MATTHEW DUBOURG (1703-1767): Violin Concerto in D, Ode for Dublin Castle 1739, Hibernia’s sons, your voices raise, Dubourg’s Maggot, Eileen Aroon, Ciste nó stór, Now the mingling hosts engage, Soft breathes the melting flute, Trumpet tune, “Welcome home. Mr Dubourg”, ARCANGELO CORELLI (1653-1713): Violin Sonata in A, Op. 5/9 (ornamentation by Dubourg), ANTONIO VIVALDI (1678-1741): Concerto in A for 2 Violins, RV 519.
Catalogue Number: 05U024
Reference: CKD 532
Description: Dubourg, a pupil of Francesco Geminiani, was a charismatic Irish virtuoso and composer whose music is full of humanity, charm, virtuosity and wit. The works includes arrangements of Irish traditional melodies, music written for royal celebrations and virtuosic violin solos in the fashionable Italian style. Texts included. Sophie Gent, Claire Duff (violin), Anna Devin (soprano), Rachel Kelly (mezzo), Edward Grint (bass), Irish Baroque Orchestra; Peter Whelan.