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Court of Bayreuth: Lute Music

Court of Bayreuth: Lute Music

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~ Miguel Yisrael

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Frederick the Great's court in Potsdam was a recreation in Germany of Versailles - Frederick loved all things French. He also imported the baroque lute, an instrument that had been created in France. Frederick was a gifted flautist, and employed Johann Joseph Quantz as his court composer and teacher. Meanwhile, Princess Wilhemine, Frederick's sister, was a gifted lutenist and pupil of the great Silvius Weiss. She and she and her husband the Margrave of Bayreuth, established a small scale Versaille of their own in the small north Baverian town. They built a delightful opera house in the town that still exists. Wilhelmina employed both Adam Falckhagen (1697-1754) and Joachim Bernhard Hagen (1720-87), the latter being the pupil of the former.

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    Composers: Adam Falckenhagen, Christian Gottlieb Scheidler, Joachim Bernhard Hagen
    Performers: Miguel Yisrael
    Title: Court of Bayreuth: Lute Music
    Release Date: 5/4/2010
    Label: Brilliant Classics
    Product Type: CD
    Catalog #: 94026
    UPC: 842977040265
    Item #: KOC704026