If you would like to hear the sound of Matthew Parker Trumpets playing excerpts from Viviani sonatas. Please select one of these  files:-

The recordings listed  below represent only a very small fraction of those made using Matthew Parker Trumpets. The record companies' web sites may have playable excerpts of some of these.

Large bore and small bore comparison (275K)

Adagio No1 (486K)

Adagio No2 (1Mb)

Allegro (483K)

Presto (368K)


Since the record companies require endless fees and copyright approval for even a 30sec excerpt these are private recordings, not studio produced and consequently subject to the limitations of the technology I had available.

CD number
J.F Fasch Concertos,
Orchestral Suite
The English Concert
Trevor Pinnock
(Mark Bennett)
Archiv 449 210-2
H.von Biber Sonatas,
The Purcell Quartet
(Mark Bennett and Michael Laird)
Chandos Chan 0519
Sound the Trumpet Purcell, Corbett et al
The Parley of Instruments
Peter Holman
(Mark Bennett and Michael Laird)
Hyperion CDA66817
Handel Opera Arias
Brandenburg Consort.
Roy Goodman.
(Emma Kirkby and Robert Farley)
Hyperion CDA66860
W. Boyce Oratorios
Hanover Band
(Robert Farley et al)
Missa Salisburgensis, Biber
Reinhard Goebel,
Gabrieli Consort & Players.
Paul McCreesh
Archiv 457 611- 2
Complete Symphonies
Mark Bennett et al
Archiv 457 591-2
Bach Cantatas BVW 34,59,74,172 John Eliot Gardiner
Neil Brough et al
Archiv 463 584-2
Handel Opera Arias and Overtures 2
Brandenburg Consort.
Roy Goodman.
( Robert Farley)
Hyperion CDA67128
London Trumpet Sound
(Robert Farley et al)

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