Lunchtime Concert Series
Baroque Violoncello and Harpsichord Works
Charles Asch, cello
Bruce Jacbos, harpsichord
Admission is FREE
-Suite V in C minor, "Discordable", a Violoncello Solo - Johann Sebastian. Bach
-Partita VI, "Lamentation on the Death of Ferdinand IV" - Johann Jakob Froberger
-Sonata III in A minor for Cello and Basso Continuo - Antonio Vivaldi
-Sonata III in C major by Cello and Basso Continuo - Francesco Geminiani
Charles Asch, Baroque cellist and Bruce Jacobs, harpsichordist, present a program of violoncello/basso continuo works from the 17-18th Centuries. Works by Froberger, a virtuoso harpsichordist and composer who inspired J.S. Bach in his dance suites, are presented in counterpoint with the great Suite V in C minor, Discordable" on solo cello.
The Sonatas by Vivaldi and Geminiani contain a multitude of "affects" or musical character depictions, and among the best instrumental composition for violoncello and harpsichord continuo. Charles Asch performs on a German Baroque cello from cerca 1730, and performs with the Lyra Baroque Orchestra. Bruce Jacobs and Charles Asch have performed together with the Rose Ensemble.