Quadriga Consort

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Quadriga Consort

Quadriga Consort aka Quadriga Early Music Band is an early music ensemble from Austria.[1] Founded in 2001 by harpsichordist Nikolaus Newerkla, the ensemble plays rearranged early British and Irish traditional music.[2]

Quadriga Consort has collaborated with South African-born jazz and pop singer Elisabeth Kaplan and has appeared at festivals in Austria, Europe and the United States.

Their records "On a Cold Winter's Day: Early Christmas Music and Carols from the British Isles" 2012 Carpe Diem Records/2013 SONY/Deutsche Harmonia Mundi and "Winter's Delights" 2015 SONY/Deutsche Harmonia Mundi credit harpsichordist Alina Rotaru as a producer.[3][4]

Ensemble members[edit]

  • Ulrike Tropper (voice)
  • Angelika Huemer (recorders, treble viol)
  • Karin Silldorff (recorders)
  • Dominika Teufel (tenor viol)
  • Philipp Comploi (baroque cello/basse de violon)
  • Laurenz Schiffermüller (percussion)
  • Nikolaus Newerkla (harpsichord, vibrandoneon, voice, arrangements, composition, direction)

Former members[edit]

  • Elisabeth Kaplan (voice)
  • Peter Trefflinger (baroque cello)
  • Elisabeth Kurz (treble viol) (†2005)

Discography[edit]

  • 2003 Ground, Harp, Berlin
  • 2005 As I Walked Forth: Songs & Tunes of the Isles, ORF, Vienna
  • 2007 By Yon Bonnie Banks: Traditional Early Music of Scotland, ORF, Vienna - 5 stars, Goldberg Magazine, June 2007
  • 2009 Quadriga Live: DVD, make, Vienna
  • 2009 Songs from the British Isles, Live, gramola, Vienna
  • 2011 Ships Ahoy!: Songs of Wind, Water and Tide, Alpha, Paris - "pasticcio" award, radio ORF 1[5]
  • 2012/13 On a Cold Winter's Day: Early Christmas Music and Carols from the British Isles, Carpe Diem Records, Bremen (First Edition), later SONY/Deutsche Harmonia Mundi
  • 2014 14 Tales of Mystery, SONY/Deutsche Harmonia Mundi
  • 2015 Winter's Delights, SONY/Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

Sheet Music[edit]

  • Nikolaus Newerkla: Playford Dances & Carolan Tunes, Moeck, Celle, Germany, 2007
  • Nikolaus Newerkla: Scarborough Fair, Moeck, Celle, Germany, 2008
  • Nikolaus Newerkla: Ancient Tunes in New Consorts, Moeck, Celle, Germany, 2008
  • Nikolaus Newerkla: Turlough O'Carolan - The Music of an Irish Harper, Bärenreiter, Kassel, Germany, 2012
  • Nikolaus Newerkla: The English Dancing Master, Bärenreiter, Kassel, Germany, 2012

References[edit]

  1. ^ Forschungen, Institut für kunst- und musikhistorische (2002-01-01). "Quadriga Consort". www.musiklexikon.ac.at (in German). Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  2. ^ International, MusicWeb. "Ships Ahoy! - Alpha 529 [EML] Classical Music Reviews: January 2015 - MusicWeb-International". www.musicweb-international.com. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  3. ^ "On a Cold Winter's Day - Quadriga Consort | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  4. ^ "Winter's Delights: Early Christmas Music and Carols from the British Isles - Quadriga Consort | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  5. ^ oe1.orf.at. "Ö1 Pasticcio-Preis". oe1.orf.at (in German). Retrieved 2017-02-28. 

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