Jana Semeradova, Erich Traxler – Handel, Leclair – Chaconne for the Princess (2020) [FLAC 24bit/96kHz]

Jana Semerádová, Erich Traxler – Händel, Leclair – Chaconne for the Princess (2020)
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Handel and Leclair in the services of Princess Anne. Jean-Marie Leclair (1697-1764) – Sonata in G major, Op. 9 No. 7; Sonata in E minor, Op. 9 No. 2 (Quatrieme livre de sonates). George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) – Suite in D minor, HWV 428 (Suites de Pieces pour le clavecin); Passacaille from Suite in G minor, HWV 432; Chaconne in A major from the opera Parnasso in festa for the wedding of Princess Anne, 1734). George Frideric Handel / Michel Blavet (1700-1768) – Gavotte “The Harmonious Blacksmith” (Air and Variations from Suite in E minor, HWV 430, 1720). Anonymous – Princess Royal (1740)

During the Baroque era, taking music and art lessons was an integral part of education of children in royal families. Anne, Princess of Orange (1709-1759), the eldest daughter of King George II of Great Britain, was fortunate in having excellent teachers. At the age of five, she moved from her native city of Hanover to London, where for eleven years her musical talent was cultivated by G. F. Handel, a celebrated composer and keyboard virtuoso. Handel dedicated a number of his works to the Princess (among them the wedding serenade Parnasso in festa), while other, highly popular, pieces of his were arranged, including by the virtuoso flautist Michel Blavet. Following her wedding and departure from London, Anne no longer took harpsichord lessons, yet at the court in The Hague, her new home, she remained faithful to the Muses and surrounded herself with excellent artists. For a few years, the court employed the superb violinist and Kapellmeister Jean-Marie Leclair, who dedicated to Anne his fourth book of solo sonatas. In the case of some of them, he mentioned – to the delight of all flautists – the possibility of their being performed by “flute allemande” as an alternative instrument.

As a soloist, the flautist Jana Semerádová has worked with distinguished early music specialists (S. Azzolini, A. Bernardini, E. Onofri, etc.) and has performed at major festivals (Utrecht, Leipzig, Halle, Versailles, Sablé, Regensburg, etc.). Erich Traxler is an outstanding soloist and chamber player, who has appeared at the most renowned concert venues worldwide. Princess Anne’s remarkable musical story is the intersection of the stories of the two exceptional musicians.

Tracklist

Jean-Marie Leclair Sonata G major Op. 9 dedicated to Princess of Orange

1. Jana Semerádová, Erich Traxler – Sonata in G Major, Op. 9: No. 1, Andante. Dolce
2. Jana Semerádová, Erich Traxler – Sonata in G Major, Op. 9: No. 2, Allegro ma non troppo
3. Jana Semerádová, Erich Traxler – Sonata in G Major, Op. 9: No. 3, Aria. Affettuoso
4. Jana Semerádová, Erich Traxler – Sonata in G Major, Op. 9: No. 4, Giga. Allegro moderato

Georg Friedrich Händel Suite D minor HWV 428

5. Jana Semerádová, Erich Traxler – Suite in D Minor, HWV 428: No. 1, Prelude
6. Jana Semerádová, Erich Traxler – Suite in D Minor, HWV 428: No. 2, Allegro
7. Jana Semerádová, Erich Traxler – Suite in D Minor, HWV 428: No. 3, Allemande
8. Jana Semerádová, Erich Traxler – Suite in D Minor, HWV 428: No. 4, Courante
9. Jana Semerádová, Erich Traxler – Suite in D Minor, HWV 428: No. 5, Air & Variations
10. Jana Semerádová, Erich Traxler – Suite in D Minor, HWV 428: No. 6, Presto

Georg Friedrich Händel Suite E major HWV 430

11. Jana Semerádová, Erich Traxler – Suite in E Major, HWV 430: Gavotte “The Harmonious Blacksmith”

Georg Friedrich Händel Suite E major HWV 432

12. Jana Semerádová, Erich Traxler – Suite in G Minor, HWV 432: Passacaglia
13. Jana Semerádová, Erich Traxler – Princess Royal

Jean-Marie Leclair Sonata E minor Op. 9 dedicated to Princess of Orange

14. Jana Semerádová, Erich Traxler – Sonata in E Minor, Op. 9: No. 1, Andante. Dolce – Allemande
15. Jana Semerádová, Erich Traxler – Sonata in E Minor, Op. 9: No. 2, Allegro ma non troppo
16. Jana Semerádová, Erich Traxler – Sonata in E Minor, Op. 9: No. 3, Sarabande
17. Jana Semerádová, Erich Traxler – Sonata in E Minor, Op. 9: No. 4, Minuetto. Allegro non troppo
18. Jana Semerádová, Erich Traxler – Chaconne in A Major

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