GIUSEPPE TORELLI (1658-1709): 12 Concerti musicali, Op. 6, Sonata à 4 in A Minor, G46.
Catalogue Number: 05K020
Description: Nos. 6, 10 and 12 of this 1698 publication are the first works ever intended as violin concertos (specifically demanding solo violin). Since the Ansbach court band, whose sovereign bears the dedication, had recently become equipped with wind players, the perfomers here have added wind parts to five concertos in order to provide a panoply of instrumental colors and also to help illuminate Torelli's inner part-writing. Charivari Agréable; Kan-Ming Ng.