If you love everything that’s weird and wonderful about early violin music, these recordings are for you. Andrew Manze is surely the most knowledgeable and. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber: Violin Sonatas – Romanesca on AllMusic – Heinrich Ignaz Franz von BIBER () The Complete Violin Sonatas Igor Ruhadze (solo violin) Ensemble Violini Capricciosi rec. Westvestkerk.

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Find out more about page archiving. Anna Magdalena was an alto singer and a violinist, and in became director of the choir and the Kapelle of the Abbey. Biber Violin Sonatas Review. Streams Videos All Posts.

Bertali wrote a number of similar sonatas for exactly the same scoring. In tribute to the Emperor Henry IIthe second founding saint of the conventshe took the name Maria Rosa Henrica when her novitiate began in Views Read Edit View history. The sonatas, composed aroundwere not published untilalthough they were well known before sontas publication due to their technical demands.

The sonatas were dedicated to Maximilian Gandolph von Khuenburg, whom Biber addresses in the preface: His musical and social careers flourished: Sinfonie Concertanti for two flutes and orchestra. It is the slowest of the three that I know, but this does not tell the whole story.

Note to liner-note writers: Donate and keep us afloat. However, soon after his death, German violinists started following the style of Arcangelo Corelli and his imitators. Jacob Stainerstainerquartett. If you love everything that’s weird and wonderful about early violin music, these recordings are for you.

Biber: Violin Sonatas

I am glad to say that, whilst it may not be my first choice in this fine music, Ruhadze does turn in a good performance, one which in blber ways can be recommended. Missa quadragesimalis is a simple a cappella setting with only a continuo part provided for four voices, as is the Stabat Mater.


Clips taken from original discs may contain strong language. In contrast to both Mystery Sonatas and Harmoniathese works consist mostly of pieces in free forms prelude, aria or variations, rather than dances. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Jazz Latin New Age.

This is a useful set and one which I am happy to welcome onto my CD shelves. The sad fact that much of Biber’s music is still oddly overlooked makes this excellent 2-CD set by Romanesca a welcome treat, particularly as it features all eight of Biber’s violin sonatas from recorded in their entirety for the first time.

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Biber: Violin Sonatas – Romanesca | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic

It is not coincidental that most of the autograph compositions Biber sent to Kremsier date from the early s. Biber was one of the most important composers for the violin in the history of the instrument. Breakfast BBC Radio 3. The Mass of Saint Henry is scored for a five-voice choir with two soprano lines and an orchestra of two violins, three violastwo trumpets, timpani and continuo, with optional extra trumpets and sackbuts to double the voice parts.

No other chamber works by Biber use such devices, and the only other pieces to use scordatura are two of the sonatas included in Sonatae violino solo of Manze rounds off this lovely recording with Biber’s towering polyphonic Passacaglia for solo violin – a more serious note vkolin seems a fitting tribute to the enduring musicianship of John Toll who died last summer. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Support us financially by purchasing this from. The notes, as well as the ideas, flow like water in these kaleidoscopic violn, but also show that Biber was capable of music of great beauty and reflection as well as virtuosity.


Yet another area in which Biber made a substantial contribution was the art of scordaturai.

Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber: Violin Sonatas – Romanesca | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic

Find out more about our use of this dataand also our policy on profanity. His performance stands up well next to that of Romanesca. His Mystery Sonatas collectively depict the Passion story through the unique device of scordatura, or retuning of the violin, which forces the instrument into strange, unearthly textures and moods. The finest we have had in years. It adopts quicker tempi snatas, but there is a greater sense of articulation between the differing sections and emotions of the sonatas.

Only the first and the last pieces use normal tuning; all others employ some form of scordatura:. He also excelled at counterpoint, frequently writing fully polyphonic textures, with much use of multiple stops.

It made me interested to see how he tackled Biber’s sonatas. You can add or edit information about Violin Sonatas at musicbrainz.

Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Anton Heinrich — and Karl Heinrich — both served as violinists at the Salzburg court, and the latter was promoted to Kapellmeister in