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Toccata in C major, Op 6
composer
1811; originally titled Caprice ou Toccata

Recordings
'Spohr & Onslow: Piano Sonatas' (CDA67947)
Spohr & Onslow: Piano Sonatas
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Track 16 on CDA67947 [4'05]

Toccata in C major, Op 6
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In 1811, four years after the C minor piano sonata, Onslow composed an entertaining ‘Caprice ou Toccata’ (as it was styled in the first edition), a test of leggiero playing at speed that refracts the spirit of a Baroque toccata (complete with hints of fugal texture) through an early Romantic prism. Could Schumann have remembered Onslow’s work when he came to write his own strikingly similar Toccata in the same key, Op 7, nearly two decades later?

from notes by Richard Wigmore © 2012

Track-specific metadata
Details for CDA67947 track 16
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-12-94716
Duration
4'05
Recording date
15 November 2011
Recording venue
St Silas the Martyr, Kentish Town, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Annabel Connellan
Recording engineer
Ben Connellan
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  1. Spohr & Onslow: Piano Sonatas (CDA67947)
    Disc 1 Track 16
    Release date: September 2012
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