LODOVICO GIUSTINI (1685-1743): 12 Sonatas.
Catalogue Number: 07M031
Label: Brilliant Classics
Description: Published in 1732, these are the first keyboard sonatas to be specifically written for the piano and are performed on a copy of a fortepiano by the inventor of the piano (Cristofori had built three by 1711). In four or five movements, based on the late baroque language of Corelli, they also incorporate elements of the new galant style. 3 CDs. Andrea Coen (1726 Cristofori fortepiano copy).