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By Acronym. By Adam Drese, Andreas Oswald, Clemens Thieme, Daniel Eberlin, Georg Piscator, Philipp Jakob Rittler, Johann Philipp Krieger (1649-1725), Antonio Bertali (1605-1669), Samuel Capricornus, and Alessandro Poglietti. Country of Origin: United States. Classical. Listening CD. Published by Naxos (NX.FCR906).

Item Number: NX.FCR906

In seventeenth-century Germany, a Wunderkammer (typically translated as "Cabinet of Curiosities") was a type of private museum collection in the home of an aristocrat. Always in search of the most fascinating music from this era, ACRONYM has unearthed a large number of previously unrecorded manuscript sonatas written by long-forgotten composers. Some of these pieces contain harmonic eccentricities, rhythmic or metric irregularities, or structural curiosities. This disc includes ten such works, ACRONYM's own musical Wunderkammer. The composers are Samuel Capricornus, Adam Drese, Johann Philipp Krieger, Andreas Oswald, Antonio Bertali, Daniel Eberlin, Philipp Jakob Rittler, Georg Piscator, Alessandro Poglietti, and Clemens Thieme.

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