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Sweelinck’s Keyboard Works Recorded

June 3, 2008

Glen Wilson recorded a programme of harpsichord music by the Amsterdam-based composer Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562 – 1621). Sweelinck is remembered mainly for his organ music, but he raised all keyboard music to standards unsurpassed until Bach.

Wilson performed a total of 13 works on his own harpsichord, a copy by Henk van Schevikhoven after a 1628 Ruckers. The keyboardist has performed in over 30 countries with artists including Emma Kirkby, René Jacobs and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. His first solo recording for Naxos, a selection of 24 pieces by Louis Couperin [8.555936], became the top selection of the Penguin CD Guide.

Among the works recorded are Variations on ‘Est-ce Mars’, Toccata in D minor (SwWV), Fantasia Cromatica, Variations on ‘Fortune my Foe’. Sessions took place from May 11 to 13, at Kloster Bronnbach in Wertheim, Germany. The producer-engineer was Juergen Rummel.



Glen Wilson and producer-engineer Juergen Rummel


Kloster Bronnbach in Wertheim











 
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