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Masters of the Baroque Ensemble Gaudior Plays the St. Luke Harpsichord


About the Recording

Alexandra MacCracken, baroque violin and director Daniel Rippe, baroque cello • Elena Tsai, harpsichord Recorded October 19, November 2 and 9, 2010, at Saint Luke Catholic Church, McLean, Virginia.


About the Program

George Frideric Handel (1685–1759) Sonata in A major, Op. 1, No. 3 (HWV 361) for violin and basso continuo

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) Prelude and Fugue in F major, BWV 880 (from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II) for harpsichord solo

J. S. Bach Sonata No. 4 in C minor, BWV 1017 for violin and obbligato harpsichord

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683–1764) Two movements in E minor (from Pièces de clavessin, 1724) for harpsichord solo

Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber (1644–1704) Passacaglia in G minor (“The Guardian Angel”) for violin solo

Domenico Scarlatti (1685–1757) Two Sonatas in A major, K. 208–09 for harpsichord solo

Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741) Sonata in C minor, RV 6 for violin and basso continuo