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LHOYER: 3 Duo Concertants, Op. 31 / Duo Concertant, Op. 34, No. 2


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LHOYER: 3 Duo Concertants, Op. 31 / Duo Concertant, Op. 34, No. 2

Antoine de Lhoyer was one of the most eminent nineteenth-century composers for the guitar, as well as a teacher, professional musician and soldier. His concertante works for two guitars, for which he is now chiefly remembered, are a far cry from the customary sets of variations and collections of romances with guitar accompaniment of the period. The melodic and rhythmic incisiveness of the thematic material, often packed with references to the music of Mozart, the dramatic and almost theatrical dialogue between the two instruments, and the frequent shifts from a simple accompanied melody to a complex contrapuntual texture, provide for music of exceptional variety that has very few equals in early nineteenth-century guitar repertoire.

Lhoyer, Antoine de

  Duo Concertant in A Major, Op. 31, No. 1
1.   I. Allegro moderato 00:06:56
2.   II. Adagio cantabile 00:04:08
3.   III. Rondo: Poco vivace 00:03:07
  Duo Concertant in E Minor, Op. 31, No. 3
4.   I. Allegro agitato 00:05:40
5.   II. Romance: Andante sostenuto 00:04:42
6.   III. Rondo: Poco vivace 00:03:42
  Duo Concertant in C Major, Op. 31, No. 2
7.   I. Allegro moderato 00:05:58
8.   II. Minuetto: Poco vivace 00:01:52
9.   III. Adagio cantabile 00:03:43
10.   IV. Allegretto 00:04:01
  Duo Concertant in D Minor, Op. 34, No. 2
11.   I. Allegro 00:04:21
12.   II. Minuetto: Vivace 00:02:20
13.   III. Adagio cantabile 00:04:40
14.   IV. Rondo: Allegro 00:03:45

Total Playing Time: 00:58:55

Lhoyer, Antoine de

Mela, Matteo; Micheli, Lorenzo

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music; Instrumental

Period: Classical

Catalogue No: 8.570146

Barcode: 0747313014675

Physical Release: 02/2007

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