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Jakob Lindberg

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Born: October 16, 1952; Djursholm  
Swedish lutenist Jakob Lindberg began his studies on the guitar after being inspired by the music of the Beatles. His guitar teacher, Jörgen Rörby, introduced him to the lute, which he went on to study at Stockholm University and the Royal College of Music in London. His studies with Diana Poulton and Carlos Bonell in London further focused his interests on performing Renaissance and Baroque music on period instruments. Among the rare instruments Read more he uses is one of the few extant lutes by the Augsburg maker Sixtus Rauwolf (ca. 1595). He has made an extraordinary number of recordings for Bis, often presenting lute music that has never before been recorded. The repertoire he has championed includes lute music by Scottish composers; Italian music for the chitarrone; and chamber music by Vivaldi, Haydn, and Boccherini. He is the first lutenist to have recorded the complete solo lute music by John Dowland and he has received critical acclaim for his interpretations of Bach's music for solo lute. In 1985, he formed the Dowland Consort, specializing in music of the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods, particularly that of Dowland and Weiss. Lindberg has performed as a continuo player on the theorbo and arch lute with many of the most active period nstrument ensembles, including the English Concert, Taverner Choir, the Purcell Quartet, Monteverdi Choir, Chiaroscuro, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, and the Academy of Ancient Music. He is a frequent collaborator with singers such as Emma Kirkby, Anne Sofie von Otter, Nigel Rogers, and Ian Partridge. For the Royal Swedish Opera at the Drottningholm Court Theatre, he has directed several Baroque operas from the chitarrone, including Purcell's Dido and Aeneas in 1995 (where he co-directed the production with Andrew Parrot) and Jacopo Peri's Euridice in 1997. Lindberg made his solo recital debut at the Wigmore Hall in 1978, and since then has toured Europe, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Australia, Canada, and the United States. He teaches at the Royal College of Music in London, where he succeeded Diana Poulton as professor of lute in 1979. Richard Popplewell's Variations on Brigg Fair for solo lute (1988) was composed for Lindberg. Read less
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  • 51.
    Haydn: Complete Works For Lute & Strings / Jakob Lindberg
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 360 Release Date: 09/23/1994   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Franz Joseph Haydn
    Performer:  Jakob Lindberg
    Conductor:  Jakob Lindberg
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
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  • 52.
    Music from the Time of Christian IV - Instrumental and Lute
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 390 Release Date: 09/23/1994   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Allessandro Orologio,  Jacques Foucart,  Johann Schop,  Thomas Simpson  ... 
    Performer:  Jakob Lindberg
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dowland Consort,  Royal Danish Brass
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  • 53.
    Three, Four & Twenty Lutes / Lindberg, Meunier, North, Et Al
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 341 Release Date: 09/23/1994   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Giovanni Pacolini,  Robert Parsons,  Nicolas Vallet,  Hubert Waelrant  ... 
    Performer:  Jakob Lindberg,  Robert Meunier,  Nigel North,  Paul O'Dette
    Conductor:  Roy Goodman
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vocalsoloists,  Ensemble of 20 Lutes
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  • 54.
    Dowland, Johnson: Music For 2 Lutes / Lindberg, O'dette
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 267 Release Date: 09/22/1994   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  John Johnson,  Alfonso Ferrabosco,  Anonymous,  Thomas Robinson  ... 
    Performer:  Jakob Lindberg,  Paul O'Dette
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  • 55.
    Virtuoso Lute Music From Italy And England / Jakob Lindberg
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 211 Release Date: 09/22/1994   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Peter Philips,  Orlando de Lassus,  Anonymous,  Lorenzini da Roma  ... 
    Performer:  Jakob Lindberg
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  • 56.
    Vivaldi: Lute Concertos & Trios / Lindberg, Drottningholm
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 290 Release Date: 09/22/1994   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi
    Performer:  Nils-Erik Sparf,  Jakob Lindberg,  Maria Wieslander,  Alf Petersén  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
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  • 57.
    Scottish And French Lute Music / Jacob Lindberg
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 201 Release Date: 09/19/1994   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Jacques Gallot,  Anonymous,  Ennemond Gaultier
    Performer:  Jakob Lindberg
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  • 58.
    Baroque Music For Lute & Guitar / Jakob Lindberg
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 327 Release Date: 03/25/1994   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Anonymous,  Johann Sebastian Bach,  Silvius Leopold Weiss,  Robert de Visée  ... 
    Performer:  Jakob Lindberg
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  • 59.
    Dowland: First Booke Of Songes / Covey-crump, Lindberg
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 430 Release Date: 03/25/1994   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  John Dowland
    Performer:  Rogers Covey-Crump,  Jakob Lindberg
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  • 60.
    Holborne: Pavanes, Galliards, Almains, Etc / Jakob Lindberg
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 469 Release Date: 03/25/1994   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Anthony Holborne
    Performer:  Jakob Lindberg
    Conductor:  Jakob Lindberg
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dowland Consort
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  • 61.
    La Serenissima - Lute Music In Venice, 1500-1550
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 399 Release Date: 03/25/1994   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Giovanni Maria da Crema,  Carlo de Milanuzzi,  Francesco Spinacino,  Vincenzo Capirola
    Performer:  Jakob Lindberg
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  • 62.
    Music from the Time of Christian IV - Songs & Harpsichord Music
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 391 Release Date: 03/25/1994   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Soren Terkelsen,  Melchior Schildt,  Heinrich Scheidemann,  John Dowland  ... 
    Performer:  Jakob Lindberg,  Rogers Covey-Crump,  Ulrik Cold,  Lars Ulrik Mortensen
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  • 63.
    Renaissance Music For Recorder & Lute / Pehrsson, Lindberg
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 266 Release Date: 03/25/1994   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Giovanni Bassano,  Dario Castello,  William Croft,  Pietro Paolo Melli  ... 
    Performer:  Clas Pehrsson,  Jakob Lindberg
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  • 64.
    Schubert: Lieder With Lute Accompaniment / Högman, Lindberg
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 293 Release Date: 03/25/1994   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Mauro Giuliani,  Franz Schubert,  Louis Spohr,  Carl Maria von Weber  ... 
    Performer:  Christina Högman,  Jakob Lindberg
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  • 65.
    Vivaldi: The Four Seasons / Nils-erik Sparf
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 275 Release Date: 10/02/1992   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi
    Performer:  Nils-Erik Sparf,  Bertil Orsin,  Tullo Galli,  Ĺsa Hallerbäck-Thedéen  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
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  • 66.
    The Carol Album - Seven Centuries Of Christmas Music
    Label: Warner Classics   Catalog: 49809 Release Date: 10/25/1990   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Anonymous,  Lucas Osiander,  Mateo Flecha,  Johann Sebastian Bach  ... 
    Performer:  Nicholas Robertson,  Leigh Nixon,  Stephen Charlesworth,  Richard Wistreich  ... 
    Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Consort,  Taverner Players
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  • 67.
    Recorder Concerti By Vivaldi, Sammartini & Telemann
    Label: Bis Twins   Catalog: 210290 Release Date: 08/1995   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi,  Georg Philipp Telemann,  Giuseppe Sammartini
    Performer:  Kari Ottesen,  Maria Wieslander,  Jakob Lindberg,  Alf Petersén  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
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