Label: Musical Masterpiece Society - MMS 2081 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Germany • Genre: Classical • Style: Baroque
Since the very dawn of the compact disc era, Ralph Kirkpatrick 's seminal recordings of Domenico Scarlatti have mainly been conspicuous only by their absence from the active catalog.
It's hard be sure just why, as all along listeners and reviewers alike have been requesting their return. Kirkpatrick 's Bach has been reissued here and there, along with some oddities, including a live, all twentieth century recital Kirkpatrick performed inreleased on Music and Arts.
But of the Scarlattinothing -- how could the man who put the "K. Thankfully now the wait is over, as Deutsche Grammophon's Archiv Produktion is finally making its Kirkpatrick holdings available as part of the "Blue" series in an album entitled Domenico Scarlatti: 21 Sonatas for Harpsichord. This includes the entire contents of the classic stereo album issued as Archiv and three recordings made for the little-known Deutsche Grammophon recital disc Ralph Kirkpatrick, Cembalo DG As by now an entire generation of music lovers have been raised without the benefit of Kirkpatrick 's Scarlatti to listen to, one might wonder -- how well does it hold up?
Excellently well, thank you -- from the first it is apparent that Kirkpatrick 's approach to Scarlatti was even more flexible in tempo and approach than recalled.
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Kirkpatrick is capable of getting an extraordinary amount of dynamic range out of a harpsichord; just listen to how explosive the fortissimo chords come across in K. Newer fans of Domenico Scarlatti 's music are enthusiastically advised to set aside the means to acquire Domenico Scarlatti: 21 Sonatas for Harpsichord.
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