1759: J. S. Bach had died 9 years earlier. Telemann's last publication for the recorder had been in 1740. The recorder was slowly but surely retiring from the public eye. But here and there little sparkles kept the instrument breathing.
1759 in Naples: A handful of recorder sonatas is copied, surely written at least 20 years earlier. La Cicala brings these back to life in a world-premiere, over 250 years later.