• CPO5551432 Katalognummer
  • 761203514328 EAN
  • CD Format
  • 2019 Utgivelsesår

Epoca Barocca

Loeillet, Jean Baptiste

Epoca Barocca



Loeillet, Jean Baptiste:
Trio Sonatas op. 1, I, III & V;
Trio Sonatas op. 2, II, IV & VI


Jean-Baptiste Loeillet was from a Flemish family whose members included a
number of musicians, two of whom went by the name of Jean-Baptiste
Loeillet. Already in the eighteenth century this onomastic fact caused
irritation and confusion. Our Jean-Baptiste, who later enjoyed a career as
John Loeillet in London, was born in Ghent in 1680. What motivated him to
go to London when he was a young man? Unfortunately, our sources are silent
about this matter. However, he is termed »Mr John Loeillet« in printed
editions, which perhaps reflects the fact that he chose London as his home
in the 1720s. His Trio Sonatas for flute (transverse flute and recorder),
oboe, and basso continuo are virtuosic and multilayered. Galant tones endow
the sonatas with rhythmically finely pointed, flowing tone clusters. The
members of the EPOCA BAROCCA chamber music ensemble interpret the trio
sonatas on original Baroque instruments and with their trademark passionate


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