UK-based professional ensemble specializing in music from the baroque era, Passacaglia Baroque Ensemble plays Sonata IV in G major by Nicolas Chédeville. The piece was previously attributed to Antonio Vivaldi incorrectly. Performed at the 2001 Nordmaling Baroque Music Festival, Sweden.

Musicians: Annabel Knight (recorder), Reiko Ichise (viola da gamba), Robin Bigwood (harpsichord)

Nicolas Chédeville (20 February 1705 – 6 August 1782) was a French composer, musette player and musette maker.

Passacaglia Baroque Ensemble
Passacaglia Baroque Ensemble

Passacaglia Baroque Ensemble is one of the United Kingdom’s most long-lived early music ensembles, playing for appreciative audiences since the early 1990s. Their performing history includes venues ranging from Brighton Pavilion to London’s Wigmore Hall, entertaining music lovers live from Limerick to Chicago.

The ensemble also performed over the airwaves many times, with multiple broadcasts and recordings for the BBC over the years, as well as a series of CD recordings for Linn Records, Naxos and more recently for our very own in-house label, BCR.

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