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The Trio Sonata through Two Centuries - London Baroque (8 CDS)

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The Trio Sonata through Two Centuries

London Baroque

Formed in 1978, London Baroque enjoys the position of being one of the most experienced and long-lived baroque chamber groups. Combining 8 albums originally released between 2003 and 2013, the present set of trio sonatas can be seen as the fruit of all those years of research, experiment and discovery. The trio sonata was the primary vehicle for chamber music in the seventeenth and at least half of the eighteenth centuries. Its history mirrors other developments throughout the whole of the baroque era. This set is chiefly concerned with those for two violins and continuo, with occasional digressions into those for violin, bass viol and continuo, and one with viola replacing the second violin. Like the string quartet in later ages, most composers (with some notable and regrettable exceptions) tried their hand in the form. The customary addition of a figured bass part played on a harpsichord or organ around 1600 meant that middle parts of the old contrapuntal style could be excluded and chamber music soon began to favor the trio sonata texture. 150 years later, with the string quartet, the process was reversed as the viola took over the middle ground previously occupied by the keyboard.

Abel, C F: Sonata in G major, Op. 3, No. 1
Albinoni: Balletto in G, Op. 3 No. 3
Arne: Trio Sonata No. 2 in G major
Avison: Trio Sonata Op. 1 No. 1 in D minor
Bach, C P E: Trio Sonata in B flat major, Wq158 H584
Bach, J C F: Trio Sonata in F major for two violins and b.c, W.VII/3
Becker, D: Sonata No. 26 in A major from Sonaten und Suiten
Biber: Partia VI in D major for two Violins and Basso continuo
Blow: Ground in G Minor
Blow: Sonata in A major
Boismortier: Trio Sonata in E Minor, Op. 37 No. 2
Bononcini, G M: Sonata Quinta dell’ Ottavo Tuono un tuono più alto
Bononcini, G B: Sonata No. 2
Bonporti: Sonata in G minor, Op. 6 No. 7
Boyce: Trio Sonata No. 5 in D major
Buonamente: Sonata 8 sopra La Romanesca
Buxtehude: Sonata in G major, BuxWV271
Castello, D: Sonata decima a tre
Cavalli: Canzon
Cazzati: Ciaconna
Cima, G: Sonata a Tre in A minor
Clérambault: Simphonia no 2 "La Felicite"
Coprario: Fantasia Suite (early 1620s)
Corelli: Sonata da chiesa a tre, Op. 1 No. 12 in D major
Couperin, F: La Superbe
Couperin, F: Les Nations, Troisième ordre 'L'Impériale'
Couperin, L: Simphonie
Dollé, C: Sonata in G minor, Op. 1, No. 6
Erskine: Trio sonata No. 6 in G
Falconieri: Folias echa para mi Señora
Fasch, J F: Trio Sonata in C minor
Gallo, D: Trio Sonata No. 1 in G major
Geoffroy: Dialogue pour le clavecin et les violes
Gibbons, O: 3 fantasias (c 1620)
Goldberg: Trio Sonata in C major for two violins and b.c.
Graun, J G: Trio in B flat major for violin, viola & b.c.
Guignon: Sonata in D major, Op. 4, No. 2
Hacquart: Sonata No.6 in D minor from Harmonia Parnassia
Handel: Trio Sonata, HWV 390a in G minor, Op. 2 No. 5
Handel: Trio Sonata, HWV397 in D major, Op. 5 No. 2
Jenkins, J: [Fantasia] a3 (c. 1650)
Jenkins, J: Fancy & Ayre a4 (1630-1650)
Kempis: Symphonia No. 2 ‘Dolorosa’
Kerll: Trio Sonata in F major
Lawes, W: Sett No. 1 in G minor
Leclair, J-M: Sonata No. 3 in G minor, Op. 13, No. 6
Legrenzi: Sonata à 3
Locatelli: Sonata in D major, Op. 8 No. 8
Locke: Suite in d (Little Consort, 1651)
Lully: Trios pour le Coucher du Roi
Marais, M: Suite in G minor from 'Pièces en Trio' (1692)
Marini, B: Sonata I "Fuggi dolente core"
Mealli: Sonate, cioe balletti: Il Marcquetta Sonate, cioe balletti: Il Marcquetta
Merula: Ciaccona
Pestolozza: Sonata 12
Porpora: Sonata Op. 2, No. 3
Purcell: Sonata XX in D major, from Sonatas in 4 parts (1697)
Ravenscroft, J: Sonata Ottava
Rebel, J-F: Tombeau de Monsieur Lully
Rosenmüller: Trio Sonata in E minor
Roux, G: Suite No. 2 in D major (1705)
Sammartini, G: Sonata No. 5, Op. 3
Schmelzer: Lanterly (Sonate a 3)
Simpson, C: Suite in D major
Tartini: Suonata a tre in D minor
Telemann: Trio in G major for violin, gamba & B.c. TWV 42:G10
Turini: Sonata a 3 Secondo tuono
Uccellini: La Proserpina
Vierdanck: Suite in A major
Vitali, G: Ciaccona from Op. 7
Vivaldi: Trio Sonata, Op. 1 No. 12 for Two Violins & Continuo in D minor, RV 63 'La Follia'
Weckmann: Sonata in G major


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