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18th-century Flemish Harpsichord Music / Ewald Demeyere

Demeyere
Release Date: 02/14/2012 
Label:  Challenge   Catalog #: 72528  
Composer:  Charles-Joseph HelmontFerdinand StaesAnonymousDieudonne Raick,   ... 
Performer:  Ewald Demeyere
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Eighteenth-century Flemish harpsichord music today is mostly identified with the Pièces de clavecin of 1731 by Joseph-Hector Fiocco. Although this collection, consisting of two major harpsichord suites, undoubtedly forms the high point in the genre, I want this CD to show that Fiocco was certainly not the only good Flemish harpsichord composer. The repertoire of this CD is the result of an artistic research project I carried out into eighteenth-century Flemish harpsichord music, based on the rich collection of the Antwerp Conservatory library.
-- Ewald Demeyere

Demeyere shows us that there is more to Flemisch harpsichord music than only Fiocco's music and this CD is a unique statement for that and takes us into
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Works on This Recording

1.
PIeces for Harpsichord, Book 1: La Lisette Rondeau Tendrement by Charles-Joseph Helmont
Performer:  Ewald Demeyere (Harpsichord)
2.
Sonata for Harpsichord no 2 by Ferdinand Staes
Performer:  Ewald Demeyere (Harpsichord)
3.
Deel eener verzameling by Anonymous
Performer:  Ewald Demeyere (Harpsichord)
4.
Suites (6) for Harpsichord: no 5 by Dieudonne Raick
Performer:  Ewald Demeyere (Harpsichord)
5.
Pieces for Harpsichord, Book 3: Suite no 6 by Josse Boutmy
Performer:  Ewald Demeyere (Harpsichord)
6.
Suite for Keyboard, Op. 1 by Florentinus De Boeck
Performer:  Ewald Demeyere (Harpsichord)
7.
Suites (6) for Harpsichord, Book 2: no 6 - Gratioso con Variatione by Natalis Vander Borcht
Performer:  Ewald Demeyere (Harpsichord)

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