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Track(s) taken from CDH55162

Toccata Prima


Andrew Lawrence-King (harp)
Recording details: August 1986
Seldon Hall, Haberdashers' Aske's School, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: August 1987
Total duration: 5 minutes 3 seconds

Ascanio Mayone’s Toccata Prima is in the same Neapolitan style of extreme contrasts as that of his colleague Trabaci: a style that was to find its culmination in the madrigals of Gesualdo.

from notes by Andrew Lawrence-King © 1987

La Toccata Prima d’Ascanio Mayone reprend le style napolitain, tout en contrastes extrêmes, de la Toccata de son collègue Trabaci – un style qui devait trouver son apogée dans les madrigaux de Gesualdo.

extrait des notes rédigées par Andrew Lawrence-King © 1987
Français: Hypérion

Ascanio Mayones Toccata Prima ist im gleichen neapolitanischen Stil extremer Kontraste gehalten wie die seines Kollegen Trabaci: Dieser Stil sollte seine höchste Ausprägung in den Madrigalen von Gesualdo erfahren.

aus dem Begleittext von Andrew Lawrence-King © 1987
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller

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