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Badings, Henk

Henk Badings is one of the great composers of the twentieth century, according to the musicologist Leo Samama. Samama describes him as “a versatile artist who apparently could effortlessly go ...

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Sonate no. 2 : violoncello solo, 1951 / Henk Badings

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, cop. 1951
Publisher's number: 00738
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Cello
Instruments: vc
Remarks: Tijdsduur: ca. 10'
Duration: 10'00"
Number of players: 1
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Description:
Program note (English): The sections of this sonata merge into one another virtually without a break. The arrangement of these sections may be described as follows: 1) an Allegro, consisting of a sonata exposition and development, while in place of the recapitulation there are 2) an intermezzo (Moderato) and 3) a slow movement (Grave), after which 4) a Presto brings the work to a conclusion. The exposition contains two themes: the main theme which itself consists of two contrasting motifs and after a transition section, which contains apart from a development of the material of the main theme an anticipation of what is to follow, the exuberant second theme. The theme of the intermezzo results from a transformation of this theme. The Grave, in common with the main theme, has two contrasting elements. At the close of the Grave there is a reminiscence of the motif of the intermezzo on the low strings, but a galloping passage evolves from this, which develops from a relationship to the development episode
to a playful finale theme. - HENK BADINGS

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