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Antonio Rosetti: Chamber Music / Compagnia Di Punto

Compagnia Di Punto
Release Date: 04/09/2013 
Label:  Dhm Deutsche Harmonia Mundi Catalog #: 5477822   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Antonio Rosetti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Compagnia Di Punto
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Born in Bohemia, Antonio Rosetti (1750-1792) was one of the most sought after composers during his lifetime and was put on a par with Haydn and Mozart. During his work at the court of Oettingen-Wallerstein under the auspices of music lover Prince Kraft Ernst, Rosetti developed the court orchestra into one of the best ensembles in Europe within a very short time.

During this time Rosetti also composed a variety of chamber pieces of which the Cologne historical performance ensemble known as "Compagnia di Punto" has recorded five works of impressive quality. Aside from the more famous Quintet in F Major, Murray catalog B6, published in a first edition of arrangements by Giovanni Punto, the CD also includes two first
Read more recordings; the Quartet in G Major, Murray D16 and the Sextet in E flat major, Murray B26. The ensemble also performs the Sextet in D Major, Murray B24 and a Nocturne in E flat major, Murray B27. - Sony Deutschland Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Quintet for Winds in E flat major, K 2 no 17/B 6 by Antonio Rosetti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Compagnia Di Punto
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1778-1779; Bohemia 
2. Notturno for 2 Flutes, 2 Horns and Strings in E flat major, B 27 by Antonio Rosetti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Compagnia Di Punto
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1773-1778; Wallerstein, Germany 
3. Quartet in G Major, D 16 by Antonio Rosetti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Compagnia Di Punto
Period: Classical 
Notes: First recording. 
4. Sextet in E flat major, B 26 by Antonio Rosetti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Compagnia Di Punto
Period: Classical 
Notes: First recording. 
5. Sextet in D Major, B 24 by Antonio Rosetti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Compagnia Di Punto
Period: Classical 

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