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Biber: Sonates du Rosaire / Bismuth, La Tempesta


Release Date: 08/23/2019 
Label:  Alpha Classics   Catalog #: 491  
Composer:  Heinrich Ignaz Biber
Performer:  Patrick Bismuth
Conductor:  Patrick Bismuth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Tempesta
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

After the success of the Red, Yellow, Blue and Pink collections (a total of 56 reissues), which brought the pearls from the Baroque catalogues of the house labels back into the spotlight, here are fourteen new titles offering a chance to rediscover more Baroque treasures and rarities. Like the last series, this fifth installment also opens up to the Classical (Mozart) or Renaissance (Dufay) repertories – recordings that are an integral part of Alpha’s identity and history. This series’ reissues are performed by the finest musicians in the field; most of these recordings received one or more awards on their first release. The albums come with proper booklets, including notes in three languages (French, English, German). Photographers from Read more many different backgrounds illustrate the covers of the series with their works: this time the main theme is the color white. The present album features Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber’s ‘Les sonates du Rosaire,’ performed by Patrick Bismuth and Ensemble La Tempesta. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Mystery Sonatas (15) for Violin and Basso Continuo: no 1 in D minor, Annunciation by Heinrich Ignaz Biber
Performer:  Patrick Bismuth (Violin)
Conductor:  Patrick Bismuth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Tempesta
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1676; Salzburg, Austria 
2.
Mystery Sonatas (15) for Violin and Basso Continuo: no 2 in A major, Mary's Visit by Heinrich Ignaz Biber
Performer:  Patrick Bismuth (Violin)
Conductor:  Patrick Bismuth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Tempesta
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1676; Salzburg, Austria 
3.
Mystery Sonatas (15) for Violin and Basso Continuo: no 3 in B minor, The Nativity by Heinrich Ignaz Biber
Performer:  Patrick Bismuth (Violin)
Conductor:  Patrick Bismuth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Tempesta
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1676; Salzburg, Austria 
4.
Mystery Sonatas (15) for Violin and Basso Continuo: no 4 in D minor Presentation by Heinrich Ignaz Biber
Performer:  Patrick Bismuth (Violin)
Conductor:  Patrick Bismuth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Tempesta
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1676; Salzburg, Austria 
5.
Mystery Sonatas (15) for Violin and Basso Continuo: no 5 in A major, Child Jesus in the Temple by Heinrich Ignaz Biber
Performer:  Patrick Bismuth (Violin)
Conductor:  Patrick Bismuth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Tempesta
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1676; Salzburg, Austria 
6.
Mystery Sonatas (15) for Violin and Basso Continuo: no 6 in C minor, The Agony in the Garden by Heinrich Ignaz Biber
Performer:  Patrick Bismuth (Violin)
Conductor:  Patrick Bismuth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Tempesta
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1676; Salzburg, Austria 
7.
Mystery Sonatas (15) for Violin and Basso Continuo: no 7 in F major, The Scourging of Jesus by Heinrich Ignaz Biber
Performer:  Patrick Bismuth (Violin)
Conductor:  Patrick Bismuth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Tempesta
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1676; Salzburg, Austria 
8.
Mystery Sonatas (15) for Violin and Basso Continuo: no 8 in B flat major, The Crown of Thorns by Heinrich Ignaz Biber
Performer:  Patrick Bismuth (Violin)
Conductor:  Patrick Bismuth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Tempesta
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1676; Salzburg, Austria 
9.
Mystery Sonatas (15) for Violin and Basso Continuo: no 9 in A minor, Carrying the Cross by Heinrich Ignaz Biber
Performer:  Patrick Bismuth (Violin)
Conductor:  Patrick Bismuth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Tempesta
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1676; Salzburg, Austria 
10.
Mystery Sonatas (15) for Violin and Basso Continuo: no 10 in G minor, The Crucifixion by Heinrich Ignaz Biber
Performer:  Patrick Bismuth (Violin)
Conductor:  Patrick Bismuth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Tempesta
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1676; Salzburg, Austria 
11.
Mystery Sonatas (15) for Violin and Basso Continuo: no 11 in G major, Resurrection by Heinrich Ignaz Biber
Performer:  Patrick Bismuth (Violin)
Conductor:  Patrick Bismuth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Tempesta
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1676; Salzburg, Austria 
12.
Mystery Sonatas (15) for Violin and Basso Continuo: no 12 in C major, The Ascension by Heinrich Ignaz Biber
Performer:  Patrick Bismuth (Violin)
Conductor:  Patrick Bismuth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Tempesta
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1676; Salzburg, Austria 
13.
Mystery Sonatas (15) for Violin and Basso Continuo: no 13 in D minor, Holy Ghost by Heinrich Ignaz Biber
Performer:  Patrick Bismuth (Violin)
Conductor:  Patrick Bismuth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Tempesta
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1676; Salzburg, Austria 
14.
Mystery Sonatas (15) for Violin and Basso Continuo: no 14 in D major Assumption by Heinrich Ignaz Biber
Performer:  Patrick Bismuth (Violin)
Conductor:  Patrick Bismuth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Tempesta
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1676; Salzburg, Austria 
15.
Mystery Sonatas (15) for Violin and Basso Continuo: no 15 in C major, Crowning of the Virgin Mary by Heinrich Ignaz Biber
Performer:  Patrick Bismuth (Violin)
Conductor:  Patrick Bismuth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Tempesta
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1676; Salzburg, Austria 
16.
Passacaglia (Mystery Sonata), for violin solo in G minor, C. 105 by Heinrich Ignaz Biber
Performer:  Patrick Bismuth (Violin)
Conductor:  Patrick Bismuth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Tempesta
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1676; Austria 

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