Gabrielli: Canon (2 violas)

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Instruments: two violas

Catalogue no.: D1988-5

ISMN: 979-0-708807-05-6

This is a fun piece for two violas, playing the same part, but with one player starting one bar after the other player. There are two separate printed parts, plus a score with both parts. It is by Domenico Gabrielli, an Italian composer and cello virtuoso, who was born in Bologna in1651. He became widely known as a cello virtuoso and composer of vocal music. He wrote 12 operas in the 1680s, but he contracted an incurable disease and died in Bologna in July 1690.



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