Ariosti: Stockholm Sonatas vol.3: Sonatas nos.15–21, Cantata ‘Pur alfin gentil viola’


With this CD, Thomas Georgi completes his magisterial survey of the music for viola d’amore by Handel’s contemporary Attilio Ariosti (1666–1729). The manuscript of his Recueil de pièces pour la viola d’amour is preserved in the Stockholm State Music Library (hence the nickname ‘Stockholm Sonatas’), while the cantata with obbligato ...

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