CHARLES BURNEY (1726-1814): 8 Sonatas for Piano Four Hands.
Catalogue Number: 09T022
Label: Brilliant Classics
Description: This noted musical traveller and diarist was also an organist, harpsichordist and violinist. These sonatas were published in 1777 and were intended for domestic use by a growing middle class, eager to consume not too challenging keyboard works. In two movements, they’re in the style of Clementi and J. C. Bach, fully exploring the possibilities of the new keyboards quickly gaining popularity. 2 CDs. Anna Clemente & Susanna Piolanti (1800 Kirckman square piano).