[White III:13-15]. Three Trios, for Two Violins and Violoncello... Op. 17. Price 8s. [Parts]. Giovanni Battista VIOTTI.

[White III:13-15]. Three Trios, for Two Violins and Violoncello... Op. 17. Price 8s. [Parts]

London: Clementi, Banger, Hyde, Collard & Davis, [1802]. Folio. Disbound. Violino primo: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-22 pp.; Violino secondo: [1] (title), 2-16 pp.; Violoncello: [1] (title), 2-15, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Publisher's catalogue advertising works by Viotti through the present edition to foot of all title pages.

Secondary pagination in ink to Violino primo part; number "3" to head of title of other two parts.

Slightly worn, soiled, and foxed; minor dampstaining; occasional small stains; remnants of tape to head of title of Violino primo part.

[?]First Edition. White III:13-15. Giazotto 102-104 (listimg the present edition as the first). RISM V1919 (2 copies only in the U.S., at Stanford [both dated 1805], and Southern Illinois University). WorldCat (1 copy, at the British Library). Also published as op. 33 by André in Offenbach.

"Emerging from the Italian violin tradition, Viotti's works became a symbol and model for the French music of his time. The composer succeeded in combining the most virtuosic elements of violin technique with a unique, specifically instrumental cantabile." Massimiliano Sala in MGG2. Item #26035

Price: $375.00  other currencies

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