Richter - Sonatas for Flute, Harpsichord and Cello Vol.2 | Naxos 8572030

Richter - Sonatas for Flute, Harpsichord and Cello Vol.2


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Label: Naxos

Cat No: 8572030

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Chamber

Release Date: 28th November 2011



Franz Xaver Richter’s Sonate da camera have many of the same musical characteristics that make his symphonies so distinctive: ingenious part-writing, rich, expressive harmonies and delightfully unexpected melodic twists. Probably composed by Richter in the late 1750s, these remarkable works are firmly rooted in the Baroque trio sonata tradition yet contain subtle echoes of the new musical language being developed by his colleagues in the famous Mannheim court orchestra.

Of the first volume (8572029) MusicWeb International wrote: ‘The three Finnish soloists… have first rate credentials and play with great sensitivity. Richter absolutely deserves much greater exposure.

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