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Ignazio Cirri: Six sonatas Op. II • Sezione Aurea

World Premiere recording of the Six Sonatas for harpsichord with violin accompaniment of Cirri. Ignazio Cirri was maestro di cappella from 1759 at the Cathedral of Santa Croce, now the Duomo in Forlì. In that same year he was granted entrance to the Philharmonic Academy in Bologna.  It is not certain whether his teachers included Giovanni Battista Martini who was only five years older. It is...

€14.05

C.P.E. BACH : Oboe Concertos Wq 164 & 165 / Sinfonia...

The concertos for oboe and strings Wq 164 and 165 are transcriptions of harpsichord concertos which Bach made in Berlin in 1765: they were very probably performed at a private concert at the court of Frederick the great, which counted a number of excellent oboist among its musicians, like Joachim Wilhelm Dobbert and Johann Christina Jacobi: Bach adapted the harpsichord scores particularly well...

€12.40

The Art of Resonance

At the beginning of the 17th century, music in Italy underwent a radical change. From the first experimental attempts in Florence to revive the musical practice of Greek antiquity, which had not been handed down in detail, the genre of the monody developed, in which the singer could finally express all the nuances of the text (the "affects"), freed from the strict constraints of polyphony. To...

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Préludes. Interludes. Postludes

In this recording, Jan Michiels transports us back to the Parisian salons of the 19th century. These were not only an ideal environment for Chopin – his Préludes op. 28 are a recurring thread throughout this album – but also for Debussy, whose Préludes are closely correlated with those of Chopin. Michiels opens his salon to various visitors: first Alfred Cortot, whose Chopin interpretations...

€18.18

Neshima LP

NESHIMA is Orí Harmelin’s exciting debut solo lute and theorbo album. Orí explores a new realm of possibilities for personal creation as a modern musician using the musical language of the late 16th and early 17th centuries. The album contains Orí’s arrangements of Madrigals, Motets and Chansons by Cipriano de Rore, Josquin des Prez and Thomas Tallis, alongside his own compositions of variation...

€23.14

The Flemish Connection. Frederik Neyrinck. Vol. 1

The paths of I SOLISTI and Frederik Neyrinck first crossed in 2011. The ensemble immediately recognised the artistic talent of the Flemish composer and together they set up a long-term collaboration. The fruits thereof can be heard on this album, which consists exclusively of works by Neyrinck, written especially for the ensemble. This CD also marks a new chapter in their ongoing partnership,...

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Cantate violini! | Florid early baroque songs and...

Unique on today’s musical stage, this ensemble, composed of six violins, from bass to soprano, breathes life into a forgotten practice from the musical history of the 16th century. Concerts, balls, processions, entertainments, improvisations, choreographed ballets… This concert is a journey through time, to rediscover the sound of baroque violins and viols. The deep, luminous sonorities of Les...

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HAYDN IN SEVILLA: TRAUERMUSIK - Orquesta Barroca de...

The musical styles of Europe  always arrive a bit later in Spain, but with the avantage that they are  transformed to full maturity. This cd shows a unique version of how a symphony by Haydn was transformed for a performance in the Cahedral of Sevilla. But the real interest are the till yet unrecorded masterpieces by Antonio Ripa and Joseph Barrera. As always Enrico Onofri ensures a top...

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Incoerente Duo

Alessandro Tampieri & Giorgio Dellarole : an unusual combination of baroque violin and accordeon but the result is stunning and very convincing. Musical fireworks with Bach, Corelli and Dario Castello.

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Un dolce affanno: Music for and by the Emperors at...

The prodigious flowering of musical culture in the Imperial Court of Vienna in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries is undoubtedly a phenomenon unique in the history of the city: four successive emperors were themselves in their leisure time active musicians, and also enjoyed an excellent reputation as composers! This Cd shows us their musical world, with music both by the emperors and by...

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BACH : Leipzig Chorales - Lorenzo Ghielmi

Lorenzo Ghielmi performs the Leipzich ChoralesBWV 651–668, which are a set of chorale preludes for organ prepared by Johann Sebastian Bach in Leipzig in his final decade (1740–1750), from earlier works composed in Weimar, where he was court organist. The works form an encyclopaedic collection of large-scale chorale preludes, in a variety of styles harking back to the previous century, that Bach...

€18.18