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Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber's Rosary Sonatas were written in Salzburg in the 1670s or 1680s, and they're really unlike anything else in the violin ... Show synopsis

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  • Biber: The Rosary Sonatas (Avie) – CD (2004)
    by David Roblou (harpsichord), David Roblou (organ), Paula Chateauneuf (archlute), Paula Chateauneuf (theorbo);...

    Biber: The Rosary Sonatas

    CD, Avie
    2004

    UPC: 822252003826

    Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber's Rosary Sonatas were written in Salzburg in the 1670s or 1680s, and they're really unlike anything else in the violin literature. Scordatura, or unconventional tuning of an instrument's strings, was common enough during the Baroque era, but Biber's cycle of 15 pieces for violin and continuo explores the technique exhaustively: each of the 15 sonatas uses a different tuning. The result is music of fearsome difficulty for the player, and, as with Bach's best music, technical complexity generates ... Show more

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    Description: Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber; Spoken Word. New.

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