BENEDETTO MARCELLO (1686-1739): 6 Sonatas for Cello and Continuo, Op. 1.
Catalogue Number: 07Q024
Label: Newton Classics
Description: This 41-year-old recording is the only one available of these simple, direct and melody-based sonatas (c.1730) which point up the composer's contradictory nature: he wrote a treatise arguing against exactly the most modern style to which these sonatas belong. Antonio Pocaterra (cello), Benito Ferarris (violone), Maria Isabella De Carli (harpsichord). Original 1973 Arcophon LP release.