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The Avison Ensemble - Corelli: Opus 1 & 3 - MusicWeb International

22 May 2014
MusicWeb International
Brian Wilson

Another valuable series of recordings completed in style by the Avison Ensemble and Linn, who now have the complete run of Corelli's works from Op.1 to Op.6. I've used up all my superlatives in praising the performances of Opp.2 and 4 (CKD413) Op.5 (CKD413) and Op.6 (CDKD411), so I need only say that this is just as enjoyable as those other recordings. Don't be put off by the designation sonate da chiesa - church sonatas - this music is no more stuffy than Corelli's sonate da camera and concerti grossi...
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