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Violin Sonata in B flat major, BBb12

Op 5 No 6

Opus 5 No 6 is cast in a three-movemement pattern, with an opening slow movement followed by a lengthy, elaborate Allegro; the last movement, cast in the rhythm of a minuet, is a set of variations (or ‘divisions’, for the continuo part remains unchanged throughout) of ever-increasing complexity.

from notes by Peter Holman © 1992

L’opus 5 numéro 6 est écrite en trois mouvements avec un long mouvement d’ouverture suivi d’un Allegro élaboré prolongé; le dernier mouvement écrit sur un rythme de menuet, est un groupe de variations (ou de diminutions, car la partie en continuo reste inchangée à travers tout le morceau) d’une complexité qui ne cesse d’augmenter.

extrait des notes rédigées par Peter Holman © 1992
Français: Martine Erussard

Opus 5 Nr. 6 verläuft nach einem dreisätzigen Schema, auf den ersten, langsamen Satz folgt ein langes, verwickeltes Allegro, und der letzte Satz, mit seinen menuettartigen Rhythmen, besteht aus einer Reihe von Variationen (oder „divisions“, das Continuo bleibt den ganzen Satz durch unverändert) von sich immer steigernder Komplexität.

aus dem Begleittext von Peter Holman © 1992
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller


Tartini: The Devil's Trill & other violin sonatas
CDD220612CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)


Movement 1: Affettuoso
Track 13 on CDD22061 CD2 [4'26] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
Movement 2: Allegro
Track 14 on CDD22061 CD2 [7'21] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
Movement 3: Andante
Track 15 on CDD22061 CD2 [8'43] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)

Track-specific metadata for CDD22061 disc 2 track 13

Recording date
28 May 1991
Recording venue
St Michael's Church, Highgate, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Martin Compton
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Tartini: Violin Sonatas, Vol. 2 (CDA66485)
    Disc 1 Track 13
    Release date: March 1992
    Deletion date: May 2006
    Superseded by CDD22061
  2. Tartini: The Devil's Trill & other violin sonatas (CDD22061)
    Disc 2 Track 13
    Release date: November 2007
    2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
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