4 Suites de pièces pour la viole, Op.3 (Caix d'Hervelois, Louis de)


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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Paris: the author, Le Sr. Boivin, Le Clerc, n.d. (1731)
Misc. Notes Royal Privilege dated 1731.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions



For Oboe d'amore and Continuo
See the suites La gracieuse and Les vendangeuses
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General Information

Work Title 4 Suites de pièces, Op.3
Alternative. Title Troisiéme Œuvre de Mr de Caix d'Hervelois, contenant Quatre suites de pieces pour la viole, avec la Baße chifrée en partition.
Composer Caix d'Hervelois, Louis de
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.3
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 suites
First Publication. 1731
Dedication Monseigneur le Mercyer
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Viola da gamba and continuo

Misc. Comments

Many movements are notated in the alto clef with only occasional use of the bass clef. Thus, apart from a few impossible double-stops, these would make good viola pieces.