Detail from the autograph of the Cantata pastorale, 1716: Non sò qual più m'ingombra
Source: Musiksammlung der Staatsbibliothek, Berlin
Detail from the autograph score of Cantata da camera: Ombre tacite e sole, 31.10.1716
Source: British Library
Both the above cantatas are available for purchase through this site.
The Composer's Words
"Where it is marked grave, I don't mean melancholy; where andante, not quickly, but pleasing. Where allegro, not rushing; where allegrissimo, so that it doesn't trouble the singer nor choke the words..."
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|Tommie Andersson (theorbo, baroque guitar) |
is Australia's leading specialist in lutes, early guitars and the interpretation of music for these instruments, as well as a highly sought-after accompanist and continuo player. He came to Australia in 1984 after completing his studies at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, where his teachers included Eugen Dombois and Hopkinson Smith. He has toured extensively in his native Sweden, as well as performing and giving masterclasses in many European countries.
Tommie Andersson performs regularly as continuo player with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Opera Australia, the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, the Song Company, and Sydney Philharmonia. He appears on numerous discs, including his solo CD on the Musica Viva label, recorded in 1990.