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Biber: Rosenkranzsonaten - Daniel Sepec (violin); Hille Perl (viola da gamba); Lee Santana (archlute); Lee Santana (theorbo);...
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  1. Mystery Sonatas (16), for violin & basso continuo (or solo violin), C. 90-105
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Heinrich Biber's Rosary Sonatas for violin are also known as the Mystery Sonatas, and that name, though it refers to the so-called Mysteries of the Rosary (episodes in the life of Christ), is appropriate in another way as well: the music is surrounded by mysteries. When and why the sonatas were written are two important ones, as is how even the often-extreme Biber happened to come up with such an utterly original idea and execute it so lavishly. The biggest mystery, pertaining to the violin tunings, has been partially ...

Biber: Rosenkranzsonaten 2010, Coviello Classics

UPC: 4039956210085

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