Adrian Chandler violin, Vladimir Waltham cello, Lynda Sayce theorbo, Robert Howarth harpsichord
Tartini’s 251st: Virtuoso Violin Music and The Devil’s Trill
Giuseppe Tartini, the great composer and violinist – the first known owner of a Stradivarius violin – died 251 years ago aged 79, leaving a legacy of virtuoso violin pieces. La Serenissima explores his
violin sonata repertoire including the stunning Devil’s Trill, the best known of all.