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Donald Macleod explores Albinoni's small but elegant catalogue of chamber music, as well as the state of music publishing in the early 1700s, when piracy was rife.

Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Venetian composer Tomas Albinoni.

He focuses on Albinoni's small but elegant catalogue of chamber music. He also considers the state of music publishing in the early 1700s, when piracy was rife and new, north European technology was changing the face of the music world.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Trio Sonata no. 12 in B flat - 4th mvt: Presto

    Performer: Parnassi Musici Performer: Margaret MacDuffie (violin) Performer: Matthias Fischer (violins); Performer: Stephan Schrader (cello); Performer: Marin Lutz (organ)

    • CPO 999 770-2.
    • 48.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Sonata in g minor, op.4 no.5 [pub'd 1708]

    Performer: The Locatelli Trio: Performer: Elizabeth Wallfisch (vl) Performer: Richard Tunnicliffe (vc) Performer: Paul Nicholson (org)

    • Hyperion CDD22048.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Sonata in a minor for flute and continuo, op.6 no.6

    Performer: Barthold Kuijken (fl),

    • Wieland Kuijken (vc),.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Trio Sonata no. 2 in F [pub'd 1694]

    Performer: Margaret MacDuffie (violin) Performer: Matthias Fischer (violins); Performer: Stephan Schrader (cello); Performer: Marin Lutz (organ)

    • CPO 999 770-2.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Cantata op.4 no.9 [pub'd 1702]

    Performer: Barbara Schlick (sop) Performer: Roderick Shaw (hpschd) Performer: Nicolas Selo

    • Etcetera KTC 207.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Sonata in G for violin and continuo, op.6 no.9 [pub'd c.1711]

    Performer: The Locatelli Trio: Performer: Elizabeth Wallfisch (vl) Performer: Richard Tunnicliffe (vc) Performer: Paul Nicholson (org)

    • Hyperion CDD22048.

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