Gamba Concertos and Sonatas ANTON MILLING (2nd half 18th cen.): Concerto in D Minor, JOHANN CARL GRAF ZU HARDECK (1703-1752): Concerto in F, CARL FRIEDRICH ABEL (1723-1787): Concerto in A, Sonatas in G Minor and in C, ANTON RAETZEL (c.1724-after1760): Concerto in A, JOHANN CHRISTIAN BACH (1735-1782): Sonata in C (First Recordings).
Catalogue Number: 08T020
Label: Coviello Classics
Reference: COV 91710
Description: Classical period gamba concertos and sonatas recently discovered in various archives with reconstructions of missing accompaniment parts give further evidence for how popular this supposedly “obsolete” instrument was well into the 1780s, especially in London. Thomas Fritzsch (viola da gamba), Merseberger Hofmusik; Michael Schönheit (fortepiano).