Andrew Manze introduces a selection from Biber's unique collection of fifteen violin sonatas. He explores the different ways in which they can be realised, and considers the symbolism behind the music.
BIBER, Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Mystery (Rosary) sonatas for violin and continuo:
No. 1 in D minor "The Annunciation" No. 4 in D minor "The Presentation of Jesus in the temple" Andrew MANZE - Violin Richard EGARR - Organ BBC Recording
No. 6 in C minor "The Agony in the garden" No. 9 in A minor "Jesus carries his cross" No. 10 in G minor "The Crucifixion of Jesus" Monica HUGGETT - Violin Emilia BENJAMIN - Viola da Gamba Richard SWEENEY - Theorbo Matthew HALLS - Organ
No. 11 in G major "The Resurrection of Jesus" Pavlo BESNOZIUK - Violin David ROBLOU - Harpsichord Paula CHATEAUNEUF - Theorbo Richard TUNNICLIFFE - Violone AVIE AV 0038-1 2/4