Andrew Manze

Biography

Born: January 14, 1965  
Andrew Manze has emerged as one of the leading violinists in the early music movement. He specializes in music from between 1610 and 1830. His education began at Cambridge, where he studied Classics. He then moved on to music studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London and at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, studying with both Simon Standage and Marie Leonhardt. Manze then joined the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, remaining there until Read more 1993. The following year he began collaborating with harpsichordist Richard Egarr. One of their major releases presented a 1712 collection of violin sonatas by the French composer Jean-Féry Rebel. Meanwhile, Manze formed the group Romanesca, with harpsichordist John Tell and lutenist Nigel North; the trio specialized in music of the seventeenth century. In 1996 Manze was appointed associate director and concertmaster of the London-based Baroque group The Academy of Ancient Music. In the 2003-2004 season, he became music director of The English Concert.
Manze is well-known in Britain for his broadcast work. He has become a popular "presenter" on BBC radio, and made his debut with the BBC Promenade Concert in 1998. That concert was televised nationally, with Manze playing concertos by Pergolesi, Bach, Vivaldi, and Mozart, and introducing the public to the enthusiasm and directness of the new ways of performing Baroque and Classic music.
Recording for the French Harmonia Mundi label, Manze won Gramophone, Edison, and Cannes Classical awards for his recording with Romanesca of Biber's flashy and mystical violin sonatas. His playing of Vivaldi's newly discovered "Manchester" sonatas won the Premio Internazionale del Disco Vivaldi Antica Italiana. His album Phantasticus won the Cannes Classical Award and a Diapason D'Or. The later award was also given to his recording of Schmelzer's violin sonatas. Manze was named the 1998 Classical Artist of the Year.
Manze is in demand as an expert in Baroque music interpretation. He serves as a performance advisor and director for the European Community Baroque Orchestra, gives master classes, and has been visiting professor at the Royal College of Music in London. He is also a busy soloist on the international concert scene, appearing in one season with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra, the Swedish Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the Canadian early music group Tafelmusik, and the Berlin Philharmonic.
He is known for his freedom of ornamentation, bringing an improvisatory excitement to his concerts. Manze lives with his wife (also a violinist) in England's Cotswolds region. Read less

Biography

Born: January 14, 1965  
Andrew Manze has emerged as one of the leading violinists in the early music movement. He specializes in music from between 1610 and 1830. His education began at Cambridge, where he studied Classics. He then moved on to music studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London and at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, studying with both Simon Standage and Marie Leonhardt. Manze then joined the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, remaining there until Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
Concerto No. 2 in C Major, RV 189
Concerto No. 2 in C Major, RV 189
Concerto No. 2 in C Major, RV 189
Concerto No. 10 "L'amoroso" in E Major, RV 271
Concerto No. 10 "L'amoroso" in E Major, RV 271
Concerto No. 10 "L'amoroso" in E Major, RV 271
Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, RV 202
Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, RV 202
Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, RV 202
Concerto No. 7 in C Major, RV 183
Concerto No. 7 in C Major, RV 183
Concerto No. 7 in C Major, RV 183
Concerto No. 11 "Il favorito" in E Minor, RV 277
Concerto No. 11 "Il favorito" in E Minor, RV 277
Concerto No. 11 "Il favorito" in E Minor, RV 277
Concerto No. 4 in F Major, RV 286
Concerto No. 4 in F Major, RV 286
Concerto No. 4 in F Major, RV 286
Te Deum
Jubilate Deo
I. March
II. Canzona
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Strings in G minor , Op.6/1 , RV 324 - 1. Allegro
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Strings in G minor , Op.6/1 , RV 324 - 2. Grave
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Strings in G minor , Op.6/1 , RV 324 - 3. Allegro
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Strings in E flat , Op.6/2 , RV 259 - 1. Allegro
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Strings in E flat , Op.6/2 , RV 259 - 2. Largo
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Strings in E flat , Op.6/2 , RV 259 - 3. Allegro
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Strings in G minor , Op.6/3 , RV 318 - 1. Allegro
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Strings in G minor , Op.6/3 , RV 318 - 2. Adagio
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Strings in G minor , Op.6/3 , RV 318 - 3. Allegro
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Strings in D , Op.6/4 , RV 216 - 1. Allegro
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Strings in D , Op.6/4 , RV 216 - 2. Adagio
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Strings in D , Op.6/4 , RV 216 - 3. Allegro
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Strings in E minor , Op.6/5 , RV 280 - 1. Allegro
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Strings in E minor , Op.6/5 , RV 280 - 2. Largo
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Strings in E minor , Op.6/5 , RV 280 - 3. Allegro
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Strings in D minor , Op.6/6 , RV 239 - 1. Allegro
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Strings in D minor , Op.6/6 , RV 239 - 2. Largo
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Strings in D minor , Op.6/6 , RV 239 - 3. Allegro
Vivaldi: Concerto in A major for violin & strings, RV335 - "The Cuckow" - 1. Allegro
Vivaldi: Concerto in A major for violin & strings, RV335 - "The Cuckow" - 2. Largo
Vivaldi: Concerto in A major for violin & strings, RV335 - "The Cuckow" - 3. Allegro
Violin Sonata No. 1: II. Variatio - Finale
Violin Sonata No. 2: (Praeludium) - Aria e Variatio - Finale
Violin Sonata No. 3: I. (Praeludium) - Aria e Variatio
Violin Sonata No. 3: II. Variatio
Violin Sonata No. 4: I. (Sonata) - Gigue
Violin Sonata No. 4: II. Adagio - Aria e Variatio - Finale
I. Allegro
II. Nachtigal (Nightingale)
III. CuCu (Cuckoo)
IV. Fresch (Frog)
V. Die Henn & Der Hann (Cock & Hen)
VI. Die Wachtel (Quail)
VII. Die Katz (Cat)
VIII. Musqetir Mars (Musketeer's March)
IX. Allemande
Violin Sonata No. 5: I. Praeludium
Violin Sonata No. 5: II. Variatio - Presto
