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D. Scarlatti: Complete Sonatas Vol 2 / Richard Lester


Release Date: 03/13/2007 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 1726   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester
Number of Discs: 6 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 6 Hours 24 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews



D. SCARLATTI Sonatas: K 1–30; K 49; K 98–99; K 129; K 148–201 Richard Lester (hpd) NIMBUS 1725 (6 CDs: 407:50)


D. SCARLATTI Sonatas: K 206–295 Richard Lester (hpd) NIMBUS 1726 (6 CDs: 384:35)


Richard Lester studied harpsichord with George Read more Malcolm and piano with Bernard Roberts. It was while taking master classes at the Dartington Summer School that he met Fernando Valenti, who stimulated an interest in Domenico Scarlatti’s keyboard music. Since then he has gone on to a career as a successful keyboardist, teacher, public performer, and festival organizer. He is not known for an extensive career inside a recording studio, however, which makes the appearance of this Scarlatti collection—all the Kirkpatrick-cataloged sonatas, along with other items whose authenticity has been confirmed since, on 38 CDs—a dramatic near-debut that would be difficult to equal. (Near-debut, because Lester is credited with having recorded an out-of-print album of Scarlatti several years ago.) Of the two volumes I’ve received thus far for review, the earliest sessions were put to bed in 2001, while the latest were in 2004.


One point that will either impress you or put you off the series from the start is Lester’s employment of rhythmic flexibility in his readings. This is not done to excess, in my opinion, but the fact that it’s done at all will likely surprise many Scarlatti fanciers used to bedrock rhythms in most pieces in other readings, including those of Gilbert Roland (Kingdom) and Pieter-Jan Belder (Brilliant Classics). Lester doesn’t use this approach in every sonata; K 289 in G only employs it on the da capo phrase, while the regular dance of K 269 in A and a motoric piece like the vivo K 222 in A don’t use it, at all. But beyond slow movements where it might reasonably be expected, this flexibility can also be heard as an expressive device in phrase endings, such as K 285 in A, or in the holds used to maintain harmonic suspension in the middle of phrases in K 230 in C Minor, or in K 186 in F Minor.


No justification for this is offered in the relatively short notes that accompany each of these volumes. As he does divide many of the sonatas into pieces that imitate either instrumental (guitar, castanets, trumpets, etc) or vocal styles, it is probable Lester sees this as reflecting folk-based quasi-improvisatory techniques that have been written about for hundreds of years. This would tie in with his selective addition of turns, appoggiaturas, etc, to a number of sonatas, as when he remarks in his liner notes that K 206 in E allows “opportunities for the type of vocal ornamentation added by cante singers.” The result is less strictly played than in other recordings that emphasize Scarlatti’s debt to the Italians, but are of at least equal validity, and accomplished with discerning taste.


Technically, Lester is on top of it all, capable of absolutely even runs, repeated figurations, crossed hands, wide leaps, cross accents, etc: the entire arsenal of Baroque keyboard virtuosity. He deploys a diversity of tempos according to the scores’ indications, which means that many allegro sonatas don’t go quite as quickly as we are wont to hear them in some other, rather hectic readings. (He reserves that treatment for the pieces marked vivo .) He isn’t afraid of slow tempos, either, and his performances of andante movements are broad without being interminably slow. Pieces with multiple tempo markings, such as K 176 in D Minor ( cantabile-allegressimo ), have each section carefully defined for dramatic effect. Indeed, drama is more of a component of Lester’s Scarlatti than in other recent versions I’ve heard. Given the strong relationship he identifies in detail between these pieces and selected types of folk music, it’s not surprising that differences of tempo, rhythm, register, and dissonance figure heavily into his traversal.


A variety of instruments are to be used in this series, including, if an advertisement for another volume is correct, a fortepiano. However, the two sets I’ve thus far received mostly employed a pair of harpsichords: a Michael Cole reproduction of a José Joachim Antunes (Lisbon, 1785) and a 1976 Stephen Wessel (that was discovered in a barn in Eastcote). The Cole/Antunes is a sweet thing with a broad expressive range and surprising depth in the bass; the Wessel, more brilliant and Italianate. A couple of selections, K 287 and K 288, marked “ per organo da camera con due tastatura flautato e trombone ,” are performed on a 1984 organ in All Saints Church, Friern Barnet. Lester calls the instrument “delightful,” and I’m inclined to agree with him. It has the wonderful brass stops of surviving Spanish Baroque instruments, with an intimacy more common to provincial Italian organs. The engineering has a small room ambience (save in the case of the organ, obviously) that brings warmth to instruments without blurring attacks.


