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Capriccio in A major, Op 34 No 3
composer
1795

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'Clementi: Capriccios & Variations' (CDA67850)
Clementi: Capriccios & Variations
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Capriccio in A major, Op 34 No 3
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The two Capriccios Op 34 of 1795 are not at all like their modest predecessor, Op 17. The new Capriccios leave the impression of impassioned, whimsical improvisations abounding in various kinds of wide-ranging virtuoso passagework, much of it rather indeterminate in harmony. In the midst of this Clementi now and then interposes starkly contrasting bits of simple melody, served up with the sort of grandiloquent introductory gestures that were to become a staple commodity of nineteenth-century piano virtuosi.

from notes by Leon Plantinga © 2011

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ISRC
GB-AJY-11-85002
Duration
7'05
Recording date
28 October 2010
Recording venue
St Silas the Martyr, Kentish Town, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Annabel Connellan
Recording engineer
Ben Connellan
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    Release date: September 2011
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