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Tartini: 30 Sonate Piccole for Solo Violin, Vol. 4 / Skaerved


Release Date: 09/01/2017 
Label:  Toccata Classics   Catalog #: 363  
Composer:  Giuseppe Tartini
Performer:  Peter Sheppard Skaerved
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In the last years of his life, the great composer, violinist and swordsman Giuseppe Tartini labored at a cycle of sonatas for solo violin. Tartini is remembered by the general public only for his ‘Devil’s Trill’ Sonata but he is a far more important composer than that work would suggest: taken together, these sonatas form the most important composition for solo violin after Bach. At sic hours in duration, it is the largest integrated work for the instrument. The music is surprisingly lyrical, and frequently has echoes of folk music from Tartini’s Istrian homeland. Peter Sheppard Skaerved is the dedicatee of over 300 works for solo violin. His discography stretches from Telemann to many of the works written for him, and he was nominated for Read more a Grammy in 2007. He is the leader of the Kreutzer Quartet and Viotti Lecturer at the Royal Academy of Music, London. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Violin Solo No. 19 in E Minor by Giuseppe Tartini
Performer:  Peter Sheppard Skaerved (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: Italy 
2.
Sonata for Violin Solo No. 20 in F Major by Giuseppe Tartini
Performer:  Peter Sheppard Skaerved (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: Italy 
3.
Sonata for Violin Solo No. 21 in A Minor by Giuseppe Tartini
Performer:  Peter Sheppard Skaerved (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: Italy 
4.
Sonata for Violin Solo No. 22 in E Major by Giuseppe Tartini
Performer:  Peter Sheppard Skaerved (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: Italy 
5.
Cantabile for Violin Solo in A Major by Giuseppe Tartini
Performer:  Peter Sheppard Skaerved (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: Italy 
6.
Sonata for Violin Solo No. 23 in D major by Giuseppe Tartini
Performer:  Peter Sheppard Skaerved (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: Italy 
7.
Sonata for Violin Solo No. 24 in D Minor by Giuseppe Tartini
Performer:  Peter Sheppard Skaerved (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: Italy 

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