Ensemble Saga, Maria Lindall plays Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber

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dc.contributor.other Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber es
dc.contributor.other Maria Lindal es
dc.contributor.other Ensemble Saga es
dc.coverage.spatial Austria es
dc.date.accessioned 2013-05-30T17:13:21Z
dc.date.available 1993
dc.date.available 2013-05-30T17:13:21Z
dc.date.copyright 1993
dc.date.issued 2013-05-30
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3255
dc.description.abstract Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber may have been the finest violinist of the seventeenth century. He was also a highly innovative composer whose works—most notably his sonatas for violin—are gaining new prominence in the performing repertory. Biber was born in the Bohemian town of Wartenberg (now in the Czech Republic). Little is known of his background or education, although he is believed to have studied in Vienna with the eminent German violinist Johann Heinrich Schmelzer. He began his career playing violin and gamba in the aristocratic courts of Moravia, and is known to have assumed a post in the band belonging to Count Karl of Liechtenstein-Castelcorno at Kromeriz. In 1670, he abandoned this position without permission, and joined the Kapelle in Salzburg, being named Kapellmeister there in 1684. His brilliance and virtuosity on the violin made Biber one of the most renowned soloists in Europe, and in 1690 Emperor Leopold I added the aristocratic prefix "von" to his name. He died at age 59 in Salzburg. Biber's compositions stand as some of the most startlingly advanced music of the Baroque era. Biber's manuscripts and publications record violin improvisations in unprecedented detail; in his Sonata Representativa, one will find Biber's instrumental impressions of cuckoos, frogs, cats, and marching musketeers. These are supplied with a simple ground bass that provides plenty of room for the soloist to stretch out and show off, but are written at such a high level of difficulty that few violinists attempt to master them. In his "Mystery", or "Rosenkranz" sonatas, Biber makes extensive use of scordatura, violin re-tunings that change the tonal character of the instrument and make "impossible" figurations possible. Biber was clearly influenced by the Musurgia Universalis, a theoretical work written by German Jesuit scientist and mathematician Athanasius Kircher. First published in 1650, Kircher draws parallels between musical tones, planetary motion, and psychological states of being. Biber's music is strongly affective emotionally, and in works of a programmatic character, such as his orchestral piece Battalia, he attempts to combine both a literal and subjective listening experience. In Battalia, the orchestra is required to play several marching songs in different keys at once—in a manner similar to the music of Charles Ives—to indicate eager soldiers of various regiments leading off to battle. A soft, hushed passage at the end of the work represents the result, a somber tableau of battlefield dead. Biber also composed a number of sacred vocal works; most of these reside easily within the required strictures of the Church. A standout piece is his 15-part requiem, an expressive and harmonically adventurous mass that eschews the sobriety of the text in favor of glorious antiphonal choral textures. Along those same lines, musicologists have established that the anonymous, huge 53-part Missa Salisburgensis is also likely the work of von Biber. © Uncle Dave Lewis, All Music Guide es
dc.description.tableofcontents Partia III from “Harmonia Artificiosa-Ariosa” (DTÖ, Vol.92) for 2 Violins scordatura and basso continuo; Prӕludium, allemande, Amener, Balleto, Gigue, Ciacona-- Sonata VI for violin and basso continuo (DTÖ, V/2 Band 11)-- Sonata Representativa for Violin and basso continuo (Doblinger, Vienna)---- Partia V from “Harmonia Artificiosa-Ariosa” (DTÖ, Vol.92) for 2 Violins scordatura and basso continuo; Intrada, Aria, Balleto, Gigue, Passacaglia-- Sonata X from “Rosenkranz Sonatas” (Denkmäler der Musik in Salzburg) for violin scordatura and basso continuo-- Passacaglia XVI for Violin solo (Denkmäler der Musik in Salzburg)-- es
dc.format.extent 59:36min. es
dc.format.medium 1 CD-Rom. (59:36 min.) Digital; 4 3/4 plg. es
dc.language.iso en es
dc.rights Uninorte F.M.Estéreo es
dc.subject.lcc 31007649 es
dc.subject.lcsh Suites (Violins (2), continuo) Sonatas (Violin and continuo) Passacaglias (Violin) es
dc.title Ensemble Saga, Maria Lindall plays Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber es
dc.title.alternative Conjunto Saga, Maria Lindall toca Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber es
dc.title.alternative Violin & Chamber Works es
dc.title.alternative Violín y Obras de Cámara es
dc.title.alternative Instrumental Music es
dc.title.alternative La Música Instrumental es
dc.language.rfc3066 Eng es
dc.rights.holder Grammofon AB BIS es
dc.identifier.classification 750582914324 es
dc.subject.cdu Bib.01 es


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2. Partia III f ... so continuo- Allemande.mp3 2:11 3.008Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
3. Partia III f ... basso continuo- Amener.mp3 1:13 1.674Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
4. Partia III f ... asso continuo- Balleto.mp3 58 1.338Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
5. Partia III f ... basso continuo- Gigue.mp3 37 865.5Kb MPEG Audio Mp3
6. Partia III f ... asso continuo- Ciacona.mp3 4:13 5.783Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
7. sonata VI for Violin and basso continuo.wav 10:36 106.9Mb WAV audio Wav
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11. Partia V fr ... sso continuo- Balletto.mp3 39 907.6Kb MPEG Audio Mp3
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