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Hyperion Records

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Track(s) taken from CDD22048
Recording details: January 1992
Gewölbekeller am Römerturn, Köln, Germany
Produced by Hansjörg Seiler
Engineered by Karl-Peter Wahle & Werner Walravens
Release date: October 1994
Total duration: 10 minutes 35 seconds

Sonata in D major, Op 6 No 2
1711 or slightly later; from 12 Trattenimenti armonici per camera, Op 6

Grave  [2'18]
Larghetto  [3'57]
Largo  [2'14]
Allegro  [2'06]

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
Sonata 2 has perhaps the most impressive of the slow movements. This is the Largo, which is in the mellow-sounding key of E flat major. It is constructed over a recurring bass figure (a ground bass) which modulates through a succession of keys.

from notes by Michael Talbot © 1994

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