Chamber Programmes 2011-2013

Solo Recitals and Chamber Music Programmes, Simon Murphy (Directing/Solo), NDA Chamber Soloists

30. “Bach’s Cello” (3 Musicians)

Simon Murphy in Recital on Bach’s own Cello – on the reconstruction Bach’s 5-string Violoncello Piccolo (also referred to as the Viola da Spalla, Viola Pomposa or “Baby Cello”)

  • J.S. Bach Suite for Violoncello Piccolo no. 6 in D BWV 1012
  • Works for Cello and Continuo by F. Geminiani, W. de Fesch, G.P. Telemann and J.C.F. Bach
  • Works for 2 Cellos by J. Klein and C.F. Abel
  • Works for Lute solo by S.L. Weiss

In this very special solo recital programme – which received its premiere in Bach’s own original workspace, the Weimar Residenzschloss, during the recent 2009 Thüringer Bachwochen – Simon Murphy is accompanied by Karl Nyhlin (Baroque Lute) and Caroline Kang (Baroque Cello).

31. “Take Five”

  • L. van Beethoven String Quintet in E Flat op. 4
  • F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy String Quintet in A op. 18
  • Works by Pleyel and Wranitzky

32. Stabat Mater (c. 7 Musicians)

  • L. Boccherini “Stabat Mater”
  • W.A. Mozart String Sextet in E Flat (“Sinfonia Concertante”)

33. “Naked Chef” – Conductor Simon Murphy in Recital

  • F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Sonata for Viola and Piano
  • J.N. Hummel Sonata for Viola and Piano
  • Other works by C. Stamitz, L. van Beethoven, and A. von Münchhausen

34. “At Home with Bach” (“Zu Hause bei Bach”) (c. 5 Musicians) (also available as a Christmas programme)

  • J.S. Bach Selection from the Suites for Solo Cello
  • J.S. Bach Flute Sonata in e
  • Selected Arias for Soprano by J.S. Bach
  • A. Vivaldi Cantata for Soprano, Flute and Basso Continuo
  • Works by C.F. Abel, S.L. Weiss, A. Falckenhagen and D. Kellner

35. “Goodnight Vienna” (4 Musicians)

  • Serenades and other “Nachtmusik” by Beethoven, Molino and Schubert
  • F. Schubert/Matiegka Notturno for Flute, Guitar, Viola and Cello
  • F. Molino Serenade for Flute, Viola and Guitar
  • Beethoven “Duett mit zwei obligaten Augengläsern” for Viola and Cello
  • Works by Paganini and Call

36. „Das Dichterparadies“ (5 Musicians)

Music from the late 18th century literary salons of Goethe and Reichardt

  • Lieder by J.F. Reichardt, J. Reichardt, L. Reichardt, W.A. Mozart and F. Schubert
  • Texts/Poems/Odes by J.F. Reichardt, Goethe, Vos, Novalis, Hölty and Herder
  • Works for Streicher by J.F. Reichardt, W.A. Mozart, I. Pleyel, L. Boccherini and L.v. Beethoven
  • Works for Streicher and Gitarre by F. Molino and N. Paganini

37. “Sans Sounci” (4 Musicians)

  • C.P.E. Bach Quartets in D, G and a, for Flute, Viola, Cello and Fortepiano (1788)
  • J.C.F. Bach Trio Sonata in e for Flute, Viola and Basso Continuo
  • J.G. Graun Trio Sonata for Flute, Viola and Basso Continuo
  • W.F. Bach Polonaises and Fantasias (Selection)


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