ROBERTO VALENTINI (1671-1747): 12 Recorder Sonatas, Op. 5, 6 Sonatas “La Villeggiatura”, Ciacconna for 2 Flutes.
Catalogue Number: 12X019
Label: Brilliant Classics
Description: Valentini’s style was first influenced by the instrumental tradition of Corelli, but in his later works he embraced the upcoming Galant style, with a strong emphasis on melody, charm and brilliance. The Op. 5 sonatas were published in London between 1715 and 1720, after he had left his native England and emigrated to Italy in 1692. 2 CDs. Capella Musicale Enrico Stuart.