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Giuseppe Tartini - Palladians - Klassik.com


09 October 2008
Klassik.com
Dr. Stefan Drees
4 Stars

Über einen langen Zeitraum hinweg ist Giuseppe Tartini schlichtweg der Komponist der ‚Teufelstriller-Sonate' gewesen. Obgleich sonst kaum ein anderes Werk des Italieners seinen Weg auf die Konzertpodien gefunden hat: Die berüchtigte Sonate mit dem schwierigen Finalsatz durfte im Repertoire berühmter Geiger nicht fehlen, auch wenn sie dann doch häufig zum Virtuosenschmankerl verkam (was sicherlich auch der unnötigen Bearbeitung von Fritz Kreisler geschuldet war)...

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