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Telemann: Twelve Fantasias; Britten: Metamorphoses After Ovid / Veverka

Telemann / Britten / Veverka
Release Date: 01/22/2013 
Label:  Supraphon   Catalog #: 332   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Georg Philipp TelemannBenjamin Britten
Performer:  Vilém Veverka
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The inspiration brought to Benjamin Britten by the oboe and the Roman poet’s verse gave rise to the cycle Six Metamorphoses After Ovid. A similar abundance of characters is depicted in G. P. Telemann’s Twelve Fantasias. The distinguished Czech oboist Vilém Veverka has recorded these musical gems. The inspiration brought to Benjamin Britten by the oboe and the Roman poet’s verse gave rise to the cycle Six Metamorphoses After Ovid. A similar abundance of characters is depicted in G. P. Telemann’s Twelve Fantasias. The distinguished Czech oboist Vilém Veverka has recorded these musical gems. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Fantasias (12) for Flute solo, TV 40 no 2-13 by Georg Philipp Telemann
Performer:  Vilém Veverka (Oboe)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1732; Hamburg, Germany 
2. Metamorphoses (6) after Ovid for Oboe solo, Op. 49 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Vilém Veverka (Oboe)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; England 

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