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Violin Sonata No.1 in A, HWV 361

9 min.

composed by Handel

This piece is commonly known as Violin Sonata No.1, which is Sonata III in Handel-Werkausgabe (1886) edited by Friedrich Chrysander (1826-1901). This score is based on Handel-Werkausgabe (1886). This sonata is originally for Violin Solo and bass-continuo, which is usually played by Violin, Violoncello & Keyword, however, it is very fascinating to play it as a duet of Violin & Violoncello. Players would enjoy a dialogue between two parts.

I. Andante

 

II. Allegro

 

III. Adagio

 

IV. Vivace

Handel: Violin Sonata No.1 in A major HWV 361 IV. Vivace Music thumbnail

 

 
Score & part notes