The Glory of Habsburg

14 March 2021, Prefab Hall, Wellington

Arie per il Balletto a Cavallo – movement I, Corrente per l’intrada – JOHANN HEINRICH SCHMELZER

Serenata con altre arie – JOHANN HEINRICH SCHMELZER

Sonata Tribus Quadrantibus – PAVEL JOSEF VEJVANOVSKÝ


Sonata a 9 – ANONYMOUS (from Kroměříž archives)

Balletti a 8 – movement I, Sonata – PHILIPP JAKOB RITTLER

Serenada, “Der Nachtwächter” – HEINRICH IGNAZ FRANZ BIBER

Sonatae tam aris, quam aulis servientes – Sonata X – HEINRICH IGNAZ FRANZ BIBER


Chaconne in G – GODFREY FINGER


  • CJ Macfarlane – violin
  • Gordon Lehany – trumpet, violin, recorder
  • Greg Squire – violin
  • Jane Young – cello
  • Jonathan Harker – bass sackbut, trumpet
  • Kris Zuelicke – harpsichord
  • Laurence Reese – timpani, percussion
  • Lyndsay Mountfort – viola
  • Nick Hancox – viola – with special thanks to the New Zealand School of Music, whose baroque viola Nick played
  • Peter Maunder – alto sackbut, guitar, trumpet, recorder
  • Peter Reid – trumpet, cornetto
  • Sam Rich – timpani, percussion
  • Sarah Marten – violin
  • Sarah Rathbun – tenor sackbut, trumpet – with special thanks to the New Zealand School of Music, whose natural trumpet Sarah played in the Intrada
  • Sharon Lehany – hoboy

With special thanks to:

…and particularly to Arne Thielemann for copies of source material from the Kroměříž archives and to Professor Robert Rawson for his edition of Finger’s Chaconne in G

Thank you also to the Wellington City Council’s Waste Minimisation Seed Fund, which provided funding to purchase the wine glasses used during this concert.

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