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Audio quality: 320 kbps.
Label: PRO ORGANO
Catalog Number: CD 7049
Producer: Ralph Sanchez and Clete Baker
Copyright © 1994 Pro Organo, 1996 Zarex Corporation.
ISRC #: USR9N9404903
“This is a delightfully different recording… which contrasts most of the possible combinations with …four hands and the four early keyboard replicas (two organs, on harpsichord and one fortepiano) at their disposal. The two works for harpsichord four-hands are charming in their simplicity and exude as good a recorded harpsichord sound as I have yet heard. All instruments featured show that their builders gave serious consideration to replicating the historic properties of earlier models. All four of the instruments add a dimension of authenticity to these performances of early music. For this mostly armchair music critic, the disc would be just as good for providing a gentle, but stately backdrop while taking afternoon tea with friends.” – The Diapason
“The Concerto for two organs in A minor by Soler is wonderfully entertaining, as only Soler can be.. The duo particularly succeeds with the haunting theme of the andate in the final works (Allegro and Andate K. 608)… this program certainly gives its hour of pleasure.” – Organ Alternatives, Toronto, Canada
“Quentin and Mary Faulkner bring to this disc an immense life and love of the literature that makes it nothing less than an illuminating experience…. This is glistening for listining.”
– Journal of the Association of Anglican Musicians
Duetto – Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (harpsichord and fortepiano)
Concerto II in A mnor – Antonio Soler (positiv and gallery organs);
Canzon Sol Sol La Sol Fa Mi a 8 – Giovanni Gabrieli (positiv and gallery organ);
Laudate Dominum (Psalm 150) from Cantiones Sacrae (1591) – Hans Leo Hassler (positiv and gallery organs)
A Verse for two to play on one virginal or organ – Nicholas Carlton (harpsichord four hands)
A Fancy for two to play – Thomas Tomkins (harpsichord four hands)
Adagio and Allegro, K. 594 (positiv organ four hands)
Allegro and Andante, K. 608 (gallery organ four hands) – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart