MCD0603 H.I.F. Biber The mystery sonatas


Maya Homburger/Camerata Kilkenny

Maya Homburger, baroque violin; Camerata Kilkenny [Siobhán Armstrong, harp; Sarah Cunningham, viola da gamba; Brian Feehan, theorbo; Malcolm Proud, harpsichord; Barry Guy, double bass].

    CD 1
    Sonata I: The annunciation
  1. Praeludium (02.25)
  2. Aria, Variatio (02.37)
  3. Finale (01.03)

  4. Sonata II: The visitation
  5. Sonata (01.27)
  6. Allamanda (02.30)
  7. Presto (00.56)

  8. Sonata III: The nativity
  9. Sonata (01.33)
  10. Courante, Double (03.06)
  11. Adagio (02.11)

  12. Sonata IV: The presentation of Jesus in the temple
  13. Ciacona (07.47)

  14. Sonata V: The finding of Jesus in the temple
  15. Praeludium (00.56)
  16. Allamanda (01.58)
  17. Guigue (01.12)
  18. Sarabanda, Double (03.33)

  19. Sonata VI: The agony in the garden
  20. Lamento (03.35)
  21. [Aria] (02.24)
  22. Adagio (01.48)

  23. Sonata VII: The scourging at the pillar
  24. Allamanda, Variatio (04.12)
  25. Sarabanda, Variatio (05.16)

  26. Sonata VIII: The crowning with thorns
  27. Sonata (02.25)
  28. Guigue, Double 1, Double 2 (04.00)

    CD 2
    Sonata IX: The carrying of the cross
  1. Sonata (02.25)
  2. Courente, Double (03.52)
  3. Finale (01.25)

  4. Sonata X: The crucifixion
  5. Praeludium (01.26)
  6. Aria, Variatio 1-2 (04.29)
  7. Variatio 3 (Adagio) (02.02)
  8. Variatio 4-5 (02.03)

  9. Sonata XI: The resurrection
  10. Sonata (02.35)
  11. Surexit Christus hodie (03.44)
  12. Adagio (01.21)

  13. Sonata XII: The ascension
  14. Intrada (00.36)
  15. Aria tubicinum (01.20)
  16. Allamanda (02.16)
  17. Courente, Double (03.02)

  18. Sonata XIII: The decent of the holy spirit
  19. Sonata (02.59)
  20. Gavotta (01.16)
  21. Guigue (01.31)
  22. Sarabanda (01.44)

  23. Sonata XIV: The assumption of the Virgin Mary
  24. [Sonata] (02.15)
  25. Aria (06.39)

  26. Sonata XV: The coronation of the virgin
  27. Sonata (01.30)
  28. Aria [Variatio] (05.11)
  29. Canzona (02.07)
  30. Sarabanda, [Double] (03.03)

  31. Passagalia: The guardian angel
  32. Passagalia for unaccompanied violin (09.20)

Recorded 16/23 July 2006 in Propstei St. Gerold, Austria.

Cover art (reproduced above): Nestwärme by Fritz Steffan; photographed by Hans Mosimann.


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