A musical journey to the myth of Arcadia

In this album, NeoBarock takes you to the poetic dreamland of Arcadia. With music by Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Johann Heinrich Schmelzer, Alessandro and Domenico Scarlatti, Giuseppe Tartini and others, NeoBarock brings the world of the pastoral idyll to life.
In “Arcadia – Paradise in Music pastorales inspired by Christian hope of salvation meet those that take their cue from the dreamlands of antiquity.

With an introductory text in German, English, French and Russian.

1 CD | 64:56 min

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Anonymous
Contrapunct sopra la Baßigaylos d’Altr.
Chorale fantasia on the hymn Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
for violin and basso continuo

Anonymous
Pastorale
for harpsichord

J. H. Schmelzer
Pastorale
for two violins and basso continuo

D. Scarlatti
Sonata, K. 513

for harpsichord

G. Tartini
Pastorale, Op. I
for violin in scordatura and basso continuo

Signor C.
Pastorale del Signor C.
for harpsichord

J. H. Schmelzer
La bella Pastora
for two violins and basso continuo

A. Scarlatti
Arpeggio & Pastorale
for harpsichord

H. I. F. Biber
Pastorella
for violin and basso continuo

Press

07.04.2022 | German Record Critics’ Award (Germany)

Longlist 2/2022


03.03.2022 | Lübecker Nachrichten (Germany)

The new CD by the ensemble NeoBarock lets the listener sink deep into the idyllic, paradiacal dream world of Arcadia. A great pleasure.

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13.02.2022 | BR Klassik (Germany)

NeoBarock has succeeded in creating an earthly beautiful album about paradisiacal conditions.

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