|23003 (ATHCD 3)|
Authentic period style performances of baroque and classical music played by specialist Joanna Leach. These works are played on four square pianos of the early classical period namely a Stodart (c.1823), a Broadwood (1789), a D’Almaine (c.1835) and a Longman & Broderip (1787).
All the instruments were restored by Andrew Lancaster.
| playing time: 61;42
direct sale price: $12.99
audio sample: Bach: Partita no.1 - Gigue
A. Soler: Sonata no 90 in F sharp minor
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|“There is no more convincing fortepiano recital than this.Fine performances throughout, and excellent recording. A fascinating way of discovering what the modern piano’s ancestors could do best.” - Penguin Good CD Guide|
|“… the result is deceptively seductive and engrossing… “ - Hi-Fi World|
|“Leach plays cleanly and affectingly… It is to her credit that there is no wide gulf between her playing and these fixtures of the modern virtuoso stage... Very fine performances of Haydn keyboard music on attractive instruments” – Paul Shoemaker (Musicweb)|