Posts Tagged ‘froberger’

new CD now commercially available

June 12, 2018

© Tilman Skowroneck 2018

As I have written previously, I made a new solo recording in June 2015. It is now available on CD, produced by the German label TYXart. The official announcements are here (German) and here (English). As of yet, it seems the CD is best available through jpc.de and Amazon.de. I am informed that the international release starts in July 2018.

The complete track list follows below:

Johann Jakob Froberger (1616–1667)
Toccata VI in A minor 03:26
Suite IV in A minor
Allemande 03:03
Gigue 01:53
Courante 01:42
Sarabanda 02:50
Lamentation, faite sur la tres douloreuse Mort deSa Majeste Imperiale, Ferdinand le Troisieme, et se joüe lentement avec discretion 07:24

Louis Couperin (c. 1626–1661)
Prélude in D minor 05:26
Allemande 02:51
Courante 01:25
Courante 01:45
Sarabande 03:32
Canaries 01:06
La Pastourelle 01:20
Chaconne 02:56
Tombeau de Mr. de Blancrocher par Mr. Couperin 07:10

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683–1764)
Suite in A minor (premier Livre de Pieces de Clavecin)
Prélude 03:20
Alemande 04:48
2e Alemande 02:07
Courante 02:08
Gigue 02:40
1ere Sarabande 01:25
2e Sarabande 01:31
Vénitienne 01:27
Gavote 01:39
Menuet 01:20

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new recordings

July 7, 2015

© Tilman Skowroneck 2015

On 22 and 23 June 2015 I had the pleasure to record a mixed program of Froberger, Louis Couperin and Rameau (the first suite, which I hadn’t previously recorded) in the quiet and lovely church of Jonsered close to Gothenburg. Further below are some sneak clips (music edits done, but perhaps not the ultimate final tonal balance). The recording was made by Herwin Troje. As always, please contact me for permission before sharing these links.

The instrument, a little unexpectedly, is a one-manual brass-strung harpsichord after German originals, with a 392-415 keyboard.

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Temperaments used: a ‘French ordinaire’ variation and Rameau (which, really, is another ‘French ordinaire’ variation), at a=392Hz. The project was initiated by the instrument’s owner Bengt Nässén.

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Johann Jakob Froberger (1616—1667)

Toccata VI in A minor

Gigue

Lamentation, faite sur la tres douloreuse Mort de Sa Majeste Imperiale, Ferdinand le Troisieme

Louis Couperin (c. 1626—1661)

Prélude in D minor

Allemande

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683—1764)

Prélude