Forqueray’s own music drives the gamba to explore new effects and sonorities…Boulanger responds to his musical chiaroscuro…The players are equally receptive to the expressive contrasts of Forqueray’s... — BBC Music Magazine, February 2019, (Performance) / (Recording)More…
The disc opens appropriately with an unpretentious but nevertheless accomplished unmeasured Prelude...then follows it with a thoughtfully commanding performance of the first 1747 suite. Two aspects... — Gramophone Magazine, November 2016More…
Release Date: 9th Sep 2016
Catalogue No: ALPHA247
Length: 79 minutes
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The 1769 Taskin harpischord, from Edinburgh University's Russell Collection, is a gem, resonant and entrancing. Unequal temperament pushes some intonation to its intriguing limit. — BBC Music Magazine, November 2012, More…