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Jean-Marie Leclair: Sonatas Op. 4/1-4; Op. 8 / Pasticcio Barocco

Album Summary

>Leclair, Jean-Marie : Trio Sonata for 2 violins & continuo in D minor, Op. 4/1
>Leclair, Jean-Marie : Trio Sonata for 2 violins & continuo in B flat major, Op. 4/2
>Leclair, Jean-Marie : Trio Sonata for 2 violins & continuo in D minor, Op. 4/3
>Leclair, Jean-Marie : Trio Sonata for 2 violins & continuo in F major, Op. 4/4
>Leclair, Jean-Marie : Deuxieme recreation de musique d'une execution facile, suite for 2 flutes (or violins) & continuo in
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At a time when numerous distinct schools of composition existed, Leclair wrote music that effectively drew together several of Europe's national styles. Harmonically fascinating (at times a little daring), richly ornamented, and displaying a remarkable command of counterpoint, Leclair's alternating slow-fast movements are interesting, buoyant and uplifting... ... read more ...

Jean-Marie Leclair was born in Lyon in 1697. By his nineteenth birthday, he had perfected the arts of violin playing, dance, and lace-making. He was to become the most eminent violinist of his time, traveling throughout Europe. Early in his career he was appreciated not only for his virtuosity, but also for the originality of his compositions. One of his greatest achievements was to combine the two rival national schools of French taste and Italian style.

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Recording information: Eglise de Chenôve, Saône et Loire (07/2006).



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Works Details

>Leclair, Jean-Marie : Trio Sonata for 2 violins & continuo in D minor, Op. 4/1
  • Ensemble: Pasticcio Barocco
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Leclair, Jean-Marie : Trio Sonata for 2 violins & continuo in B flat major, Op. 4/2
  • Ensemble: Pasticcio Barocco
  • Running Time: 2 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Leclair, Jean-Marie : Trio Sonata for 2 violins & continuo in D minor, Op. 4/3
  • Ensemble: Pasticcio Barocco
  • Running Time: 2 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Leclair, Jean-Marie : Trio Sonata for 2 violins & continuo in F major, Op. 4/4
  • Ensemble: Pasticcio Barocco
  • Running Time: 2 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Leclair, Jean-Marie : Deuxième récréation de musique d'une exécution facile, suite for 2 flutes (or violins) & continuo in
  • Ensemble: Pasticcio Barocco
  • Running Time: 23 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque