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The Fantastical Mister Biber
St. John's Episcopal Church
Ross, CA
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The Fantastical Mister Biber
Agave Baroque brings their "brilliantly virtuosic... shining... profound playing" (-Early Music America) to the works of the 17th century superstar violinist Heinrich Biber.  Biber invented numerous new tunings (scordatura) for his violin, to achieve extended techniques, special tone colors, and "artificial harmonies."  Agave will explore his groundbreaking 1696 collection Harmonia artificioso-ariosa, where he assigns two parts to each violin, for an unusual five-part trio texture!  Biber blended the sacred and secular musical styles with the flowing, free-form stylus fantasticus ("the fantastical style") to create a completely new musical "modernism" that captures the essence of the late 17th century violin virtuoso.  The program also includes works by David Pohle, Jakob Kremberg, and Georg Reutter der Ältere.

Please join Agave Baroque for a complementary wine reception following the performance!

Program

Mensa Sonora Pars VI in G minor.......... Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber

Sonata a 3 in G, G. 29....................................................David Pohle

Drei Stucke for guitar and continuo..........................Jakob Kremberg

"The Visitation" from Rosary Sonatas........................................Biber

Toccata for organ........................................Georg Reutter der Ältere

Harmonia artificioso-ariosa Partia III..........................................Biber
    Amener

Sonata (1681) no. 4 C.141.........................................................Biber

Harmonia artificioso-ariosa Partia I............................................Biber

Location

St. John's Episcopal Church (View)
14 Lagunitas Rd
Ross, CA 94956
United States


Categories

Music > All Ages
Music > Classical
Music > Indie
Music > Metal & Hardcore

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact

Owner: Agave Baroque
On BPT Since: Apr 11, 2017
 
Agave Baroque
info@agavebaroque.org
www.agavebaroque.org
 


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