Johann Adolf Hasse
Collected Keyboard Works
featuring Four Sonatas for the French Dauphine
for harpsichord and organ
Diplomatic-interpretative edition edited by Luca Guglielmi
Preface by Raffaele Mellace
Philological Edition – Texts in English and Italian
price € 24,00
size cm 23,5×31, stitched paperback
Philological Collection Series
- The first modern edition of the 4 Sonatas for harpsichord that Hasse wrote for the Dauphine of France and other works for harpsichord and organ, edited by Luca Guglielmi, the famous harpsichord player and assistant to Jordi Savall.
- Accurate historical research on the work and meticulous philological restitution in modern notation.
- Graphic care and easy handling of the volume to facilitate reading and execution on the instrument.
Eight of the ten scores included in this collection were performed and recorded by Luca Guglielmi on the J.A. Hasse – Harpsichord Sonatas, Accent ACC24255, 2013, which received excellent reviews both for its excellent performance and for the excellent philological work on these compositions.
- scholars and musicologists of repertoire
Profile of the author, the curator and the foreman
Johann Adolf Hasse (1699-1783), well-known German composer, contemporary of Handel. He worked in Italy, England, Austria and Germany. He was one of the most influential composers of his time.
Luca Guglielmi is a harpsichordist, organist, composer and conductor. He trained with Ton Koopman. Since 1997 he has been a continuist and assistant to Jordi Savall in his ensembles. He has collaborated with Cecilia Bartoli, Barbara Bonney, Philippe Jaroussky, Ottavio Dantone, Paul O’Dette, Katia and Marielle Labèque, Il Giardino Armonico, Ensemble La Fenice, The Rare Fruits Council, Freiburger Barockorchester, OSN Rai (conductors: Jeffrey Tate, Roberto Abbado, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos). He has released more than 50 CDs, including 18 solo titles, in a repertoire ranging from Frescobaldi to Mozart. He is professor of harpsichord at the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya in Barcelona.
Raffaele Mellace, professor at the University of Genoa, is the author of the monograph Johann Adolf Hasse, Palermo, L’Epos, 2004.