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Photograph by Malcolm Crowthers.
Track(s) taken from CDH55240
Recording details: May 1986
St Barnabas's Church, North Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: August 1987
Total duration: 5 minutes 21 seconds

'Highly enjoyable' (Gramophone)

'Excellent performances from all concerned, and recording quality to match' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs)

'The most persuasive account of Corelli on disc' (The Rough Guide to Classical Music)

Sonata da chiesa in G major, Op 1 No 9
composer
1681; dedicated to Queen Christina of Sweden

Allegro  [1'15]
Adagio  [1'34]

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The Sonata in G major Op 1 No 9 opens with a ‘call to attention’ and triplet flourishes over a held chord. Broken-chord figurations form the basis of the short Allegro that follows before the flourishes return, this time in the dominant. The central lyrical Adagio in sarabande rhythm is sandwiched between two fugal movements, the second based on the same broken-chord idea.

from notes by Tim Crawford © 1987


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'Corelli: Sonate da chiesa Opp 1 & 3' (CKD414)
Corelli: Sonate da chiesa Opp 1 & 3
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