[White IIa:1]. Quatuor en Sol-mineur pour deux Violons, Alto et Basse... Prix 4 fr. [Parts]. Giovanni Battista VIOTTI.

[White IIa:1]. Quatuor en Sol-mineur pour deux Violons, Alto et Basse... Prix 4 fr. [Parts]

Bonn et Cologne: N. Simrock [PN 1230], [ca. 1816]. Folio. Disbound. Violino 1mo: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-9, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino 2do: [1] (blank), 2-7, [i] (blank) pp.; Viola: 4 pp.; Violoncello: 4 pp. Title lithographed; music engraved.

Annotations in pencil: "DHT" to upper right corner of first page of each part; titling to first pages of Violino 2do, Viola, and Violoncello parts; occasional notational corrections.

Reinforced at spine. Slightly foxed and soiled; edges browned.

A later edition. White IIa:1. Giazotto 52. RISM V1878 (1 copy only in the U.S., at the Eastman School of Music). WorldCat (1 incomplete copy, at University College, Cork, Ireland).

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 #26051

Price: $120.00  other currencies

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