Chaconne g-moll by Tommaso Antonio Vitali (1663-1745). Edited by Fr. Hermann; F. David / H. Petri. For Viola, Piano. This edition: paperback. Edition Breitkopf. 24 pages. Published by Breitkopf and Haertel (BR.EB-5393).
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July 3, 2010
The other review is not quite accurate
It is true that this version is not the same as the familiar version of the so-called Vitali Chaconne; however, this is because the latter is actually an elaboration by Leopold Charlier of an earlier, simpler edition by Ferdinand David. Charlier added passages in higher positions, octaves and double-stops. The...
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January 19, 2010
DO NOT BUY THIS ARRANGEMENT!!!
This is a truly terrible arrangement of a very good piece. I bought this figuring it would be the classic Vitali Chaconne arranged for viola by being dropped a fifth and with an extra flat; instead, I purchased an abomination. The majority of it is lowered by an octave with...
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