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Donald Macleod explores the life and music of the Italian violinist and composer Arcangelo Corelli. He reveals how Corelli's immense reputation rests on a relatively small collection of six publications, with just a handful of accounts about his brilliant playing.

Concerto grosso in D, Op 6 No 7 (opening)
Brandenburg Consort
Roy Goodman (director)
Hyperion CDA667412, CD2 Trs 1-2

Sonata in D, Op 5 No 1
Andrew Manze (violin)
Richard Egarr (harpsichord)
Harmonia Mundi HMU90729899, Trs 1-5

Concerto grosso in F, Op 6 No 12
Brandenburg Consort
Roy Goodman (director)
Hyperion CDA667412, CD2 Trs 30-34

Sonata in A minor, Op 4 No 5
Purcell Quartet
Chandos CHAN0692, CD4 Trs 17-20

Sonata in F (arr of Op 5 No 4)
Han Tol (recorder)
David Mings (baroque bassoon)
Patrick Ayrton (harpsichord)
Globe GLO5094, Trs 6-9

Sonata in G, Op 1 No 9
Monica Huggett, Alison Bury (violins)
Jaap Ter Linden (cello)
Hopkinson Smith (theorbo)
Ton Koopman (organ)
Philips 4166142, Trs 1-5.

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