Leclair, Jean-Marie | Sonates à deux violons sans basse | Oeuvre III (1730)

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Original edition, restored & enlarged.

 "On peut jouer ces sonates à deux Violes."

Instrumentation: 2 violins or 2 viola da gamba

Edition | Source: Facsimile (2019) | John Walsh, London, 1705

Notation | Clefs: G1

Paper | Binding: ivory paper, ivory card stock cover & metallic binding

Pages | Format: 2 volumes (part-books for violin), 56 pages - 216 x 356 mm

Weight: 260 g

Jean-Marie Leclair has been called the “Corelli of France” and the “French Vivaldi”; yet though he was doubtless the most Italianate of French-born composers, his keen attention to harmonic detail, to the exactness of ornamentation, to melodic gracefulness, and to both strong and varied formal construction make him a true representative of French specificity.
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