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Hyperion Records

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Track(s) taken from CDH55020
Recording details: March 1992
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Arthur Johnson
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: November 1992
Total duration: 4 minutes 14 seconds

Rondeau for violino piccolo, bassoon and strings in C
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Fux was primarily a composer of church music and a great theorist, yet he composed nearly twenty operas. This delightful Rondeau is to be found in manuscript in the Dresden State Library. The tutti Rondeau theme provides a framework for ten variations for the solo bassoon and violino piccolo (a smaller violin, tuned a minor third higher than usual).

from notes by Roy Goodman © 1999

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