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C.Ph.E. Bach : Oboe Concertos

Xenia Löffler - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin - Georg Kallweit

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This is billed as an album of oboe concertos by C.P.E. Bach, and indeed, oboist Xenia Löffler does justice to the pair of oboe concertos featured. These are galant-style works, with elegant melodies and plenty of examples of the melodic and harmonic surprises that made Bach's eldest son so popular in the middle of the 18th century. The variegated opening movements must have been an absolute delight for audiences of the day. However, the main attraction here is the two symphonies, from the same period (ca. 1750s), and much less played than C.P.E.'s later "Sturm und Drang" works from Hamburg. These are in major keys, but they display the composer's characteristic dramatic flair. The opening movement of the Symphony for winds, strings, and basso continuo in F major, Wq. 181, grows unexpectedly out of a lengthy unison opening, a masterstroke that gives one an idea of what Mozart, who didn't admire many other composers, admired about this one. The Symphony for 2 oboes, 2 horns, strings, and basso continuo in G major, Wq. 180, has its thematic material take shape from brilliant orchestral figuration. Doubtless in passages like these, the engineering idea was to highlight the silvery string sound of the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin under George Kallweit, and the music is stirring. Yet in the slow movements, the sound is harsh. Berlin's Teldex Studio is made to sound like a church, an odd decision in that these works were probably written for private chambers. However, this on a very short list of complaints about what is generally an exciting C.P.E. Bach album and a good place to start with the composer's early career.
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Oboe Concerto in E-Flat Major, H. 468, Wq. 165 (Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach)

1
I. Allegro
00:05:59

Xenia Löffler, Oboe - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin - Georg Kallweit, Conductor - Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Composer

© 2019 harmonia mundi ℗ 2019 harmonia mundi

2
II. Adagio ma non troppo
00:07:44

Xenia Löffler, Oboe - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin - Georg Kallweit, Conductor - Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Composer

© 2019 harmonia mundi ℗ 2019 harmonia mundi

3
III. Allegro ma non troppo
00:05:53

Xenia Löffler, Oboe - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin - Georg Kallweit, Conductor - Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Composer

© 2019 harmonia mundi ℗ 2019 harmonia mundi

Sinfonia for winds, strings & basso continuo in F Major, H. 656, Wq. 181 (Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach)

4
I. Allegro
00:03:25

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin - Georg Kallweit, Conductor - Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Composer

© 2019 harmonia mundi ℗ 2019 harmonia mundi

5
II. Andante
00:03:26

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin - Georg Kallweit, Conductor - Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Composer

© 2019 harmonia mundi ℗ 2019 harmonia mundi

6
III. Allegro assai
00:04:44

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin - Georg Kallweit, Conductor - Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Composer

© 2019 harmonia mundi ℗ 2019 harmonia mundi

Oboe Concerto in B-Flat Major, H. 466, Wq. 164 (Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach)

7
I. Allegretto
00:07:13

Xenia Löffler, Oboe - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin - Georg Kallweit, Conductor - Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Composer

© 2019 harmonia mundi ℗ 2019 harmonia mundi

8
II. Largo e mesto
00:07:19

Xenia Löffler, Oboe - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin - Georg Kallweit, Conductor - Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Composer

© 2019 harmonia mundi ℗ 2019 harmonia mundi

9
III. Allegro moderato
00:05:17

Xenia Löffler, Oboe - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin - Georg Kallweit, Conductor - Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Composer

© 2019 harmonia mundi ℗ 2019 harmonia mundi

Sinfonia for 2 oboes, 2 horns, strings and basso continuo in G Major, H. 655, Wq. 180 (Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach)

10
I. Allegro di molto
00:03:58

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin - Georg Kallweit, Conductor - Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Composer

© 2019 harmonia mundi ℗ 2019 harmonia mundi

11
II. Largo
00:03:58

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin - Georg Kallweit, Conductor - Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Composer

© 2019 harmonia mundi ℗ 2019 harmonia mundi

12
III. Allegro assai
00:04:09

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin - Georg Kallweit, Conductor - Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Composer

© 2019 harmonia mundi ℗ 2019 harmonia mundi

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This is billed as an album of oboe concertos by C.P.E. Bach, and indeed, oboist Xenia Löffler does justice to the pair of oboe concertos featured. These are galant-style works, with elegant melodies and plenty of examples of the melodic and harmonic surprises that made Bach's eldest son so popular in the middle of the 18th century. The variegated opening movements must have been an absolute delight for audiences of the day. However, the main attraction here is the two symphonies, from the same period (ca. 1750s), and much less played than C.P.E.'s later "Sturm und Drang" works from Hamburg. These are in major keys, but they display the composer's characteristic dramatic flair. The opening movement of the Symphony for winds, strings, and basso continuo in F major, Wq. 181, grows unexpectedly out of a lengthy unison opening, a masterstroke that gives one an idea of what Mozart, who didn't admire many other composers, admired about this one. The Symphony for 2 oboes, 2 horns, strings, and basso continuo in G major, Wq. 180, has its thematic material take shape from brilliant orchestral figuration. Doubtless in passages like these, the engineering idea was to highlight the silvery string sound of the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin under George Kallweit, and the music is stirring. Yet in the slow movements, the sound is harsh. Berlin's Teldex Studio is made to sound like a church, an odd decision in that these works were probably written for private chambers. However, this on a very short list of complaints about what is generally an exciting C.P.E. Bach album and a good place to start with the composer's early career.
© TiVo

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