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BACH, C.P.E.: Viola da Gamba Sonatas


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BACH, C.P.E.: Viola da Gamba Sonatas

The second surviving son of Johann Sebastian Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel wrote prolifically for the harpsichord and the clavichord, and was regarded as the leading keyboard-player of his day. His three sonatas for viola da gamba and keyboard, written during the earlier part of his career as Court Harpsichordist to Frederick the Great, are virtuoso works that also display a fine command of melody.

Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel

  Viola da gamba Sonata in C Major, Wq. 136, H. 558
1.   I. Andante 00:04:03
2.   II. Allegretto 00:09:23
3.   III. Arioso 00:09:32
  Viola da gamba Sonata in D Major, Wq. 137, H. 559
4.   I. Adagio ma non tanto 00:04:08
5.   II. Allegro di molto 00:08:54
6.   III. Arioso 00:10:34
  Viola da gamba Sonata in G Minor, Wq. 88, H. 510
7.   I. Allegro moderato 00:07:15
8.   II. Larghetto 00:05:32
9.   III. Allegro assai 00:05:09

Total Playing Time: 01:04:30

Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel

Kouzov, Dmitry; Laul, Peter

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music

Period: Classical

Catalogue No: 8.570740

Barcode: 0747313074075

Physical Release: 03/2008

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