Handel: Recorder Sonatas op.1 nos.2, 4, 7, 9 & 11, Sonata in B flat major HWV377 (transcr. Gibley)

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Taking as her precedent the arrangements made by Baroque composers to maximise income from their compositions, Carolyn Gibley has transcribed six of Handel’s sonatas for recorder and continuo to form cello sonatas. Anyone who knows the original works will appreciate how drastic that transformation is, with the replacement of the ...

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