The Top English Grammar Tips From A–Z
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- The sinfonia concertante arose in the latter half of the 1700s as the successor to the Baroque concerto grosso.
- ‘Ritornello form’ is a term used to describe the first and often the last movements of the Baroque concerto, especially the concerto grosso.
- Scored for sixteen players, the work offers a Carterian reinterpretation of the form of the concerto grosso.
- Bridging the Italian concerto grosso style and the sonata form recently developed by Hadyn and J.C. Bach, they do Tyneside proud indeed.
- The final work is one of Handel's masterpieces, his concerto grosso in D major, Op. 6 no 5., a work with solo parts for two violins and cello.
- Boulez, on the other hand, makes more of the concerto grosso elements in the score.
- This has the interesting effect of highlighting the concerto grosso aspects of the works, giving us an illuminating idea of the origins of the form.
- I may have heard the concerti grossi, but maybe not.
- Handel wrote in every contemporary genre, also creating the organ concerto to display his own virtuosity in the intervals of oratorio performances and publishing two fine sets of concerti grossi.
- Corelli's famous and affecting concerto grosso Op6 no 8, his ‘Concerto di Natale’ will be included in an attractive programme of music from the late Baroque and early Classical era.
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