Johann Pfeiffer (1697-1761)
D major for viola da gamba and obbligato harpsichord
Editor: Günter and Leonore von Zadow, publication date: 2004-10, source: RISM: D-HRD Fü 3608a
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The charm of this Sonata lies in the close correspondence of the musical ideas between the two instruments, ideas which, when taken alone, seem rather simple. However, as a whole they produce a diverting, interesting and (in the slow movements) expressive piece, unique to the gamba repertoire.