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Jacob Klein (16881748)
SCORDATURA SONATAS
PAVEL SERBIN (cello), ALEXANDER GULIN (cello),
HANS KNUT SVEEN (harpsichord)

CM 0052007
Sonata in C major for cello and basso continuo (.1 No.13)
1   Presto Adagio [2:09]
2   Allegro [2:58]
3   Largo [2:10]
4   Allegro [3:14]  
       
Sonata in D major for cello and basso continuo (.1 No.14)
5   Largo Adagio Poco Allegro Adagio [1:39]
6   Allegro
[3:58]
7   Adagio

[2:21]

8   Allegro
[2:00]
       
Sonata in A minor for cello and basso continuo (.1 No.17)
9   Allegro Adagio [1:30]
10   Andante [4:28]
11   Adagio [2:10]
12   Vivace [3:16]
       
Sonata in B minor for cello and basso continuo (.1 No.18)
13   Adagio Vivace Presto Adagio [2:08]
14   Allegro [4:41]
15   Largo [2:38]
16   Allegro [3:00]
       
Duet in G major for two cellos (.2 No.6)
17   Allegro Adagio [1:12]
18   Gavotta. Vivace [1:15]
19   Ciaccona. Poco Allegro Allegro [2:03]
20   Gavotta. Presto [0:43]
21   Minuetto. Allegro [1:11]
22   Giga. Allegro [1:42]  
         
Bonus traks
Sonata in E major for cello and basso continuo (.1 No.15)
23   Adagio [1:28]
Sonata in F sharp minor for cello and basso continuo (.1 No.16)
24   Allegro [1:46]
Tracks 116, 23, 24 are world premiere recordings
Total time [56:51]

Text of the booklet is available in English, German, and Russian.

 

Disc reviews:
"Toccata-Alte Musik aktuell" magazine (in German)
Klassieke Zaken (in Dutch)
allmusic.com
Audophile Audition

 

PRATUM INTEGRUM ORCHESTRA

Pavel Serbin cello J. Guanini, Viacenza, 1731

Alexander Gulin cello E. Meinel Meisterwerkstatten Musima, Germany, 1970s / after A. Stradivari, Italy, late 17th century

Hans Knut Sveen harpsichord Cembalobau Merzdorf, Germany, 1997 / after J. Ruckers, Antwerpen, 1640

Tracks 14: Vallotti temperament, transposed up two semitones
Tracks 516, 23, 24: Bach-Lehmann temperament (2005), transposed up two semitones

 

 

Recording Details

Microphones - Neumann km130
DPA (B & K) 4006
DPA (B & K) 4011

SCHOEPS mk2S
SCHOEPS mk41

All the microphone buffer amplifiers and pre-amplifiers are Polyhymnia International B.V. custom built.

DSD analogue to digital converter - Meitner design by EMM Labs.

Recording, editing and mixing on Pyramix system by Merging Technologies.

 

Recording Producer - Michael Serebryanyi
Balance Engineer - Erdo Groot
Recording Engineer - Roger de Schot
Editor - Carl Schuurbiers

 

(P)&(C) Essential Music, #16b-2, Volokolamskoye shosse,
Moscow, 125080, Russia.

DDD

Recorded:
19-22.02.2008 5th Studio of The Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (RTR) Moscow, Russia

 


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