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Sonata in G minor 'Didone abbandonata', Bg10
composer
Op 1 No 10

Recordings
'Tartini: The Devil's Trill & other violin sonatas' (CDD22061)
Tartini: The Devil's Trill & other violin sonatas
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Movement 1: Affettuoso
Track 1 on CDD22061 CD1 [7'55] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
Movement 2: Presto
Track 2 on CDD22061 CD1 [2'40] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
Movement 3: Allegro
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Sonata in G minor 'Didone abbandonata', Bg10
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Tartini’s habit of giving his sonatas enigmatic titles drawn from Metastasio’s Classical dramas also anticipates the Classical period, when composers wanted their instrumental music to have a dramatic, operatic quality. The title ‘Didone abbandonata’ for Sonata No 10 in G minor only became popular in the nineteenth century, but it is certainly appropriate to the mood of the work, pathetic and tempestuous by turns, and it may go back to the composer.

from notes by Peter Holman © 1992

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Details for CDD22061 disc 1 track 2
Presto
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-91-43002
Duration
2'40
Recording date
20 June 1990
Recording venue
St Michael's Church, Highgate, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Martin Compton
Recording engineer
Nick Ware
Hyperion usage
  1. Tartini: The Devil's Trill & other violin sonatas (CDA66430)
    Disc 1 Track 2
    Release date: May 1991
    Deletion date: September 2007
    Superseded by CDD22061
  2. Tartini: The Devil's Trill & other violin sonatas (CDD22061)
    Disc 1 Track 2
    Release date: November 2007
    2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
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