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Hyperion Records

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Track(s) taken from CDA67236
Recording details: October 2000
St Michael's Church, Highgate, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Julian Millard
Release date: April 2002
Total duration: 7 minutes 14 seconds

Sonata No 7 in E minor, BuxWV258
composer
circa 1694; No 7 of VII Suonate án doi, Violino & Violadagamba, con Cembalo, di Dieterico Buxtehude, Organista della Chiesa della Beat. Virg. N.S. in Lubeca, Opera Prima

Allegro  [2'21]
Presto  [0'53]
Vivace  [1'30]
Poco presto  [2'30]

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
The seventh sonata is a minor key work; there is no slow introduction, just a fugal Allegro, led (as always) by the violin. A sequence of slow and fast movements ensues, completing the sonata – and the opus – with a prestissimo gigue.

from notes by Francis Knights © 2002

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