Jakob Lindberg Plays Music for the Lute

For this CD, Jakob Lindberg has chosen works that could have formed part of the repertory of the presumably German owner of the instrument played on this recording at around the time of its final conversion during the 1700’s.

For German lutenists from about the middle of the seventeenth century, it was France that provided the aesthetic and musical model, and towards the end of the century, when the lute rather suddenly and inexplicably dropped out of fashion in Paris certain French luthistes travelled abroad and met with great success.

The disc includes a suite of pieces by Silvius Leopold Weiss, the most famous lutenist of the baroque era.

Here is Jakob Lindberg in the music of Bach:

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