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Sonata No 1 in F major, BuxWV252
composer
circa 1694; No 1 of VII Suonate án doi, Violino & Violadagamba, con Cembalo, di Dieterico Buxtehude, Organista della Chiesa della Beat. Virg. N.S. in Lubeca, Opera Prima

Recordings
'Buxtehude: Seven Sonatas Op 1' (CDA67236)
Buxtehude: Seven Sonatas Op 1
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Movement 1: Vivace – Lento
Movement 2: Allegro
Movement 3: Andante
Movement 4: Presto

Sonata No 1 in F major, BuxWV252
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The first sonata begins with a rather Corellian gesture which develops into a dialogue between high and low voices. A minor-key Lento then leads into one of those running-semiquaver fugues that are so characteristic of Buxtehude. In the following Adagio and 6/8 Andante the viola da gamba parts company with the harpsichord to produce a true trio texture, with much use of broken chord figurations and offbeat entries. A concluding Presto follows the style of the first two fast movements, now with an emphasis on repeated-note semiquavers.

from notes by Francis Knights © 2002

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