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Walter Gerwig

fl, ts, 1899-1966 DE
Composer / Arranger / Conductor of Classical

Walter Gerwig (6 November 1899 – 9 July 1966) was an influential German lutenist, choral conductor and composer. He was one of the pioneers in the revival of early music revival and historical performance practice. He was also a choral conductor. Through his concerts and recordings Gerwig made a significant contribution to the revival of the lute and its repertoire in Europe and America.

        
Instruments
  • Flute
  • Tenor sax
  • Bass
Genres
  • Classical
  • Jazz
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
La Griselda: Act I: In voler cio che tu bramii (Griselda) on Scarlatti: La Griselda by Alessandro Scarlatti, Mirella Freni, Pierre Mollet, Eugenia Ratti, Heinz Rehfuss & Bruno Maderna
Prelude in C Minor, BWV 999 on Bach, J.S.: Lute Music - Bwv 995, 996, 999, 1000, 1006A, 1007 by Johann Sebastian Bach & Walter Gerwig
La Griselda: Act I: Sinfonia avanti l'opera on Scarlatti: La Griselda by Alessandro Scarlatti, Mirella Freni, Pierre Mollet, Eugenia Ratti, Heinz Rehfuss & Bruno Maderna
Lute Suite in E Minor, BWV 996: II. Allemande - V. Bourree on Bach, J.S.: Lute Music - Bwv 995, 996, 999, 1000, 1006A, 1007 by Johann Sebastian Bach & Walter Gerwig
Uns ist ein Kindlein heut geborn (Arr. for Lute) on Weihnachtsmusik in der Renaissance / Renaissance Christmas Music by Elly Ameling, Bernhard Michaelis & Tölzer Knabenchor
La Griselda: Act I: Questo o popoli, e il giorno (Gualtiero, Coro, Griselda) on Scarlatti: La Griselda by Alessandro Scarlatti, Mirella Freni, Pierre Mollet, Eugenia Ratti, Heinz Rehfuss & Bruno Maderna
Lute Suite in G Minor, BWV 995 on Bach, J.S.: Lute Music - Bwv 995, 996, 999, 1000, 1006A, 1007 by Johann Sebastian Bach & Walter Gerwig
Lute Partita in E Major, BWV 1006a: II. Loure - III. Gavotte - IV. Menuet I - V. Menuet II - VII. Gigue on Bach, J.S.: Lute Music - Bwv 995, 996, 999, 1000, 1006A, 1007 by Johann Sebastian Bach & Walter Gerwig
La Griselda: Act I: Nell'aspro mio dolor (Griselda) on Scarlatti: La Griselda by Alessandro Scarlatti, Mirella Freni, Pierre Mollet, Eugenia Ratti, Heinz Rehfuss & Bruno Maderna
Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007 (arr. W. Gerwig) on Bach, J.S.: Lute Music - Bwv 995, 996, 999, 1000, 1006A, 1007 by Johann Sebastian Bach & Walter Gerwig

