Purcell: Complete Sonatas

Purcell: Complete Sonatas Three & Four Parts / Complete Pavans
Purcell Quartet
Chandos Chaconne 0572 (2 CDs)


    Sonnatas of 3 Parts / 3-Part Pavans
  1. Sonnata No. 1 in G minor, Z790
  2. Pavan in G minor, Z751
  3. Sonnata No. 2 in B flat major, Z791
  4. Pavan in B flat major, Z750
  5. Sonnata No. 3 in D minor, Z792
  6. Sonnata No. 4 in F major, Z793
  7. Sonnata No. 5 in A minor, Z794
  8. Pavan in A minor, Z749
  9. Sonnata No. 6 in C major, Z795
  10. Sonnata No. 7 in E minor, Z796
  11. Sonnata No. 8 in G major, Z797
  12. Sonnata No. 9 in C minor, Z798
  13. Sonnata No. 10 in A major, Z799
  14. Pavan in A major, Z748
  15. Sonnata No. 11 in F minor, Z800
  16. Sonnata No. 12 in D major, Z801
  1. Pavan for Three Violins and Bass in G minor, Z752

  2. 10 Sonatas of 4 parts
  3. Sonata No. 1 in B minor, Z802
  4. Sonata No. 2 in E flat major, Z803
  5. Sonata No. 3 in A minor, Z804
  6. Sonata No. 4 in D minor, Z805
  7. Sonata No. 5 in G minor, Z806
  8. Sonata No. 6 in G minor "Chaconne", Z807
  9. Sonata No. 7 in C major, Z808
  10. Sonata No. 8 in G minor, Z809
  11. Sonata No. 9 in F major "Golden Sonata", Z810
  12. Sonata No. 10 in D major, Z811
  13. Three Parts upon a Ground in D major, Z731
  14. Chacony in G minor, Z730

Performers: Catherine Mackintosh (violin), Elizabeth Wallfisch (violin), Richard Boothby (viol), Robert Woolley (organ, harpsichord), Risa Browder (violin, viola)

Playing time: 157'

Recording dates: November 1987, January 1988, July 1988 (London & Suffolk); Reissued: January 1995

The present collection is a reissue compilation from these recordings:

Purcell: Sonnatas, Volume 1
Purcell Quartet
Chandos 8591
Purcell: Sonnatas, Volume 2
Purcell Quartet
Chandos 8663
Purcell: Sonnatas, Volume 3
Purcell Quartet
Chandos 8763

The three CD series includes all the present works, along with the small amount of other chamber music for similar ensemble and some organ works. Another Purcell disc:

Purcell Miscellany
Purcell Quartet et al.
Chandos Chaconne 0571

Some other recordings by the present ensemble:

Lawes: The Royall Consort Suites
Purcell Quartet
Chandos Chaconne 0584/5 (2 CDs)
Biber: Harmonia artificiosa-ariosa
Seven Partitas
Purcell Quartet - Elizabeth Wallfisch
Chandos Chaconne 0575 (2 CDs)
Leclair: Ouvertures et Sonates en Trio, Op.13
Purcell Quartet
Chandos Chaconne 0542
Geminiani: La Folia and other Concertos & Sonatas
Purcell Quartet / Purcell Band
Hyperion 66264
Weckmann: Sacred Concerti and Harpsichord Music
Purcell Quartet / Robert Woolley
Chandos Chaconne 0646
Corelli: Sonatas for Strings, Vol. 1
Purcell Quartet / Jakob Lindberg
Chandos Chaconne 0516
Corelli: Sonatas for Strings, Vol. 2
Purcell Quartet / Jakob Lindberg
Chandos Chaconne 0515
Corelli: Sonatas for Strings, Vol. 3
Purcell Quartet / Jakob Lindberg
Chandos Chaconne 0526
Corelli: Sonatas for Strings, Vol. 4
Purcell Quartet / Jakob Lindberg
Chandos Chaconne 0532
Capriccio Stavagante - Volume I
Purcell Quartet / His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts
Chandos Chaconne 0651
Bach: Trio Sonatas
Purcell Quartet
Chandos Chaconne 0654
German Sacred Concertos
Michael Chance / Purcell Quartet
Chandos Chaconne 0675
Couperin: Les Nations
Purcell Quartet / Susanna Pell
Chandos Chaconne 0684
La Folia - Variations on a Theme
Corelli / Marais / Scarlatti / Vivaldi / CPE Bach / Geminiani
Purcell Quartet - Robert Woolley
Hyperion 67035

And a collection:

Corelli: Sonatas for Strings
Purcell Quartet / Jakob Lindberg
Chandos Chaconne 0692 (4 CDs)

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Todd M. McComb