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  • Bach Butterfield

    Adrian Butterfield: Bach


     Interpretative cautiousness takes the shine off these masterpieces

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    Adrian Butterfield: Leclair


    Stylish period-instrument advocacy of this founder of the French violin school

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    Beyond Bach: 12 tips for better Baroque playing


    A thorough knowledge of Baroque repertoire apart from the works of Bach is so important if modern players are to gain a proper understanding of Classical and Romantic works, writes Adrian Butterfield

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    Leclair: Violin Sonatas op.2: no.1 in E minor, no.2 in F major, no.3 in C major, no.4 in A major, no.5 in G major & no.8 in D major


    The Strad Issue: January 2013 Description: Sensitive accounts of 18th-century sonatas Musicians: Adrian Butterfield (violin) Jonathan Manson (viola da gamba) Laurence Cummings (harpsichord) Composer: Leclair This trio offers intelligent, idiomatic performances of sonatas from Leclair’s second book, which demonstrates a striking synthesis of Italian melodiousness and ...

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    Practice Diary: Adrian Butterfield


    Baroque violinist Adrian Butterfield discusses warming up and practising Leclair's Violin no.5 Sonata (Book 2). Download the August 2012 edition to read his full Practice Diary:

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    Leclair: Violin Sonatas Book 1 nos.9–12


    The Strad Issue: January 2010 Musicians: Adrian Butterfield (Baroque violin) Alison McGillivray (viola da gamba) Laurence Cummings (harpsichord) Composer: Leclair Adrian Butterfield, Alison McGillivray and Laurence Cummings bring sure technical command, sound stylistic sense and uncomplicated, utterly instinctive musicianship to these accounts, which conclude their project ...

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    Handel: Violin Sonatas


    The Strad Issue: January 2008 Musicians: London Handel Players Composer: Handel The past thirty years have seen many efforts to resolve the uncertainty surrounding the authenticity of Handel’s published violin sonatas. It was a situation created by the original publisher’s misrepresentation of the music he was ...