Violin Sonata No. 5: III. Aria e Variatio
Violin Sonata No. 6: I. (Sonata) - Passacagli
Violin Sonata No. 6: II. (Sonata) - Gavotte - (Finale)
Violin Sonata No. 7: I. (Sonata) - Aria
Violin Sonata No. 7: II. Adagio - Ciacona
Violin Sonata No. 8: I. (Sonata) - Aria - Sarabanda
Violin Sonata No. 8: II. Allegro - (Gigue)
I. Grave - Allegro - Adagio - Grave - Allegro - Adagio
II. Allegro
III. Allegro
IV. Adagio
V. Allegro
I. Grave
II. Allegro
III. Vivace
IV. Adagio
V. Vivace
I. Adagio
II. Allegro
III. Adagio
IV. Allegro
V. Allegro
I. Adagio
II. Allegro
III. Vivace
IV. Adagio
V. Allegro
I. Adagio
II. Vivace
III. Adagio
IV. Vivace
V. Giga (Allegro)
I. Grave
II. Allegro
III. Allegro
IV. Adagio
V. Allegro
I. Preludio (Vivace)
II. Corrente (Allegro)
III. Sarabanda (Largo)
IV. Giga (Allegro)
I. Preludio (Largo)
II. Allemanda (Allegro)
III. Sarabanda (Largo)
IV. Giga (Allegro)
I. Preludio (Largo)
II. Giga (Allegro)
III. Adagio
IV. Tempo di gavotta (Allegro)
I. Preludio (Adagio)
II. Allemanda (Allegro)
III. Sarabanda (Largo)
IV. Gavotta (Allegro)
V. Giga (Allegro)
I. Preludio (Adagio)
II. Allegro
III. Adagio
IV. Vivace
V. Gavotta (Allegro)
Sonata, Op. 5 No. 12 in D Minor "Follia": Adagio - Allegro - Adagio - Vivace - Allegro - Andante - Allegro - Adagio - Allegro
I. Presto
II. Largo
III. Presto
I. Allegro
II. Largo
III. Allegro
I. Allegro
II. Larghetto
III. Allegro
I. Allegro
II. Largo e cantabile
III. Allegro
I. Allegro molto
II. Andante
III. Allegro
I. Grave
II. Courante
III. Rondeau
I. Viste - Grave - Legèrement
II. Sarabande
III. Viste
IV. Gigue
I. Grave
II. Legèrement
III. Gracieusement
IV. Viste
I. Grave
II. Gai
III. Grave
IV. Musette
I. Lentement - Viste
II. Grave
III. Legèrement
I. Grave
II. Allemande
III. Rondeau
IV. Gigue
I. Allemande
II. Courante
III. Sarabande
IV. Gigue
I. Gracieusement
II. Viste
III. Recit très doux - Gai
IV. Viste
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Rondo: Allegro - Andante - Allegretto - Tempo primo
I. Allegro
II. Andante cantabile
III. Rondo: Andante grazioso - Allegro ma non troppo
I. Allegro aperto - Adagio - Allegro aperto
II. Adagio
III. Rondo: Tempo di Menuetto - Allegro Tempo di Menuetto
Te Deum
Jubilate Deo
Man that is born of a woman
In the midst of Life
I. Allegro molto
II. Andante
III. Allegro vivace
I. Allegro moderato
II. Andante
III. Menuetto (Allegro) - Trio
IV. Allegro
I. Allegro giusto
II. Andante
III. Menuetto - Trio
IV. Allegro moderato
I. Allegro moderato
II. Scherzo (Presto) - Trio
III. Andantino
IV. Allegro vivace
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Rondo: Allegro - Andante - Allegretto - Tempo primo
I. Allegro
II. Andante cantabile
III. Rondo: Andante grazioso - Allegro ma non troppo
I. Allegro aperto - Adagio - Allegro aperto
II. Adagio
III. Rondo: Tempo di Menuetto - Allegro Tempo di Menuetto
I. Preludio (Largo)
II. Corrente (Allegro)
III. (Largo)
IV. Allemanda (Allegro non molto)
I. Preludio (Largo)
II. Corrente (Allegro)
III. Giga (Allegro)
IV. Gavotta (Presto)
I. Preludio (Largo)
II. Allemanda (Allegro)
III. Sarabanda (Grave)
IV. Corrente (Allegro)
I. Preludio (Andante)
II. Corrente (Allegro)
III. (Andante)
IV. Corrente (Allegro)
I. Preludio (Largo)
II. Allemanda (Allegro)
III. Sarabanda (Largo)
IV. Corrente (Allegro)
I. Preludio (Largo)
II. Corrente (Allegro)
III. (Andante)
IV. Corrente (Presto)
I. Preludio (Andante)
II. Corrente (Allegro)
III. (Grave)
IV. Allemanda (Allegro)
I. Preludio (Andante)
II. Allemanda (Allegro)
III. (Andante)
IV. Corrente (Allegro)
I. Predudio (Largo)
II. Corrente (Allegro)
III. Sarabanda (Largo)
IV. Allemanda (Allegro)
I. Preludio (Andante)
II. Corrente (Allegro)
III. (Largo)
IV. Giga (Allegro)
I. Preludio (Largo)
II. Allemanda (Allegro)
III. Sarabanda (Andante)
IV. Giga (Allegro)
I. Preludio (Largo)
II. Allemanda (Allegro)
III. Sarabanda (Largo)
IV. Corrente (Allegro)
1. Allegro
2. Largo
3. Allegro
Intrada
Lilliputsche Chaconne
Brobdingnagische Gigue
Reverie der Laputier, nebst ihren Aufweckern
Loure der gesitten Houyhnhnms & Furie der unartigen Yahoos


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