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Johann Mattheson: Air en Rondeau aus der Sonate F-Dur op.1 Nr. 2

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Uploaded by: NeoBarock (05/24/21)
Composer: * My Own Transcription
Sample Producer: Binauralpipes
Sample Set: Iba
Software: GrandOrgue
Genre: Baroque
Description:
Here now the Air en Rondeau from the same Sonata.
Mattheson's biography knows some interesting anecdotes, some of which I would like to relate in the course of this series.

In 1703 he met George Frideric Handel here and struck up a lifelong, if not unproblematic, friendship. They exchanged knowledge intensively, even when it came to tangible disputes over musical views. During a performance of Mattheson's opera Cleopatra, a dispute arose over musical direction that ended in a duel. A button on Handel's jacket prevented serious injury. The adversaries reconciled that same evening. However, Mattheson apparently felt that Handel held him in low esteem throughout his life.

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Performance: MIDI
Recorded in: Stereo
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