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The next generation, wieder einmal: Der Barock-Geiger Johannes Pramsohler, geboren 1980, stammt aus Südtirol, dort, am Konservatorium von Bozen, lernte er sein musikalisches Handwerk, um sich dann "in der Welt" weiterzubilden, unter anderem in London bei der renommierten Barock-Violinistin Rachel Podger, und in Paris, wo er heute lebt. Als Orchestermusiker spielt Pramsohler schon seit längerem in renommierten Alte-Musik-Ensembles, etwa beim King's Consort und dem Concert d'Astrée, legt aber mit dieser…

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Johannes' debut CD Pisendel – Violin concertos from Dresden, which he recorded for the German label Raumklang has had an outstanding review in the German Classical Music magazine Fono Forum. The CD includes works by Handel, Fasch, Telemann, Heinichen and Pisendel, several in their world premiere recordings. Johannes describes the process of making this recording (researching the music, building an interpretation without any baggage  and presenting it to concert audiences for the first time) as a “thrilling…

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Johannes' CD Pisendel – Violin concertos from Dresden was featured on the German radio station WDR and was discussed as part of new interpretations of Early Music. Apart from high praise for the International Baroque Players’ work, the CD was compared to the legendary recordings of Reinhard Goebel and his Musica Antiqua…

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Johannes' debut CD focuses on the music of one of the most celebrated orchestras at Bach's time: the Dresden court orchestra. No other orchestra was as cosmopolitan in terms of its makeup, as familiar with all the current styles, or as skilled in dealing with difficult scores as the group led by Johann Georg Pisendel. He was also responsible for making the Dresden music archive into one of the most extensive in Europe. Fortunately the so-called Schrank II collection – preserved today in the Saxon State Library…

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