Thu, Oct 12 | Hill-Physick-Keith House

Night Music Concert

Night Music charms its audiences with music of the Revolutionary and Romantic eras, performing music of Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, and beyond on instruments of the time. (Sharon Tortello Photography)
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Time & Location

Oct 12, 2017, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Hill-Physick-Keith House, 321 S 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

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THE FANTASTIC MR. TELEMANN

Thursday, October 12, 2017

7:30pm

Powel House

Musical improvisation and pre-planned, notated music that simulated improvisation remained in vogue throughout the eighteenth century. The main locus of improvisatory style was the fantasia, a genre epitomized by Telemann’s solo instrumental works for solo flute, violin, and viola da gamba and Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach’s keyboard works. Our program is built around three fantasias: two by Telemann, and one by the younger Bach, who was his godson and namesake. Alternating ensemble pieces bring the solo instruments in dialogue with one another and explore the fantasia’s influence on other genres.

With guests Francesca Brittain, fortepiano, Sarah Cunningham, viola da gamba, and Margaret Humphrey, violin

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