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Organ Concerto in A major, Op 7 No 2

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Op 7 No 2 in A major was completed on 5 February 1743 and probably given its first performance at Covent Garden during the premiere of Samson a fortnight later. The first, second and fourth movements are each based on material by Muffat. In the manuscript a third movement is simply marked Organo ad libitum. For this recording a transcription of the Larghetto from the D major Violin Sonata is used.

from notes by Marc Rochester © 1997

L’op.7 no2 en la majeur, achevé le 5 février 1743, fut probablement donné pour la première fois quinze jours plus tard à Covent Garden, lors de la première de Samson. Les premier, deuxième et quatrième mouvements se fondent tous sur un matériau de Muffat. Le manuscrit comporte un troisième mouvement simplement marqué Organo ad libitum. Le présent enregistrement utilise une transcription du Larghetto de la Sonate pour violon en ré majeur.

extrait des notes rédigées par Marc Rochester © 1997
Français: Hypérion

Opus 7 Nr. 2 in A-Dur wurde am 5. Februar 1743 vollendet. Wahrscheinlich fand die erste Aufführung vierzehn Tage später bei der Premiere von Samson im Covent Garden statt. Die Sätze 1, 2 und 4 greifen alle auf Material von Muffat zurück. Im Manuskript findet sich ein dritter Satz, der einfach mit organo ad libitum überschrieben wurde. Für die vorliegende Aufnahme wurde eine Transkription des Larghetto aus der Violinsonate in D-Dur verwendet.

aus dem Begleittext von Marc Rochester © 1997
Deutsch: Inge Schneider

Recordings

Handel: Organ Concertos
CDD220522CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)

Details

Movement 1: Ouverture
Movement 2: A tempo ordinario
Movement 3: Organo ad libitum: Larghetto
Movement 4: Allegro

Track-specific metadata for CDD22052 disc 2 track 6

Ouverture
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-97-29206
Duration
2'10
Recording date
5 June 1996
Recording venue
St Lawrence, Whitchurch, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Andrew Keener & Oliver Rivers
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner
Hyperion usage
  1. Handel: Organ Concertos (CDA67291/2)
    Disc 2 Track 6
    Release date: November 1997
    Deletion date: August 2004
    2CDs Superseded by CDD22052
  2. Handel: Organ Concertos (CDD22052)
    Disc 2 Track 6
    Release date: May 2005
    2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
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