Classical Sunday: Stamitz’ 6 Trios for Orchestra

Another Czech composer today.

Jan Václav Antonín Stamic (born June 1717 in Bohemia, died March 1757in Mannheim), or Johann Wenzel Anton Stamitz, as the Germans called him, is credited with being the founder of the Mannheim School of music.  His compositions show the transition from Baroque to Classic.

Jan Václav Stamic (Johann Stamitz): 6 Trios for Orchestra Op.1

1. Son No 1 in C major: Allegro 0:00
2. Son No 1: Andante ma non adagio
3. Son No 1: Menuet
4. Son No 1: Allegro

5. Son No 2 in A major: Allegro assai 12:56
6. Son No 2: Andante poco adagio
7. Son No 2: Menuet
8. Son No 2: Presto

9. Son No 3 in F major: Allegro molto 25:38
10. Son No 3: Larghetto
11. Son No 3: Menuet
12. Son No 3: Gigue. Prestissimo

13. Son No 4 in C minor: Presto assai 38:30
14. Son No 4: Andante ma non adagio
15. Son No 4: Menuet
16. Son No 4: Allegro spirito

17. Son No 5 in B flat major: Presto 51:32
18. Son No 5: Lento
19. Son No 5: Menuet
20. Son No 5: Allegro

21. Son No 6 in G major: Allegro di molto 1:03:37
22. Son No 6: Larghetto
23. Son No 6: Menuet
24. Son No 6: Allegro

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