Ciaccona

Ciaccona: Harpsichord works

Ciaccona

‘It was a bold choice for Guillermo Brachetta to devote his first solo recording to ten examples of the chaconne, a dance form involving ever more elaborate variations over its recurring bass … There may be dozens of great examples queing up to be selected, but this recital answers the question of how to avoid ear fatique when playing ten pieces that share common modus operandi.’ Paul Riley

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Ciaconna

Harpsichord works by Storace, Fischer, Duphly, Chambonnières, Blow, Böhm, de Bury, JS Bach, Fux and Louis Couperin

Guillermo Brachetta (harpsichord)

Resonus RES10126

Pick up a copy of the May issue of BBC Music Magazine to read a full review

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