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Sonata in A major, Op 6 No 11

1711 or slightly later; from 12 Trattenimenti armonici per camera, Op 6

In style Sonata 11 is the most concerto-like work in the set; the sequential roulades in its outer movements recall the violin concertos of Albinoni’s Opp 7 (1715) and 9 (1722). Its finale displays Albinoni’s mastery of the rhythmic device known as ‘hemiola’, in which 6/8 and 3/4 metre (both employing six quavers to the bar) effectively alternate.

from notes by Michael Talbot © 1994

Par son style, la Sonate 11 est le morceau qui, dans le recueil entier, ressemble le plus à un concerto; les roulades séquentielles de ses mouvements extérieurs rappellent les concertos de violon des Op 7 (1715) et Op 9 (1722) d’Albinoni. Dans son finale, Albinoni prouve sa maîtrise de l’«hémiole», procédé rythmique dans laquelle les mètres 6/8 et 3/4 (utilisant tous deux six croches par mesure) alternent effectivement.

extrait des notes rédigées par Michael Talbot © 1994
Français: Alain Midoux

Vom Stil her ist die Sonate 11 dasjenige Werk der Sammlung, das einem Konzert am nächsten kommt; die aufeinanderfolgenden Rouladen der Ecksätze erinnern an die Violinkonzerte aus Albinonis Opus 7 (1715) und Opus 9 (1722). Ihr Finale zeugt von Albinonis Beherrschung eines rhythmischmetrischen Kunstgriffs mit der Bezeichnung „Hemiole“, bei dem sich 6/8 und 3/4 Metren (beide mit sechs Achteln pro Takt) wirkungsvoll abwechseln.

aus dem Begleittext von Michael Talbot © 1994
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller


Albinoni: Sonate da chiesa & Trattenimenti armonici
CDD220482CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)


Movement 1: Grave
Track 13 on CDD22048 CD2 [1'59] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
Movement 2: Allegro
Track 14 on CDD22048 CD2 [2'17] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
Movement 3: Adagio
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Movement 4: Allegro
Track 16 on CDD22048 CD2 [2'43] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)

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