ANDREAS HEINRICH SCHULZE(N) (1681-1742): 6 Sonatas for Recorder and Continuo, ANON.: Sonatas for Viola da gamba and Continuo in G, E Minor and A Minor.
Catalogue Number: 04Q021
Label: Raum Klang
Reference: RK 3402
Description: The only copy of these recorder sonatas by an otherwise unknown compoer (even the spelling of his last name is uncertain) resides in the French National Library and is recorded here for the first time. It is notable for its use of soloist and continuo often as equal partners (i.e. the latter also has the melody at times) and may be among the first batch of recorder sonatas intended for professional performers. The three anonymous gamba sonatas are, anomalously for this instrument, strikingly Italian in style. Barbara Heindlmeier (recorder), Ensemble La Ninfea.