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Track(s) taken from CDS44411/3

Recorder Sonata in F major, HWV369

composer
1725/6; Op 1 No 11

Rachel Beckett (recorder), Richard Tunnicliffe (cello), Paul Nicholson (harpsichord/virginals)
Recording details: December 1994
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: October 1995
Total duration: 6 minutes 47 seconds

Cover artwork: La Barre and other musicians (c1710). Robert Tournières (ascribed to) (1667-1752)
Reproduced by permission of The Trustees, The National Gallery, London
 
1
Grave  [1'55]
2
Allegro  [1'52]
3
Alla Siciliana  [1'05]
4
Allegro  [1'55]

Reviews

'Here is all the 'Op 1' you could ever want, in performances which, in the present state of the art, I cannot see beaten' (BBC Music Magazine Top 1000 CDs Guide)

'This set gives authoritative readings, impeccable in style, dependable in text' (Gramophone)

'The performances in this attractive set are further distinguished by an interpretive sponaneity that invariably brings the music to life' (BBC Music Magazine)

'How much marvellous invention there is in these sonatas. The whole set is in fact a splendid achievement which is strongly recommended to all Handelians' (Fanfare, USA)

'Simplemente delicioso' (Scherzo, Spain)
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