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    Re: Archetypal Zelenka Phrase

    Thanks very much for the suggestions. I'm putting out feelers elsewhere to lay my hands on PD copies of the pieces mentioned (all help from here would also be much appreciated). In the meantime,...
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    Re: Archetypal Zelenka Phrase

    Can anyone link to public domain scores of:



    and



    I've searched the Dresden collection and found lots of Zelenka but can't make head or tail of their cataloguing system. Sorry if I'm...
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    Re: Archetypal Zelenka Phrase

    Thanks! Dresden here I come. :p



    That's great, but I'm genuinely not here to spam up sales. The collection will include all the old favourites - Brandenburgs, Beethoven 5 opening, Eine kleine...
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    Re: Archetypal Zelenka Phrase

    Many thanks. I'll dig it out and report back. Any more?
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    Archetypal Zelenka Phrase

    I'm searching for an archetypal or highly representative or just particularly beautiful and/or interesting/eccentric Zelenka musical phrase for a Zelenka Musical T-shirt. Here's roughly how it would...
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    Beat me to it.... :p

    Beat me to it.... :p
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    They're here: ...

    They're here: <click>

    :)
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    That online review states: Is that true?...

    That online review states:



    Is that true? There's not even a known portrait of Zelenka, so how have they got hold of his medical records? Perhaps he wrote about his health on the front of the...
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    Thanks Peter. :cool: I'm at the stage with...

    Thanks Peter. :cool: I'm at the stage with Zelenka where I don't care what sort of performance it is, as long as they're vaguely in tune and no one falls off the stage with a crash. It's great just...
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    Well, tell him to hurry up. :p Incidentally, if...

    Well, tell him to hurry up. :p Incidentally, if you're recording it you'd be welcome to a page like this. At the very least, please take some photos.
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    Hi Fernando, The oboist Malcolm Messiter has...

    Hi Fernando,

    The oboist Malcolm Messiter has prepared some of the set -- see here and here (post #46). Perhaps he could help? Absurd there isn't an easily available, scholarly, urtext, edition of...
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    A new recording (10th July 2008) of the fourth...

    A new recording (10th July 2008) of the fourth Z181 trio (G minor) can be found here (post #53).

    http://www.brightcecilia.com/Music/zelenka/demo/CD_cover.jpg
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    I've taken the liberty of posting your excellent...

    I've taken the liberty of posting your excellent letter to Hyperion on the BrightCecilia Zelenka thread: Link. Should you object I'll remove it immediately.

    :)
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    Great letter. :p

    Great letter. :p
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    Thanks Alistair & Brian. :) The claim struck me...

    Thanks Alistair & Brian. :) The claim struck me as odd because as there’s not even a portrait how could anyone know he’s ‘bitter’? They’ll be saying next he was mean to his mother! It’s as if...
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    Thanks paperMoon. :o I assumed it was rubbish...

    Thanks paperMoon. :o I assumed it was rubbish but thought I'd ask. I'd be interested if anyone can come up with one scholarly source to back the claim.
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    Was Zelenka 'Bitter'

    In the few Zelenka links on google there are references to his alleged 'bitterness'. Examples:





    Is there any scholarly under-pinning to the claim, or is it just a wild guess wrapped up as...
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    Zelenka on BBC Radio 3

    I've started a Zelenka thread on the BBC Radio 3 message boards, complaining that no Zelenka's been broadcast for almost three years. If anyone wants to get involved, and add weight to the argument,...
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    Here's the offending text. I was extolling the...

    Here's the offending text. I was extolling the virtues of this forum and someone suggested inviting you over for a cup of tea. I responded:



    No offence intended and none taken I hope! It was...
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    Hypocondrie - London, Jan 2009

    This should be good: Podger is excellent, as is the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
  21. Fragment from Zelenka's Lamentation for Holy Saturday

    MP3 fragment from what I believe to be Zelenka's 'Lamentationes pro hebdomada sancta' ZWV 53, sung by the countertenor Flavio Ferri Benedetti at a live performance in Basel in March 2007.

    Source
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    Greetings from BrightCecilia!

    I found your wonderful site and forum while searching for Zelenka recordings and biography. I came across him years ago when a trio sonata came on the radio. It stopped me dead in my tracks. I was...
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