Classical Music Home
Email Password  
Not a subscriber yet?
Keyword Search
Classical Music Home > LECLAIR, J.-M.: Violin Sonatas, Op. 2, Nos. 6, 7, 9-12 (Butterfield, Manson, Cummings)

LECLAIR, J.-M.: Violin Sonatas, Op. 2, Nos. 6, 7, 9-12 (Butterfield, Manson, Cummings)


Back Cover Image 
About this Recording

LECLAIR, J.-M.: Violin Sonatas, Op. 2, Nos. 6, 7, 9-12 (Butterfield, Manson, Cummings)

Five years after the publication of his first book of sonatas, Jean-Marie Leclair, the great exponent of the emerging French violin school, released his second book. He had continued to be influenced by the lyricism and virtuosity of Italian models but, concerned that the technical demands of his writing might prove excessive, ensured that a handful could be played either on the flute or the violin. Yet he continued to make considerable advances and the level of melodic invention and expressive intensity remained untouched, the result of a fusion of Italianate fire and French elegance. Together with Naxos 8.572866 this is the first complete recording of Leclair’s Op 2 Sonatas.

Leclair, Jean-Marie

  Violin Sonata in B-Flat Major, Op. 2, No. 7
1.   I. Largo 00:05:12
2.   II. Allegro ma poco 00:03:27
3.   III. Aria: Allegro ma non troppo 00:02:43
4.   IV. Giga: Allegro 00:03:32
  Violin Sonata in D Major, Op. 2, No. 6
5.   I. Adagio - Allegro ma poco 00:05:59
6.   II. Largo 00:03:19
7.   III. Allegro ma non troppo 00:04:02
  Violin Sonata in E Major, Op. 2, No. 9
8.   I. Adagio 00:02:52
9.   II. Allegro ma poco 00:05:10
10.   III. Adagio 00:00:47
11.   IV. Allegro 00:04:55
  Violin Sonata in C Minor, Op. 2, No. 10
12.   I. Adagio 00:03:01
13.   II. Vivace 00:04:14
14.   III. Allegro ma non troppo 00:04:36
  Violin Sonata in B Minor, Op. 2, No. 11
15.   I. Adagio 00:02:05
16.   II. Allegro 00:02:56
17.   III. Aria gratioso: Allegro ma non troppo 00:02:28
  Violin Sonata in G Minor, Op. 2, No. 12
18.   I. Adagio 00:02:21
19.   II. Allegro ma non troppo 00:03:29
20.   III. Aria: Gratioso 00:06:05
21.   IV. Allegro 00:03:26

Total Playing Time: 01:16:39

Leclair, Jean-Marie

Butterfield, Adrian; Cummings, Laurence; Manson, Jonathan

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: 8.572867

Barcode: 747313286775

Physical Release: 09/2013

For U.S. and Canada:
Buy from
For Spain Only:
Buy from ForumClasico
For U.S. only:
Naxos Direct
For U.K. Only:
Buy from
For Worldwide:
Buy from Presto Classical
For Germany:
Buy from


 Tell a Friend |  Bookmark this page Digg It |  Bookmark this page |  Add to Facebook Facebook |  FURL FURL |  Add to MySpace MySpace |  Stumbleupon StumbleUpon |  Twitter Twitter

Famous Composers Quick Link:
Bach | Beethoven | Chopin | Dowland | Handel | Haydn | Mozart | Glazunov | Schumann | R Strauss | Vivaldi
8:45:35 PM, 9 February 2016
All Naxos Historical, Naxos Classical Archives, Naxos Jazz, Folk and Rock Legends and Naxos Nostalgia titles are not available in the United States and some titles may not be available in Australia and Singapore because these countries have copyright laws that provide or may provide for terms of protection for sound recordings that differ from the rest of the world.
Copyright © 2016 Naxos Digital Services Ltd. All rights reserved.     Terms of Use     Privacy Policy
Classical Music Home
NOTICE: This site was unavailable for several hours on Saturday, June 25th 2011 due to some unexpected but essential maintenance work. We apologize for any inconvenience.