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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: 8 minutes 16 seconds

Sonata in E minor, Op 6 No 8
1711 or slightly later; from 12 Trattenimenti armonici per camera, Op 6

Grave  [2'28]
Allegro  [1'56]
Adagio  [1'38]
Allegro  [2'14]

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
An opening chromatic bass line proclaims Sonata 8 as a work charged with high emotion; the rasping violin chords in its second movement convey a mood of desperate urgency.

from notes by Michael Talbot © 1994

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