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Baroque Lute MusicWalter Gerwig2014Album
Cassation C majorJoseph Haydn ; Walter Gerwig, Ilse Brix-Meinert, Johannes Koch1987Single
The Art Of The Lute: Renaissance And Baroque Masterpieces From France, England And GermanyWalter Gerwig1968Album
Lute MusicJohann Sebastian Bach / Walter Gerwig1966Album
Lute MusicJohann Sebastian Bach / Walter Gerwig1966Album
Deutsche Lautenmusik Der RenaissanceWalter Gerwig1964Album
4 Spiritual Concertos And 5 Arias/4 Instrumental PiecesOtto Scharnack, Walter Kägi, Ilse Brix-Meinert, Ernesto Mampaey, Josef Ulsamer, Heinrich Haferland, Walter Gerwig, Karl Grebe1964Album
Kassation C-durJoseph Haydn / Walter Gerwig, Ilse Brix-Meinert, Johannes Koch1964Single
G.P. Telemann: Quartet D Minor, Sonata G Major, Partita G Major, Sonata A Tre D MajorThea von Sparr, Burkhardt Schaeffer, Hermann Töttcher, Herbert Tauscher, Johannes Koch, Walter Gerwig, Carl Gorvin, Ferdinand Conrad, Gustav Scheck, Emil Seiler, August Wenzinger, Fritz Neumeyer1964Album
Lautenmusik Der RenaissanceWalter Gerwig1961Album
Lautensuite Von J. Bittner Und Th. MaceWalter Gerwig1961Album
Works For Glass HarmonicaJohann Gottlieb Naumann / Franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee / Johann Wenzel Tomaschek - Bruno Hoffmann, Gustav Scheck, Emil Seiler, August Wenzinger, Walter Gerwig, Fritz Neumeyer1958Album
"Wie Ein Hirt Sein Volk Zu Weiden" Duo Für Glasharmonika Und Laute G-durJohann Gottlieb Naumann - Bruno Hoffmann, Walter Gerwig1957Single
Sonate Mit Suite Nr. 2 A-durJohann Jakob Walther / Lilli Friedemann, Johannes Koch, Walter Gerwig1956Single
Lezione V E-mollAttilio Ariosti, Emil Seiler, Johannes Koch, Walter Gerwig, Karl-Egon Glückselig1955Single
Lieder Und Spielstücke Aus Dem Glogauer LiederbuchEva-Juliane Gerstein1955Album
Werke von Georg Friedrich HändelGeorg Friedrich Händel, Ilse Brix-Meinert, Johannes Koch, Walter Gerwig, Gustav Scheck, August Wenzinger, Fritz Neumeyer1955Album
Pièces De Luth / Daphnis Et ChloéCharles Mouton / Joseph Bodin de Boismortier - Walter Gerwig, Kammermusikkreis Emil Seiler1953Album
Tois Sonates de la PassionHeinrich Ignaz Franz Biber - Ulrich Grehling, Johannes Koch, Rudolf Ewerhart, Walter GerwigAlbum
Lute Music Of The German RenaissanceWalter GerwigAlbum
Weihnacht Der HirtenAgnes Giebel, Aachener Domsingknaben, Tölzer Knabenchor, Rudolf Ewerhart, Walter Gerwig, Collegium AureumAlbum
Alte deutsche LautenmusikWalter GerwigAlbum
Lautenmusik Aus Frankreich Und EnglandWalter GerwigAlbum
Concerto Per La Viola D'Amore, Liuto E Con Tutti Gl'Istromenti Sordini D-moll P.V. 266Antonio Vivaldi, Emil Seiler, Walter Gerwig, Karl-Egon GlückseligSingle
Musique Pour Luth À La Renaissance ItalienneWalter GerwigAlbum
Lautenmusik Der Renaissance Aus Deutschland, Italien, Frankreich Und EnglandWalter GerwigCompil.
Vier InstrumentalkonzerteGeorg Philipp Telemann, Adolf Scherbaum, Walter Gerwig, Hermann TöttcherAlbum
German Christmas Music Of The High RenaissanceElly Ameling, Bernhard Michaelis, Hans-Ulrich Mielsch, Barry McDaniel, Hans-Martin Linde, Ilse Brix-Meinert, Ulrich Koch, Johannes Koch, Walter GerwigAlbum
Virtuose LautenmusikJohann Sebastian Bach / Charles Mouton / Esaias Reusner Jr. / Ferdinand Ignaz Hinterleithner - Walter GerwigAlbum
The Baroque LuteJohann Sebastian Bach, Dieterich Buxtehude, Johann Pachelbel, Walter GerwigAlbum
Meister Der LauteWalter Gerwig - Pierre Attaignant, Jean-Baptiste Besard, Jacques Bittner, Thomas MaceAlbum
The Art Of The Lute - Renaissance And Baroque Masterpieces From France, England And GermanyWalter GerwigAlbum
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