10 Harpsichord Sonatas (Pescetti, Giovanni Battista)

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Publisher. Info. London: [The Author?], 1739
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Work Title 10 Sonatas for Harpsichord
Alternative. Title Sonate per Gravicembalo
Composer Pescetti, Giovanni Battista
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 10 sonatas
  1. Sonata in E major
    Adagio
    Allegro
    Menuett
  2. Sonata in D major
    Andante
    Adagio
    Allegro
    Giga
  3. Sonata in G minor
    Presto
    A tempo giusto
    Allegro
  4. Sonata in A major
    Adagio
    Allegro
    Con spirito (ends in A minor)
  5. Sonata in C minor
    [no tempo]
    Allegro
    Presto
    Tempo giusto
  6. Sonata in D minor
    Andante
    Spiritoso
  7. Sonata in G major
    Spiritoso
    Allegro
    Presto
  8. Sonata in C major
    Con spirito
    Adagio
    Tempo giusto
    Allegro
  9. Harpsichord Sonata in G minor
  10. Sonata in B major* (?)
    [no tempo]
    Allegro
    Moderato
    Presto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1739 or before
First Publication. 1739
Dedication Grace Boyle, Countess of Middlesex (1723-1763)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Harpsichord
Extra Information *To his ca.1738? opera, Conquista del vello d'oro, followed by a transcription of an Ariette possibly from the same opera?