LES DELICES DE LA SOLITUDE OP.20
Wydawca: Brilliant Classics
Kategoria: Muzyka klasyczna
organist, his grandfather dancing master. He was a famous composer,
teacher and organist, his long lifetime seeing the cultural change from the
Baroque to the Classical era. This transformation is also apparent in his
music, from the strict and elaborate Baroque forms to the charming and
transparent classical language.
? Corrette’s intriguingly titled “Les délices de la solitude” is a series of
sonatas for viola da gamba, cello, bassoon and continuo, an unusual
combination of dark and rich instrumental colours. The language is lyrical,
dramatic, with a predominance of the melody, full of rhythmic elasticity
and emotional tension.
? Played by the Italian group Opera Prima, led by violist Cristiano Contadin,
who already recorded a superb Telemann 5CD set on Brilliant classics
(BC94831), which was CD of the Month in CLASSIC VOICE.