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Purcell: Twelve Sonatas of Three Parts / The King's Consort

The King's Consort
Release Date: 11/20/2015 
Label:  Vivat   Catalog #: 110   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Proudly published by the young Henry Purcell in 1683, Purcell’s highly individual, wonderfully inventive Twelve Sonatas of Three Parts combine French elegance, Italian vigour and delicious English melancholy with harmonic daring, extraordinary contrapuntal technique, ravishing dissonances and unique melodic ingenuity.

The King’s Consort have championed the music of Purcell for three decades, creating 25 recordings, including three major recording series, which have won numerous international awards and played a central role in restoring this great composer’s music to prominence. TKC’s performer line-up for this disc includes Italian-Dutch violinist Cecilia Bernardini, Japanese viol player Reiko Ichise, Welsh violinist Huw
Read more Daniel, and English organist/harpsichordist Robert King and theorbo player Lynda Sayce, recorded in the well-nigh perfect acoustic of St John’s Church, Loughton. The presentation includes a 44 page booklet with an authoritative liner note by Purcell expert and biographer Robert King, photographs from the sessions and reproductions from the 1683 first edition.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Trio Sonatas (12) for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo: no 9 in C minor, Z 798 by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680; England 
2.
Trio Sonatas (12) for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo: no 8 in G major, Z 797 by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680; England 
3.
Trio Sonatas (12) for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo: no 7 in E minor, Z 796 by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680; England 
4.
Trio Sonatas (12) for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo: no 6 in C minor, Z 795 by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680; England 
5.
Trio Sonatas (12) for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo: no 5 in A minor, Z 794 by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680; England 
6.
Trio Sonatas (12) for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo: no 4 in F major, Z 793 by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680; England 
7.
Trio Sonatas (12) for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo: no 3 in D minor, Z 792 by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680; England 
8.
Trio Sonatas (12) for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo: no 2 in B flat major, Z 791 by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680; England 
9.
Trio Sonatas (12) for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo: no 12 in D major, Z 801 by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680; England 
10.
Trio Sonatas (12) for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo: no 11 in F minor, Z 800 by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680; England 
11.
Trio Sonatas (12) for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo: no 10 in A major, Z 799 by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680; England 
12.
Trio Sonatas (12) for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo: no 1 in G minor, Z 790 by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680; England 
13.
Trio Sonatas (12) for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo, Z 790-801 by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680; England 

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