CD

Suites for strings

Georg Philipp Telemann (composer), Jürgen Groß (conductor), B'Rock (performer)
Show more
Title
Suites for strings
Composer
Georg Philipp Telemann 1681-1767
Conductor
Jürgen Groß
Performer
B'Rock  (orkest)
Publisher
Etcetera, 2008
1 cd
Recording date
2007
Playing time
00:50:17
EAN
8711801102221
CDR
ACX1919

About Georg Philipp Telemann

Georg Philipp Telemann (24 March [O.S. 14 March] 1681 – 25 June 1767) (German pronunciation: [ˈteːləman]) was a German Baroque composer and multi-instrumentalist. Almost completely self-taught in music, he became a composer against his family's wishes. After studying in Magdeburg, Zellerfeld, and Hildesheim, Telemann entered the University of Leipzig to study law, but eventually settled on a career in music. He held important positions in Leipzig, Sorau, Eisenach, and Frankfurt before settling in Hamburg in 1721, where he became musical director of that city's five main churches. While Telemann's career prospered, his personal life was always troubled: his first wife died less than two years after their marriage, and his second wife had extramarital affairs and accumulated a large gambling debt before leaving him.

Telemann is one of the most …Read more on Wikipedia