Leclair: Violin Sonatas - Nicholas Parle (harpsichord); Simon Standage (violin)

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  1. Sonata for violin & continuo in A major, Op. 9/1
  2. La Superbe, ou La Forqueray, for harpsichord (Pièces de clavecin, III, 17e ordre)
  3. Sonata for violin & continuo in D major, Op. 9/3
  4. La Leclair (from Pièces de viole, Deuxième Divertissement)
  5. Sonata for violin & continuo in A minor, Op. 9/5
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  1. Sonata for violin & continuo in A major, Op. 9/1
  2. La Superbe, ou La Forqueray, for harpsichord (Pièces de clavecin, III, 17e ordre)
  3. Sonata for violin & continuo in D major, Op. 9/3
  4. La Leclair (from Pièces de viole, Deuxième Divertissement)
  5. Sonata for violin & continuo in A minor, Op. 9/5
  6. La Forqueray, rondeau for harpsichord (from Pièces de Clavicin, Book 3)
  7. Sonata for violin & continuo in C major, Op. 9/8
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As they are treated here in the hands of veteran British Baroque violinist Simon Standage, it's hard to understand why the violin sonatas of Jean-Marie Leclair are not cornerstones of the solo violin literature. Perhaps it's that they have a subtle balance of elements that only Standage has brought out fully -- they are in what theorist J.J. ...

Leclair: Violin Sonatas 2006, Chandos

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