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BAX: Sonata No. 3 4 / Legend / Ballad

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A far cry from the heart-on-sleeve romanticism of his 'First Violin Sonata' (Naxos 8557540), Bax's 'Second Violin Sonata' reflects the composer's concerns regarding the First World War. This is particularly evident in the second movement, described by the composer as a 'dance of death' in which the violin remains muted throughout. The 'Legend' and 'Ballad' were composed around the time of Bax's finest symphonic poems and share those works' refined drama as well as their lush exoticism. The unnumbered 'Sonata in F', actually Bax's fourth and last 'Violin Sonata', was suppressed by the composer during his lifetime as he soon scored it as the 'Nonet'. It was not performed as a sonata until the celebrations for the centenary of Bax's birth in 1983.
Item number 8570094
Barcode 747313009473
Release date 29/10/2007
Category 20TH CENTURY
Label Naxos Records
Media type CD
Number of units 1
Artists Ashley Wass
Laurence Jackson
Composers Arnold Bax
Disc: 1
Violin Sonata in F major
1 I. Slow and gloomy
2 II. The Grey Dancer in the Twilight
3 III. Very broad and concentrated
4 IV. Allegro feroce
5 Ballad
6 Legend for Violin and Piano
7 Violin Sonata in G minor
8 I. Molto moderato
9 II. Allegro
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