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).
Performed by the Kanneh-Mason Trio, this is an arrangement of the traditional spiritual Deep River. It is based on the 1904 piano arrangement by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor. The trio comprises the Kanneh-Mason siblings Sheku (cello), Isata (piano) and Braimah (violin), and this recording is being released by Decca as their ...