In the early eighteenth century, London become the capital of Italian opera. The 1720s witnessed a feverish demand for music that led many foreign virtuosos to move to the city. Concert-loving Londoners relished the last sonatas in the style of the old master Corelli and the works of the youthful newcomer Handel. On their first recording for harmonia mundi, La Rêveuse invite us to relive this lively scene.
In the early eighteenth century, London become the capital of Italian opera. The 1720s witnessed a feverish demand for music that led many foreign virtuosos to move to the city. Concert-loving Londoners relished the last sonatas in the style of the old master Corelli and the works of the youthful newcomer Handel. On their first recording for harmonia mundi, La Rêveuse invite us to relive this lively scene.
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1. Babell: Concerto No. II for Sixth Flute in D Major, Op. 3 - I. Adagio - Allegro
2. Babell: Concerto No. II for Sixth Flute in D Major, Op. 3 - II. Adagio
3. Babell: Concerto No. II for Sixth Flute in D Major, Op. 3 - III. Allegro
4. Geminiani: Sonata No. IV in D Major, Op. 1, H. 4 - I. Adagio
5. Geminiani: Sonata No. IV in D Major, Op. 1, H. 4 - II. Allegro
6. Geminiani: Sonata No. IV in D Major, Op. 1, H. 4 - III. Grave
7. Geminiani: Sonata No. IV in D Major, Op. 1, H. 4 - IV. Allegro
8. Corelli: Sonata No. IV in F Major, Op. 6 - I. Largo
9. Corelli: Sonata No. IV in F Major, Op. 6 - II. Allegro 1
10. Corelli: Sonata No. IV in F Major, Op. 6 - III. Grave - Andante Largo 1
11. Corelli: Sonata No. IV in F Major, Op. 6 - IV. Allegro 1
12. Handel: Concerto a Quattro in D minor - I. Adagio 1
13. Handel: Concerto a Quattro in D minor - II. Allegro 1
14. Handel: Concerto a Quattro in D minor - III. Largo 1
15. Handel: Concerto a Quattro in D minor - IV. Allegro 1
16. Schickhardt: Concerto No. II, Op. 19 - I. Allegro 1
17. Schickhardt: Concerto No. II, Op. 19 - II. Adagio 1
18. Schickhardt: Concerto No. II, Op. 19 - III. Vivace 1
19. Schickhardt: Concerto No. II, Op. 19 - IV. Allegro 2
20. Handel: Sonata Per la Viola Da Gamba in G minor, HWV 364B - I. Andante Larghetto 2
21. Handel: Sonata Per la Viola Da Gamba in G minor, HWV 364B - II. Allegro 2
22. Handel: Sonata Per la Viola Da Gamba in G minor, HWV 364B - III. Adagio 2
23. Handel: Sonata Per la Viola Da Gamba in G minor, HWV 364B - IV. Allegro 2
24. Handel: Admeto, HWV 22 -No. 5B. Aria "Spera Si Mio Caro Bene" (Arr. for Flute and Basso Continuo) 2
25. Haym: Pyrrhus and Demetrius -Aria " Thus with Thirst My Souls Expiring" (Arr. for Flute and Basso Continuo)

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In the early eighteenth century, London become the capital of Italian opera. The 1720s witnessed a feverish demand for music that led many foreign virtuosos to move to the city. Concert-loving Londoners relished the last sonatas in the style of the old master Corelli and the works of the youthful newcomer Handel. On their first recording for harmonia mundi, La Rêveuse invite us to relive this lively scene.