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Hyperion Records

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Track(s) taken from CDH55191
Recording details: April 1981
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Tony Faulkner
Release date: August 1989
Total duration: 12 minutes 50 seconds

Sonata No 2 in G minor
composer
Armonico Tributo, Salzburg, 1682

Sonata  [5'36]
Aria  [2'45]
Sarabanda  [2'59]
Borea  [1'30]

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
Sonata II is based on a similar pattern to the Sonata I, though slightly expanded. Handel must have known this sonata; he used the tune and bass of the Aria in a number of works, including Agrippina, a recorder sonata and two organ concertos.

from notes by Roy Goodman © 1981

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