Hansjörg Schellenberger – Haydn und Mozart

Title: Haydn und Mozart

Catalogue No.: C 130199

Release: 07.04.2014

Description

After numerous years as resident composer and Director of Court Music at the Esterhazy castle, Joseph Haydn’s fame as a great composer of genius had spread across all of Europe – no wonder, when one considers the consistency with which he developed the form of the symphony and the string quartet in more than 100 works, from “Sturm und Drang” to the beginnings of Romanticism, not to mention his many other creations. So it is no surprise that around 1786 he was offered a very special commission from Spain: the diocese in southern Cadiz asked for a composition to be heard at the climax of Holy Week on Good Friday, the “tres horas”, which are dedicated to the memory of the death of Jesus Christ. The subject was the meditation on the “Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross”.

Without any commission or payment, purely for pleasure, W.A. Mozart composed this quartet for a “most esteemed” friend – the most wonderful work that was ever written for the oboe.
Mozart always wrote his solo works closely related to the abilities of his performers: Ramm’s playing and virtuosity on the oboe must have really inspired him. If one compares the 1781 quartet with the Oboe Concerto K.285d which was written
in Salzburg in 1777 for the oboist Ferlendis, not only do we see that this concerto is far less virtuosic, but we also hear music that is considerably less inspired and not as filled with musical richness.

Tracklist

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Oboenquartett KV 370
Allegro
Adagio
Rondeau. Allegro

Joseph Haydn – Die sieben letzten Worte unseres Erlösers am Kreuze

Introduction
I) Pater, pater dimitte illis, quia nesciunt, quid faciunt
II) Hodie mecum eris in Paradiso
III) Mulier ecce filius tuus
IV) Deus meus, utquid dereliquisti me?
V) Sitio
VI) Consumatum est
VII) In manus tuas Domine, commendo spiritum meum

Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana – Hansjörg Schellenberger: Lost & Found

Title: Concertini for Oboe “Lost & Found”

Catalogue No.: C 130168

Release: 02.02.2008

Description

Lost & Found means stumbling across music by pure chance, fortuitous circumstances and sometimes after a long and arduous search; music composed a long time ago, in most cases performed then and since lost in the mists of time.

The nineteenth century plays a central role in all this, since the oboe as a solo instrument had by that time been relegated to a wallflower existence and was only perceived by the music-loving public as part of the overall orchestral timbre. If Robert Schumann had not written his famous Romances op. 94, there would have not been a single composer of reputation in the Romantic era to have written anything for the oboe.

We hope that these recordings will bear witness to the treasures to be found when such a journey of discovery leads to the production of a whole CD, especially since the nineteenth century produced such a cornucopia of music, including that of some outstanding composers of the second and third rank.

On this Record you are discovering first recordings by:

Ignaz Lachner (1807 – 1895)
Jan Wenzislaus Kalliwoda (1801 – 1866)
August Klughardt (1847 – 1902)
Josef Rejcha (1752 – 1795)

Tracklist

August Friedrich Martin Klughardt (1847 – 1902) Concertino für Oboe und Orchester op.18

01 Ziemlich lebhaft – August Friedrich Martin Klughardt
02 Ruhig und sehr ausdrucksvoll – August Friedrich Martin Klughardt
03 Lebhaft – August Friedrich Martin Klughardt

Joseph Reicha (1746 – 1795) Konzert in B-Dur für Oboe und Orchester

04 Allegro – Joseph Reicha
05 Adagio – Joseph Reicha
06 Rondo: Allegro – Joseph Reicha

Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda (1801 – 1866) Divertissement op.58 für Oboe und Orchester

07 Introduzione (Allegretto) – Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda
08 Allegro Andante – Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda
09 Adagio – Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda
10 Vivace – Presto – Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda

