JOHANN JAKOB WALTHER (c.1650-1717): from Hortus Chelicus: Suites IX in C Minor, XX in E Minor and XXIII in C Minor, Sonata XVI in E Minor and Passacaglia from Sonata VII in D Minor, from Scherzi for Solo Violin: Sonata VII in A and Sonata IX in D.
Catalogue Number: 08S013
Reference: CRC 3432
Description: The Scherzi (1676) are single-movement violin sonatas in the stylud phantasticus tradition whike the Hortulus (1688) uses French suite form for its contribution to extended violin technique, both sets reminding us that French musicologist François-Joseph Fétis’ Called Walther “the Paganini of his era”. Eco dell’Anima.