Antoine Favre (c.1670–c.1739), was a composer of rare ability whose few surviving collections, all published during the 1730s, have hitherto remained unknown not only to performers but also to the majority of scholars. His second book of sonatas for violin and basso continuo (the first is lost) contains six substantial five-movement works suited equally to concert performance and domestic enjoyment. Players will relish their idiomatic instrumental writing and variety of expression, embracing both the Italian and French styles, as well as their formal sophistication, harmonic resourcefulness and contrapuntal ingenuity.Read more
Among the surviving works by J. F. Schreivogel, a violinist active in Milan in the first half of the 18th century, is this sparkling three-movement sonata for violin and continuo. Composed late in his career, continue reading
For the first time in modern edition, is the fourth in our series of Johann Nepomuk Hummel’s superb arrangements of seven of Mozart’s piano concertos, the Concerto in C minor, K491.Read full description
Editor:Leonardo Miucci Publication date: June 2017 Instruments: Flute, violin, violoncello, pianoforte Format: Full score and parts Pages: xviii/45 + 3 x 16 ISMN: 979 0 708146 44 5 ISBN: 978 1 910359 51 8 Code: HH439.FSP Price: £39.00 more information
“The changes to the originals in these transcriptions reflect both the aesthetic and technical developments of this period and also Hummel’s unique appreciation of how Mozart actually performed these pieces. ”
Den lille danserinnen (‘The Little Ballerina’) evokes a charming, gracious, light-footed dancer, while Nocturne makes the piano sing in the romantic tradition. Both these delightful short pieces would be ideal encores!
Composer:Christian Hartmannn Publication date: April 2016 Instruments: Piano Format: Performing score Duration:c.4' Pages: iii/4 ISMN: 979 0 708146 15 5 Code: HH398.SOL Price: £7.95 More information