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Christopher Hogwood

Christopher Hogwood was one of the most prominent conductors of period-instrument performances of Classical and Baroque music. He studied classical literature in addition to music at Pembroke College, Oxford, where he obtained a bachelor's degree in 1964. His harpsichord instructors were Rafael Puyana and Gustav Leonhardt. Leonhardt, British harpsichordist Thurston Dart, and conductor Raymond Leppard, all prominent in early music research and performance, influenced Hogwood's career path. The British Council gave him a scholarship, enabling him to spend a year in Prague at the Charles University and the Prague Academy of Music.

In 1967 David Munrow and Hogwood co-founded the Early Music Consort to undertake authentic performances of medieval music. Munrow's approach attracted fans and raised eyebrows. The performances were lively, with driving dance rhythms, and the group began to record extensively.

In 1973 Hogwood founded the Academy of Ancient Music, taking its name from a London music society and orchestra of the 18th century. Hogwood's group was the first British ensemble formed to play music of the Baroque and early Classical periods on original instruments, a more elegant specialty than that of Munrow's group. The AAM quickly became one of the most popular and influential organizations in the "authentic performance" movement. (Hogwood preferred the less confrontational term "historically informed performance" to "authentic.") They recorded frequently on Decca's imprint L'Oiseau-Lyre and forged forward into High Classicism, releasing complete sets of Mozart and Haydn symphonies. Hogwood's interpretations were instantly recognizable, with a restrained, technically perfect style that diverged fundamentally from the glittering Baroque performances that were the norm.

Hogwood did not limited his activities to period-instrument groups or Classical and Baroque music. Since 1981 he regularly conducted leading American orchestras, and he conducted his first opera in America in 1983, a production of Mozart's Don Giovanni in St. Louis. He brought to standard-instrument ensembles many of the interpretive principles he developed from his research, and often juxtaposed his Baroque and Classical interpretations with 20th century music of the neo-Classical style, from such composers as Stravinsky, Martinu, and Tippett.

From 1983 to 1985 he was artistic director of London's Mostly Mozart Festival at the Barbican Centre, and was conductor laureate of the Handel & Haydn Society, Boston's historic concert organization, which now includes America's leading orchestra of period instruments. He was musical director of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra from 1987 to 1992. He regularly guest conducted and served as director for a number of festivals. In 2000, he was named principal guest conductor of the Kammerorchester Basel, taking on the same position with the Orquesta Ciudad de Granada the following year.

Hogwood said that his busy schedule afforded him insufficient time to teach, but he took a step toward correcting that state of affairs in 1992 when he was named visiting professor of Early Music Performance at the Royal Academy of Music in London, and a visiting professor at King's College, London. He taught frequently at Harvard and was an honorary professor at the University of Cambridge. Hogwood also published several widely praised books, including a biography of Handel.
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Selected Discography

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Track List: J.S. Bach: The French Suites [Germany]

Disc 1
Title: Suite For Keyboard In E Flat Major, Bwv 819 (Bc L26)
Title: Suite For Keyboard In E Flat Major, Bwv 819a
Title: Suite For Keyboard In A Minor, Bwv 818a
Title: French Suite, For Keyboard No. 1 In D Minor, Bwv 812 (Bc L19)
Title: French Suite, For Keyboard No. 2 In C Minor, Bwv 813 (Bc L20)
Disc 2
Title: French Suite, For Keyboard No. 3 In B Minor, Bwv 814 (Bc L21)
Title: French Suite, For Keyboard No. 4 In E Flat Major, Bwv 815 (Bc L22)
Title: French Suite, For Keyboard No. 5 In G Major, Bwv 816 (Bc L23)
Title: French Suite, For Keyboard No. 6 In E Major, Bwv 817 (Bc L24)
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Track List: The Secret Mozart

