All this makes the work extremely difficult to perform, as I myself had the chance to find out for example at a concert of the Musica Antiqua Koln
and Gabrieli Consort & Players ensembles at St.
For several years she was part of GermanyCOs prestigious Early Music ensemble Musica Antiqua Koln
, touring Europe and America and recording for Deutsche Gramophon.She studied in Music Colleges in Hannover and Dusseldorf, where she achieved a diploma.
Whether it be the Orchestra Suites with Musica Antiqua Koln
(DG Archiv), the St.
This spectacular recording is a signal achievement for Reinhard Goebel and Musica Antiqua Koln
, an ensemble that has been accused in the past (sometimes with good reason) of sacrificing musical pleasure on the altar of historical argument.
Reinhard Goebel, Musica Antiqua Koln
; Simon Standage, violin, with Trevor Pinnock and the English Concert.
If the Dresden orchestra was `an army of generals' (though Burney made the remark of the Mannheim orchestra) then Musica Antiqua Koln
is equally not lacking in top brass, beginning with the brilliant if not effortless (that would spoil the effect) playing of the stratospheric horn parts in Heinichen's concerto, by Charles Putnam and Renee Allen.
Heinichen's sacred music is the focus of Musica Antiqua Koln
's recent recording of his sacred music, Johann David Heinichen: Lamentationes, Passionsmusik (Archiv 447 092-2, 2 CDs, issued 1996).
Musica Antiqua Koln
generally capture the spirit of this music very well.
Most of the five concertos for this unusual combinaton which appear on the new disc from Musica Antiqua Koln
however, owe more to Corelli.