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Georg Philipp Telemann

Overture-Suite in F major

TWV55/f11 • “Alster”

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This work, described by conductor and composer Gunther Schuller as "a tour de force of orchestration and ingenuity," was written around 1725 for the unusual combination of four horns, two oboes, bassoon, and two violins; it has also been performed by larger Baroque orchestral ensembles. As the title suggests, the work ... read more