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Edelmann: 21 Sonatas For Keyboard / Pecot-Doucatte

Edelmann / Pecot-doucatte
Release Date: 07/31/2012 
Label:  Phaia Music   Catalog #: 1214   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jean-Frédéric Edelmann
Performer:  Sylvie Pécot-Douatte
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Few musicians have had such a tragic fate as Jean-Frederic Edelmann. Not only was he unjustly guillotined but posterity has insidiously maltreated him: one dictionary slates that he 'sowed terror in Strasbourg' and refers to him as a 'fashionable musician and harpsichordist'. This explains why his oeuvre has remained in reserve at the Bibliolheque Nationale in Paris and has never been played. Our aim in presenting this record is to rehabilitate this fervent man, who, before devoting himself to politics, was a composer who captivated his contemporaries and deserves to be counted among the precursors of Romanticism. Few musicians have had such a tragic fate as Jean-Frederic Edelmann. Not only was he unjustly guillotined but posterity has insidiously maltreated him: one dictionary slates that he 'sowed terror in Strasbourg' and refers to him as a 'fashionable musician and harpsichordist'. This explains why his oeuvre has remained in reserve at the Bibliolheque Nationale in Paris and has never been played. Our aim in presenting this record is to rehabilitate this fervent man, who, before devoting himself to politics, was a composer who captivated his contemporaries and deserves to be counted among the precursors of Romanticism. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonatas (6) for Harpsichord, Op. 2: no 1 in C major by Jean-Frédéric Edelmann
Performer:  Sylvie Pécot-Douatte (Harpsichord)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1776; Paris, France 
2.
Sonatas (6) for Harpsichord, Op. 1: no 6 in F sharp major by Jean-Frédéric Edelmann
Performer:  Sylvie Pécot-Douatte (Harpsichord)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1775; Paris, France 
3.
Sonatas (6) for Harpsichord, Op. 2: no 2 in F major by Jean-Frédéric Edelmann
Performer:  Sylvie Pécot-Douatte (Harpsichord)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1776; Paris, France 
4.
Sonatas (6) for Harpsichord, Op. 1: no 3 in D major by Jean-Frédéric Edelmann
Performer:  Sylvie Pécot-Douatte (Harpsichord)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1775; Paris, France 
5.
Sonatas (6) for Harpsichord, Op. 1: no 4 in A major by Jean-Frédéric Edelmann
Performer:  Sylvie Pécot-Douatte (Harpsichord)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1775; Paris, France 
6.
Sonatas (6) for Harpsichord, Op. 2: no 6 in B flat major by Jean-Frédéric Edelmann
Performer:  Sylvie Pécot-Douatte (Harpsichord)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1776; Paris, France 
7.
Sonatas (6) for Harpsichord, Op. 2: no 3 in C major by Jean-Frédéric Edelmann
Performer:  Sylvie Pécot-Douatte (Harpsichord)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1776; Paris, France 
8.
Sonatas (3) for Harpsichord, Op. 6 by Jean-Frédéric Edelmann
Performer:  Sylvie Pécot-Douatte (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1778; France 
9.
Sonatas (3) for Harpsichord, Op. 8: no 1 in C minor by Jean-Frédéric Edelmann
Performer:  Sylvie Pécot-Douatte (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1779; France 
10.
Sonatas (3) for Harpsichord, Op. 8: no 3 in D major by Jean-Frédéric Edelmann
Performer:  Sylvie Pécot-Douatte (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; France 
11.
Sonata (4) for Harpsichord, Op. 10: no 1 in F minor by Jean-Frédéric Edelmann
Performer:  Sylvie Pécot-Douatte (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; France 
12.
Sonata (4) for Harpsichord, Op. 10: no 2 in E flat major by Jean-Frédéric Edelmann
Performer:  Sylvie Pécot-Douatte (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; France 
13.
Sonata (4) for Harpsichord, Op. 10: no 3 in C minor by Jean-Frédéric Edelmann
Performer:  Sylvie Pécot-Douatte (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; France 
14.
Sonatas (4) for Harpsichord, Op. 5 by Jean-Frédéric Edelmann
Performer:  Sylvie Pécot-Douatte (Fortepiano)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1777; Paris, France 
15.
Sonatas (2) for Harpsichord, Op. 7 by Jean-Frédéric Edelmann
Performer:  Sylvie Pécot-Douatte (Fortepiano)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1779; Paris, France 

Sound Samples

Keyboard Sonata, Op. 2, No. 1: I. Con expressione
Keyboard Sonata, Op. 2, No. 1: II. Andantino
Keyboard Sonata, Op. 2, No. 1: III. Con molto
Keyboard Sonata in F sharp major, Op. 1, No. 6: I. Allegro
Keyboard Sonata in F sharp major, Op. 1, No. 6: II. Andante
Keyboard Sonata in F sharp major, Op. 1, No. 6: III. Allegro molto
Keyboard Sonata in F major, Op. 2, No. 2: I. Allegro
Keyboard Sonata in F major, Op. 2, No. 2: II. Largo
Keyboard Sonata in F major, Op. 2, No. 2: III. Tempo di menuetto
Keyboard Sonata in D major, Op. 1, No. 3: I. Allegro Maestoso
Keyboard Sonata in D major, Op. 1, No. 3: II. Andante
Keyboard Sonata in D major, Op. 1, No. 3: III. Allegro Vivace
Keyboard Sonata in A major, Op. 1, No. 4: I. Allegro pomposo
Keyboard Sonata in A major, Op. 1, No. 4: II. Adagio
Keyboard Sonata in A major, Op. 1, No. 4: III. Minuetto
Keyboard Sonata in B flat major, Op. 2, No. 6: I. Allegro
Keyboard Sonata in B flat major, Op. 2, No. 6: II. Andante siciliana
Keyboard Sonata in B flat major, Op. 2, No. 6: III. Prestissimo
Keyboard Sonata in C major, Op. 2, No. 3: I. Les adieux d'E...
Keyboard Sonata in C major, Op. 2, No. 3: II. Allegretto scherzando
Keyboard Sonata in D minor, Op. 5, No. 4
Keyboard Sonata in G minor, Op. 5, No. 2: I. Andante
Keyboard Sonata in G minor, Op. 5, No. 2: II. Allegro con molto
Keyboard Sonata in E flat major, Op. 7, No. 1: I. La Capricieuse
Keyboard Sonata in E flat major, Op. 7, No. 1: II. La Gemissante
Keyboard Sonata in E flat major, Op. 7, No. 1: III. Menuet I-II
Keyboard Sonata in G minor, Op. 7, No. 2: I. Avec tristesse
Keyboard Sonata in G minor, Op. 7, No. 2: II. La Volupteuse
Keyboard Sonata in G minor, Op. 7, No. 2: III. Polonaise
Keyboard Sonata in G minor, Op. 7, No. 2: IV. Menuet I-II
Keyboard Sonata in A major, Op. 5, No. 1: I. Allegro brillante
Keyboard Sonata in A major, Op. 5, No. 1: II. Andante gracioso
Keyboard Sonata in A major, Op. 5, No. 1: III. Tempo di menuetto
Keyboard Sonata in C minor, Op. 5, No. 3: I. Allegro spirituoso
Keyboard Sonata in C minor, Op. 5, No. 3: II. Andantino
Keyboard Sonata in C minor, Op. 5, No. 3: III. Allegro molto
Keyboard Sonata in D minor, Op. 6, No. 2: I. Fierement
Keyboard Sonata in D minor, Op. 6, No. 2: II. La Coquette

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