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Padre Antonio Soler

Saturday 29 December 2007 13:00-14:00 (Radio 3)

Catherine Bott presents a portrait of the intriguing Spanish monk and composer Padre Antonio Soler. A disciple of Domenico Scarlatti, Soler entered the monastery at El Escorial, near Madrid, in 1752, where he remained for the last 31 years of his life, composing keyboard sonatas, chamber music and choral works.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

All music by Padre Antonio Soler

Sonata No.2 in E flat major
David Schrader (harpsichord)
CDR 90000 009
Track 2

Sonata in C major
Gilbert Rowland (harpsichord)
NAXOS 8.557640
Track 1

Miserere a 8 (Auditui meo)
Klara Takacs (mezzo-soprano)
Hungarian State Orchestra
Conducted by Ferenc Szekeres
HUNGAROTON HCD 12427-2
Track 5

Concerto for 2 organs No.5 in A major
Tini Mathot & Ton Koopman (organs)
ERATO 2292-45741-2
Tracks 7-8

Quintet No.1
Rasumovsky String Quartet with Paul Parsons (organ)
GUILD GMCD 7280
Tracks 1-6

Villancico: Un angel y el demonio
Escolania de la Abadia de Santa Cruz del Valle de los Caidos
Ensemble Baroque Pygmalion
Directed by Jean-Michel Hasler
JADE 1221.85
Track 7




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