The Godfather Of Hamburg

Despite having several children, none of Telemann's heirs, except a grandson, went on to become musicians.

Telemann was, though, godfather to two composers, CPE Bach and Georg Philipp Kress.

Lucie Skeaping features chamber music from Telemann and his two composer godsons, and considers the extent of Telemann's influence on them.

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Despite having several children, none of Telemann's heirs, except a grandson, went on to become musicians.

Telemann was, though, godfather to two composers, CPE Bach and Georg Philipp Kress.

Lucie Skeaping features chamber music from Telemann and his two composer godsons, and considers the extent of Telemann's influence on them.