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Oboe Concerto in D minor
composer
Dresden Sächslandesbibliothek / Darmstadt Hochschulbibliothek

Recordings
'Bach & Telemann: Oboe & Oboe d'amore Concertos' (CDH55269)
Bach & Telemann: Oboe & Oboe d'amore Concertos
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55269  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
Details
Movement 1: Adagio
Track 4 on CDH55269 [1'39] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 2: Allegro
Track 5 on CDH55269 [3'02] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 3: Adagio
Track 6 on CDH55269 [1'02] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 4: Allegro
Track 7 on CDH55269 [1'59] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Oboe Concerto in D minor
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The concerto in D minor for oboe appears in a manuscript now in the Dresden Sachslandesbibliothek, with a set of parts also to be found in the Darmstadt Hochschulbibliothek. Of significance are the different types of articulation that Telemann specifies, with the same phrase often treated to several types of phrasing within a short space of time. His inventive treatment of texture shows itself in the first movement, where the oboe’s plaintive melody is accompanied by a mixture of duplets, triplets and quadruplets. The six bars of the short third movement contain, alongside some very beautiful writing, one harmonic shift which must qualify as one of the most remarkable of the period. The final movement is notable too for testing the soloist’s virtuosity in passages requiring nimble playing.

from notes by Robert King © 1988

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Details for CDH55269 track 6
Adagio
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-88-26706
Duration
1'02
Recording date
30 June 1987
Recording venue
St Paul's Church, New Southgate, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Bach & Telemann: Oboe & Oboe d'amore Concertos (CDA66267)
    Disc 1 Track 6
    Release date: April 1988
    Deletion date: January 2006
    Superseded by CDH55269
  2. Bach & Telemann: Oboe & Oboe d'amore Concertos (CDH55269)
    Disc 1 Track 6
    Release date: June 2007
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
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