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Sonata in G minor 'Didone abbandonata', Bg10

composer
Op 1 No 10

 
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

L’habitude qu’avait Tartini de donner à ses sonates des titres énigmatiques tirés des drames classiques de Métastase annonce aussi la période classique, où les compositeurs allaient vouloir conférer à leur musique instrumentale un caractère dramatique, lyrique. Le titre «Didone abbandonata» de la Sonate no10 en sol mineur ne devint populaire qu’au dix-neuvième siècle, mais il est incontestablement approprié à son atmosphère tour à tour pathétique et agitée, et remonte peut-être au compositeur.

extrait des notes rédigées par Peter Holman © 1992
Français: Martine Erussard

Tartinis Angewohnheit, seinen Sonaten geheimnisvolle Titel zu geben, die er Metastasios klassischen Dramen entnahm, greift außerdem vor auf die klassische Ära, als die Komponisten anstrebten, ihrer Instrumentalmusik dramatische, opernhafte Züge zu verleihen. Der Titel „Didone abbandonata“ für die Sonate Nr. 10 in g-Moll setzte sich erst im 19. Jahrhundert durch, entspricht jedoch gewiß der abwechselnd kummervollen und aufbrausenden Grundstimmung des Werks und könnte vom Komponisten selbst stammen.

aus dem Begleittext von Peter Holman © 1992
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller

Recordings

Tartini: The Devil's Trill & other violin sonatas
Studio Master: CKD292Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Tartini: The Devil's Trill & other violin sonatas
CDD220612CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)

Details

Movement 1: Affettuoso
Track 1 on CDD22061 CD1 [7'55] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
Track 4 on CKD292 [8'28] Download only
Movement 2: Presto
Track 2 on CDD22061 CD1 [2'40] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
Track 5 on CKD292 [2'33] Download only
Movement 3: Allegro
Track 3 on CDD22061 CD1 [2'06] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
Track 6 on CKD292 [4'02] Download only

Track-specific metadata for CDA66430 track 3

Allegro
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-91-43003
Duration
2'06
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 3
    Release date: May 1991
    Deletion date: September 2007
    Superseded by CDD22061
  2. Tartini: The Devil's Trill & other violin sonatas (CDD22061)
    Disc 1 Track 3
    Release date: November 2007
    2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
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