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Track(s) taken from CDA67230

Sonata in A major


Elizabeth Wallfisch (violin), The Raglan Baroque Players, Nicholas Kraemer (conductor)
Recording details: September 2000
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Mike Clements
Release date: November 2001
Total duration: 2 minutes 3 seconds


'A collection of Italian delights … [Durante's] Concerto No 8, La Pazzia, sounds like Vivaldi gone bananas … The Raglan Baroque Players aren't the starriest of groups but on the evidence of this disc they ought to be' (The Times)

'A delightful aural dessert cart … will offer much pleasure, even on repeated hearings, and the legendary Hyperion sound is another plus' (Fanfare, USA)
The little Sonata in A major by Pergolesi is taken from a collection of authenticated instrumental music by the composer. It consists only of one short movement written on two staves and probably intended for keyboard. In this performance, though, it is played by violin and cello. Its engaging melodic ideas are of immediate appeal.

from notes by Nicholas Anderson © 2001

La petite Sonate en la majeur de Pergolèse est empruntée à un recueil de pièces instrumentales dont l’authenticité est avérée. Elle consiste en un seul et bref mouvement écrit sur deux portées, probablement pour le clavier. Ici interprétée aux violon et violoncelle, elle nous séduit d’emblée par ses plaisantes idées mélodiques.

extrait des notes rédigées par Nicholas Anderson © 2001
Français: Josée Bégaud

Die kleine Sonate in A Dur von Pergolesi stammt aus einer Sammlung von authentifizierter Instrumentalmusik des Komponisten. Sie hat nur einen kurzen Satz, der auf zwei Systemen geschrieben und wahrscheinlich für ein Tasteninstrument gedacht ist. In der vorliegenden Aufnahme ist sie jedoch von Violine und Violoncello gespielt. Die eingängigen melodischen Ideen sind von unmittelbarem Reiz.

aus dem Begleittext von Nicholas Anderson © 2001
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel

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