Elizabeth Blumenstock

Biography

This admired Baroque violinist studied at the University of California, Berkeley and the Royal Conservatory of Music in the Hague. In the 1970s, she performed as a violist with the Rotterdam Philharmonic and the Oakland Symphony, and switched to the Baroque violin in the early 1980s. She is a long term member of San Francisco?s Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and American Bach Soloists, often serving as concertmaster, soloist, or leader. She Read more serves as concertmaster of the Göttingen Handelfestspiel Orchestra, and often as concertmaster of the Italian ensemble, Il Complesso Barocco. She is involved in many acclaimed period instrument ensembles, including Musica Pacifica, the Arcadian Academy, American Baroque, Trio Galatea, and Trio Galanterie, and has made over 100 CDs with these ensembles and the above-mentioned orchestras. Ms. Blumenstock is instructor of Baroque violin at the University of Southern California, and teaches summer courses at the International Baroque Institute at Longy in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Read less
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    Vivaldi: The Four Seasons; Violin Concertos Rv 375, Rv 277 Il Favorito, Rv 271 L'amoroso
    Label: Philharmonia Baroque (Label)   Catalog: 3 Release Date: 10/11/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi
    Performer:  Elizabeth Blumenstock
    Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
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    Matteis: Ayres for the Violin - Suites & Sonatas Vol II / McGegan
    Label: Harmonia Mundi   Catalog: 907108 Release Date: 02/09/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Nicola Matteis
    Performer:  Nicholas McGegan,  David Tayler,  David Bowles,  Elizabeth Blumenstock  ... 
    Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
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    A Golden Treasury Of Flute Music / Beznosiuk, Ikeda, Et Al
    Label: Amon Ra   Catalog: 70 Release Date: 01/11/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Carl Maria von Weber,  Thomas Augustine Arne,  Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach,  Mauro Giuliani  ... 
    Performer:  Richard Burnett,  Jennifer Ward-Clarke,  Stephen Preston,  Mark Caudle  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nouveau Quartet,  Preston's Pocket,  Cambridge Baroque Camerata  ... 
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    Hagen: Lute Sonatas / Schneiderman, Blumenstock, Skeen
    Label: Sono Luminus   Catalog: 90907 Release Date: 08/25/2009   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Joachim Bernhard Hagen
    Performer:  William Skeen,  Elizabeth Blumenstock,  John Schneiderman
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    Telemann: Concerto For Trumpet / Hasselbock, Et Al
    Label: Nca   Catalog: 60194 Release Date: 08/25/2009   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Georg Philipp Telemann
    Performer:  Elizabeth Blumenstock,  Gonzalo Ruiz,  Stephen Schultz,  Martin Patschneider  ... 
    Conductor:  Martin Haselböck
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra
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    Telemann: Concerti
    Label: Nca   Catalog: 60194 Release Date: 11/04/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Georg Philipp Telemann
    Performer:  Elizabeth Blumenstock,  Gonzalo Ruiz,  Stephen Schultz,  Martin Patschneider  ... 
    Conductor:  Martin Haselböck
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra
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    Tutti!: Orchestral Sampler
    Label: Reference Recordings   Catalog: 906 Release Date: 10/14/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov,  George W. Chadwick,  Igor Stravinsky,  Paul Paray  ... 
    Performer:  Elizabeth Blumenstock,  Eugene Istomin
    Conductor:  Eiji Oue,  José Serebrier,  James Paul,  Stanislaw Skrowaczewski  ... 
