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Samtliche Sonaten for Violoncello and Basso continuo RV 39-47

By Antonio Vivaldi

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Cello, basso continuo - UK Grade 6
Composed by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741). Edited by Bettina Hoffmann. This edition: urtext edition. Paperback. Barenreiter Urtext. Score, set of parts, anthology. RV 39-47. Baerenreiter Verlag #BA06995. Published by Baerenreiter Verlag (BA.BA06995).

Item Number: BA.BA06995

ISBN 9790006520596. 31 x 24.3 cm inches.

This scholarly-critical edition is based on all the known sources, whether printed or handwritten, that have come down to us for these frequently played pieces. By closely scrutinizing the source material, the editor has arrived at interesting findings that considerably differ from earlier editions of these works. Rather than taking as her principal source Le Clerc's 1740 print of Sonatas I to VI - an edition probably made without the composer's consent - the editor has examined the Naples and Wiesentheid manuscripts prepared under Vivaldi's direct supervision.

The editor has also managed to identify a previously unknown source for Sonata RV 44. All departures from the sources in the printed text and all editorial additions are listed in the critical report. Cellists are thus given ready access to every alternative reading, including deleted bars and the many inevitable variants in articulation. A detailed preface provides essential information on sources and their assessment , with a section on performance practice offering valuable suggestions on interpretation.


- All of Antonio Vivaldi's works for violoncello and continuo in a single edition
- Scholarly-critical edition for performance purposes
- Detailed preface on sources and performance practice (German/English)
- With new findings that considerably differ from earlier editions

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  • 5

    eternalstudent
    Location:
    Indiana
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • 2010-08-20 00:00:00.0 Minimalist early music

    This is some of Vivaldi's most elemental music, full of the characteristic sombre minor key sound that Vivaldi uses so often. It is almost minimalist, but with rich strong harmonies. I like how this edition enables you to pick the continuo line for a stripped down reading, enabling you...

    to focus on the harmonies.

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  • 5

    Art Royce
    Location:
    Philadelphia, USA
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • 2007-12-07 00:00:00.0 Complete sonatas for violoncello

    I bought this originally so that I could have all nine surviving sonatas for the cello by Vivaldi. Other books have the usual six, which of course I own. This not only enhanced my collection, but the additional study notes I find can be quite helpful and add to enjoyment...

    of playing period music. Unlike cheaper publications, there are no page-turns in the middle of the piece, forcing you to copy the music if you wish to perform it. The layout is excellent as is the quality of the manuscript. Worth every penny!

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