1. Allegro In G Minor, K. 312

2. Andante & 5 Variations In G, K. 501: Andante (Thema)

3. Andante & 5 Variations In G, K. 501: Var. 1

4. Andante & 5 Variations In G, K. 501: Var. 2

5. Andante & 5 Variations In G, K. 501: Var. 3

6. Andante & 5 Variations In G, K. 501: Var. 4 (Minore)

7. Andante & 5 Variations In G, K. 501: Var. 5 (Maggiore)

8. Minuetto In D, K. 355/Trio Da M. Stadler: Minuetto

9. Minuetto In D, K. 355/Trio Da M. Stadler: Trio & Minuetto Reprise

10. Marche Funebre, K. 453a

11. Andantino, K. 236

12. Klavierstück In F, K. 33b

13. Adagio For Glass Harmonica, K. 356

14. Laßt Uns Mit Geschlungen Händen K. 623

15. Rondo In F, K. 494

16. Theme & 2 Variations In A, K. 460: Theme

17. Theme & 2 Variations In A, K. 460: Var. 1

18. Theme & 2 Variations In A, K. 460: Var. 2

19. Fantasia In D Minor, K. 397

20. Sonata In D, K. 381: I. Allegro

21. Sonata In D, K. 381: II. Andante

22. Sonata In D, K. 381: III. Allegro Molto

23. Fantasia In D Minor, K.397 (With Coda)

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Track List: Bach: The Secret Bach - Works For Clavichord

1. Chromatic Fantasia And Fugue, BWV 903a - Rust Version: I. Fantasia

2. Chromatic Fantasia And Fugue, BWV 903a - Rust Version: II. Fugue

3. Adagio In G Major, BWV 968

4. Fugue In G Minor, BWV 1000

5. Clavier-Büchlein Für Wilhelm Friedmann Bach: Allemande In G Minor, BWV 836

6. Clavier-Büchlein Für Wilhelm Friedmann Bach: Menuet No. 1, BWV 841

7. Clavier-Büchlein Für Wilhelm Friedmann Bach: Menuet No. 3, BWV 843

8. Partite Diverse Sopra Il Corale, BWV 767 - "O Gott, Du Frommer Gott": I

9. Partite Diverse Sopra Il Corale, BWV 767 - "O Gott, Du Frommer Gott": II

10. Partite Diverse Sopra Il Corale, BWV 767 - "O Gott, Du Frommer Gott": III

11. Partite Diverse Sopra Il Corale, BWV 767 - "O Gott, Du Frommer Gott": IV

12. Partite Diverse Sopra Il Corale, BWV 767 - "O Gott, Du Frommer Gott": V

13. Partite Diverse Sopra Il Corale, BWV 767 - "O Gott, Du Frommer Gott": VI

14. Partite Diverse Sopra Il Corale, BWV 767 - "O Gott, Du Frommer Gott": VII

15. Partite Diverse Sopra Il Corale, BWV 767 - "O Gott, Du Frommer Gott": VIII

16. Partite Diverse Sopra Il Corale, BWV 767 - "O Gott, Du Frommer Gott": IX

17. Partita In A Minor, After BWV 1004: I. Allemanda

18. Partita In A Minor, After BWV 1004: II. Corrente

19. Partita In A Minor, After BWV 1004: III. Sarabanda

20. Partita In A Minor, After BWV 1004: IV. Giga

21. Partita In A Minor, After BWV 1004: V. Ciaccona

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Track List: Gade: Symphonies, Vol. 4: Symphonies Nos. 1 And 5

1. I. Moderato Con Moto - Allegro Energico - Con Piu Moto

2. II. Scherzo: Allegro Risoluto Quasi Presto - Meno Allegro - Tempo I - Meno Allegro - Tempo I - Meno Allegro - Presto

3. III. Andantino Grazioso

4. IV. Finale: Molto Allegro Ma Con Fuoco - Molto Marcato

5. I. Allegro Con Fuoco

6. II. Andante Sostenuto

7. III. Scherzo: Allegro Molto Vivace

8. IV. Finale: Andante Con Moto - Allegro Vivace

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Track List: C.P.E. Bach - 8 Symphonies & 3 Quartets / AAM, Hogwood

Disc 1
Title: Sei Sinfonie, Symphonies (6) For Strings & Continuo ("Hamburg"), H. 657-662, Wq. 182
Disc 2
Title: Symphony For 2 Flutes, 2 Horns, Strings & Continuo, H. 649, Wq. 174
Title: Symphony For 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 3 Trumpets, 2 Horns, Timpani, Strings & Continuo In D Major, H. 651, Wq. 176
Title: Quartet For Flute, Viola, Cello & Keyboard In A Minor, H. 537, Wq. 93
Title: Quartet For Flute, Viola, Cello & Keyboard In D Major, H. 538, Wq. 94
Title: Fantasia, For Keyboard In C Major (Kenner V/6), H. 284, Wq. 59/6
Title: Quartet For Flute, Viola, Cello & Keyboard In G Major, H. 539, Wq. 95
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Track List: The Essential Handel

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