Arcangelo Corelli: Trio Sonatas

Arcangelo Corelli: Trio Sonatas for 2 violins and basso continuo | UT50277

Sonate da chiesa (Selection from Op. 1 and Op. 3)

Representative selection of Corelli's trio sonatas in Urtext based on the first edition and major early reprints - ideally suited for getting started in small ensemble music-making.

Volume:
1
Instrument:
for 2 violins and basso continuo
Edition type:
urtext edition
Composer:
Corelli Arcangelo
Series:
Wiener Urtext Edition
Grade:
4-5
Theme:
Wiener Urtext Edition
Edition:
for 2 violins, organ (harpsichord/piano) and cello (violone/theorba/lute)
  • UT50277
  • ISBN: 978-3-85055-706-1
  • ISMN: 979-0-50057-332-6
  • 23.1 × 30.3 cm
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€29.95

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Contents – Trio Sonatas for 2 violins and basso continuo

  • Sonata seconda D-Dur op. 3/2
  • Sonata duodecima A-Dur op. 3/12
  • Sonata quarta h-Moll op. 3/4
  • Sonata nona G-Dur op. 1/9
  • Sonata prima F-Dur op. 1/1
  • Sonata quarta a-Moll op. 1/4

Description

Epochal works of European chamber music Only few works in music history can adorn themselves with the attribute 'epoch-making'. Arcangelo Corelli's trio sonatas are among them. With his Sonate da chiesa Op. 1 and Sonate da camera Op. 2, Corelli, in 1681 and 1685 respectively, laid the foundation for a genre which was to become the authoritative chamber music genre for almost 100 years. It was only in 1781 that it was superseded by Joseph Haydn's String Quartets Op. 33, which also constituted a work group of epoch-making significance. From the historical point of view, even the string quartet is a 'child' of the trio sonata; thus, Corelli's significance as founder of the European chamber music genre cannot be valued too highly. As a consequence, the Wiener Urtext Edition publishes a representative selection of 12 of a total of 48 trio sonatas on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the composer's death. Volume 1 contains six sonatas of the Da Chiesa model, Volume 2 six representati

Reviews

(…) In all, this is a very good version of the sonatas, with a preface that contains a lot of sound advice for violinists regarding performance practice in Corelli's time. (…)
Strad Magazine January 2015 (Pavlo Beznosiuk)

Additional information

Volume:
1
Instrument:
for 2 violins and basso continuo
Edition type:
urtext edition
Composer:
Corelli Arcangelo
Series:
Wiener Urtext Edition
Grade:
4-5
Theme:
Wiener Urtext Edition
Edition:
for 2 violins, organ (harpsichord/piano) and cello (violone/theorba/lute)

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