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Sonata in E flat major, BWV1031
composer
early to mid-1730s

Recordings
'Bach: Flute Sonatas' (CDA67897)
Bach: Flute Sonatas
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'Bach: The Complete Flute Sonatas & the attributions' (CDD22077)
Bach: The Complete Flute Sonatas & the attributions
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'Bach Arrangements' (CDA67309)
Bach Arrangements
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'Bach: Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 3 – Friedman, Grainger & Murdoch' (CDA67344)
Bach: Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 3 – Friedman, Grainger & Murdoch
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'Bach: Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 5 – Goedicke, Kabalevsky, Catoire & Siloti' (CDA67506)
Bach: Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 5 – Goedicke, Kabalevsky, Catoire & Siloti
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Details
Movement 1: Allegro moderato
Movement 2: Siciliano
Movement 3: Allegro

Sonata in E flat major, BWV1031
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Considerable doubt exists as to the authenticity of this sonata, but the Siciliano in particular is so charming that this transcription by Friedman is in no way invalidated. The original score is simple and spare, the flute melody being accompanied by gentle, unobtrusive semiquavers, and Friedman retains the tranquility of the movement even while he fleshes out the score with his particularly romantic view of sonority. He chooses to add a two-bar introduction to the entry of the melody, adapting it cunningly from the short harpsichord interlude which connects the two sections of the original.

from notes by Piers Lane © 2003

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Details for CDA67344 track 15
Movement 2: Siciliano
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-03-34415
Duration
2'38
Recording date
6 May 2002
Recording venue
Henry Wood Hall, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Amanda Hurton
Recording engineer
Arne Akselberg
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