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Ciaccona : per il violino e basso continuo / Tommaso Vitali, georchestreerd naar de bewerking van Ferdinand David door Alphons Diepenbrock

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Violin and orchestra
Instruments: 2300 0020 timp str vl-solo

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Ciaccona : per il violino e basso continuo / Tommaso Vitali, georchestreerd naar de bewerking van Ferdinand David door Alphons Diepenbrock

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Violin and orchestra
Instruments: 2300 0020 timp str vl-solo

 

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Vitali, Tomaso Antonio

Synonym: Vitalino, Tomaso Antonio
Nationality: Italy
Date of birth: 1663
Date of death: 1745

Tomaso Antonio Vitali was an Italian composer and violinist from Bologna, the eldest son of Giovanni Battista Vitali. He is known mainly for a chaconne in G minor for violin and continuo, which was published from a manuscript in the Sächsische Landesbibliothek in Dresden in Die Hoch Schule des Violinspiels (1867) edited by German violinist Ferdinand David.[2] That work's wide-ranging modulations into distant keys have raised speculation that it could not be a genuine baroque work.
Vitali studied composition in Modena with Antonio Maria Pacchioni, and was employed at the Este court orchestra from 1675 to 1742. He was a teacher, whose pupils included Evaristo Felice dall'Abaco, Jean Baptiste Senaillé, Girolamo Nicolò Laurenti and Luca Antonio Predieri. He died at Modena.
Authentic works by Vitali include a set of trio sonatas published as his opus numbers 1 and 2 (1693), sonatas da camera (chamber sonatas), and violin sonatas (including his opus 6)[citation needed] among other works. Among those that have been recorded include all of the op. 1 (on Naxos 8.570182), three of the violin sonatas (on the Swiss label Gallo), and some of the sonatas from the opp. 2 and 4 sets (opus 4, no. 12 on Classica CL 101 from Finland.)
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