I’ve only two serious criticisms of this series. The first I’ve already mentioned: the short (though scholarly) liner notes, relative to the wealth and worth of material presented here. The second is the structurally disaster-prone six-CD jewel boxes, with hinges that all too frequently snap under the weight of a pair of CDs. Neither is sufficient to curtail my enjoyment of these volumes of chronologically early Scarlatti sonatas, nor the likely entry of this series in my next Want List.


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Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Harpsichord in E major, K 206/L 257 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 5 Minutes 31 Secs. 
2.
Sonata for Harpsichord in D major, K 236/L 161 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
3.
Sonata for Harpsichord in B flat major, K 266/L 48 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
4.
Sonata for Harpsichord in D major, K 287/L S9 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
5.
Sonata for Harpsichord in D major, K 288/L 57 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
6.
Sonata for Harpsichord in E major, K 207/L 371 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
7.
Sonata for Harpsichord in A major, K 208/L 238 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
8.
Sonata for Harpsichord in A major, K 209/L 428 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
9.
Sonata for Harpsichord in G major, K 210/L 123 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
10.
Sonata for Harpsichord in A major, K 211/L 133 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
11.
Sonata for Harpsichord in A major, K 212/L 135 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
12.
Sonata for Harpsichord in D minor, K 213/L 108 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 7 Minutes 54 Secs. 
13.
Sonata for Harpsichord in D major, K 214/L 165 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
14.
Sonata for Harpsichord in E major, K 215/L 323 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 6 Minutes 45 Secs. 
15.
Sonata for Harpsichord in E major, K 216/L 273 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 5 Minutes 25 Secs. 
16.
Sonata for Harpsichord in A minor, K 217/ L 42 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 9 Minutes 58 Secs. 
17.
Sonata for Harpsichord in A minor, K 218/L 392 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
18.
Sonata for Harpsichord in A major, K 219/L 393 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1738; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 5 Minutes 40 Secs. 
19.
Sonata for Harpsichord in A major, K 220/L 342 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1738; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
20.
Sonata for Harpsichord in A major, K 221/L 259 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 5 Minutes 7 Secs. 
21.
Sonata for Harpsichord in A major, K 222/L 309 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
22.
Sonata for Harpsichord in D major, K 223/L 214 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
23.
Sonata for Harpsichord in D major, K 224/L 268 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
24.
Sonata for Harpsichord in C major, K 225/L 351 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
25.
Sonata for Harpsichord in C minor, K 226/L 112 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 4 Minutes 43 Secs. 
26.
Sonata for Harpsichord in B minor, K 227/L 347 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 5 Minutes 34 Secs. 
27.
Sonata for Harpsichord in B flat major, K 228/L 399 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
28.
Sonata for Harpsichord in B flat major, K 229/L 199 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
29.
Sonata for Harpsichord in C minor, K 230/L354 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 5 Minutes 32 Secs. 
30.
Sonata for Harpsichord in C minor, K 231/L409 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
31.
Sonata for Harpsichord in E minor, K 232/L 62 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
32.
Sonata for Harpsichord in E minor, K 233/L 467 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 5 Minutes 29 Secs. 
33.
Sonata for Harpsichord in G minor, K 234/L 49 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 4 Minutes 44 Secs. 
34.
Sonata for Harpsichord in D major, K 237/L 308 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
35.
Sonata for Harpsichord in F minor, K 238/L 27 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 5 Minutes 31 Secs. 
36.
Sonata for Harpsichord in F minor, K 239/L 281 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
37.
Sonata for Harpsichord in G major, K 240/L 529 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 5 Minutes 9 Secs. 
38.
Sonata for Harpsichord in G major, K 241/L 180 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
39.
Sonata for Harpsichord in C major, K 242/L 202 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 5 Minutes 3 Secs. 
40.
Sonata for Harpsichord in C major, K 243/L 353 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
41.
Sonata for Harpsichord in B major, K 244/L 348 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
42.
Sonata for Harpsichord in B major, K 245/L 450 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
43.
Sonata for Harpsichord in C sharp minor, K 246/L 260 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
44.
