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Quartet in A minor

Quartet in A minor
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  • AvP Number : 201
  • Composer : Alessandro Scarlatti
  • Composer Dates : 1660-1725
  • Instrumentation : AATB recorders
  • Format : score and parts
  • Difficulty : Moderately difficult
  • Duration : 10:00
  • Pages (print) : 48
  • Pages (download) : 42

Originally scored for recorder, two violins and continuo, Scarlatti’s concerto has been adapted by R.D. Tennent for recorder quartet. After an introductory allegro and largo, there is an extensive fugal movement, a duet for alto and bass recorders, and a sprightly gigue-like concluding movement.