Mozart / Academy of Ancient Music

Album Summary

>Handel, George Frideric : Saul
>Richter, Franz Xaver : Sinfonia no 7 in C major
>Stamitz, Johann : Sinfonia a 4 in D major
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Symphony no 1 in E flat major, K 16
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in G major, H 15 no 25
Performer Conductor Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

The first release on AAM Records, the new label of the Academy of Ancient Music - recently described as 'the finest period-instrument orchestra in the world' by Classic FM (UK) 'Birth of the symphony: Handel to Haydn' explores the development of the symphony in the eighteenth century, surveying groundbreaking musical advances across Europe The recording includes brilliant and rarely-heard works by composers of the avant-garde 'Mannheim school', Richter and Stamitz, as well as Haydn's mature 'La passione' symphony Supplementary materials available online include a documentary film featuring AAM musicians discussing and performing these symphonies

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Saint Jude-on-the-Hill, London, UK (09/21/2011-09/23/2011).



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Works Details

>Handel, George Frideric : Saul :: Sinfonia (Allegro)
  • Performer: Richard Egarr (Harpsichord)
  • Conductor: Richard Egarr
  • Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music (UK)
  • Notes: Saint Jude-on-the-Hill, London, UK (09/21/2011-09/23/2011)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1738

>Handel, George Frideric : Saul :: Sinfonia (Larghetto)
  • Performer: Richard Egarr (Harpsichord)
  • Conductor: Richard Egarr
  • Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music (UK)
  • Notes: Saint Jude-on-the-Hill, London, UK (09/21/2011-09/23/2011)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1738

>Handel, George Frideric : Saul :: Sinfonia (Allegro)
  • Performer: Richard Egarr (Harpsichord)
  • Conductor: Richard Egarr
  • Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music (UK)
  • Notes: Saint Jude-on-the-Hill, London, UK (09/21/2011-09/23/2011)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1738

>Handel, George Frideric : Saul :: Sinfonia (Andante larghetto)
  • Performer: Richard Egarr (Harpsichord)
  • Conductor: Richard Egarr
  • Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music (UK)
  • Notes: Saint Jude-on-the-Hill, London, UK (09/21/2011-09/23/2011)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1738

>Richter, Franz Xaver : Sinfonia no 7 in C major
  • Performer: Richard Egarr (Harpsichord)
  • Conductor: Richard Egarr
  • Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music (UK)
  • Notes: Saint Jude-on-the-Hill, London, UK (09/21/2011-09/23/2011)
  • Running Time: 13 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Stamitz, Johann : Sinfonia a 4 in D major
  • Performer: Richard Egarr (Harpsichord)
  • Conductor: Richard Egarr
  • Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music (UK)
  • Notes: Saint Jude-on-the-Hill, London, UK (09/21/2011-09/23/2011)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: by 1750

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Symphony no 1 in E flat major, K 16
  • Performer: Richard Egarr (Harpsichord)
  • Conductor: Richard Egarr
  • Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music (UK)
  • Notes: Saint Jude-on-the-Hill, London, UK (09/21/2011-09/23/2011)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1765

>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in G major, H 15 no 25
  • Performer: Richard Egarr (Harpsichord)
  • Conductor: Richard Egarr
  • Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music (UK)
  • Notes: Saint Jude-on-the-Hill, London, UK (09/21/2011-09/23/2011)
  • Running Time: 24 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1768