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      New Comma Baroque Performs Telemann

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      New Comma Baroque

      New Comma Baroque

      Early music ensemble New Comma Baroque hailed for their “lively, intense performances,” by John W. Barker, Isthmus, The Daily Page joins us live from the Fay and Daniel Levin Performance Studio with music of Telemann.

      Leighann Daihl Ragusa, traverso Matthew C. Cataldi, Baroque violin Phillip W. Serna, viola da gamba Emily Jane Katayama, harpsichord

      On the program:

      Quartet No.2 for Traverso, Violin, Viola da Gamba & continuo in a-minor

      from Nouveaux quatuors en six suites a une flute traversiere, un violon, une basse de viole ou violoncelle et basse (Paris, 1738)

      Allégrement

      Flatteusement

      Legerement

      Un peu vitement

      Vite

      Coulant

       

      Fantasie for Solo Harpsichord in C-Major, TWV33:14

      Sonata for Traverso and Violin in G-Major, TWV40:111

      from Der getreue Music-Meister (Hamburg, 1728)

      Dolce

      Scherzando

      Largo e misurato

      Vivace e staccato

       

      Trio No.10 for Violin, Viola da Gamba & Continuo in D-Major, TWV42:D9

      from Essercizii Musici overo Dodesci Soli e Dodeci Trii à diversi stromenti (Hamburg, before 1740)

      Dolce

      Presto

      Pastoralle

      Vivace

       

      Sonata for Traverso, Viola da Gamba & Continuo in b-minor, TWV42:h4

      from Essercizii Musici overo Dodesci Soli e Dodeci Trii à diversi stromenti (Hamburg, before 1740)

      Largo

      Vivace

      Dolce

       

      Fantasia No.7 for Flute without Bass in D-Major, TWV 40:2-13

      Alla francese—Presto

       

      Ouverture burlesque for Solo Harpsichord in d-minor, TWV32:2

      Ouverture à la Polonaise

      Bourée

      Loure

      Gavotte en Rondeau

      Menuet

      Giga

      Fantasia No.6 for Unaccompanied Viola da Gamba in G-Major, TWV40:31 (1735) Dedicated to Mr. Pierre Chaunell (1703-1789)


      Scherzando

      Dolce

      Spirituoso

       

      Concerto No.2 in D-Major, TWV43:D1

      from Six quatuors a violon, flute, viole ou violoncello et basse continue (Hamburg, 1730, Paris, 1736)

      Allegro

      Affetuoso

      Vivace

      FROM THE ARTISTS’ WEBSITE

      New Comma Baroque

      Dedicated to re-engaging modern audiences through historically-informed performance, the Chicago-based New Comma Baroque features violinist Matthew C. Cataldi, flutist Leighann Daihl Ragusa, gambist Phillip W. Serna, and harpsichordist Emily J. Katayama. Emphasizing a strong sense of cultural context and diversity in the concert hall and beyond, New Comma Baroque’s performances demonstrate colorful, spirited, dynamic and collaborative programming – always thinking outside the ‘Bachs.’ Committed to community engagement and educational outreach, New Comma Baroque works closely with Illinois’ first period-instrument public school Baroque orchestra at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, IL. Embark on a vibrant, new and electrifying ways of experiencing Early Music with New Comma Baroque – bold historically-informed performance. Period.

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