Joseph Reicha (1746 – 1795) Konzert in F-Dur für Oboe und Orchester

11 Allegro – Joseph Reicha
12 Adagio – Joseph Reicha
13 Rondeau: Allegretto – Joseph Reicha

Ignaz Lachner (1807 – 1895) Concertino für Oboe und Orchester

14 Allegro moderato – Ignaz Lachner
15 Andantino – Ignaz Lachner
16 Rondo: Allegretto quasi Andantino – Ignaz Lachner

Hansjörg Schellenberger – Romantische Verwandlungen

Titel: Romantische Verwandlungen

Katalog Nr.: C 130151

Veröffentlichung: 07.10.2007

Produktbeschreibung

Die so genannte “Deutsche Romantik”, die Periode also des mittleren bis späten 19.Jahrhunderts war übervoll von großen, genialen Komponisten wie Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Bruckner, Mendelsohn, Liszt, Wagner etc. geprägt. Die Dominanz dieser großen Meister verdeckte im öffentlichen Bewusstsein eine zweite Ebene komponierender Musiker, die kaum weniger bedeutende Werke schufen und zum Teil an herausragenden Positionen wirkten. In diesen Zeitgeschmack eingebunden sind die auf dieser CD vereinigten Kammermusikwerke von Reinecke, der als langjähriger Gewandhaus-Kapellmeister in Leizig tätig war, Klughardt, der als Leiter des Weimarer Opernhauses brillierte oder Herzogenberg, der als Direktor der Berliner Musikakademie für Aufsehen sorgte. So entwickelte sich bei der Zusammenstellung dieser CD die übergreifende Idee, ihr den Titel “Romantische Verwandlungen” zu geben. Es ist für die Interpreten ein großes Bedürfnis, eben die zweite, äußerst reichhaltige Ebene kompositorischen Schaffens des 19.Jahrhunderts zu neuem Leben zu erwecken, um den unendlichen Reichtum musikalischer Produktion dieser Epoche unter einem anderen Blickwinkel erneut sichtbar und hörbar werden zu lassen. Hansjörg Schellenberger, die treibende Kraft des Projektes, hat im Sommer 2001 nach 30-jähriger Orchestertätigkeit seine Stelle als Solo-Oboist bei den Berliner Philharmonikern aufgegeben, um sich den zunehmenden Aufgaben als Dirigent, Solist und Kammermusiker konzentrierter widmen zu können. 1997 gründete er das Label CAMPANELLA MUSICA, das bereits eine Reihe von ausgezeichneten Produktionen auf den Markt gebracht hat und 1999 für die CD mit Werken von Lutoslawski, Martin und Ibert in die Vierteljahresliste des Deutschen Schallplattenpreises aufgenommen wurde.
 

Tracklist

August Klughardt (1847-1902) “Schilflieder” nach Gedichten von Lenau – Fünf Fantasiestücke für Klavier, Oboe und Viola op. 28

01 Langsam, träumerisch – August Klughardt
02 Leidenschaftlich erregt – August Klughardt
03 Zart, in ruhger Bewegung – August Klughardt
04 Feurig – August Klughardt
05 Sehr ruhig – August Klughardt

Carl Nielsen (1865-1931) Canto serioso für Horn und Klavier

06 Andante sostenuto – Carl Nielsen

Carl Nielsen (1865-1931) Romanze und Humoreske für Oboe und Klavier op. 2

07 Romanze. Andante con brio – Carl Nielsen
08 Humoreske. Allegretto scherzando – Carl Nielsen

Heinrich von Herzogenberg (1843-1900) Drei Legenden für Viola und Klavier op. 62

09 Andantino – Heinrich von Herzogenberg
10 Moderato – Heinrich von Herzogenberg
11 Andante – Heinrich von Herzogenberg

Carl Reinecke (1824-1910) Notturno für Horn und Klavier op. 112

12 Andante non troppo lento – Carl Reinecke

Carl Reinecke (1824-1910) Trio für Oboe, Horn und Klavier a-moll op. 188

13 Allegro moderato – Carl Reinecke
14 Scherzo. Molto vivace – Carl Reinecke
15 Adagio – Carl Reinecke
16 Finale. Allegro ma non troppo – Carl Reinecke

Hansjörg Schellenberger – Margit Anna Süss – Klaus Stoll: Musique A Versailles

Titel: Musique A Versailles

Katalog Nr.: C 130090

Veröffentlichung: 21.01.2000

Produktbeschreibung

Pleasure, intellectual entertainment with roguish thoughtfulness, skilled instrumental improvisation and of course also sensual experiences in the field of pictorially and theatrically inspired music at the court of Versailles – this is promised and can also be delivered by this combination of original compositions and arrangements with the “Trio Marie-Antoinette”. The name of the ensemble – historically appropriate for music of this period – is an echo of the name of the baroque harp, which makes its entry in the trio.
 

 

Tracklist

MARIN MARAIS

01  Les Folies d’Espagne

JEAN PHILIPPE RAMEAU

02  Musette en Rondeau
03  Rigaudon
04  Gigue
05  Les Sauvages
06  Tambourin
07  La Follette

MARIN MARAIS: Suite en Ré mineur

08  Prélude
09  Allemande
10  La Mignone
11  Caprice
12  Menuet
13  Gigue La Petite
14  Rondeau

MICHEL-RICHARD DELALANDE: Symphonies des Noél

15  O ma voisine
16  Voicy le jour solemnel
17  Je me suis levé per un matinet
18  Joseph est bien marié
19  St. Prophete
20  Vous qui desirés sans fin
21  Notre bon père Noél
22  Noél pour l’amour de Marié
23  Les Bourgeoises de Chartres
24  Si c’est pour moter la vie
25  O Dieu que nétois je né
26  Une bergere jolie
27  Noél Nouveau 1733
28  Autre Noél

