Arcangelo - Buxtehude: Complete Trio Sonatas (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 59:13 minutes | 1.17 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet
For this recording of music by Buxtehude, Jonathan Cohen, founder of the ensemble Arcangelo, is joined by a distinguished trio, including two regulars on the Alpha label, Sophie Gent and Thomas Dunford, alongside the gambist Jonathan Manson. Although Dietrich Buxtehude is famous above all for his organ music and cantatas, and for the long journey the young Bach undertook to meet him, his chamber music is virtually unknown. In the mid-1690s, at the height of his fame, Buxtehude published two collections in rapid succession, each comprising seven sonatas for violin, viola da gamba and basso continuo.