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Bergen Barokk performs Telemann and Bertouch

An introduction to the Norwegian ensemble Bergen Barokk with a couple of Toccata Classics releases of cantatas by Telemann and sonatas by Georg von Bertouch.

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Members of Bergen Barokk.

This week’s edition features the Norwegian ensemble Bergen Barokk on the Toccata Classics label in a program of cantatas by Georg Philipp Telemann (from his publication “Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst”) and instrumental works by Georg von Bertouch, a little-known German composer who spent most of his life and career in the Norwegian military.

Music Heard On This Episode

Georg Philipp Telemann: Cantata "Jauchzet, frolocket, der Himmel ist offen" (TVW 1: 953), I.Aria "Jauchzet, frolocket, der Himmel ist offen"
Bergen Barokk — Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, vol. 2: Six Cantatas (Toccata, 2009)
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Georg Philipp Telemann: Cantata "Jauchzet, frolocket, der Himmel ist offen" (TVW 1: 953), I.Aria "Jauchzet, frolocket, der Himmel ist offen"
Bergen Barokk — Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, vol. 2: Six Cantatas (Toccata, 2009)
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Georg Philipp Telemann: Cantata "Erwachet zum Kriegen" (TWV 1: 481), I. Aria "Erwachet zum Kriegen" (Vivace)
Bergen Barokk — Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, vol. 2: Six Cantatas (Toccata, 2009)
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Georg Philipp Telemann: Cantata "Hemmet Den Eifer, Verbannet Die Rache" [TWV 1.941], I. Aria Hemmet Den Eifer, Verbannet Die Rache (Spiritoso)
Bergen Barokk — Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, vol. 1: Six Cantatas (Toccata , 2006)
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Georg Philipp Telemann: Cantata "Seele, Lerne Dich Erkennen" [TWV 1.1502], I. Aria "Seele, Lerne Dich Erkennen"
Bergen Barokk — Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, vol. 1: Six Cantatas (Toccata , 2006)
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Georg von Bertouch: From Sonata no. 8 in G major, III.Andante
Bergen Barokk — Trio Sonatas with pieces the Music-Book of Jacob Mestmacher (Toccata, 2005)
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Georg von Bertouch: From Sonata no. 11 in F major, : IV.Allegro
Bergen Barokk — Trio Sonatas with pieces the Music-Book of Jacob Mestmacher (Toccata, 2005)
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Bernard Gordillo

Bernard Gordillo was born in Managua, Nicaragua, and raised in New Orleans. He holds degrees from Centenary College of Louisiana, the Early Music Institute at Indiana University, and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (London). Bernard also writes and hosts the Harmonia Early Music Podcast.

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