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20th century

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Leclair Jean-Marie l'aîné

Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Benda, Franz

Blavet, Michel

Boccherini, Luigi

Handel, George Frideric

Leclair, Jean-Marie l'aîné

Marais, Marin

Müthel, Johann Gottfried

Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista

Platti, Giovanni Benedetto

Quantz, Johann Joachim

Telemann, Georg Philipp

Vivaldi, Antonio

Sonata for flute in E minor (Op 9, No 2)

By Leclair Jean-Marie l'aîné

J.M. Leclair the Elder: Flute Sonata in G Major (Op 9, No 2) is one of the 48 sonatas Leclair composed for violin or German flute (“Cette Sonate peut se jouer sur la Flûte Allemande”).

Denis Bouriakov

Naoko Ishibashi (piano), live recording at Kanazawa, 2015.

1. Dolce andante; 2. Allemanda: Allegro ma non troppo; 3. Sarabanda: Adagio; 4. Minuetto: Allegro non troppo

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Leclair Jean-Marie l'aîné

Jean-Marie Leclair l'aîné (the elder) (1697-1764) was renown French violinist and composer which is considered as the founder of the French school of violin writing, inventing left-hand tremolo which later evolved into vibrato.
Leclair was born in Lyon and studied violin in Turin.

In 1723 he moved to Paris where regularly performed at the Concert Spirituel: semi-public concert series popular at that time. For 5 years Leclair was engaged by Princess of Orange court in Leeuwarden, talented harpsichordist and student of Handel. Upon return to Paris in 1743 Leclair served the Duke of Gramont in his private theatre where his only opera Scylla et Glaucus and several instrumental works were regularly performed.