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French Violin Music of the Baroque Era Band 2

Violin and Piano

By Various

Violin and piano - Henle Level 3-5
Violin and Piano. Composed by Various. Edited by Gisela Meyn-Beckmann. This edition: Paperback/Soft Cover. Sheet music. Henle Music Folios. Pages: Score = X and 63 * Vl Part = 31 * BC Part = 23. Classical. Softcover. G. Henle #HN353. Published by G. Henle (HL.51480353).

Item Number: HL.51480353

9.25x12.25 inches.

Two lots of seven violin sonatas from the heyday of the 18th century French Violin School: Whoever plays these sonatas (with basso continuo), will go on a voyage of discovery to a musical continent that is today mainly visited by specialists. But it is worth it! All of these sonatas appeared in much sought after publications of the time and were played across Europe. The editor of both of these Urtext editions, Gisela Meyn-Beckmann, is a renowned connoisseur of the repertoire and has ensured that there is a great deal of variety. The artistic consultant and violinist Erno Sebestyen, who provided the fingerings and bowings for the solo part, provides valuable, individual suggestions for performing them.

  • Sonata, E minor, op. III,3 (Violin and piano)  Performed by Jean-Baptiste Anet
  • Sonata, B minor, op. II,5 (Violin and piano)  Performed by Louis-Antoine Dornel
  • Sonata, A major, liv. I,1 (Violin and piano)  Performed by Jean-Baptiste Quentin
  • Sonata, E major, op. II, 11 (Violin and piano)  Performed by Antoine Dauvergne
  • Sonata, G minor, liv. II, 6 (Violin and piano)  Performed by Francois Francoeur
  • Sonata, F major, liv. I, 2 (Violin and piano)  Performed by Charles-Antoine Branche
  • Sonata, B minor, liv. II, 11 (Violin and piano)  Performed by Jean-Marie Leclair L'Aine
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  • 2018-04-18 15:16:21.0 Wonderfully off the beaten track

    These two volumes of French baroque violin music were a wonderful discovery. Truly unusual music (and I know a lot of baroque music), particularly good to work on baroque bowing. I've been particularly delighted by the opportunity to work on second and fourth positions---the editor's fingering suggestions...

    are flawless. The music is a nice range of difficulty from intermediate "light" to quite advanced with interesting double-stops.

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