Bach: Mass in B minor, "Laudamus Te"
|Discussion of articulation and attack||00h:00m:40s|
|Demonstration of different types of articulations||00h:01m:22s|
|Practicing with slow bow||00h:02m:40s|
|Using pressure rather than speed to create clear articulation||00h:04m:30s|
|Changing articulations as a reaction to musical line||00h:05m:30s|
|Articulation is a part of musical color||00h:07m:28s|
|Every bowing needs a preparation||00h:08m:13s|
|Musical ideas need to be clear before you start playing||00h:08m:32s|
|All problems and solutions lie within the musician's body and mind||00h:09m:05s|
|NWS fellows play the Laudamus Te from Bach's Mass in B minor||00h:09m:43s|
Viol Soloist Jordi Savall works with NWS fellows on how to use bow speed and pressure to create a variety of articulations. Bach Mass in B Minor, Laudamus Te.
Johann Sebastian Bach
MASS IN B MINOR, BWV 232
Jordi Savall is a Viola da gamba player & conductor from Catalunya. He has been one of the major figures in Early Music since the 1970s, and he has been a major exponent of solo viola da gamba performance as well as various innovative approaches to ensemble. Mr. Savall’s repertory ranges from the medieval era to the French baroque and beyond. Since 1973, he has been a teacher at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. His work in teaching, research and as a concert performer makes him one of the main figures in the process of revaluation of historical music which is happening in Europe.