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Sonata in D major, Op 6 No 2
composer
1711 or slightly later; from 12 Trattenimenti armonici per camera, Op 6

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'Albinoni: Sonate da chiesa & Trattenimenti armonici' (CDD22048)
Albinoni: Sonate da chiesa & Trattenimenti armonici
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Movement 1: Grave
Track 1 on CDD22048 CD2 [2'18] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
Movement 2: Larghetto
Track 2 on CDD22048 CD2 [3'57] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
Movement 3: Largo
Track 3 on CDD22048 CD2 [2'14] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
Movement 4: Allegro
Track 4 on CDD22048 CD2 [2'06] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)

Sonata in D major, Op 6 No 2
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Sonata 2 has perhaps the most impressive of the slow movements. This is the Largo, which is in the mellow-sounding key of E flat major. It is constructed over a recurring bass figure (a ground bass) which modulates through a succession of keys.

from notes by Michael Talbot © 1994

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