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Sonate per Clavicembalo Volume 8 Critical Edition

Sonatas for Harpsichord

By Emilia Fadini

Harpsichord Solo Piano
Sonatas for Harpsichord. By Emilia Fadini. By Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757). Edited by Emilia Fadini. Piano Collection. Classical, Collection. Book Only. Composed 1995. 272 pages. Ricordi #ER2756. Published by Ricordi (HL.50482608).

Item Number: HL.50482608

9.25x12.5 inches. Italian-English.

This critical edition of all the sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti is justified by the necessity of offering performers and scholars a text which is philologically faithful to the author's intentions (in so far as this can be reconstructed through a comparative study of the surviving printed and manuscript sources) and which is presented as authentically as possible, free from editorial interference or suggestions for performance or interpretation.

The study of musicology and especially of the performing traditions of baroque music has advanced considerably since Alessandro Longo achieved the mammoth task of publishing the entire corpus of Scarlatti's sonatas for the first time, and today we can deal with problems of text and interpretation with a surer and deeper methodological awareness; all of these will be adequately treated in the Appendix to this edition, which will contain also a general thematic catalog of the complete sonatas.

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  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Donald Charlamb
    Stamford, CT
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  • September 10, 2020 Nearly complete now

    Volume 9 is now available. Volume 10 will contain the Essercizi and a few other pieces. One can use another Urtext edition of the Essercizi such as Kenneth Gilbert's "le pupitre" edition (Heugel) while we wait. The Fadini edition is great for those interested in the bare notes exactly...

    as shown in the source materials. The editorial changes are limited mostly to cautionary accidentals and occasional ties (clearly marked as editorial).

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  • 5

    Stephen Malinowski
    San Francisco Bay Area, California
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  • September 22, 2012 Not complete ... and never will be ... sigh

    This is a wonderful edition (clear, beautifully laid out), but it is not complete. Of the planned ten-volume set, only the first eight have been published. Emilia Fadini, the harpsichordist and editor of this edition, gave us the first volume in 1978, when she was 48 years old. The...

    next six volumes came fairly regularly during the next eleven years, but volume eight took six years to appear; that was in 1995, when she was 65. She's now eighty. Ricordi lost the materials needed for volume nine when they moved their offices. The handwriting is on the wall.

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    9 of 14 people found this review helpful.
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  • 5

    Irvine, CA
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  • April 08, 2012 Beautiful Edition

    Extremely high quality and readability in this Edition of Scarlatti. Well worth the higher price for I shall have it for many years and pass it on to my Students. Thank you for offering this Publishing House to us!

    10 of 16 people found this review helpful.
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  • 5

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  • January 07, 2011 Not all of them

    First, the other review failed to realize these are critical editions. They do not include edits by others. They are as the composer put them to paper from surviving copies. Apparently, no originals have survived. So, one needs to use their skill as a baroque musician to interepret well. Second...

    , not ALL sonatas are represent in the present 8 volumes. I wish they would finish all the volumes. They are perfectly laid out, and very easy to read. Critical notes are interesting.

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    15 of 33 people found this review helpful.
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  • 4

    San Francisco. CA
  • March 23, 2007 Quick Delivery[...]

    The music is very nicely laid out. Wonderful selection of sonatas. Clear print, great page turning! I wish there was an indication of where deleted ornaments were played traditionally in the past. 2 thumbs down on the quality of the bookcover! Of course, that should'nt stop anyone from getting...

    this book.

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