Versailles - Contemporary Music for Historical Instruments

Saturday, 22 May 2021

Tel Aviv Museum of Art

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Contemporary Music for Historical Instruments

Idit Shemer, Flute traverso | Tali Goldberg, Baroque Violin | Tal Arbel, Viola da Gamba | Shira Legmann, Harpsichord

The Program

Linda Catlin Smith (Canada) – Sleeping Lady (2012)
(Harpsichord)

Jürg Frey (Switzerland) – Anonymous Melodies (2021) W o r l d p r e m i e r e (*)
(Baroque Flute, Baroque Violin, Viola da Gamba, Harpsichord)

Le Sieur de Machy (France) – Prelude from Suite no.1 in D minor (1685)
(Viola da Gamba)

Linda Catlin Smith (Canada) – Versailles (1988)
(Baroque Flute, Baroque violin, Viola da Gamba, Harpsichord.)

Jacques-Martin Hotteterre (France) – l’autre Jour ma clorise (Ma Brunette) (ca.1710)
From Airs et Brunettes
(Baroque Flute)

Georg Philipp Telemann – Adagio from Sonata no.2 TWV 43:F1:III (1752)
(Baroque Flute, Baroque Violin, Viola da Gamba, Harpsichord)


(*) The comission of the piece was made possible by the generous support of the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation.

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