A Taste of Gut

Apeiron Baroque: Too Many Strings

3rd August 2022 12:40pm

A taster of works for solo Baroque Violin, Viola, and Viola d’amore by Telemann, Pisendel, Bach, Boysen, and the most prolific composer, Anonymous. Performed on historical instruments by newly returned Early Music specialist, John Ma.

Wesley Uniting Church, National Circuit Forrest, ACT. 

3rd August2022, 12:40pm

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PISENDEL, 2nd movement from Solo Sonata

BALTZAR, Prelude and Almond from Division Violin

TELEMANN, 1st Solo Violin Fantasia

JS BACH, Adagio from G minor Sonata


JS BACH, Sarabande, Bouree, and Courante from 3rd Cello Suite

ANON, 2nd movement from Sonata for Viola d'amore and BC


John Ma, Violin, Viola, and Viola d'amore


Degrees of separation

"I love baroque music and he plays it with an understanding that is clear and immediate... joyous and playful interaction, lighter and more dancelike."

"...in admiration for the playing and the player."

"...the understanding and connection with the works were a pleasure and clearly evident and his patter was informative, even educational"

Writer: Eric Pozza; Canberra Jazz Blog (5th August 2022)


Credit: Eric Pozza