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Hyperion Records

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Track(s) taken from CDH55192
Recording details: March 1987
All Hallows, Gospel Oak, London, United Kingdom
Release date: October 1988
Total duration: 4 minutes 51 seconds

'A cornucopia of riches' (Fanfare, USA)

'Beautiful, newly-presented music. The achievement is quite breathtaking' (Hi-Fi News)

Sonata in D
composer

Grave  [0'39]
Allegro  [1'15]
Grave  [1'21]
Allegro  [0'36]
Allegro  [1'00]

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
The trumpet sonata by Arcangelo Corelli is virtually the only genuine work that was not included in his six printed collections. It has English connections: it was published in London in 1704, and in 1713 a performance was advertised as containing ‘several pieces of Musick proper for the Trumpet particularly a Sonata Compos’d by Signor Corelli, on purpose for Mr Twiselton when he was at Rome’. Although Corelli is thought of as a Roman composer he was born in Fusignano near Bologna, and received his early training there; in Bologna, doubtless, he was introduced to the trumpet sonata idiom.

from notes by Peter Holman © 1988

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