Title - 'Trio Sonatas for Two Violins and Basso Continuo'
Artist - Brook Street Band
The Brook Street Band celebrates its 20th anniversary as a champion of the music of Handel with another imaginative album that completes the ensemble s survey of Handel's Trio Sonatas for violins and continuo. A bonus is an arrangement for two violins and basso continuo of the overture to Handel's oratorio Esther, for all those paying avid attention at home.
1. HANDEL: Trio Sonata in G minor, HWV393
2. Trio Sonata in E major, HWV394
3. Trio Sonata in F major, HWV392
4. Sinfonia in B-flat major, HWV339
5. Trio Sonata in C major, HWV403 Saul
6. Trio Sonata HWV50a in B-flat major, Esther
7. Trio Sonata in C minor, HWV386a
Since its formation in 1996 by baroque cellist Tatty Theo, the award-winning Brook Street Band has established itself as one of the country's foremost interpreters of Handel's music. The name comes from the street in London's Mayfair where George Frideric Handel lived and composed for most of his working life.
The Brook Street Band has released nine (9) CDs, all receiving high critical acclaim; the Band's debut disc Handel Oxford Water Music was selected as Gramophone Magazine Editor's Choice, as was its "JS Bach Trio Sonatas".
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