Cantabile: Music for lute by Sylvius Leopold Weiss (Vol. 2)

£12.00

The follow-up disc to Nigel's Gramophone Award-nominated debut recording, incorporating middle-period pieces from Weiss's career as he took up a position in the court of Dresden. Nigel North is one of Britain's best-known and loved musicians, appointed Professor of Lute at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama at the age of just 21. North combines a historically-informed approach with his own natural musicality to create trully spellbinding performances.

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“North speaks Weiss’s cosmopolitan language with finely attuned fluency, consummate flair and seductive persuasiveness.” BBC Music Magazine, Performance – 5 Stars

Nigel North

Release date: 24th Oct 2012
Order code: BGS120
Barcode: 0609613833960

1. Sonata in D Major: I. Prelude Sylvius Leopold Weiss 1:43
2. Sonata in D Major: II. Allemande Sylvius Leopold Weiss 4:45
3. Sonata in D Major: III. Courante Sylvius Leopold Weiss 3:29
4. Sonata in D Major: IV. Angloise Sylvius Leopold Weiss 2:22
5. Sonata in D Major: V. Sarabande Sylvius Leopold Weiss 4:26
6. Sonata in D Major: VI. Menuet Sylvius Leopold Weiss 1:54
7. Sonata in D Major: VII. Passacaille Sylvius Leopold Weiss 5:41
8. Sonata in A Major: I. Prelude Sylvius Leopold Weiss 0:46
9. Sonata in A Major: II. Allemande Sylvius Leopold Weiss 3:06
10. Sonata in A Major: III. Courante Sylvius Leopold Weiss 2:43
11. Sonata in A Major: IV. Bourée Sylvius Leopold Weiss 1:49
12. Sonata in A Major: V. Sarabanda Sylvius Leopold Weiss 3:22
13. Sonata in A Major: VI. Menuet Sylvius Leopold Weiss 1:43
14. Sonata in A Major: VII. Gigue Sylvius Leopold Weiss 2:16
15. Sonata in A Major: VIII. Ciaccona Sylvius Leopold Weiss 4:43
16. Sonata in G Major: I. Prelude Sylvius Leopold Weiss 0:55
17. Sonata in G Major: II. Toccata- Fuga Sylvius Leopold Weiss 5:10
18. Sonata in G Major: III. Courante Sylvius Leopold Weiss 3:41
19. Sonata in G Major: IV. Bourée Sylvius Leopold Weiss 2:10
20. Sonata in G Major: V. Sarabanda (un poco andante) Sylvius Leopold Weiss 5:23
21. Sonata in G Major: VI. Menuet Sylvius Leopold Weiss 2:32
22. Sonata in G Major: VII. Allegro Sylvius Leopold Weiss 3:11