8 Violin Sonatas, C 138-145 (Biber, Heinrich Ignaz Franz von)

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Engraver Thomas Georg Höger
Publisher. Info. Salzburg: Thomas Georg Höger, 1681.
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Editor Guido Adler (1855-1941)
Publisher. Info. Denkmäler der Tonkunst in Österreich, Band 11
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Sonata VI in C minor, C 143

For Violin and Piano (David)

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Arranger Ferdinand David (1810-1871)
Editor Henri Petri (1853–1914)
Publisher. Info. Die hohe Schule des Violinspiels
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.[1910]. Plate V.A. 1992.
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For Violin and Piano (Göllner)

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Arranger August Göllner (1881-19??), piano realization
Editor Henri Marteau (1874-1934)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Steingräber Verlag, 1911, Plate 1935.
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For Cello and Piano (Moffat)

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Arranger Alfred Moffat (1866-1950)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.(ca.1896). Plate 10158.
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Arranger Carl von Radecki (1842–1885)
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For Lute solo

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Editor Guido Adler (1855-1941)
Publisher. Info. Österreichische Lautenmusik zwischen 1650 und 1720
Denkmäler der Tonkunst in Österreich, Band 50
Vienna: Österreichischer Bundesverlag, 1918. Plate Dm.d.Tk.in Oest.XXV.(50)
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Sonata VII in G major, C 144

For Violin and Piano (Göllner)

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Arranger August Göllner (1881-19??), piano realization
Editor Henri Marteau (1874-1934)
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General Information

Work Title Sonatæ, violino solo, … ab Henrico I F Biber … Anno MDCLXXXI.
Alternative. Title 8 Violin Sonatas
Composer Biber, Heinrich Ignaz Franz von
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. C 138–145
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 sonatas
Sonata I in A major, C 138
Sonata II in D dorian, C 139
Sonata III in F major, C 140
Sonata IV in D major, C 141 (scordatura à e' a' d'')
Sonata V in E minor, C 142
Sonata VI in C minor, C 143 (partially scordatura g d' a' d'')
Sonata VII in G major, C 144
Sonata VIII in A major, C 145
First Publication. 1681 - Nuremberg
Dedication Maximilian Gandolph von Kuenburg, Archbishop of Salzburg (1622–1687)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Violin and Continuo

Misc. Comments

Sonatas IV and VI employ scordatura, or non-standard violin tunings to accomodate double or triple stoppings that would be unplayable or difficult in the standard tuning.