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Hurel: Suites For Theorbo / Christopher Wilke

Release Date: 09/25/2007 
Label:  Centaur Records   Catalog #: 2875   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Charles Hurel
Performer:  Christopher Wilke
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) for theorbo by Charles Hurel. Soloist: Christopher Wilke. Includes work(s) for theorbo by Charles Hurel. Soloist: Christopher Wilke. Read less

Works on This Recording

Suite for Theorbo in G major by Charles Hurel
Performer:  Christopher Wilke (Theorbo)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa ?1685; France 
Date of Recording: 05/2006 
Venue:  DSS Audio, Cincinnati, Ohio 
Length: 16 Minutes 35 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Suite in G major: I. Les preludes
Suite in G major: II. Allemande giguee
Suite in G major: III. Courante
Suite in G major: IV. Autre courante
Suite in G major: V. Sarabande, "La Boulonnoise"
Suite in G major: VI. Gavotte, "La Lionne" - Gavotte poour Mlle. de Lionne - Gavotte, "La Lionne"
Suite in G major: VII. Minuet de Poictou - Autre minuet - Minuet de Poictou
Suite in C major: I. Prelude
Suite in C major: II. Courante
Suite in C major: III. Sarabande
Suite in C major: IV. Autre courante
Suite in C major: V. Autre sarabande
Suite in C major: V. Gavotte
Suite in D minor: I. Prelude
Suite in D minor: II. Autre prelude
Suite in D minor: III. Allemande
Suite in D minor: IV. Gigue
Suite in D minor: V. Courante
Suite in D minor: VI. Sarabande
Suite in D minor: VII. Autre courante
Suite in D minor: VIII. Gavotte
Suite in D major: I. Prelude
Suite in D major: II. Courante
Suite in D major: III. Autre courante
Suite in D major: IV. Sarabande
Les Pellerins de Mr. Lully (after J.-B. Lully's Ballet Royal)
Les Mattasins de Mr. Lully (after J.-B. Lully's Psyche)
Suite in A minor: I. Prelude
Suite in A minor: II. Sarabande
Minuet de l'opera de Mr. Lully (after J.-B. Lully's Cadmus) - Chaconne (Composee pour Mlle de la Balme par Hurel)

Customer Reviews

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 Pure bliss February 17, 2016 By Charles Foster (Los Angeles, CA) See All My Reviews "This music is not about the complexity and profundity of Bach at his best. It is early Baroque at its simplest, sweetest, and loveliest. This is music for kings and queens, late at night, to calm their tortured minds. And a big part of this is the sound: the theorbo--this one anyway, in the hands of Wilke--is by far the sweetest and most mellow of all the plucked instruments. For simple joy, this can't be beat." Report Abuse
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