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400th anniversary of Johann Jacob Froberger

400th anniversary of Johann Jacob Froberger

13/05/2016

Bob van Asperen  - who just completed the Froberger edition at AEOLUS - played a concert at the Bach museum Leipzig on occasion of Froberger's 400th anniversary in May 2016. AEOLUS presented the Froberger edition.

The Froberger edition on AEOLUS is the first complete recording of Froberger's works, including also the only two sacred motets which survived. Bob van Asperen recorded the 8 volumes on 8 original historic instruments in Italy, France and Germany.

Musicologist Prof. Dr. Peter Wollny explained interesting facts regarding Froberger's life to the audience.

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Also Jochen Tenter of "Ambiente & Environment", M√ľnster, sponsor of the Froberger edition, was present at the concert.

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