Martin Pearlman

Biography

Born: May 21, 1945  
American conductor and harpsichordist Martin Pearlman studied harpsichord with both Ralph Kirkpatrick and Gustav Leonhardt, receiving degrees in music from Cornell and Yale Universities. In 1973, he founded the period instrument orchestra and chorus Banchetto Musicale, which he later renamed Boston Baroque. With this ensemble, Pearlman presented the Boston premiere of the surviving Monteverdi operas (including his own performing editions for Read more L'incoronazione di Poppea and Il ritorno d'Ulisse), the American premiere of Rameau's Zoroastre, and the modern world premiere of the 1790 singspiel The Philosopher's Stone (with music by Mozart). His completion and orchestration of music from Mozart's Lo sposo deluso and his performing version of Purcell's Comical History of Don Quixote were both premiered by Boston Baroque. Pearlman directs the Department of Historical Performance Activities at Boston University, where Boston Baroque is an ensemble-in-residence. He has released several recordings on Telarc, three of which have been nominated for Grammy Awards (Handel's Messiah, Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610, and Bach's Mass in B minor). He has appeared as guest conductor with the Washington Opera, the National Arts Centre Orchestra of Ottawa, Utah Opera, Opera Columbus, Boston Lyric Opera, Minnesota Orchestra, San Antonio Symphony, Springfield Symphony, and the New World Symphony. Read less

Biography

Born: May 21, 1945  
American conductor and harpsichordist Martin Pearlman studied harpsichord with both Ralph Kirkpatrick and Gustav Leonhardt, receiving degrees in music from Cornell and Yale Universities. In 1973, he founded the period instrument orchestra and chorus Banchetto Musicale, which he later renamed Boston Baroque. With this ensemble, Pearlman presented the Boston premiere of the surviving Monteverdi operas (including his own performing editions for Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
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Part I: Die Vorstellung des Chaos (The Representation of Chaos) (Raphael, Uriel, Chorus)
Part I: Im Anfange schuf Goff Himmel und Erde (Raphael, Uriel, Choir)
Part I: Nun schwanden vor dem heiligen Strahle (Now vanish before the holy beams) (Uriel, Chorus)
Part I: Und Gott machte das Firmament (And God made the firmament) (Raphael)
Part I: Chorus: Mit Staunen sieht das Wunderwerk (The marv'lous work beholds amaz'd (Gabriel)
Part I: Und Gott sprach: Es sammle sich das Wasser (And God said: Let the waters under the heaven) (Raphael)
Part I: Rollend in schaumenden Wellen (Rolling in foaming billows) (Raphael)
Part I: Und Gott sprach: Es bringe die Erde Gras hervor (And God said: Let all the earth bring forth grass) (Gabriel)
Part I: Nun beut die Flur das frische Grun (With verdure clad the fields appear) (Gabriel)
Part I: Und die himmlischen Heerscharen (And the Heav'nly host proclaimed the third day) (Uriel)
Part I: Stimmt an die Saiten (Awake the harp) (Chorus)
Part I: Und Gott sprach: Es seien Lichter an der Feste des Himmels (And God said: Let there be lights in the firmament of heaven) (Uriel)
Part I: In vollem Glanze steiget jetzt die Sonne (In splendour bright is rising now the sun) (Uriel)
Part I: Die Himmel erzahlen die Ehre Gottes (The heavens are telling the glory of God) (Gabriel, Uriel, Raphael, Chorus)
Part II: Und Gott sprach: Es bringe das Wasser in der Fulle hervor (And God said: Let the waters bring forth abundantly) (Gabriel)
Part II: Auf starkem Fittiche schwinget sich der Adler stolz (On mighty pens uplifted soars the eagle aloft) (Gabriel)
Part II: Und Gott schuf grosse Walfische (And God created great whales) (Raphael)
Part II: Und die Engel ruhrten ihre unsterblichten Harfen (And the angels struck their immortal harps) (Raphael)
Part II: In holder Anmut stehn (Most beautiful appear) (Trio) - Der Herr ist gross (The Lord is great) (Trio and Chorus)
Part II: Und Gott sprach: Es bringe die Erde hervor lebende Geschopfe (And God said: Let the earth bring forth the living creature) (Raphael)
Part II: Gleich offnet sich der Erde Schoss (Straight opening her fertile womb) (Raphael)
Part II: Nun scheint in vollem Glanze der Himmel (Now heav'n in fullest glory shone) (Raphael)
Part II: Und Gott schuf den Menschen nach seinem Ebenbilde (And God created man in his own image) (Uriel)
Part II: Mit Wurd' und Hoheit angetan (In native worth and honour clad) (Uriel)
Part II: Und Gott sah jedes Ding, was er gemacht hatte (And God saw ev'rything that he had made) (Raphael)
Part II: Zu dir, o Herr, blickt alles auf (Trio)
Motet, Exsultate, Jubilate, K. 165: Allegro
Motet, Exsultate, Jubilate, K. 165: Recitative
Motet, Exsultate, Jubilate, K. 165: Andante
Motet, Exsultate, Jubilate, K. 165: Allegro: Alleluja


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