Violin Sonata in B-flat major (Nardini, Pietro)

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For Violin or Viola and Piano (Alard)

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Carmar1791 (2008/8/29)

Arranger Jean Delphin Alard (1815-1888)
Publisher. Info. Les Maîtres classiques du violon, No.14
Mainz: Schott, n.d.(ca.1864). Plate 17867.
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Misc. Notes Violin part in the piano score
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General Information

Work Title Violin (Viola) Sonata
Alternative. Title
Composer Nardini, Pietro
Key B major
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1760
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation violin (or viola), continuo


Misc. Comments

According to Grove, Alard rescued "many older pieces from oblivion" but was "faithful to the originals, merely adding an unpretentious realization of the figured bass." It is therefore unclear whether the viola version was by the composer or not. Also, Grove lists most of Nardini's violin works as "vn, b" or "vn b (hpd/vc)" so without seeing the original of this specific sonata, it is impossible to tell whether a full continuo was intended.