Christoph Ehrsam plays Barsanti Recorder Sonatas

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COMPOSERS: Francesco Barsanti
LABELS: Glossa
ALBUM TITLE: Barsanti Recorder Sonatas
WORKS: Recorder Sonatas, Op. 1
PERFORMER: Christoph Ehrsam (recorder), Eunice Brandão, (viol), Attilio Cremonesi (harpsichord)
CATALOGUE NO: Glossa GCD C 80020 (1994)

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As realised by Christoph Ehrsam’s suavely expressive recorder, Barsanti’s 1724 Op. 1 is a stylish sonata set, easy on the ear. Initially lumpen harpsichord support soon loosens its top collar.

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Paul Riley