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G.F Handel Trio Sonata in B-flat major Op.2, No 3: (Adagio/Allegro/Grave/Allegro) This piece was written in 1722 in London and performed in Convent Garden Theatre. G.F Handel (1685-1759) was a German-British Baroque composer whose works have been continuously played to the present. He is well-known for his orchestral suites and his chamber and vocal music. His most famous work is oratorio “The Messiah” C.P.E Bach Sonata for Oboe and Basso Continuo in G minor, Wq 135: (Adagio/Allegro/Vivace) This piece was written in 1735 in Leipzig and probably first performed in Frankfurt an der Oder. C.P.E Bach (1714-1788) is the second son of J.S Bach and was born in German. C.P.E Bach is an influential composer who worked at a time of transition…show more content…
He continuously shook his head like a crazy genius solving a hard math question. The violinist, oboist and bassoonist had similar gestures that we can often see from many musicians. I could feel that they honestly felt the music, moved their bodies along with it. It was almost like dancing and I think they were focusing so much and were moving subconsciously. They looked each other and were giving some kind of signs (through eyes) in order to begin the music and that is the only moment when they did eye-contact during their performances. To be honest, I tried very hard to find the audience’s reactions to the performance but there were nothing more than just applause after each performance. Most of audiences were seniors, and they were very calm and gentle. And the place was quite a small hall so I felt that I was in an old church in a small village in 1930s. The violinist and oboist briefly interacted with audience before they started each performance. They explained little bit about the pieces and the basic information of them. They informed us which part we should focus more and some audience laughed while they were talking, so they probably have sense of humor too, but sadly I didn’t understand some of their humors. Unfortunately, I had no chance to hear the bassoonist and harpsichordist’s voice. They were kind of big and taciturn. As the program shows, this concert is all about the music of the Baroque period. The players were
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