The Affetto Classical Sampler
Various Artists — The Classical Sampler
Release date : Mar. 03, 2017
Label : Affetto Records
  1. Michelangelo 70 by Elmira Darvarova
  2. Violin Sonata No. 4: II. Allegretto moderato e amabile by Andrew Kirkman
  3. Hélas madame by The Thirteen
  4. Viola da gamba Sonata in D Major, BWV 1028: II. Allegro by Kate Dillingham
  5. Sextet for Piano & Strings in D Major, Op. 110, MWV Q 16: III. Menuetto by Christoph Hammer
  6. 3 Romanzen, Op. 22: No. 2, Allegretto by Elmira Darvarova
  7. Love Avalanche by Ayaan Ali Khan
  8. Lenoriana, Op. 4: No. 2, Lenore by Elem Eley
  9. Eternal Love by Amaan Ali Khan


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The Affetto Classical Sampler, featuring nine tracks from our nine album releases, is out and it’s Free on Amazon.

Listen to the spellbinding work of Grammy-nominated violinist Elmira Darvarova teamed with Indian sarod masters the Ali Khans, from “Amalgam” and “Soul Strings” albums.

Hear baritone Elem Eley, one of the world’s expert song cycle artists, interpret new works from “Lenoriana.”

Cellist Kate Dillingham and harpsichordist Jory Vinikour, play a movement from J.S. Bach’s De Gamba Sonatas from a new Schirmer edition edited by Ms. Dillingham.

Listen to a track from “Masterpieces by Beethoven / Franck / Clara Schumann” by Elmira Darvarova on violin and Shoko Inoue on piano.

Rutgers University’s exquisite early music ensemble Musica Raritana, led by Dr. Andrew Kirkman, performs Mendelssohn’s earliest work for piano and strings.

The outstanding early music vocal ensemble The Thirteen, led by founder Matthew Robertson, harmonizes on  a piece by King Henry VIII from “Voice Eternal.”

Elmira Darvarova (on her fourth Affetto album!) and the late Octavio Brunetti perform tangos by Piazzolla from “Adios Nonino” with incomparable spirit and passion.