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Moods: Instrumental Classical: Baroque Classical: Early Music

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Netherlands

Menno Van Delft

MENNO VAN DELFT was born in Amsterdam in 1963. He studied harpsichord, organ and musicology with Gustav Leonhardt, Bob van Asperen, Piet Kee, Jacques van Oortmerssen and Willem Elders, in 1988 winning the clavichord prize at the C. Ph. E. Bach Competition in Hamburg. He has given concerts and masterclasses throughout Europe and the U.S.A., made numerous recordings for radio and television, and performs with many soloists and ensembles including Pieter Wispelwey, Johannette Zomer, Ensemble Schönbrunn, Nederlandse Opera, Al Ayre Español, Cantus Cölln, Nederlandse Bachvereniging.

Van Delft’s discography includes J.S. Bach’s six violin sonatas (with Johannes Leertouwer), Musical Offering (with Ensemble Schönbrunn), Art of Fugue and Toccatas, and keyboard works by Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck.

Menno van Delft teaches harpsichord, clavichord and basso continuo at the Amsterdam Conservatoire.