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    Fire Beneath My Fingers / Musica Pacifica
    Label: Sono Luminus   Catalog: 90704 Release Date: 05/13/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi,  Giuseppe Sammartini,  Giuseppe Tartini
    Performer:  Michael McCraw,  Elizabeth Blumenstock,  Judith Linsenberg
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Musica Pacifica
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    Label: American Bach Soloists   Catalog: 5638173942 Release Date: 09/01/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Heinrich Schütz
    Performer:  Kurt-Owen Richards,  Benjamin Butterfield,  James F. Weaver [Bass-Baritone Vocal],  Daniel Taylor  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Bach Soloists
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    Cover - Belinda Reynolds
    Label: Innova   Catalog: 653 Release Date: 04/11/2006   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Belinda Reynolds
    Performer:  Margaret Kampmeier,  Gregory Hesselink,  Tara Helen O'Connor,  Gonzalo Ruiz  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Millennium Ensemble,  American Baroque,  Citywinds
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    Kohaut: Lute Concertos / Schneiderman, Et Al
    Label: Profil   Catalog: 5018 Release Date: 08/16/2005   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Karl Ignatz Kohaut
    Performer:  John Schneiderman,  Lisa Weiss,  Elizabeth Blumenstock,  William Skeen
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    1+1  Bach: Violin Sonatas / Elizabeth Blumenstock, John Butt
    Label: Harmonia Mundi   Catalog: 2907364 Release Date: 08/09/2005   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
    Performer:  Elizabeth Blumenstock,  John Butt,  Elisabeth Le Guin,  Steven Lehning
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    Bach: Harpsichord Concertos / Sponseller, Et Al
    Label: Delos   Catalog: 3359 Release Date: 08/09/2005   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
    Performer:  Michael Sponseller,  Hanneke Van Proosdij,  Judith Linsenberg,  Elizabeth Blumenstock  ... 
    Conductor:  Jeffrey Thomas
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Bach Soloists
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    Kropfgans: Lute Concerto... / Schneiderman
    Label: Profil   Catalog: 5012 Release Date: 07/19/2005   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johann Kropfganss
    Performer:  John Schneiderman,  William Skeen,  Elizabeth Blumenstock
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Galanterie
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    Uccellini: La Bergamasca / Mcgegan, Arcadian Academy
    Label: Harmonia Mundi   Catalog: 2907066 Release Date: 05/11/2004   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Marco Uccellini
    Performer:  Elizabeth Blumenstock,  Nicholas McGegan,  David Tayler,  Katherine Kyme  ... 
    Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
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    Mozart: Oboe Quartets, Flute Quartets / American Baroque
    Label: Music & Arts Programs Of America   Catalog: 1121 Release Date: 07/29/2003   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Performer:  Katherine Kyme,  Elizabeth Blumenstock,  Stephen Schultz,  Tanya Tomkins  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Baroque
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    La Notte - Vivaldi: Concerti / Musica Pacifica, Et Al
    Label: Sono Luminus   Catalog: 93252 Release Date: 05/13/2003   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi
    Performer:  Marilyn Boenau,  Gonzalo Ruiz,  Judith Linsenberg,  Elizabeth Blumenstock
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Musica Pacifica
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    Classical Express - Boccherini: Guitar Quintets Vol 3 / Savino
    Label: Harmonia Mundi   Catalog: 3957069 Release Date: 11/12/2002   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Mauro Giuliani,  Luigi Boccherini
    Performer:  Anthony Martin,  Elisabeth Le Guin,  Richard Savino,  Katherine Kyme  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Artaria String Quartet
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    Vivaldi: Concertos From L'estro Armonico / Arcangeli Baroque
    Label: Meridian Records   Catalog: 84455 Release Date: 05/07/2002   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi
    Performer:  Lisa Weiss,  Michael Sand,  Elizabeth Blumenstock,  Lisa Grodin
    Conductor:  Michael Sand
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcangeli Baroque Strings
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    Bach: Violin Sonatas Vol 1 / Elizabeth Blumenstock, John Butt
    Label: Harmonia Mundi   Catalog: 3957084 Release Date: 04/09/2002   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
    Performer:  John Butt,  Elizabeth Blumenstock
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    Telemann: Chamber Cantatas, Trio Sonatas / Musica Pacifica
    Label: Sono Luminus   Catalog: 93239 Release Date: 10/02/2001   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Georg Philipp Telemann
    Performer:  Christine Brandes,  Byron Schenkman,  Michael Eagan,  David Morris  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Musica Pacifica
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    Telemann: Fourth Book Of Quartets / American Baroque
    Label: Music & Arts Programs Of America   Catalog: 1066 Release Date: 09/25/2001   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Georg Philipp Telemann
    Performer:  Stephen Schultz,  Elizabeth Blumenstock,  Roland Kato,  Roy Whelden  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Baroque
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    Italian Baroque Violin Sonatas Vol 1 / McGegan, Arcadian Academy
    Label: Harmonia Mundi   Catalog: 3957067 Release Date: 05/08/2001   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Nicola Matteis
    Performer:  David Taylor,  David Bowles,  Katherine Kyme,  Elizabeth Blumenstock  ... 
    Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Academy
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    Bach: Trio Sonatas BWV 525-530 / Musica Pacifica
    Label: Erato   Catalog: 45192 Release Date: 05/01/2001   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
    Performer:  Edward Parmentier,  Judith Linsenberg,  Elizabeth Blumenstock,  Elisabeth Le Guin
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Musica Pacifica
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    Merit - Bach: Concertos For 1, 2 & 3 Violins / Sand, Et Al
    Label: Music & Arts Programs Of America   Catalog: 4819 Release Date: 01/23/2001   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
    Performer:  Phebe Craig,  Lisa Grodin,  Michael Sand,  Lisa Weiss  ... 
    Conductor:  Michael Sand
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcangeli Baroque Strings
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Biography

This admired Baroque violinist studied at the University of California, Berkeley and the Royal Conservatory of Music in the Hague. In the 1970s, she performed as a violist with the Rotterdam Philharmonic and the Oakland Symphony, and switched to the Baroque violin in the early 1980s. She is a long term member of San Francisco?s Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and American Bach Soloists, often serving as concertmaster, soloist, or leader. She Read more
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LABEL
Sonata in F Major, Book 3, No. 7-9: I. Preludio - Prestissimo
Sonata in F Major, Book 3, No. 7-9: II. Sarabanda - Adagio; Vivace
Sonata in F Major, Book 3, No. 7-9: III. Gavotta con divisione
Suite in A Minor, Book 2, No. 25-29: I. Alemanda ad imitatione d'un tartaglia
Suite in A Minor, Book 2, No. 25-29: II. Movimento incognito - Variatione
Suite in A Minor, Book 2, No. 25-29: III. Passaggio rotto
Suite in A Minor, Book 2, No. 25-29: IV. Fantasia - Violino solo senza basso
Suite in A Minor, Book 2, No. 25-29: V. Aria burlesca con molto bizzarie
Suite in G Minor, Book 3, No. 41-44: I. Preludio Grave - Adagio, Prestissimo (Prelude)
Suite in G Minor, Book 3, No. 41-44: II. Aria con Divisione per far la mano (A division Ayre)
Suite in G Minor, Book 3, No. 41-44: III. Corrente (Courant)
Suite in G Minor, Book 3, No. 41-44: IV. Aria sminuita per far la mano (An Ayre to make a hand)
Suite in C Minor, Book 3, No. 23-32: I. Preludio Allegro - Prestissimo; Malinconico - Adagio (A melancholique prelude)
Suite in C Minor, Book 3, No. 23-32: II. Aria con divisione - Presto (Ayre with division)
Suite in C Minor, Book 3, No. 23-32: III. Adagio
Suite in C Minor, Book 3, No. 23-32: IV. Minuetto (Minuett)
Suite in C Minor, Book 3, No. 23-32: V. Allegro; Adagio (Allegro)
Suite in C Minor, Book 3, No. 23-32: VI. Aria con Divisione "For the Flute" (Ayre with division)
Suite in C Minor, Book 3, No. 23-32: VII. Aria per Ballare, Vivace (A Ballett)
Suite in C Minor, Book 3, No. 23-32: VIII. Corrente ala maniera Francese (Courant after the French manner)
Suite in C Minor, Book 3, No. 23-32: IX. Aria - Adagio; Presto (A Slow Ayre)
