[White IIa:1]. Grand Quatuor en Sol-mineur /: G mol :/ Pour deux Violons, Alto & Basso... Prix f: 2. [Parts]. Giovanni Battista VIOTTI.

[White IIa:1]. Grand Quatuor en Sol-mineur /: G mol :/ Pour deux Violons, Alto & Basso... Prix f: 2. [Parts]

Offenbach s/m: J. André [PN 3567], [ca. 1816]. Folio. Unbound. Violino primo: [1] (title), 2-7, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: [1] (title), 2-7, [i] (blank) pp.; Viola: [1] (title), 2-5, [i] (blank) pp.; Violoncello: [1] (title), 2-5, [i] (blank) pp. Lithographed.

Early owner's name in ink to head of title: "[?]Potf: Capit: Falkmann" with facsimile signature handstamp. Some fingering to Violino primo part.

Trimmed at upper margin, with slight loss to pagination and header; outer bifolium of Violino 1 part detached; central leaf of Viola and Violoncello parts guarded.

A later edition. White IIa:1. Giazotto 52. Constapel p. 218. RISM V1879 (no copies in the U.S.).

An arrangement of Viotti's Violin Concerto no. 19 (White I:19).

"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 #26040

Price: $150.00  other currencies

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