Thursday, December 1, 2016

Froberger, Johann Jacob. (1616-1667) The Complete Music for Harpsichord and Organ. CD 8. Partitas from Secondary sources (III)

New acquisition.
Bought in October 2016.
First listen: 1-12-2016.
Label: Brilliant.
CD 8 from 16.
Recording dates: 1-8 March 2016.
Recording venue: Saletta Acustica "Eric James"Pove del Grappa, Vicenza, Italy.
Recording engineer: Alessandro Simonetto.
Running time: 57:07.
Classical relevance: Essential Froberger.

Works performed:
See heading.
In E minor.
In D.
In D minor.
In B minor.
In E minor (FbWV 627)

Works performed by:
Simone Stella.

Harpsichord by William Horn, after Ioannes Ruckers 1638.

I will not repeat myself in another review full of praise. This said: This CD is amazing in its conception and the actual performance. It can be done different, but not better.
The recording is amazingly truthful. 

Riisager, Knudåge. (1897-1974) The Symphonic Edition, Volume I.

New acquisition. Date of purchase: November 2017. First listen: 21--11-2017. Label: Dacapo. Recording dates: September 2010 & Februa...