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The Art Of Baroque Harpsichord / Laurence Cummings


Release Date: 07/16/2002 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8554724   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachDomenico ScarlattiGeorge Frideric Handel
Performer:  Laurence Cummings
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Kennedy harpsichord on this selection is modeled after one by Mietke from 1704. The Kennedy harpsichord on this selection is modeled after one by Mietke from 1704. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Italian Concerto, BWV 971 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Laurence Cummings (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; Leipzig, Germany 
2.
French Suite no 5 in G major, BWV 816 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Laurence Cummings (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1724; Leipzig, Germany 
3.
Sonata for Harpsichord in F minor, K 466/L 118 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Laurence Cummings (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
4.
Sonata for Harpsichord in F minor, K 467/L 476 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Laurence Cummings (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
5.
Sonata for Harpsichord in D major, K 119/L 415 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Laurence Cummings (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
6.
Sonata for Harpsichord in D minor, K 120/L 215 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Laurence Cummings (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
7.
Suite for Harpsichord in G minor, HWV 432 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Laurence Cummings (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1720; London, England 

Sound Samples

Concerto in the Italian Style in F major, BWV 971, "Italian Concerto": I. Allegro
Concerto in the Italian Style in F major, BWV 971, "Italian Concerto": II. Andante
Concerto in the Italian Style in F major, BWV 971, "Italian Concerto": III. Presto
Keyboard Sonata in F minor, K. 466/L.118/P.501: Keyboard Sonata in F minor, K.466/L.118/P.501: Andante
Keyboard Sonata in F minor, K. 467/L.476/P.513: Keyboard Sonata in F minor, K.467/L.476/P.513: Allegrissimo
Keyboard Suite No. 7 in G minor, HWV 432: I. Ouverture
Keyboard Suite No. 7 in G minor, HWV 432: II. Andante
Keyboard Suite No. 7 in G minor, HWV 432: III. Allegro
Keyboard Suite No. 7 in G minor, HWV 432: IV. Sarabande
Keyboard Suite No. 7 in G minor, HWV 432: V. Gigue
Keyboard Suite No. 7 in G minor, HWV 432: VI. Passacaille
Keyboard Sonata in D major, K.119/L.415/P.217: Allegro: Keyboard Sonata in D Major, K.119/L.415/P.217: Allegro
Keyboard Sonata in D minor, K. 120/L.215/P.146: Keyboard Sonata in D minor, K.120/L.215/P.146: Allegrissimo
French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816: I. Allemande
French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816: II. Courante
French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816: III. Sarabande
French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816: IV. Gavotte
French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816: V. Bourree
French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816: VI. Loure
French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816: VII. Gigue

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