Posts tagged as "christophe-coin"

Haydn: Cello Concertos Nos. 1 & 2

April 29, 2016

The take-over of Hungary and Czechoslovakia by their respective Communist governments a few years after the end of World War II had one curious side-effect: it proved to be the greatest event that ever occurred in the world of Haydn scholarship. In Hungary, the vast Esterházy Archives, previously closed to all except the very occasional […]

Musique pour la Chambre du Roy

March 15, 2016

One of the key recordings ever made of French court music, this seminal recording returns to the catalogue, now with each item and/or movement individually indexed. The offerings encompass both suites and cantatas. The music – written both for and around the court life of Versailles (1697 – 1747) –  is sophisticated and elegant, taking […]