William Babell – Violin/Oboe/Recorder Sonata no. 11 in G minor

 

Babell was Handel’s harpsichordist and was famed for his virtuoso playing. His XII Solos, For a Violin or Hautboy (suitable for the recorder), and include elaborate embellishments: ‘With proper Graces adapted to each Adagio, by the Author’.

 

Compatible with editions by Amadeus and the first edition.

 

Performance notes:

  • The accompaniment part follows the stated tempo throughout with a slight retardation at cadence points and at the ends of repeated sections to facilitate breathing.
  • All repeats are played.
  • All tracks have been recorded in a mild historical temperament suitable for playing with modern and baroque instruments.

 

Backing Track downloads:

 

Pitch options: A=415, A=440

 

Tempo options.

Movement 1: Crotchet = 55, 60, 65

Movement 2: Minim = 100, 105, 110

Movement 3: Dotted Crotchet = 100, 108, 115

 

 

Backing Track: Babell – Violin/Oboe/Recorder Sonata no. 11 in G minor

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