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John Jenkins: Fantasy Suites - Hamburger Ratsmusik; Simone Eckert (viola da gamba)
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  1. Aria, for viola da gamba & ensemble in A major
  2. Suite for viola da gamba & ensemble in A minor
  3. Sonata for viola da gamba & ensemble in D minor
  4. Division in A major
  5. Suite for viola da gamba & ensemble No. 17 in E minor
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  1. Aria, for viola da gamba & ensemble in A major
  2. Suite for viola da gamba & ensemble in A minor
  3. Sonata for viola da gamba & ensemble in D minor
  4. Division in A major
  5. Suite for viola da gamba & ensemble No. 17 in E minor
  6. MS Goess in A, for viola da gamba & ensemble
  7. Suite for viola da gamba & ensemble No. 11 in C minor
  8. Fantasia-suite for treble, bass viol & continuo in G minor
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The booklet for this German release, with an impressive 13 footnotes, presents English composer John Jenkins as a transitional figure between Renaissance and Baroque, an idea borne out by the "Fantasy Suite" title of several of the works here. They are indeed hybrids of the Elizabethan-era polyphonic fantasia with the smaller Baroque dance movements that British composers of the seventeenth century's second quarter were beginning to import and observe in continental models: in four of the compositions here Jenkins simply ...

John Jenkins: Fantasy Suites 2009, Phoenix Edition

UPC: 811691011417

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