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KRAUS: Complete Chamber Music with Keyboard


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KRAUS: Complete Chamber Music with Keyboard

An almost exact contemporary of Mozart and similarly admired by Haydn, Germanborn Joseph Martin Kraus spent most of his short career in Stockholm at the court of Gustav III. Since the court’s musical taste inclined towards the theatre, Kraus had little opportunity to concentrate on chamber works, but he did produce several string quartets as well as these surviving sonatas for violin and keyboard.

Disc 1

Kraus, Joseph Martin

  Allegro in D Major, VB 163
1.   Allegro in D Major, VB 163 00:05:07
  Violin Sonata in D Minor, VB 157
2.   I. Allegro 00:10:07
3.   II. Andante - Allegro 00:06:34
  Violin Sonata in C Major, VB 160
4.   I. Moderato 00:13:30
5.   II. Adagio 00:06:50
6.   III. Scherzo: Un poco allegro 00:02:53
  Violin Sonata in E-Flat Major, VB 161
7.   I. Allegro moderato 00:10:59
8.   II. Andantino con variazioni 00:11:01
9.   III. Allegro ma non troppo presto 00:10:18

Disc 2

Kraus, Joseph Martin

  Violin Sonata in C Major, VB 162
1.   I. Largo - Allegro con spirito 00:09:31
2.   II. Adagio 00:08:41
3.   III. Allegretto 00:07:11
  Violin Sonata in D Major, VB 159
4.   I. Allegro 00:10:24
5.   II. Adagio 00:07:37
6.   III. Allegro 00:06:16
  Piano Trio in D Major, VB 171
7.   I. Allegro moderato 00:10:18
8.   II. Largo ma poco con moto 00:05:58
9.   III. Ghiribizzo: Allegro 00:05:09

Total Playing Time: 02:28:24

Kraus, Joseph Martin

Despres, Jacques; Friesen, John; Schwede, Walter

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music

Period: Classical

Catalogue No: 8.570023-24

Barcode: 0747313002375

Physical Release: 07/2006

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