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James Whitehead (viola da gamba)
Carl Dolmetsch (recorder)
John Wolfe (oboe)
Philip Jones (trumpet) Max Salpete. r (violin)
London Baroque Ensemble
(Leader. Max Saljpeter ) Director, Karl Haas
LionelSalter (harpsichord continue)
The London Baroque Ensemble was founded by Karl Haas in 1942 for the purpose of playing unfamiliar works by classical composers, and is broadcasting for the first time as a full orchestra. The Scherzando by Haydn , which is being broadcast for the first time in this country, has been edited by Karl Haas from a copy of the original manuscript in the Berlin State Library; it dates from about 1760.
The Concerto by C. P. E. Bach was written at about the same ' time for Christian Hesse , a viola da gamba player who lived in Potsdam, where C. P. E. Bach was composer at the Royal Court; one of his most important works, it is very elaborate in style.
The second Brandenburg Concerto will be performed in what Karl Haas believes to be Bach's original instrumentation: that is, with a recorder instead of the usual flute. and with the trumpet p'ayed an octave lower than is customary. The evidence to support this theory is that the flute part is marked ' flauto, which always signified a recorder in the eighteenth century, and the trumpet part is marked tromba,' meaning trumpet in the lower register, and not ' clarino, ’the word used for the high trumpet. Deryck Cooke


Viola: James Whitehead
Unknown: Carl Dolmetsch
Oboe: John Wolfe
Oboe: Philip Jones
Unknown: Max Salpete.
Leader: Max Saljpeter
Unknown: Karl Haas
Unknown: Karl Haas
Unknown: Haydn
Edited By: Karl Haas
Unknown: Christian Hesse
Unknown: Deryck Cooke

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