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Sonata No 6 in D minor, BuxWV257
composer
circa 1694; No 6 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
Details
Movement 1: Grave – Allegro
Movement 2: Con discretione
Movement 3: Vivace
Movement 4: Poco presto

Sonata No 6 in D minor, BuxWV257
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The D minor sonata prefaces a fugal Allegro with a brief Grave; this leads into a busy section marked ‘Con discretione’, which is interrupted by a five-bar Adagio. Two virtuoso fast movements follow, each separated by a slower section, which returns to round off the sonata. The final 6/8 fast movement begins Poco presto, and is then marked Poco adagio and Presto, indicating the flexibility of tempo Buxtehude expected.

from notes by Francis Knights © 2002

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Details for CDA67236 track 18
Con discretione
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-02-23618
Duration
2'46
Recording date
4 October 2000
Recording venue
St Michael's Church, Highgate, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Martin Compton
Recording engineer
Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Buxtehude: Seven Sonatas Op 1 (CDA67236)
    Disc 1 Track 18
    Release date: April 2002
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