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The entire four movements of Henry Eccles’s Sonata in G Minor for Violoncello and Piano remain in the key of G minor, with many long, expressive phrases and some moments of fleet-fingered delight. Henry Eccles was a Violinist and composer of the Baroque era who was a musician to King William and Queen Mary and a member of the Royal Band of Queen Anne. The Duke d’Aumont brought him to Paris, where he entered the service of King Louis XIV. In 1720, Eccles published a book of sonatas for Violin and figured bass, from which renowned English composer Malcolm Lipkin has created this arrangement for Cello and Piano.