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Violin Prayers

July 6, 2017 / 6PM

G. F. Händel, J. Kuhnau, T. A. Vitali, J.-M. Leclair, J. Stanley
Alena Čechová – Violin, Petr Čech – Positive Organ

Georg Friedrich HÄNDEL
1685 – 1759 
Sonata in D Major, op. 1/13, HWV 371
   Affettuoso - Allegro - Larghetto - Allegro
1713 – 1786 
Jean-Marie LECLAIR
1679 – 1764 
Sonata in A minor, op. 9, No 5
   Andante - Allegro - Andante - Allegro ma non troppo
1660 – 1722 
Biblical Sonata No I - The Fight between David and Goliath
   1. Goliath´s stamping and ranting
   2. The trembling of the Israelites, and their prayer to God at the sight of this horrid enemy
   3. The steadfastness of David, his urge to crush the giant´s boastful defiance, and his childlike trust in God´s help
   4. The challenging words exchanged between David and Goliath, and the fight itself, in which the stone is slung into Goliath´s forehead, by which he is felled and even killed
   5. The flight of the Philistines, as well as how the Israelites chase them and slay them by the sword
   6. The rejoicing of the Israelites at this victory
   7.The concert to the glory of David, performed by the women in choirs
   8. And finally the general happiness which shows itself in an abundance of dancing and frolicking
Tomaso Antonio VITALI
1663 – 1745 
Chaconne in G minor
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