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Henry Lebedinsky

Noted by the Miami Herald for his "Superb continuo… brilliantly ornamented and improvised," Henry Lebedinsky holds degrees from Bowdoin College and the Longy School of Music. He is currently the director of Publick Musick, an organization that presents and produces early music concerts in Western New York State.

Adam Viktora, Ensemble Inégal, and The Prague Baroque Soloists Zelenka Missa Sancti Josephi and Litaniae Xaverianae: A Review

April 12, 2011

Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745) occupies an uncomfortable place in music history: He is often relegated to the sidelines when discussing the music of his better-known contemporaries and has the distinction of being compared unfavorably to Johann Sebastian Bach. Zelenka’s chamber music, including the sonatas for two oboes, bassoon, and basso continuo, are among his more familiar and often-recorded works – quirky and demanding, and sometimes a bit long-winded. Yet they reveal a composer with a fine grasp of counterpoint and a unique sense of melody influenced by the folk music of his native Bohemia.

Zelenka fans have a new and impassioned advocate in organist and conductor Adam Viktora and his superb Prague Baroque Soloists and Ensemble Inégal…

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