Johann Pfeiffer. Sonata in D-major for viola da gamba and obbligato harpsichord.
The charm of this sonata lies in the close correspondence of the musical ideas between the two instruments, ideas which, when taken alone, seem rather simple. However, as a whole they produce adiverting, interesting and (in the slow movements) expressive piece, unique to the gamba repertoire.
Editor: Günter and Leonore von Zadow.