Cammerata – Brotons, Händel & Tchaikovsky

Founded in 2009, Cammerata bring us for their debut album an exploration of the string orchestra repertoire, in a path from the 18th century to the present day, joined by viola soloist Joaquín Riquelme -member of the Berlin Phiharmonic- in the first recording of Salvador Brotons’s Concerto op. 106. Händel’s Concerto grosso op. 6/12 and Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece Serenade op. 48 are also included in this stunning album, passionately performed by this young generation of Spanish musicians.

01Concerto for Viola and String Orchestra op. 106 - I.- Adagio elegiaco4:13
02Concerto for Viola and String Orchestra op. 106 - II.- Vivo deciso5:42
03Concerto for Viola and String Orchestra op. 106 - III.- Lento espressivo8:45
04Concerto for Viola and String Orchestra op. 106 - IV.- Allegro energico6:03
05Concerto grosso op. 6/12 - I.- Largo2:00
06Concerto grosso op. 6/12 - II.- Allegro3:05
07Concerto grosso op. 6/12 - III.- Aria3:30
08Concerto grosso op. 6/12 - IV.- Largo1:02
09Concerto grosso op. 6/12 - V.- Allegro2:24
10Serenade for Strings op. 48 - I.- Pezzo in forma di Sonatina10:22
11Serenade for Strings op. 48 - II.- Valse4:08
12Serenade for Strings op. 48 - III.- Élégie9:25
13Serenade for Strings op. 48 - IV.- Finale (Tema russo)8:19
FormatSACD & download versions
Catalogue numberEUD-SACD-1605 (SACD version)
EUD-DR-1605 (Download versions)
Barcode8436551170237 (SACD version)
8436551170244 (Download versions)
Year2016
Recording dateJanuary 5-8, 2015
LocationAuditorio Víctor Villegas, Sala Narciso Yepes, Murcia, Spain
Original formatDSD256 (11.2MHz)
EquipmentSonodore, Neumann U89i and Schoeps microphones; Merging Horus microphone preamplifier and AD/DA converter; Pyramix Workstation; Sennheiser headphones; Bryston headphone amplifier; Neumann and Amphion speakers.