My Favourite Instrument: Concertos, Sonatas & Arias With Oboe

Release Date: 1/13/2015
Label: Accent
Catalog Number: ACT24295
Orchestra/Ensemble: Batzdorfer Hofkapelle
Number of Discs: 1

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
Georg Friedrich Handel, reminiscing of his youth, stated: "I wrote like the devil in those days, especially for the hautbois, which was my favourite instrument." In the instrumental works recorded here, range from oboe sonatas and trio sonatas to concertos and arias. Oboist Xenia Löffler, a member of the Akadenie für Alte Musik, Berlin, is an internationally sought-after soloist.
Works on This Recording
1. Trio Sonata for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo in B flat major, HWV 388/Op 2 no 3 (4) by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Xenia Löffler (Oboe)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Batzdorfer Hofkapelle
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1717-1718 ; London, England
2. Concerto for Oboe no 3 in G minor, HWV 287 by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Xenia Löffler (Oboe)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Batzdorfer Hofkapelle
Period: Baroque
Written: 1703-1705 ; Hamburg, Germany
3. Almira, HWV 1: Geloso Tormento by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Xenia Löffler (Oboe)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Batzdorfer Hofkapelle
4. Almira, HWV 1: Vedrai s' a tuo dispetto by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Xenia Löffler (Oboe), Marie Friederike Schoder (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Batzdorfer Hofkapelle
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1705 ; Germany
5. Sonata for Oboe and Basso Continuo in C minor, HWV 366/Op. 1 no 8 by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Xenia Löffler (Oboe)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Batzdorfer Hofkapelle
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1726-1732 ; London, England
6. Teseo, HWV 9: Overture by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Xenia Löffler (Oboe)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Batzdorfer Hofkapelle
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1712 ; London, England
7. Teseo, HWV 9: Moriró, ma vendicata by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Xenia Löffler (Oboe)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Batzdorfer Hofkapelle
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1712 ; London, England
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