Sonata for Harpsichord in C sharp minor, K 247/L 256 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 5 Minutes 29 Secs. 
45.
Sonata for Harpsichord in B flat major, K 248/L S35 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 6 Minutes 30 Secs. 
46.
Sonata for Harpsichord in B flat major, K 249/L 39 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 5 Minutes 17 Secs. 
47.
Sonata for Harpsichord in C major, K 250/L 174 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
48.
Sonata for Harpsichord in C major, K 251/L 305 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
49.
Sonata for Harpsichord in E flat major, K 252/L 159 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
50.
Sonata for Harpsichord in E flat major, K 253/L 320 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
51.
Sonata for Harpsichord in C minor, K 254/L 219 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
52.
Sonata for Harpsichord in C major, K 255/L 439 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
53.
Sonata for Harpsichord in F major, K 256/L 228 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 5 Minutes 30 Secs. 
54.
Sonata for Harpsichord in F major, K 257/L 169 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
55.
Sonata for Harpsichord in D major, K 258/L 178 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
56.
Sonata for Harpsichord in G major, K 259/L 103 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
57.
Sonata for Harpsichord in G major, K 260/L 124 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 7 Minutes 36 Secs. 
58.
Sonata for Harpsichord in B major, K 261/L 148 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 5 Minutes 34 Secs. 
59.
Sonata for Harpsichord in B major, K 262/L 446 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
60.
Sonata for Harpsichord in E minor, K 263/L 321 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 8 Minutes 19 Secs. 
61.
Sonata for Harpsichord in E major, K 264/L 466 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 6 Minutes 12 Secs. 
62.
Sonata for Harpsichord in A minor, K 265/L 32 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
63.
Sonata for Harpsichord in B flat major, K 267/L 434 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
64.
Sonata for Harpsichord in A major, K 268/L 41 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 5 Minutes 16 Secs. 
65.
Sonata for Harpsichord in A major, K 269/L 307 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 3 Minutes 56 Secs. 
66.
Sonata for Harpsichord in C major, K 270/L 459 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 5 Minutes 28 Secs. 
67.
Sonata for Harpsichord in C major, K 271/L 155 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
68.
Sonata for Harpsichord in B flat major, K 272/L 145 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
69.
Sonata for Harpsichord in B flat major, K 273/L 398 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
70.
Sonata for Harpsichord in F major, K 274/L 297 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
71.
Sonata for Harpsichord in F major, K 275/L 328 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 4 Minutes 33 Secs. 
72.
Sonata for Harpsichord in F major, K 276/L S20 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 1 Minutes 52 Secs. 
73.
Sonata for Harpsichord in D major, K 277/L 183 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
74.
Sonata for Harpsichord in D major, K 278/L S15 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
75.
Sonata for Harpsichord in A major, K 279/L 468 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
76.
Sonata for Harpsichord in A major, K 280/L 237 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
77.
Sonata for Harpsichord in D major, K 281/L 56 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
78.
Sonata for Harpsichord in D major, K 282/L 484 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 7 Minutes 35 Secs. 
79.
Sonata for Harpsichord in G major, K 283/L 318 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
80.
Sonata for Harpsichord in G major, K 284/L 90 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
81.
Sonata for Harpsichord in A major, K 285/L 91 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
82.
Sonata for Harpsichord in A major, K 286/L 394 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
83.
Sonata for Harpsichord in G major, K 289/L 78 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
84.
Sonata for Harpsichord in G major, K 290/L 85 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
85.
Sonata for Harpsichord in E minor, K 291/L 61 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
86.
Sonata for Harpsichord in E minor, K 292 / L 24 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
87.
Sonata for Harpsichord in B minor, K 293 / S44 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 
88.
Sonata for Harpsichord in D minor, K 294 / L 67 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
89.
Sonata for Harpsichord in D minor, K 295 / L 270 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Wistaria Lodge, Cirencester, Gloucesters 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
90.
Sonata for Harpsichord in G minor, K 235/L 154 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Richard Lester (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 09/21/2001 
Venue:  All Hallows Church, S. Cerny, Gloucester 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 

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