FRANCOIS COUPERIN

29  Les Barricades mysterieuxes
30  Soeur Monique

FRANCOIS COUPERIN: Concerto VI in B major

31  Gravement et mésuré
32  Allemende à 4 temps légers
33  Srabande
34  Air de diable
35  Sicilienne

Hansjörg Schellenberger – Margit Anna Süss – Klaus Stoll: Bach Sonaten

Titel: Bach Sonaten

Katalog Nr.: C 130021

Veröffentlichung: 04.05.1998

Produktbeschreibung

As royal Court Composer and Harpsichordist for Frederick the Great of Prussia, C.Ph.E. Bach’s compositions were principally for his own instrument and that of the king, namely the flute. What is largely unknown is that he was also responsible for the first major solo harp sonata as well as a number of important oboe works. Today it is widely accepted that flute pieces of that time could be legitimately performed on the oboe or violin, therefore not only C.Ph.E. Bach’s A minor flute sonata, but also the three sonatas erroneously attributed to J. S. Bach, profit from the new tonal spectrum offered by the oboe.

Tracklist

Sonata in C major for oboe, harp and double bass BWV 1033 – Johann Sebastian Bach

01  Andante – Presto
02  Allegro
03  Adagio
04  Menuett I und II

Sonata in G major for harp solo (Wq. 139) – Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

05  Adagio un poco
06  Allegro
07  Allegro

Sonata in G minor for oboe, harp and double bass (Wq. 135) – Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

08  Adagio
09  Allegro
10  Vivace

Sonata in E flat majorfor oboe, harp and double bass BWV 1031 – Johann Sebastian Bach

11  Allegro moderato
12  Siciliana
13  Allegro

Sonata in A minor for oboe solo (Wq. 132) – Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

14  Poco Adagio
15  Allegro
16  Allegro

Sonata in G minor for oboe, harp and double bass BWV 1020 – Johann Sebastian Bach

17  Allegro
18  Adagio
19  Allegro

Hansjörg Schellenberger: Musik mit Oboe – B. Britten

Titel: Musik mit Oboe Suite für Harfe Gemini Variationen – B. Britten

Katalog Nr.: C 130038

Veröffentlichung: 19.01.1998

Produktbeschreibung

It was an oboist friend of the young Benjamin Britten who inspired the composer to write a number of works for the instrument, the most well-known being the Fantasy Quartet op. 2 and the Metamorphoses op.49 “Insect-Pieces” and “Temporal Variations”, both for oboe and piano, were the first discovered after the composer’s death. These four constitute Britten’s complete oeuvre for oboe and they are combined on this CD with two other very personal works, his “Gemini Variations” and his Suite for harp.

Tracklist

01  Phantasy for Oboe, Violin, Viola and Violoncello op. 2 – Benjamin Britten

Temporal Variations for Oboe and Piano op. posth. (1936) – Benjamin Britten

02  Thema · Andante rubato
03  Oration · Lento quasi recitativo
04  March · Alla marcia
05  Exercises · Allegro molto e con fuoco
06  Commination · Adagio con fuoco
07  Chorale · Molto lento
08  Waltz · Allegretto rubato
09  Polka · Tempo di Polka – Allegro
10  Resolution · Maestoso (non troppo lento)

Suite for harp solo op. 83 – Benjamin Britten

11  Overture · Majestic
12  Toccata · Fast and gay
13  Nocturne · Slow and quiet
14  Fugue · Lively
15  Hymn (St. Denio) · Slow and solemn

Two Insect Pieces for oboe and piano op. posth. (1935) – Benjamin Britten

16  The Grasshopper
17  The Wasp

Six Metamorphoses after Ovid for oboe solo op. 49 – Benjamin Britten

18  Pan · Senza misura
19  Phaeton · Vivace ritmico
20  Niobe · Andante
21  Bacchus · Allegro pesante
22  Narcissus · Lento piacevole
23  Arethusa · Largamente

Gemini Variations. Twelve Variations and Fugue on an Epigram of Zoltàn Kodàly op. 73 – Benjamin Britten

24  Theme · Maestoso
25  Variation I · Prestissimo scherzando
26  Variation II · Moderato
27  Variation III · Allegro con brio
28  Variation IV · Grazioso
29  Variation V · Canone – Vivace
30  Variation VI · Specchio I ·Lento tranquillo
31  Variation VII · Cadenza
32  Variation VIII · Appassionata
33  Variation IX · Fanfara ·Allegro
34  Variation X · Marcia ·Lo stesso tempo (Allegro)
35  Variation XI · Specchio II · Misterioso
36  Variation XII · Romanza · Andante rubato
37  Fugue · Molto moderato