English Baroque Recorder ConcertosROBERT WOODCOCK (1690-1728): No. 4 in E Minor for 2 Sixth Flutes, Strings and Continuo, No. 5 in D for 2 Sixth Flutes, Strings and Continuo, No. 2 in D for Sixth Flute, Strings and Continuo, No. 8 in D for Transverse Flute, Strings and Continuo, Gavotte from No. 6 in D for 2 Sixth Flutes, Strings and Continuo, JOHN BASTON (c.1685-1740): No. 3 in G for Alto Recorder, 2 Violins and Continuo, WILLIAM BABELL (1698-1723): No. 2 in D for Sixth Flute, Strings and Continuo, in E Minor for Sixth Flute, 2 Violins, Viola and Continuo, Op. 3/3 and in F for 2 Alto Recorders, Strings and Continuo, Op. 3/6, CHARLES DIEUPART (c.1667-1740): in A Minor for Fifth Flute, 2 Oboes, Strings and Continuo and in A for Violin, Oboe, Strings and Continuo.
Catalogue Number: 08R019
Reference: 777 885-2
Description: A wealth of unusual repertoire here on various sizes of recorder (and one for the then-new transverse flute), the lion’s share belonging to Woodcock and Babell who both have a close affinity to Handel (Woodcock is the real surprise since Babell was an associate of Handel and published harpsichord transcriptions of Handel arias and instrumental pieces). Cappella Academica Frankfurt; Michael Schneider (flutes and recorders).