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Quantz Concertos Crowdfunding Campaign

We’re recording a CD of Flute Concertos by Johann Joaquim Quantz and we need your help.

We’ve launched a campaign on Pozible, an Australian-based crowdfunding platform for creative projects and ideas.

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Head over to our Quantz Concertos Recording project page to watch some videos that explain the project and show us playing part of a concerto by Quantz.

If you are able to make a pledge, we’ve created a variety of rewards to say thank you.

Quantz Concertos Recording (Pozible)

Elysium Ensemble

Style, Elegance & Flair

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Greg Dikmans

Baroque Flute

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Lucinda Moon

Baroque Violin

Georg Philipp Telemann:
Melodious Canons & Fantasias

elegant, measured readings

Early Music Review

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Australian early music group the Elysium Ensemble continue their series of recordings of duos on period instruments focussing on the Art of Elegant Conversation in the Baroque with this album of canons and fantasias by Georg Philipp Telemann.

Based around the Melodious Canons published in 1738 in Paris, Elysium principals Greg Dikmans (flute) and Lucinda Moon (violin) introduce a selection of Telemann’s solo fantasias.

Boismortier: Six Sonates

A recording on period instruments

70 minutes of delight …

Hugh Canning (The Sunday Times, London)

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Following on from their critically acclaimed Resonus debut of duets by Johann Joachim Quantz, the second in a series of releases based on research into historical performance practice sees the Elysium Ensemble record an album of the Six Sonates, Op. 51, by Joseph Bodin de Boismortier (1689-1755).

Prolific in his lifetime, publishing over 100 collections of Suites, Sonatas and other instrumental music, Boismortier’s great depth and imagination comes through in these duos for flute and violin brought to life with panache by the Elysium Ensemble’s principles Greg Dikmans & Lucinda Moon.

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Baroque Flute Solos

Recorded Live on the Camino de Santiago

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“I walked 12.4 kms in the morning on the way to Burgos and was the first of my group to reach San Juan de Ortega. I ate my lunch quickly so I could get some time in the church before we had to head off again.”

”There was no time for thought or preparation — just put the flute together and play. I played for the sheer joy of being in such a wonderful space.”

”I had about 15 minutes of almost complete silence. After that people started talking and making noises in the background. The recorded pieces are the first few I played in the order I played them.”

— Greg Dikmans

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