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The Virtuosi Saxoniae is really a chamber orchestra dedicated generally to 18th century Baroque works, especially those from that era using a performance history on the Dresden Courtroom. Hence the ensemble’s repertory is normally abundant with music by Jan Dismas Zelenka, Johann Friedrich Fasch, and Johann Adolf Hasse. But it addittionally includes huge chunks from the outputs of J.S. Bach, Vivaldi, and Telemann, in addition to functions by many less popular numbers, like Johann David Heinichen, Johann Melchior Molter, and Johann Gottlieb Graun. Furthermore, the ensemble’s repertory stretches into the traditional era to take functions by Haydn, Mozart, along with other composers. The Virtuosi Saxoniae contain about 23 players, most of whom are people from the Dresden Staatskapelle. Usually the amount of players in confirmed concert agreements from 20 roughly to a few due to the needs of repertory. The VS offers provided regular concerts in the Dresden Lukaskirche, Frauenkirche, along with other Dresden places and also have toured throughout Germany and overseas. The ensemble offers made an appearance on over 100 recordings for such brands as Berlin Classics, Delta, and Carus. The Virtuosi Saxoniae was founded in 1985 by Ludwig Güttler, who acts because the ensemble’s music movie director. He also frequently appears in collaboration with the ensemble as trumpet or corno da caccia soloist. Güttler find the name Virtuosi Saxoniae not merely to reflect the bond towards the repertory from the (Saxon) Dresden Courtroom, but to point the higher level of musicianship both in the courtroom and in his modern-day ensemble. The VS offered its inaugural concert in the 1986 Dresden Music Event. The orchestra quickly drew see and among its 1st recordings was a 1988 Eterna disk entitled Kursächsische Kirchenmusik — Cantatas for tenor & trumpet, with famous tenor Peter Schreier and Güttler on trumpet. A string of effective recordings followed, like the 1993 Berlin Classics Compact disc Konzerte für Trompete und Corno da Caccia, which presented functions by Handel, Hertel, Rathgeber, among others. Through the entire 1990s and in to the fresh hundred years the VS drew wide acclaim both because of its concert shows and substantially bulging discography. Having previously performed in the Frauenkirche catacombs, the VS started regularly showing up in concert on the restored Frauenkirche from 2005, the entire year the recovery was completed. One of the ensemble’s even more acclaimed recordings may be the 2011 Berlin Classics Compact disc Triumph des Corno da Caccia, which features the VS with several soloists in functions by J.S. Bach, Vivaldi, Telemann, among others.

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Music Songs Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil I, IX. Aria "Ich folge dir gleichfalls", Zerfließe, mein Herze, Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil II, XXIV. Aria e Coro "Eilt, ihr angefochtnen Seelen", Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil II, XXXII. Aria e Coro "Mein teurer Heiland, laß dich fragen", Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil II, XL. Choral "Ach Herr, laß dein lieb Engelein", Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil I, XIII. Aria "Ach, mein Sinn, wo willst du endlich hin", Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil II, XXXIX. Coro "Ruht wohl, ihr heiligen Gebeine", Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil II, XVII. Choral "Ach großer König, groß zu allen Zeiten", Kantate, BWV 191 "Gloria in excelsis Deo": Sicut erat in principio, Concerto for 2 Corno da caccia, 2 Oboes and Bassoon in D Major: III. Allegro, Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil I, VII. Aria "Von der Stricken meiner Sünden", "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K. 525: III. Menuetto: Allegretto, Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil II, XX. Aria "Erwäge, wie sein blutgefärbter Rücken", Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil II, XXIIIf. Coro "Wir haben keinen König denn den Kaiser", Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil II, XXIb. Coro "Sei gegrüßet, lieber Jüdenkönig!", Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil II, XVIIIb. Coro "Nicht diesen, sondern Barrabam!", Ouverture-Suite, Fawv K:B6: I. Overture, Overture in D minor : II. Air I, Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil II, XVIb. Coro "Wäre dieser nicht ein Übeltäter", Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil II, XXVI. Choral "In meines Herzens Grunde", Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil II, XXIf. Coro "Wir haben ein Gesetz", Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil II, XXXVII. Choral "O hilf, Christe, Gottes Sohn", Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil I, I. Coro "Herr, unser Herrscher", Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil I, V. Choral "Dein Will gescheh, Herr Gott, zugleich", Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil II, XXVIIb. Coro "Lasset uns den nicht verteilen", Sonata for Trumpet and 2 Violins in D Major: V. Menuett, Concerto for 2 Horns in F Major, RV 539: I. Allegro, Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil I, III. Choral "O große Lieb", Capriccio No. 5 in G Major, ZWV 190: I. Allegro, Concerto in G Minor, RV 576: III. Allegro, Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil I, XIV. Choral "Petrus, der nicht denkt zurück", Trumpet Concerto in E flat major, Hob.VIIe:1: III. Finale: Allegro
Albums Weihnachtsoratorium, Missa Dei Patris / Confitebor Tibi Domine / Laudate Pueri, Concertos - Vivaldi / Telemann / Fasch / Graun, Schwartzkopff, Mozart L., Torelli & Röllig: Concertos for Trumpet and Corno da Caccia, Bach: Orchestral Suites, BWV 1066-1069, Vivaldi: Die vier Jahreszeiten op. 8, Nr. 1-4, Baroque Concertos - Georg Philipp Telemann/Johann Joachim Quantz / Antonio Vivaldi / Jan Dismas Zelenka (Guttler), Mudge, Lazzari, Telemann, Franceschini, Mozart L., Vivaldi & Haydn: Famous Trumpet Concertos, Ernst, Bach, Fasch, Händel & Hummel: Trumpet Recital, Fasch: Overtures and Concerto in D Major & Sonatas for Oboes and Bassoon, J.S. Bach: Johannes Passion, Vivaldi: Gloria - Magnificat, Trumpet and Horn Recital, Telemann, Fasch, Hertel, Baer, Sachsen-Weimar & Molter: Ludwig Güttler, Haydn, M.: Serenade, P. 87, Haydn: Cello Concertos I-III, Mozart: Sinfonien No. 38, 33, 36, 40 & 41, Johannes-Passion BWV 245 (Hallenser Madrigalisten & Virtuosi Saxoniae), Dowland, Bach, Haydn & Mozart: Songs and Arias (English and German lute songs from the 17th Century), Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 2, 4, 6 (Virtuosi Saxoniae, Ludwig Güttler), Zelenka: Confitebor, Laudate pueri & 3 Capricci, J.S. Bach Orchestral Suites, Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Divertimento, K. 136 & Salzburg Symphony No. 1, Oboe and Oboe d'amore Concertos - Johann Sebastian Bach / Antonio Vivaldi / Georg Philipp Telemann / Johann Georg Pisendel / Johann Wilhelm Hertel, Vivaldi.: Concertos for the court of the Elector of Saxony, Händel, Molter, Hertel, Rathgeber & Sperger: Trumpet and Horn Recital (KulturSpiegel - Eterna - Über Grenzen Hinaus), Virtuose Konzerte für Corno da caccia, Bach: Brandenburg Concertos BWV 1046-1051, Konzerte für den Kursächsischen Hof (Virtuosi Saxoniae, feat. conductor: Ludwig Güttler), Zelenka, Rathgeber, Vivaldi, Fasch & Sperger: Concertos for corno da caccia

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