GAETANO VALERI (1760-1822): Grande Sinfonia in B Flat, Sonatas in C and G, Sinfonia in G Minor, Siciliana, IGNAZIO SPERGER (1734-1808): Sonata No. 1 in F, BERNARDO PASQUINI (1637-1710): Toccata prima, Toccata con lo scherzo del cucco, Pastorale, Passacagli, DOMENICO SCARLATTI (1685-1757): Sonatas in F, K366 & in B Flat, K57, Pastorale, K513.
Catalogue Number: 08J038
Reference: TC 600007
Description: The period organ (1773) is the star of this recording of short baroque and classical pieces by Italian composers of whom, the latest, Valeri, is the first to begin treating the organ as a keyboard orchestra in his Grande Sinfonia (which lasts all of seven minutes...) Emilio Traverso (Alari organ of San Matteo Abbey, Genoa).