Georg Philipp Telemann

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Georg Philipp Telemann
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German Baroque Composer and multi-instrumentalist (14 March 1681, Magdeburg, Germany - 25 June 1767, Hamburg, Germany).

Telemann was one of the most prolific composers in history and was considered by his contemporaries to be one of the leading German composers of the time. He was compared favorably both to his friend Johann Sebastian Bach, who made him the Godfather and namesake of his son Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, and to Georg Friedrich Händel, whom Telemann also knew personally. Telemann's music incorporates several national styles: French, Italian, and Polish. He remained at the forefront of all new musical tendencies and his music is an important link between the late Baroque and early Classical styles.

As a child he showed considerable musical talent, mastering the violin, flute, zither and keyboard by the age of ten and composing an opera (Sigismundus, on a text by Postel). His family did not approve of his involvement in music, and upon his mother's insistence, he entered the University of Leipzig to study law in 1701.

Within a year of his arrival in Leipzig he founded the student Collegium Musicum with which he gave public concerts (and which Bach was later to direct), wrote operatic works for the Leipzig Theater, and in 1703 became musical director of the Leipzig Opera and was appointed organist at the Neue Kirche in 1704. Needless to say, he dropped the study of law and pursued his career in music.

Telemann held important positions in Leipzig, Żary, Eisenach, and Frankfurt before settling in Hamburg in 1721, where he became musical director of the city's five main churches. Throughout his life he composed a year's worth of cantatas for regular church services and 78 services for special occasions totaling 1,043 cantatas, 40 operas, 600-700 orchestral suites, 44 passions, along with numerous concerti, sonatas and chamber music for various instrumental combinations.
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DL 8522 Georg Philipp Telemann - Mozart: Serenata Notturna In D Major, K.239 / Telemann: Suite For Flute & Strings In A Minor Cover-Design Mozart*, Telemann* ; The Zimbler String Sinfonietta*, James Pappoutsakis Mozart*, Telemann* ; The Zimbler String Sinfonietta*, James Pappoutsakis - Mozart: Serenata Notturna In D Major, K.239 / Telemann: Suite For Flute & Strings In A Minor(LP, Album) Decca DL 8522 US 1951 Diese Version verkaufen
WL 50-36 Georg Philipp Telemann - Trio Sonato, Op. 5, No. 6 / Sonata Polonoise (No. 2)  / Trio Sonata In E Major / Trio Sonata In C Major Cover-Design G. F. Händel*, G. Ph. Telemann*, J. S. Bach*, Gustav Swoboda, Walter Schneiderhan, Senta Benesch, Franz Holletschek G. F. Händel*, G. Ph. Telemann*, J. S. Bach*, Gustav Swoboda, Walter Schneiderhan, Senta Benesch, Franz Holletschek - Trio Sonato, Op. 5, No. 6 / Sonata Polonoise (No. 2) / Trio Sonata In E Major / Trio Sonata In C Major(LP, Album) Westminster WL 50-36 US 1951 Diese Version verkaufen
Mozart*, Telemann*, Harold Gomberg, Claude Jean Chiasson Mozart*, Telemann*, Harold Gomberg, Claude Jean Chiasson - Oboe Quartet In F Major, K. 370 · Sonata In C Minor · Partita No. 5 In E Minor Decca US 1952 Diese Version verkaufen
PMB 1004 Georg Philipp Telemann - Six Sonatas For 2 Flutes, 2 Clarinets, Bassoon And 2 Horns (1775) / Suite In D Major For 2 Oboes, 2 Horns And Bassoon (1733) Cover-Design C.P.E. Bach* / Telemann* / London Baroque Ensemble / Karl Haas C.P.E. Bach* / Telemann* / London Baroque Ensemble / Karl Haas - Six Sonatas For 2 Flutes, 2 Clarinets, Bassoon And 2 Horns (1775) / Suite In D Major For 2 Oboes, 2 Horns And Bassoon (1733)(10") Parlophone Odeon PMB 1004 UK 1953 Diese Version verkaufen
