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Two Sonatas

No. 1 F Major and No. 4 G Minor

By Benedetto Marcello

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Cello and basso continuo - easy to intermediate
No. 1 F Major and No. 4 G Minor. Composed by Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739). Edited by Gerhart Darmstadt. This edition: Saddle stitching. Sheet music. Cello Library. Classical. 64. 24 pages. Schott Music #CB 64. Published by Schott Music (HL.49017005).

Item Number: HL.49017005

ISBN 9783795796099. 9.25x12 inches. Edited by Gerhart Darmstadt.

The six sonatas by Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739) are among the best-known baroque compositions for violoncello and basso continuo, second only to those by Antonio Vivaldi. Marcello was a famous composer during his lifetime, and consequently his collection could be found in printed editions in the major European music metropolises of London, Paris and Amsterdam. Even if there is some uncomfortable fingering in these sonatas - which might be due to Marcello's working with a five-string cello with an added E' string - they are of only moderate difficulty and belong to the standard works of the violoncello teaching literature.

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