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Charles Avison: Six Sonatas for Two Violins and Bass, Op. 1; Six Sonatas for the Harpsichord, Op. 8 ()

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The music of Newcastle-based composer Charles Avison is becoming more frequently recorded. His Italian-style trio sonatas, here designated Six Sonatas for two violins and a bass, Op. 1, were written under the influence of Avison's teacher Geminiani and thus come down in a line directly from Corelli. Each is in four movements, with a good deal of the sober tone of the Italian "church sonata" present especially in the unusual Sonata No. 1, "in chromatic Dorian mode." Few other Baroque works made use, at least explicitly, of ...

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  1. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 1 in Chromatic Dorian mode. Adagio - andante
  2. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 1 in Chromatic Dorian mode. Allegro
  3. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 1 in Chromatic Dorian mode. 3. Dolce
  4. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 1 in Chromatic Dorian mode. Allegro
  5. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 2 in G minor. Andante
  6. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 2 in G minor. Allegro
  7. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 2 in G minor. Adagio
  8. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 2 in G minor. Allegro
  9. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 3 in G minor. Largo
  10. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 3 in G minor. Allegro
  11. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 3 in G minor. Adagio
  12. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 3 in G minor. Allegro
  13. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 4 in Dorian mode. Largo
  14. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 4 in Dorian mode. Allegro
  15. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 4 in Dorian mode. Adagio
  16. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 4 in Dorian mode. Allegro
  17. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 5 in E minor. Adagio
  18. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 5 in E minor. Allegro
  19. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 5 in E minor. Adagio
  20. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 5 in E minor. Allegro
  21. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 6 in D major. Andante
  22. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 6 in D major. Allegro
  23. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 6 in D major. Adagio
  24. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1: No. 6 in D major. Giga: Allegro
  25. Sonatas (5), for 2 violins, cello & harpsichord, Op. 8: No. 1 in A major. Andante cantabile
  26. Sonatas (5), for 2 violins, cello & harpsichord, Op. 8: No. 1 in A major. Presto
  27. Sonatas (5), for 2 violins, cello & harpsichord, Op. 8: No. 2 in C major. Allegro
  28. Sonatas (5), for 2 violins, cello & harpsichord, Op. 8: No. 2 in C major. Interludio andante
  29. Sonatas (5), for 2 violins, cello & harpsichord, Op. 8: No. 2 in C major. Allegro
  30. Sonatas (5), for 2 violins, cello & harpsichord, Op. 8: No. 3 in D major. Marcia andante
  31. Sonatas (5), for 2 violins, cello & harpsichord, Op. 8: No. 3 in D major. Aria allegretto
  32. Sonatas (5), for 2 violins, cello & harpsichord, Op. 8: No. 4 in B flat major. Andante
  33. Sonatas (5), for 2 violins, cello & harpsichord, Op. 8: No. 4 in B flat major. Presto
  34. Sonatas (5), for 2 violins, cello & harpsichord, Op. 8: No. 5 in G minor. Andante
  35. Sonatas (5), for 2 violins, cello & harpsichord, Op. 8: No. 5 in G minor. Presto
  36. Sonatas (5), for 2 violins, cello & harpsichord, Op. 8: No. 6 in G major Aria andante - allegro
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Charles Avison: Six Sonatas for Two Violins and Bass, Op. 1; Six Sonatas for the Harpsichord, Op. 8
2009, Divine Art

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