Mystery Variations

Performers: Anssi Karttunen, cello

Includes: Ciacconetta

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label: AMC Classical Code: TOCC0171

Rolf Wallin’s Ciacconetta was written as one of thirty-one variations for solo cello on the famous Chiacona per basso solo by Giuseppe Colombi (1635–1694), each by a contemporary composer, to mark the fiftieth birthday of Finnish cellist Anssi Karttunen in 2010. The complete collection is published as Mystery Variations (CH77495).