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Suonata a 7 Con due Trombe
Petronio Franceschini was born in Bologna – as his Christian name indicates – and spent his short working life there as a cellist. His trumpet sonata, one of only two surviving instrumental works, dates from the last year of his life and is one of the finest works in the Bolognese repertory, not least for its rhythmic energy and unusual harmonies – including the repeated use of A minor harmonies in a D major work. The rich scoring, with cello, trombone, ‘contrabasso’, theorbo and organ, is precisely specified in the original set of parts at Bologna.

from notes by Peter Holman © 1988

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Details for CDH55192 track 20
Recording date
26 March 1987
Recording venue
All Hallows, Gospel Oak, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Martin Compton
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner
Hyperion usage
  1. Italian Baroque Trumpet Music (CDA66255)
    Disc 1 Track 20
    Release date: October 1988
    Deletion date: July 2004
    Superseded by CDH55192
  2. Italian Baroque Trumpet Music (CDH55192)
    Disc 1 Track 20
    Release date: April 2005
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
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