Domenico Scarlatti: Ninety Sonatas in Three Volumes, Volume II

Domenico Scarlatti: Ninety Sonatas in Three Volumes, Volume II

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Domenico Scarlatti: Ninety Sonatas in Three Volumes, Volume II by Domenico Scarlatti


Volume II of this critically acclaimed three-part collection features introductory text and performance notes to 30 Scarlatti sonatas, from Sonata XXXI to Sonata LX. The works appear in chronological order and with Kirkpatrick numbers. This Urtext edition preserves the sonatas' original presentation, save for the addition of accidentals and the inversion of treble and bass clefs, in accordance with modern practices and ease of playing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486486161
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 09/19/2012
Series: Dover Music for Piano Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 11.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

An Italian-born composer of the Baroque era,  Domenico Scarlatti (1685–1757) spent much of his career in the employ of Portuguese and Spanish royalty. He was extremely influential in the development of keyboard music, particularly in terms of his piano sonatas.
Japanese harpsichordist and conductor Eiji Hashimoto is the editor of 190 Scarlatti sonatas, compiled into two world-renowned collections. He teaches at the University of Cincinnati and performs with a Baroque ensemble.

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