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Telemann

Magazine article Gramophone

Telemann

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Fantasias--TWV33:1; TWV33:8; TWV40:10. Sonatas--TWV41:C5; TWV41:d4; TWV41:F2; TWV41:f1. Sonatinas--TWV41:a4; TWV41:c2 Genevieve Lacey recs Jane Gower bn Lars Ulrik Mortensen hpd ABC Classics (F) ABC481 4568 (65' * DDD)

Just when you thought there might be a break in these pages from 2016's steady flow of recordings marking Telemann's 250th anniversary year, up pops another one. This was in fact released at the end of last year, and features a fine trio of Baroque players: the Australian recorder player Genevieve Lacey; fellow Australian bassoonist Jane Gower, who plays principal bassoon with period ensembles such as John Eliot Gardiner's English Baroque Soloists and Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique; and harpsichordist Lars Ulrik Mortensen, whose own tides include musical director of the European Union Baroque Orchestra and artistic director of Concerto Copenhagen.

I wish I hadn't read the booklet-notes until much further into my listening relationship with this recording, because they're a rather rum affair, more guaranteed to bemuse than tempt, with no musical or programming explanation. …

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