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Track(s) taken from CDH55013

Sonata in G

possibly by Godfrey Finger

The City Waites
Recording details: October 1980
Unknown, Unknown
Produced by Andrew Keener
Engineered by Tony Faulkner
Release date: January 1988
Total duration: 2 minutes 44 seconds
Sonata in G  [2'44]


'Splendid, vigorous, animated, hilarious' (Hi-Fi News)

'Rollicking good 'Rollicking good fun' (The Cornish Guardian)

'Highly entertaining' (Classical Music)
Recent research suggests that this attractive piece may well be by Godfrey Finger, a Moravian composer who arrived in London around 1685. Obviously an early work, it is not a true sonata but rather a set of divisions on a ground.

from notes by Douglas Wootton 1981