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Sonatas for Flute/Treble Recorder and Basso Continuo, Op2, Vol 1

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Approved Exam Music

Recommended for the following exam grade(s):

ABRSM exam syllabus
Grades:
5

From the Publisher

Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739) published his flute sonatas Op. 2 in 1712 in Venice. This was the first printed sheet music in italy to prescribe explicity and exclusively the use of tfe flauto. Marcello may have modelled his work on the sonata-cycle op. 5 by Corelli, which appeared in 1700. In this cycle Corelli summed up the possibilities of violin technique and the related compositional technique of his age. For his part, Marcello did the same for flautists. The flute sonatas soon became popular and have remained so ever since: three different editions have survived from the 18th century. This volume, along with Volume 2, were produced by collating the three 18th-century sources.

Difficulty guide: 4-6
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).

Contents

  1. Sonata I in F major
  2. Sonata II in D minor
  3. Sonata III in G minor
  4. Sonata IV in E minor
  5. Sonata V in G major
  6. Sonata VI in C major

Item Details

Instrumentation

  • Part 1: Flute or Treble Recorder
  • Part 2: Basso continuo
Category: Baroque Flute and Continuo Music
Publisher: Editio Musica Budapest
Publisher's reference: Z13476
Our Stock Code: 1034608
Media Type: Paperback

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