G-17 Georg Philipp Telemann - Violin Concerto In F — Suite For Violin, Oboe, Trumpet And Strings In D Cover-Design Georg Philipp Telemann - Louis Kaufman, Sam Zilverberg, Fred Hausdoerfer*, Concert Hall Chamber Orchestra, Denis Stevens Georg Philipp Telemann - Louis Kaufman, Sam Zilverberg, Fred Hausdoerfer*, Concert Hall Chamber Orchestra, Denis Stevens - Violin Concerto In F — Suite For Violin, Oboe, Trumpet And Strings In D(LP, Mono, Ltd, Num, Tra) Concert Hall G-17 US 1953 Diese Version verkaufen
Georg Philipp Telemann - Der Schulmeister / Das Glück / Die Landlust Cover-Design Georg Philipp Telemann Der Schulmeister / Das Glück / Die Landlust Archiv Produktion Germany 1954 Diese Version verkaufen
Georg Philipp Telemann - 12 Fantasias For Harpsichord Cover-Design Telemann*, Helma Elsner Telemann*, Helma Elsner - 12 Fantasias For Harpsichord (Album) VOX (6) USA & Canada 1954 Diese Version verkaufen
13020 AP Georg Philipp Telemann - Sonata A Tre D-dur / Quartett D-moll Cover-Design Georg Philipp Telemann Sonata A Tre D-dur / Quartett D-moll(LP) Archiv Produktion 13020 AP Germany 1954 Diese Version verkaufen
MC 2008, MC-2008 Georg Philipp Telemann - 4 First Recordings: Sonatas For 2 Violins & Piano Cover-Design Telemann*, Handel* / Honegger*, Milhaud*, Gerald* & Wilfred Beal, Harriet Wingreen Telemann*, Handel* / Honegger*, Milhaud*, Gerald* & Wilfred Beal, Harriet Wingreen - 4 First Recordings: Sonatas For 2 Violins & Piano(LP, Mono) Monitor Records (2), Monitor Records (2) MC 2008, MC-2008 US 1957 Diese Version verkaufen
Georg Philipp Telemann - 2 Konzerte Für Trompete - 2 Quartette Cover-Design Georg Philipp Telemann 2 Konzerte Für Trompete - 2 Quartette Archiv Produktion Germany 1958 Diese Version verkaufen
Georg Philipp Telemann - Händel: Wassermusik - Telemann: Tafelmusik Suite Nr. 3 Cover-Design Georg Friedrich Händel, Georg Philipp Telemann - Reinhold Barchet, Susanne Lautenbacher, Südwestdeutsches Kammerorchester, Orlando Zucca Georg Friedrich Händel, Georg Philipp Telemann - Reinhold Barchet, Susanne Lautenbacher, Südwestdeutsches Kammerorchester, Orlando Zucca - Händel: Wassermusik - Telemann: Tafelmusik Suite Nr. 3 Panthéon Germany 1958 Diese Version verkaufen
OL 50147 Georg Philipp Telemann - Early 18th Century Oboe Sonatas Cover-Design Telemann*, Handel*, Loeillet*, Pepusch*, Pierre Pierlot, Ruggero Gerlin Telemann*, Handel*, Loeillet*, Pepusch*, Pierre Pierlot, Ruggero Gerlin - Early 18th Century Oboe Sonatas(LP, Album) London Records, Éditions De L'Oiseau-Lyre OL 50147 UK 1958 Diese Version verkaufen
13 051 AP Georg Philipp Telemann - Konzert G-dur Für Viola, Streicher Und Continuo / Ouverture Quixotte Cover-Design Georg Philipp Telemann - Ulrich Koch, Festival Strings Lucerne, Rudolf Baumgartner Georg Philipp Telemann - Ulrich Koch, Festival Strings Lucerne, Rudolf Baumgartner - Konzert G-dur Für Viola, Streicher Und Continuo / Ouverture Quixotte(10", Mono) Archiv Produktion 13 051 AP Germany 1958 Diese Version verkaufen
Georg Philipp Telemann - 4 Konzerte Cover-Design Georg Philipp Telemann 4 Konzerte (Album) Archiv Produktion Germany 1959 Diese Version verkaufen
AS 1001, AS 1002, AS 1003, AS 1004, AS 1005, AS 1006, Vol.I , Vol. II , Vol. III , Vol. IV , Vol. V , Vol. VI Georg Philipp Telemann - The Royal Music Of Europe (The American Society Presents "Concerts-In-The-Home" From Carnegie Recital Hall) Cover-Design Handel*, Bach*, Vivaldi*, Telemann*, Mozart*, Haydn*, Pergolesi*, Beethoven*, Geminiani*, Boyce*, Couperin*, Purcell* Under The Direction Of Daniel Saidenberg Handel*, Bach*, Vivaldi*, Telemann*, Mozart*, Haydn*, Pergolesi*, Beethoven*, Geminiani*, Boyce*, Couperin*, Purcell* Under The Direction Of Daniel Saidenberg - The Royal Music Of Europe (The American Society Presents "Concerts-In-The-Home" From Carnegie Recital Hall)(6xLP, Album, Mono, Ltd, Num + Box) American Society, American Society AS 1001, AS 1002, AS 1003, AS 1004, AS 1005, AS 1006, Vol.I , Vol. II , Vol. III , Vol. IV , Vol. V , Vol. VI US 1959 Diese Version verkaufen
