JOHANN HOFFMANN (1770-c.1814): Mandolin Sonatas in G and in D Minor, SILVIUS LEOPOLD WEISS (1687-1750): Lute Sonatas No. 14 in G Minor and No. 20 in D Minor
Catalogue Number: 04I038
Description: The mandolin made a bit of a comeback in cultivated Viennese circles at the turn of the 19th century, as evidenced in these diverting sonatas from Hoffmann (with lute as bass) while Weiss' baroque sonatas are performed as lute, mandolin duos. Birgit Schwab (baroque lute, archlute), Daniel Ahlert (mandolin).