Brillance indeniable: The Virtuoso Violin in the Court of Louis XV (Guillemain - Sonatas & Symphonies) | Avie AV2412

Brillance indeniable: The Virtuoso Violin in the Court of Louis XV (Guillemain - Sonatas & Symphonies)

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Label: Avie

Cat No: AV2412

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Chamber

Release Date: 3rd April 2020

Contents

Works

Guillemain, Louis-Gabriel

Symphonies (6) dans le gout italien en trio, op.6
» no.1 in G major
Symphonies (6) dans le gout italien en trio, op.14
» no.2 in E flat major
» no.6 in G major
Violin Sonatas (12), op.1
» no.3 in B minor
» no.6 in E flat major
» no.8 in C minor

Artists

Alain Youssefian (violin)
Le Bien-Aime

Works

Guillemain, Louis-Gabriel

Symphonies (6) dans le gout italien en trio, op.6
» no.1 in G major
Symphonies (6) dans le gout italien en trio, op.14
» no.2 in E flat major
» no.6 in G major
Violin Sonatas (12), op.1
» no.3 in B minor
» no.6 in E flat major
» no.8 in C minor

Artists

Alain Youssefian (violin)
Le Bien-Aime

About

Award-winning baroque violinist Alana Youssefian and her ensemble Le Bien-Aimé debut on AVIE showcasing music of the brilliant but seldom-heard French violinist and composer Louis-Gabriel Guillemain. His precociousness was noted at an early age, and Guillemain went on to serve in the court of King Louis XV. His symphonies are as uplifting and innovative as his sonatas are astonishingly virtuosic. While his compositions tested the abilities of his contemporaries, his lasting legacy may have been his knack for bridging the baroque and classical styles, seamlessly adapting to shifting tastes in music and art of his time. Alana rises to the challenges of Guillemain’s technical demands with ease.

The young, New York-based violinist is a sought-after soloist for baroque, classical, and romantic repertoire. She has been honoured with the top prize in The Juilliard School’s Historical Performance Concerto Competition and a coveted fellowship by The English Concert in America.

“a violin star ... a pyrotechnical giantess” - ConcertoNet “tremendous panache and impeccable virtuosity”
 – Juilliard Journal

Le Bien-Aimé:
- Alana Youssefian (violin)
- Stephen Goist (violin)
- Matt Zucker (cello)
- Michael Sponseller (harpsichord)

Reviews

Alana Youssefian is a brilliant violinist, who explores the qualities of these sonatas to the full … In the three members of Le Bien-Aimé - Stephen Goist (violin), Matt Zucker (cello) and Michael Sponseller (harpsichord) - Alana Youssefian has found the ideal partners for this recording project. May more recordings follow.
MusicWeb International

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