FS 3890 Georg Philipp Telemann - Singing, Playing And Thorough Bass Exercises Cover-Design Ernst Wolff, Georg Philipp Telemann Ernst Wolff, Georg Philipp Telemann - Singing, Playing And Thorough Bass Exercises(LP, Album, Mono) Folkways Records FS 3890 US 1959 Diese Version verkaufen
Georg Philipp Telemann - 3 Concerti Cover-Design Telemann* - The Telemann Society*, R. Schulze* Telemann* - The Telemann Society*, R. Schulze* - 3 Concerti (Album) VOX (6) US 1960 Diese Version verkaufen
Georg Philipp Telemann - Flauto Dolce Cover-Design Telemann*, Schickhardt*, Pez* Telemann*, Schickhardt*, Pez* - Flauto Dolce (Album) Bärenreiter-Musicaphon Germany 1961 Diese Version verkaufen
Georg Philipp Telemann - Hamburg - Die Frühe Deutsche Oper Am Gänsemarkt Cover-Design Georg Philipp Telemann, Reinhard Keiser, Georg Friedrich Händel, Johann Mattheson Georg Philipp Telemann, Reinhard Keiser, Georg Friedrich Händel, Johann Mattheson - Hamburg - Die Frühe Deutsche Oper Am Gänsemarkt (Album) His Master's Voice UK 1961 Diese Version verkaufen
Georg Philipp Telemann - Die Tageszeiten Cover-Design Georg Philipp Telemann, Solistenvereinigung Berlin*, Kammerorchester Berlin, Helmut Koch Georg Philipp Telemann, Solistenvereinigung Berlin*, Kammerorchester Berlin, Helmut Koch - Die Tageszeiten Deutsche Grammophon Germany 1962 Diese Version verkaufen
Georg Philipp Telemann - The Baroque Trumpet Cover-Design Telemann* / Purcell* / Vivaldi* / Torelli* - Mainzer Kammerorchester, Günter Kehr Telemann* / Purcell* / Vivaldi* / Torelli* - Mainzer Kammerorchester, Günter Kehr - The Baroque Trumpet Vox Productions France 1962 Diese Version verkaufen
Georg Philipp Telemann - Georg Philipp Telemann Cover-Design Georg Philipp Telemann - Erwin Milzkott, Hans-Werner Wätzig, Hugo Fricke, Helmut Oertel, Hans-Peter Schmitz, Werner Haupt, Hans Pischner, Kammerorchester Berlin, Helmut Koch Georg Philipp Telemann - Erwin Milzkott, Hans-Werner Wätzig, Hugo Fricke, Helmut Oertel, Hans-Peter Schmitz, Werner Haupt, Hans Pischner, Kammerorchester Berlin, Helmut Koch - Georg Philipp Telemann ETERNA German Democratic Republic (GDR) 1962 Diese Version verkaufen
CL2111 Georg Philipp Telemann - Telemann: The Faithful Musicmaster Virtuoso Music For Recorder, Oboe, And Harpsichord Cover-Design Georg Philipp Telemann Telemann: The Faithful Musicmaster Virtuoso Music For Recorder, Oboe, And Harpsichord(LP, Album) Amphion CL2111 US 1962 Diese Version verkaufen
8 20 237 Georg Philipp Telemann - Telemann - Händel - Bach Cover-Design Telemann*, Händel*, Bach* Telemann*, Händel*, Bach* - Telemann - Händel - Bach(LP, Mono) ETERNA 8 20 237 German Democratic Republic (GDR) 1962 Diese Version verkaufen
Georg Philipp Telemann - Overtüre D-dur / Konzert C-moll Für Oboe, Streicher Und Continuo / Sonata À 4 G-dur Für Querflöte, 2 Violinen Da Gamba Und Continuo Cover-Design Georg Philipp Telemann, Lothar Koch, Kammerorchester der Hamburger Telemann-Gesellschaft, Wilfried Boettcher, Camerata Instrumentale Der Hamburger Telemann-Gesellschaft, Burghard Schaeffer, Josef Ulsamer, Heinrich Haferland, Edwin Koch, Karl Grebe Georg Philipp Telemann, Lothar Koch, Kammerorchester der Hamburger Telemann-Gesellschaft, Wilfried Boettcher, Camerata Instrumentale Der Hamburger Telemann-Gesellschaft, Burghard Schaeffer, Josef Ulsamer, Heinrich Haferland, Edwin Koch, Karl Grebe - Overtüre D-dur / Konzert C-moll Für Oboe, Streicher Und Continuo / Sonata À 4 G-dur Für Querflöte, 2 Violinen Da Gamba Und Continuo Archiv Produktion Germany 1963 Diese Version verkaufen