Guillemain: Flute Quartets Op.12

Louis-Gabriel Guillemain: Flute Quartets Op.12 (1743) Fantasticus, Wilbert Hazelezet Resonus Classics,  RES10222. 2CDs, 44’13+44’44 Louis-Gabriel Guillemain (1705-1770) was a French composer and violinist. He started his violin studies in Paris and later studied in Italy. By 1729, Guillemain was working in Lyons and was soon appointed the first violinist of the Acadèmie de Musique. His … Continue reading Guillemain: Flute Quartets Op.12

Tartini & Veracini: Italian Violin Sonatas

Tartini & Veracini: Italian Violin Sonatas Rie Kimura & Fantasticus Resonus RES10148. 57’58 Although Tartini is better known nowadays, no doubt because of the myths surrounding his ‘Devil’s Trill’ sonata, it was the virtuoso violinist Veracini that was hitting the headlines in early 17th century Italy, Dresden and London. There is a certain degree of … Continue reading Tartini & Veracini: Italian Violin Sonatas