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Mon 24 Jul, 2017:
CPE Bach: Complete Works for Keyboard and Violin

Years ago, my older daughter expressed the view that CPE Bach’s music sounds like a busker waiting outside a train station, dreamily meandering...

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Wed 22 Feb, 2017:
Rust: Keyboard Sonatas – in G minor; in D major (1794); in C major; 12 Variations on 'Blühe liebes Veilchen' (1794)

He was a virtuoso on both violin and keyboards. His teachers were WF Bach, Benda, Martini, Nardini, Pugnani & Tartini. His compositions covered every...

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Mon 24 Aug, 2015:
Time Present and Time Past – Works by Alessandro Scarlatti, Górecki, CPE Bach, Geminiani, Reich & JS Bach

The almost ubiquitous Mahan Esfahani has now popped up on Deutsche Grammophon’s Archiv label with what threatens to be a curate’s egg of a recital...

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Wed 06 May, 2015:
Bach: Sonatas for viola da gamba (cello) and harpsichord – in G major, BWV1027; in D major, BWV1028; in G minor, BWV1029; CPE Bach: Trio in G minor, Wq88

Two members of the Brook Street Band, Tatty Theo and Carolyn Gibley, here duet on the viola da gamba sonatas by Bach father and son. The twist here is...

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Thu 05 Mar, 2015:
CPE Bach: Symphonies – D major, WQ 183/1; A major, WQ 182/4; B minor, WQ 182/5; F major, WQ 183/3; E flat major, WQ 179

These five works run the gamut of CPE Bach’s often under-appreciated symphonic output, from the early E flat major Symphony of 1757, to two from the...

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Tue 21 Oct, 2014:
Fasch: Quartets and Concertos

We all might relish the challenge of an impressive mountain peak sometimes, but there’s an awful lot to be said for a pleasant stroll in the...

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Mon 11 Aug, 2014:
CPE Bach: Württemberg Sonatas, Wq49

Mahan Esfahani is about as hot a property as it is possible for a harpsichordist to be: he was a BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist and gave the first...

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Mon 14 Jul, 2014:
CPE Bach: Magnificat, Wq215; Motet – Helig ist Gott, Wq217; Symphony in D major, Wq 183

If there had been such a thing as a 'Greatest Hits' album back in the eighteenth century, then this is what it might have looked like. In 1786, CPE...

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Wed 08 Jan, 2014:
Herschel: Six Symphonies – No 14 in D major; No 8 in C minor; No 2 in D major; No 12 in D major; No 17 in C major; No 13 in D major

Although his musical achievements were to be eclipsed (pardon the pun) by his later astronomical discoveries, William Herschel (1738-1822) was no mere...

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Wed 30 Oct, 2013:
Arias for Guadagni – Music by Handel, Hasse, John Christopher Smith, Arne, CPE Bach, Gluck and Gaetano Guadagni

The most famous castrato singers were rockstars of their era, and among the biggest names was Gaetano Guadagni (1728-1792). This recording gathers...

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Thu 23 May, 2013:
CPE Bach: Keyboard Sonatas, Volume 2

The second-born son of Johann Sebastian Bach, Carl Philip Emmanuel (1714-1788) is very much his own man, and Danny Driver's absorbing survey of...

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