To Touch the Heart: Passacaglia Trio
Recital Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR
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Annabel Knight baroque flute, recorder
Robin Bigwood harpsichord
Reiko Ichise viola da gamba
To Touch the Heart
Music for baroque flute, recorder, harpsichord and viola da gamba from the Prussian Royal Courts. Featuring music by JS and CPE Bach and King Frederick the Great himself, as well as rarely heard music by women composers, including the King’s talented sisters and a young Italian protégée, Anna Bon, fresh from training at the Ospedale della Pietà in Venice.
Music to include
CPE Bach Sonata for bass recorder, viola da gamba and basso continuo
CPE Bach Sonata in E minor for flute and basso continuo
CPE Bach Variations on Les Folies d’Espagne Wq 118/9
JS Bach Ricercar a 3 from The Musical Offering, BWV 1079
Frederick the Great, King of Prussia Sonata in C minor for flute and basso continuo
Wilhelmine von Bayreuth Sonata for flute and basso continuo in A minor
Anna Bon de Venezia Sonata for flute and basso continuo in F major
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