TELEMANN, Georg Philipp (1681–1767), Abscheuliche Tiefe des grossen Verderbens for Flute, Violetta o Fagotto, Voice and Continuo TWV1:1, ‘Sonntag nach Weihnacht’ / 1731/32, Hamburg
Alto - Dina König
Traverso - Claire Genewein
Fagottino - Zoë Matthews
Cello - Bernadette Köbele
Organ - Han-na Lee
Audio / video production - Leonardo Bortolotto
This beautiful cantata by Telemann uses the combination of traverso, fagottino, alto voice and continuo. If played on a full size baroque bassoon the part would have to be played an octave lower as in its written pitch in alto clef the part would be too high. Played on Fagottino the part lies perfectly and does not go lower than the bass line.
For more information about small bassoons please visit the website of the SNSF Fagottino Project.