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 Offer,The Proud Bassoon

Virtuoso Works for Baroque Bassoon and Continuo

Peter Whelan (bassoon)

Ensemble Marsyas

Late Baroque composers were attracted by the expressive character of this mellow, darkly coloured instrument, and Peter Whelan explores its potential with affection and technical assurance...A... More…

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Rameau: Les Gentils Airs - ou Airs Connus, ajustée en duo, pour basson seul accompagné d’un clavecin

2:08
  • Peter Whelan (bassoon)
  • Ensemble Marsyas
  • Recorded: 4-6 September 2012
  • Recording Venue: Wigmore Hall, London, United Kingdom

Les Sauvages (arr. Jean-Philippe Rameau)

2:08

anon.: Les Gentils Airs - ou Airs Connus, ajustée en duo, pour basson seul accompagné d’un clavecin

6:10
  • Peter Whelan (bassoon)
  • Ensemble Marsyas
  • Recorded: 4-6 September 2012
  • Recording Venue: Wigmore Hall, London, United Kingdom

La Furstemberg

4:46

Tamborin (arr. Jean-Philippe Rameau)

1:24

Boismortier: Sonata in G Major for bassoon and continuo, Op. 50 No. 2

10:21
  • Peter Whelan (bassoon)
  • Ensemble Marsyas
  • Recorded: 4-6 September 2012
  • Recording Venue: Wigmore Hall, London, United Kingdom

I. Largo

3:00

II. Allemanda: Allegro

2:45

III. Largo

2:10

IV. Giga

2:26

Fasch, J F: Sonata in C Major for bassoon and continuo, FaWV N:C 1

10:53
  • Peter Whelan (bassoon)
  • Ensemble Marsyas
  • Recorded: 4-6 September 2012
  • Recording Venue: Wigmore Hall, London, United Kingdom

I. Largo

2:54

II. Allegro

2:26

III. Andante

2:33

IV. Allegro assai

3:00

Couperin, F: Les goûts-réunis, ou Noveaux concerts: Treizième Concert

8:44
  • Peter Whelan (bassoon)
  • Ensemble Marsyas
  • Recorded: 4-6 September 2012
  • Recording Venue: Wigmore Hall, London, United Kingdom

I. Vivement

1:04

II. Air Agréablement

2:47

III. Sarabande Tendrement

2:09

IV. Chaconne Legére

2:44

Telemann: Sonata TWV 41:f1 in F minor for bassoon (or recorder) & b.c.

11:05
  • Peter Whelan (bassoon)
  • Ensemble Marsyas
  • Recorded: 4-6 September 2012
  • Recording Venue: Wigmore Hall, London, United Kingdom

I. Triste

2:23

II. Allegro

4:24

III. Andante

1:41

IV. Vivace

2:37

Boismortier: Sonata in E minor for bassoon and continuo, Op. 50 No. 1

8:43
  • Peter Whelan (bassoon)
  • Ensemble Marsyas
  • Recorded: 4-6 September 2012
  • Recording Venue: Wigmore Hall, London, United Kingdom

I. Andante-Staccato

1:35

II. Allemanda: Allegro

2:21

III. Aria: Affetvos

2:41

IV. Gavotta: Presto

2:06

Dubourg: Eileen Aroon with variations set by Mr. Dubourg

2:28
  • Peter Whelan (bassoon)
  • Ensemble Marsyas
  • Recorded: 4-6 September 2012
  • Recording Venue: Wigmore Hall, London, United Kingdom