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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 21 seconds

Sonata in G minor, Op 4 No 5
1708; from 6 Sonate da chiesa, 'Op 4'

Adagio  [2'59]
Allegro  [2'51]
Adagio  [2'32]
Presto  [1'59]

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
Sonata 5, in G minor, is Albinoni at his most elegiac. Its second movement contains the highest note, G above the treble stave, found in any Albinoni work, while its finale, a perpetuum mobile in triple time, has earned the admiration of commentators.

from notes by Michael Talbot © 1994

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