Suite in C Minor, Book 3, No. 23-32: X. Jigg - Prestissimo
Sonata in E Major, Book 2, No. 30-32: I. Sonata
Sonata in E Major, Book 2, No. 30-32: II. Aria, Variata
Sonata in E Major, Book 2, No. 30-32: III. Corrente
Suite in D Major, Book 4, No. 43-46: I. Preludio
Suite in D Major, Book 4, No. 43-46: II. Aria Allegra
Suite in D Major, Book 4, No. 43-46: III. Sarabanda - Adagio
Suite in D Major, Book 4, No. 43-46: IV. Aria ň pur Rondeau - Prestissimo
Suite in F Major, Book 4, No. 30-32: I. Bizzarrie all'Umor Scozzese - Allegro (A Pretty Hard Ground after the Scotch Humour to make a hand)
Suite in F Major, Book 4, No. 30-32: II. Un poco di Grave - Adagio (An Easy Grave according to the French way)
Suite in F Major, Book 4, No. 30-32: III. Aria for the Flute - Presto (Ayre)
I. Adagio
II. Allegro
III. Andante
IV. Allegro
I. Andante [Dolce]
II. Allegro
III. Andante un poco
IV. Presto
I. Adagio
II. Allegro
III. Adagio ma non tanto
IV. Allegro
I. Largo
II. Allegro
III. Adagio
IV. Allegro
I. [Andante]
II. Allegro
III. Adagio
IV. Vivace
I. Allegro [Presto]
II. Largo
III. Allegro [harpsichord solo]
IV. Adagio
V. Allegro
Sonata Nona (Book 7)
Sonata Nona (Book 7)
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Rondeau
I. Allegro
II. Theme and Variations
I. Andante
II. Tempo di menuetto
I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Allegretto
I. Allegro moderato
II. Adagio
III. Menuetto e Trio
IV. Allegretto
I. Allegro maestoso assai
II. Andantino
III. Allegretto
IV. March
I. Introduzione
II. Theme and Variations
III. Polonese
I. Preludio - Presto
II. Andamento con divisione
III. Aria facile - Presto
IV. Serio - Adagio
V. Aria in Passaggio - Prestissimo
VI. Corrente - Allegro
VII. Jigg - Allegro
VIII. Preludio a due corde
IX. Fuga - Allegro
X. Andamento Affetuoso
XI. Minuetto con sua divisione
I. Preludio in D la sol re - Prestissimo
II. Fuga in Fantasia - Presto
III. Grave - Adagio
IV. Ground in D la sol re - Allegro
I. Preludio in ostinatione
II. Passaggio rotto
III. Andamento malinconico
IV. Ricercata
V. Corrente da orecchie
VI. Corrente da piedi
VII. Sarabanda
VIII. Giga
IX. Fuga
I. Preludio semplice - Adagio
II. Motivo - Presto
III. Fuga a due corde
IV. Aria - Presto
V. Passaggio a solo
VI. Allegro - Prestissimo
VII. Ground
VIII. Aria Amorosa - Adagio
I. Preludio
II. Aria
III. Aria - Allegro
IV. Gavotta
I. Sonata - Adagio
II. Fuga
III. Vivace
IV. Fuga - Presto
V. Alemanda, per far la mano
VI. Aria
VII. Aria - Allegro
I. Allegro
II. Largo
III. Fuga
IV. Piano - Largo
V. Allegro
I. Allegro
II. Fuga
III. Largo
IV. Allegro
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Fuga
IV. Largo
V. Allegro
VI. Toccata in G minor
I. Andante
II. Allegro
III. Veloce
IV. Lento
IV. Allegro
I. Allegro
II. Fuga
III. Adagio
IV. Andante
V. Toccata in D minor
Sonata in B-Flat: I.
Sonata in B-Flat: II. Largo - Presto
Sonata in B-Flat: III. Adagio - Vivace
Sonata in B-Flat: IV. Allegro
Sonata IX in F: I. Allegro Moderato
Sonata IX in F: II. Canzona
Sonata IX in F: III. Grave
Sonata IX in F: IV. Allegro
I. Allegro
II. Grave
III. Allegro