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Wed 13 Jun, 2018:
Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonatas, Volume 1

“Sonatas Volume 1” says Chandos. And 20 of the 555 originally written for harpsichord were first exposed on record by Wanda Landowska in 1935. Two...

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Mon 11 Jun, 2018:
Portrait of a Lady with Harp: Music for Queen Christina of Sweden by Pasquini, Corelli, Arcadelt, Stradella, Alessandro Scarlatti and anonymous

Here’s a fascinating – and discretely enjoyable – compendium of music by composers championed by Sweden’s fabled Queen Christina. Having...

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Wed 01 Jun, 2016:
Lucas Debargue: Debut Album – Piano Works by Scarlatti, Chopin, Liszt, Ravel, Grieg, Schubert and Scarlatti/Debargue

Largely self-taught, the French pianist Lucas Debargue grabbed public and critical attention by winning fourth prize at the 2015 Tchaikovsky...

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Wed 25 May, 2016:
Scarlatti: 18 Sonatas

I wouldn’t claim to have heard each one of Domenico Scarlatti’s 555 Keyboard Sonatas (but I’d like to), for those many I do know are each the...

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Fri 26 Feb, 2016:
Soler: Sol de mi fortuna – Harpsichord Sonatas from the Morgan Libary

This 73-minute CD consists of 26 tracks, a mix of Preludio, Canon and (mostly) Sonata; nothing is longer than five minutes. Padre Antonio Soler...

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Mon 22 Feb, 2016:
Alessandro Scarlatti: Con eco d'amore – Arias from operas and cantatas

Much-lauded soprano Elizabeth Watts here takes on some little-known repertoire by Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725) – not the harpsichordist, but his...

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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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Tue 04 Aug, 2015:
Orfeo[s] – Italian & French Cantatas by Pergolesi, Alessandro Scarlatti, Clerambeault and Rameau

Korean soprano Sunhae Im, backed by the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, essays four versions of the Orpheus story from the Italian and French Baroque...

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Tue 10 Mar, 2015:
Comédie et Tragédie, Volume 1 – Lully: Suite from 'Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme'; Rebel: Les Éléments; Marais: Suite from 'Alcyone'

The Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra, Tempesta di Mare, are in the midst of a fruitful relationship with Chandos: having previously recorded albums of...

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Fri 27 Feb, 2015:
Et in Arcadia ego – Italian Cantatas and Sonatas by Handel, Alessandro Scarlatti, Lotti and Mancini

The four featured composers here were all associated with the Italian Pontificia Accademia degli Arcadi (‘The Academy of Arcadia’), a society...

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Mon 07 Jul, 2014:
Motherland – Piano pieces by Bach, Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn, Debussy, Kancheli, Ligeti, Brahms, Liszt and others

After well-received recordings devoted to Liszt and Chopin, Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili presents an album that is part self-portrait formed...

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