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Friedrich der Grosse (1712-2012): Music for the Berlin Court

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

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Ouvertüre und Allegro in D Minor, GraunWV A:XI:2  
1
I. Ouvertüre. Lento - Allegro
Johann Gottlieb Graun; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
8:22
2
II. Allegro
Johann Gottlieb Graun; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
3:25
Concerto per il Cembalo Concertante in D Minor, D-B M. TH. 169  
3
I. Allegro
Christoph Nichelmann; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
7:26
4
II. Adagio sempre piano
Christoph Nichelmann; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
6:13
5
III. Presto
Christoph Nichelmann; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
3:46
Sonata No. 190 in C Minor per il Flauto traverso solo e Basso "Pour Potsdam"  
6
I. Recitativo
Friedrich II; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
2:09
7
II. Andante et Cantabile
Friedrich II; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
5:09
8
III.
Friedrich II; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
1:29
Concerto per il Viola da Gamba Concertata in A Minor, GraunWV A:XIII:14  
9
I. Allegro moderato
Johann Gottlieb Graun; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
10:14
10
II. Adagio (Arioso)
Johann Gottlieb Graun; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
6:56
11
III. Allegro
Johann Gottlieb Graun; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
7:14
Sinfonie No. 1 in D Major, Wq. 183, 1  
12
I. Allegro di molto
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
5:47
13
II. Largo
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
1:34
14
III. Presto
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
2:51
Total Playing Time    72:35
The year 2012 marked the tercentenary of the birth of Frederick the Great, whose political and military glory has often relegated his musical talent to the status of a mere hobby. But Frederick II was not only the key personality of Berlin musical life for the whole 18th century – as is shown by the works of the composers presented on this album, all of whom worked at his court at some point in their careers – but also an excellent flautist who left posterity a number of fine flute sonatas from his own pen.
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