All Rosary-Sonatas articles

  • Biber

    The English Concert at Kings Place | Biber's Rosary Sonatas


    Baroque period instrument ensemble The English Concert is performing an evening of chamber music by Biber and his contemporaries at London’s Kings Place on 6 December. In this video, violinist Nadja Zwiener offers her insight into Biber’s wonderful Rosary Sonatas (or ‘Mystery’ Sonatas). Find out more here:…

  • Podger

    Rachel Podger plays Biber's Rosary Sonata no.16, Passacaglia


    English Baroque specialist Rachel Podger plays one of the earliest known works for solo violin, the Passacaglia from Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber’s Rosary Sonatas (also known as the Mystery Sonatas ).

  • Biber-Podger

    Biber: Rosary Sonatas


    THE STRAD RECOMMENDS The Strad Issue: January 2016 Description: Podger and friends are the ideal guides to Biber’s mysterious sonatas Musicians: Rachel Podger (violin) David Miller (theorbo/archlute) Jonathan Manson (cello/viola da gamba) Marcin ŠšwiÄ…tkiewicz (harpsichord/organ) Composer: Biber The weird and the wonderful combine to compelling effect in ...