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Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Six Sonatas, Fifth Collection, Wq. 55 / Preethi de Silva

Bach / Silva
Release Date: 08/12/2014 
Label:  Centaur Records   Catalog #: 3329   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach
Performer:  Preethi de Silva
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This is the fourth volume in Centaur's edition of the complete "Six Collections of Keyboard Works for Connoisseurs and Amateurs" of C.P.E. Bach, and features the keyboard works of the published "Fifth Collection." Sri-Lankan born fortepianist, harpsichordist, composer as well as Founder and Director of Con Gioia, Preethi de Silva is a specialist in this literature. The journal Early Music (Oxford) has recognized her for her "profound understanding of [C.P.E.] Bach's idiosyncratic language." This is the fourth volume in Centaur's edition of the complete "Six Collections of Keyboard Works for Connoisseurs and Amateurs" of C.P.E. Bach, and features the keyboard works of the published "Fifth Collection." Sri-Lankan born fortepianist, harpsichordist, composer as well as Founder and Director of Con Gioia, Preethi de Silva is a specialist in this literature. The journal Early Music (Oxford) has recognized her for her "profound understanding of [C.P.E.] Bach's idiosyncratic language." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Keyboard in E minor, Wq 59 no 1/H 281 by Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach
Performer:  Preethi de Silva (Fortepiano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1784; Hamburg, Germany 
2.
Rondo for Keyboard in G major, Wq 59 no 2/H 268 by Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach
Performer:  Preethi de Silva (Fortepiano)
3.
Sonata for Keyboard in B flat major, Wq 59 no 3/H 282 by Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach
Performer:  Preethi de Silva (Fortepiano)
Period: Classical 
4.
Rondo for Keyboard in C minor, Wq 59 no 4/H 283 by Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach
Performer:  Preethi de Silva (Fortepiano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1784; Hamburg, Germany 
5.
Fantasia for Keyboard in F major, Wq 59 no 5/H 279 by Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach
Performer:  Preethi de Silva (Fortepiano)
6.
Fantasia for Keyboard in C major, Wq 59 no 6/H 284 by Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach
Performer:  Preethi de Silva (Fortepiano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Hamburg, Germany 
7.
Sonata for Keyboard in G minor, Wq 65 no 17/H 47 by Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach
Performer:  Preethi de Silva (Fortepiano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1748; Berlin, Germany 

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