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Hyperion Records

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Track(s) taken from CDH55162
Recording details: August 1986
Seldon Hall, Haberdashers' Aske's School, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: August 1987
Total duration: 5 minutes 3 seconds

'An impressive debut, beautifully recorded' (Gramophone)

Toccata Prima

Toccata Prima  [5'03]

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
Ascanio Mayone’s Toccata Prima is in the same Neapolitan style of extreme contrasts as that of his colleague Trabaci: a style that was to find its culmination in the madrigals of Gesualdo.

from notes by Andrew Lawrence-King © 1987

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