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||Sonata No.3 for Oboe and Harpsichord
||Van Hoorick, Geert
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
- I. Prélude
- II. Allemande
- III. Courante
- IV. Sarabande
- V. Menuet
- VI. Gigue
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
|Average DurationAvg. Duration
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
This is a neo-classical oboe sonata, that consists of 6 movements: a short Prélude (from 2015, it replaces the former Intrada) and then five ancient dances: Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Menuet and Gigue. I intended to compose these dances more modern than in their time but without losing the typical rhythm and character of each of them. Enjoy the digital performance made in Sibelius 5 and 6 with Garritan Personal Orchestra. Videos with the scrolling score and play along videos (with just the accompaniment) are on my YouTube-channel. On September 29th, 2013 Plamen Prodanov (oboe) and the Mixed Chamber Ensemble gave a public performance of an arrangement by Plamen Prodanov of the Allemande at Balabanov's House in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. This performance is on YouTube.