WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Portrait - Maurice Steger - Vivaldi, Et Al / Fasolis, Et Al


Release Date: 04/29/2003 
Label:  Claves   Catalog #: 2208   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Nicholas L'EstrangeRobert CarrAntonio VivaldiMarco Uccellini,   ... 
Performer:  Maurice StegerNaoki KitayaMartin ZellerYasunori Imamura,   ... 
Conductor:  Naoki KitayaDiego Fasolis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Continuo ConsortI Barocchisti
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

In Stock: Usually ships in 24 hours.  
On sale! $19.98
CD:  $16.99
In Stock



Notes and Editorial Reviews

Maurice Steger is the recipient of the elite von Karajan Cultural Foundation Award for 2002. He was born in Switzerland in 1971 and completed his studies at the Zurich Conservatory. After additional studies in Europe, he received his soloist's diploma "with highest honors" in 1995. Now, internationally active as a soloist, he has worked with many of the world's great conductors and ensembles. His recitals are characterized by innovative programs (youth concerts with stories and descriptions of his instruments; commented programs with actors, dance and conversation) employing the entire recorder repertoire from ancient music to world premieres of contemporary compositions and works written expressly for him. He has earned particular Read more recognition for his interpretations of Italian instrumental works from the 17th and 18th centuries. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. A Jacobean Masque by Nicholas L'Estrange
Performer:  Maurice Steger (Recorder)
Conductor:  Naoki Kitaya
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Continuo Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1624; England 
Notes: This work is a medley that incorporates L'Estrange's "The Temple Anticke no 1," Robert Johnson's "Fairy Masque," Coperario's "Cuperaree" and Giles Farnaby's "The Lord Zouch's Masque." 
2. An Italian Ground by Robert Carr
Performer:  Maurice Steger (Recorder)
Conductor:  Diego Fasolis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Barocchisti
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century 
3. Concerto for Flute in F major, Op. 10 no 5/RV 434 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Maurice Steger (Recorder)
Conductor:  Diego Fasolis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Barocchisti
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728; Venice, Italy 
4. Chamber Concerto for Recorder and 2 Violins in A minor, RV 108 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Maurice Steger (Recorder)
Conductor:  Diego Fasolis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Continuo Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
5. Sonate, arie et correnti, Op. 3: Aria no 5 "La Bergamasca" by Marco Uccellini
Performer:  Maurice Steger (Recorder)
Conductor:  Naoki Kitaya
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Continuo Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1645; Venice, Italy 
6. Sonata for Recorder and Basso Continuo no 4 in A minor by Francesco Mancini
Performer:  Maurice Steger (Recorder), Naoki Kitaya (Harpsichord), Martin Zeller (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
7. Sonatas (6) for Violin and Basso Continuo, Op. 4: no 1, La Bernabea by Giovanni Antonio Pandolfi
Performer:  Naoki Kitaya (Virginal), Yasunori Imamura (Theorbo), Martina Schobersberger (Organ),
Maurice Steger (Recorder)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1660; Italy 
8. Sonata for Recorder and Basso Continuo in C minor, TV 41 no c 2 by Georg Philipp Telemann
Performer:  Naoki Kitaya (Harpsichord), Maurice Steger (Recorder)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
9. A division by Anonymous
Performer:  Maurice Steger (Recorder), Naoki Kitaya (Organ), Lorenz Duftschmid (Viola da gamba),
Brian Feehan (Theorbo)
Period: Baroque 
10. Fantasias (12) for Flute solo: no 1 in A major, TV 40 no 2/P 25 no 1 by Georg Philipp Telemann
Performer:  Maurice Steger (Recorder)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1733; Germany 
11. Welcome to all the pleasures, Z 339: A new Ground for Harpsichord in E minor by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Maurice Steger (Recorder)
Conductor:  Naoki Kitaya
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Continuo Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1683; England 
12. Fantasie à 3 in G minor by John I Hilton
Performer:  Maurice Steger (Recorder)
Conductor:  Naoki Kitaya
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Continuo Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; England 

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook