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The Four Seasons and Other Violin Concertos in Full Score: Opus 8, Complete [NOOK Book]

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This authoritative version contains the complete Four Seasons plus the rest of Vivaldi's Opus 8, including "The Storm at Sea," "Pleasure," and "The Hunt." Printed from new plates, this crisp, pristine edition includes new English translations of the original sonnets and extensive editorial notes on the composer's life and work.
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The Four Seasons and Other Violin Concertos in Full Score: Opus 8, Complete

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Overview



This authoritative version contains the complete Four Seasons plus the rest of Vivaldi's Opus 8, including "The Storm at Sea," "Pleasure," and "The Hunt." Printed from new plates, this crisp, pristine edition includes new English translations of the original sonnets and extensive editorial notes on the composer's life and work.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780486171395
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 12/26/2012
  • Series: Dover Music Scores
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 200
  • File size: 49 MB
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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
"The Four Seasons": Sonnet Texts"
Bibliography
Il Cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione
(The Contest of Harmony and Invention)
"Twelve Concertos for violin, strings, and continuo"
(Opus 8)
"THE FOUR SEASONS" (OPUS 8, NOS. 1-4)"
"Concerto No. 1 in E Major: La Primavera ("Spring")"
"(Op. 8, No. 1 / RV 269)"
I. Allegro
II. Largo
III. Allegro
"Concerto No. 2 in G Minor: L'Estate ("Summer")"
"(Op. 8, No. 2 / RV 315)"
I. Allegro non molto
II. Adagio
III. Presto
"Concerto No. 3 in F Major: L'Autunno ("Autumn")"
"(Op. 8, No. 3 / RV 293)"
I. Allegro
II. Adagio molto
III. Allegro
"Concerto No. 4 in F Minor: L'Inverno ("Winter")"
"(Op. 8, No. 4 / RV 297)"
I. Allegro non molto
II. Largo
III. Allegro
"OTHER VIOLIN CONCERTOS (OPUS 8, NOS. 5-12)"
"Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major: La Tempesta di Mare ("The Storm at Sea")"
"(Op. 8, No. 5 / RV 253)"
I. Presto
II. Largo
III. Presto
"Concerto No. 6 in C Major: Il Piacere ("Pleasure")"
"(Op. 8, No. 6 / RV 180)"
I. Allegro
II. Largo e cantabile
III. Allegro
Concerto No. 7 in D Minor
"(Op. 8, No. 7 / RV 242)"
I. Allegro
II. Largo
III. Allegro
Concerto No. 8 in G Minor
"(Op. 8, No, 8 / RV 332)"
I. Allegro
II. Largo
III. Allegro
Concerto No. 9 in D Minor
"(Op. 8, No. 9 / RV 236)"
I. Allegro
II. Largo
III. Allegro
"Concerto No. 10 in B-flat Major: La Caccia ("The Hunt")"
"(Op. 8, No. 10 / RV 362)"
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Allegro
Conceto No. 11 in D Major
"(Op. 8, No. 11 / RV 210)"
I. Allegro
II. Largo
III. Allegro
Concerto No. 12 in C Major
"(Op. 8, No. 12 / RV 178)"
I. Allegro
II. Largo
III. Allegro
IMPORTANT VARIANTS
How to Use the Variants
Concerto No. 7 in D Minor (RV 242)
Allegro (Movement I)
a. Substitute for Bars 50-76
Concerto No. 9 in D Minor (RV 236)
"(Version for Oboe, Strings and Continuo, RV 454)"
Allegro (Movement I)
a. Substitute for Bars 91-102
Concerto No. 11 in D Major (RV 210)
Allegro (Movement I)
a. Substitute for Bars 100-112
b. Substitute for Bars 122-132
Allegro (Movement II)
c. Substitute for Bars 38-67
d. Substitute for Bars 113-154
e. Substitute for Bars 171-214
f. Substitute for Bars 171-208
CRITICAL NOTES
The Sources
The Amsterdam Print
The Dresden Manuscripts
The Manchester Partbooks
The Turin Autograph Scores
The Dover Edition
"Text Fonts Used in "The Four Seasons"
Abbreviations Used in the Table of Emendations
Table of Emendations
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