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Rondo in B flat major, WO8

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circa 1802; reworking of a movement from the 1779 Sonata Op 2 No 5

 
The Rondo in B flat major WO8 is simply a reworked version of a very old sonata movement of his that had first appeared in 1779—from Op 2 No 5. The music abounds in the fast parallel thirds and octaves that were the earmarks of that bygone time in Clementi’s career.

from notes by Leon Plantinga © 2011

Le Rondo en si bémol majeur WO8 est un simple refaçon d’un très vieux mouvement de sonate tiré de son op. 2 no 5, publié pour la première fois en 1779. Cette musique regorge des tierces parallèles rapides et des octaves que l’oreille reconnaissait comme la marque de cette période révolue de la carrière de Clementi.

extrait des notes rédigées par Leon Plantinga © 2011
Français: Hypérion

Das Rondos in B-Dur WO8 ist eine überarbeitete Version eines sehr alten Sonatensatzes Clementis, der 1779 erstmals (in op. 2 Nr. 5) erschienen war. Die Musik strotzt nur so vor schnellen Terz- und Oktavparallelen, die Charakteristika des frühen Clementi gewesen waren.

aus dem Begleittext von Leon Plantinga © 2011
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel

Recordings

Clementi: Capriccios & Variations
CDA678502CDs for the price of 1

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Track 19 on CDA67850 CD2 [4'24] 2CDs for the price of 1

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