The Galant Bassoon

Paul Turok
Turok's Choice (US)

Telemann’s Sonata in E Minor (TWV41:e5) for bassoon and continuo is a very striking work (hybrid SACD 3011124). It is charmingly played by Matthew Wilkie, with Neal Peres Da Costa, harpsichord and double-bassist Kees Boersma. The remainder of the beautifully-recorded disc is given over to arrangements of chamber works for winds by J.S. and C.P.E. Bach and Telemann. These arrangements are characteristic of the practices of the Baroque era...