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Gramola, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, Alpha

Niel Gow, Wilhelm Bruns, Pera Ensemble, Mouth Music, Lautten Compagney


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Quadriga Consort aka Quadriga Early Music Band is an early music ensemble from Austria. Founded in 2001 by harpsichordist Nikolaus Newerkla, the ensemble plays rearranged early British and Irish traditional music.


Quadriga Consort has collaborated with South African-born jazz and pop singer Elisabeth Kaplan and has appeared at festivals in Austria, Europe and the United States.

Their records "On a Cold Winter's Day: Early Christmas Music and Carols from the British Isles" 2012 Carpe Diem Records/2013 SONY/Deutsche Harmonia Mundi and "Winter's Delights" 2015 SONY/Deutsche Harmonia Mundi credit harpsichordist Alina Rotaru as a producer.

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Ensemble members

  • Ulrike Tropper (voice)
  • Angelika Huemer (recorders, treble viol)
  • Karin Silldorff (recorders)
  • Dominika Teufel (tenor viol)
  • Philipp Comploi (baroque cello/basse de violon)
  • Laurenz Schiffermüller (percussion)
  • Nikolaus Newerkla (harpsichord, vibrandoneon, voice, arrangements, composition, direction)
  • Former members

  • Elisabeth Kaplan (voice)
  • Peter Trefflinger (baroque cello)
  • Elisabeth Kurz (treble viol) (†2005)
  • Discography

  • 2003 Ground, Harp, Berlin
  • 2005 As I Walked Forth: Songs & Tunes of the Isles, ORF, Vienna
  • 2007 By Yon Bonnie Banks: Traditional Early Music of Scotland, ORF, Vienna - 5 stars, Goldberg Magazine, June 2007
  • 2009 Quadriga Live: DVD, make, Vienna
  • 2009 Songs from the British Isles, Live, gramola, Vienna
  • 2011 Ships Ahoy!: Songs of Wind, Water and Tide, Alpha, Paris - "pasticcio" award, radio ORF 1
  • 2012/13 On a Cold Winter's Day: Early Christmas Music and Carols from the British Isles, Carpe Diem Records, Bremen (First Edition), later SONY/Deutsche Harmonia Mundi
  • 2014 14 Tales of Mystery, SONY/Deutsche Harmonia Mundi
  • 2015 Winter's Delights, SONY/Deutsche Harmonia Mundi
  • Sheet Music

  • Nikolaus Newerkla: Playford Dances & Carolan Tunes, Moeck, Celle, Germany, 2007
  • Nikolaus Newerkla: Scarborough Fair, Moeck, Celle, Germany, 2008
  • Nikolaus Newerkla: Ancient Tunes in New Consorts, Moeck, Celle, Germany, 2008
  • Nikolaus Newerkla: Turlough O'Carolan - The Music of an Irish Harper, Bärenreiter, Kassel, Germany, 2012
  • Nikolaus Newerkla: The English Dancing Master, Bärenreiter, Kassel, Germany, 2012
  • Songs

    Pulling the Sea-DulseShips Ahoy ! - Songs of Wind - Water & Tide · 2011
    The Saucy SailorShips Ahoy ! - Songs of Wind - Water & Tide · 2011
    On a Cold Winter's DaySongs from the British Isles · 2012


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