Lute Sonatas ''Transcribed for Guitar''

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Title: Lute Sonatas ''Transcribed for Guitar''
Otros títulos: Sonata No. 29 in D minor
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Silvius Leopold Weiss; Kurt Schneeweiss
Código CDU: Weiss.02
Forma Musical: Lute Sonatas, Guitar music
Abstract: The master lutenist of the eighteenth century, Weiss was born in Breslau (now Wroclaw in Poland) into a lute-playing family, and first learned the instrument from his father, Johann Jacob Weiss. In 1706, Weiss made his professional debut in the Breslau court, in which his family served. Weiss' extraordinary talent gained the attention of Elector Johann Wilhelm, dedicatee of Corelli's Op. 6 and an intelligent patron of music. Weiss served in Wilhelm's court in Dusseldorf for the next two years, and his earliest known compositions date from this time. In 1708, Weiss left Dusseldorf for Rome in the retinue of Prince Alexander Sobieski, heir to the exiled Queen of Poland. Weiss resided in the Zuccari palazzo until 1714, absorbing new Italian styles firsthand and touring with the Prince to various courts. By the time of the Prince's death, Weiss' reputation was already well established, and he spent the next several years touring the continent and taking fixed employment only briefly. In ...


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1 - 2. Sonata N ... nterkolomnium, Entrée).mp3 3:28 4.766Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. Sonata No. 29 in D minor - No. 3 Prélude.mp3 5:17 7.249Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. Sonata No. 29 in D minor - No. 4 Allemande.mp3 7:30 10.29Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5. Sonata No. 29 in D minor - No. 5 Courante.mp3 4:36 6.314Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. Sonata No. 29 in D minor - No. 6 Menuet (1).mp3 6:15 8.571Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7. Sonata No. 29 in D minor - No. 7 Sarabande.mp3 6:52 9.414Mb MPEG Audio mp3
8. Sonata No. 29 in D minor - No. 8 Menuet (2).mp3 6:06 8.381Mb MPEG Audio mp3
9. Sonata No. 29 in D minor - No. 9 Bourrée.mp3 5:34 7.649Mb MPEG Audio mp3
10. Sonata No. 29 in D minor - No. 10 Gigue.mp3 6:56 9.514Mb MPEG Audio mp3
Sonata No. 29 in D minor - Completo.wav 52:08 526.2Mb WAV audio wav

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