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Track(s) taken from CDH55191

Sonata No 3 in A major

Armonico Tributo, Salzburg, 1682

The Parley of Instruments, Peter Holman (conductor), Roy Goodman (conductor)
Recording details: April 1981
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Tony Faulkner
Release date: August 1989
Total duration: 9 minutes 40 seconds

Sonata III combines abstract Italian-style movements with French dances – after a short opening Grave in block chords there is a loosely written but brilliantly effective fugue on three subjects which are heard in most possible combinations and inversions. Of the following numbers, the short Adagio before the Gavotta is especially remarkable for its daring harmony.

from notes by Roy Goodman © 1981

La Sonate III combine mouvements abstraits de style italien et danses françaises – un court Grave initial, en blocs d’accords, est ainsi suivi d’une fugue sur trois sujets, entendus dans le plus de combinaisons et de renversements possibles, le tout dans une écriture relâchée mais brillamment efficace. Parmi les numéros suivants, le court Adagio, juste avant la Gavotta, vaut tout particulièrement pour son harmonie audacieuse.

extrait des notes rédigées par Roy Goodman © 1981
Français: Hypérion

Die Sonate III kombiniert abstrakte Sätze im italienischen Stil mit französischen Tänzen – auf ein kurzes einleitendes Grave in Blockakkorden folgt eine locker gefügte, aber glänzend effektvolle Fuge über drei Subjekte, die in fast allen möglichen Kombinationen und Umkehrungen erklingen. Von den folgenden Sätzen ist insbesondere das kurze Adagio vor der Gavotta ob seiner kühnen Harmonik bemerkenswert.

aus dem Begleittext von Roy Goodman © 1981
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller

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