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Scores and Parts
||Franz Xaver Hammer (1741-1817)
A modern edition is available at Edition Engel
Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Oboe, Violin and Cello (Notenschreiber)
For 3 Cellos (Mandozzi)
||Concertino à Viola da Gamba con Violino obligato e Violoncello
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
- Andante (con variatione)
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||violin, viola da gamba, cello
The piece is to be heard in E♭ major, but the scoring for viol (and cello) is in D major. The violin therefore needs to be tuned half a tone lower than the other instruments. (See notes in score.) This is probably to soften the sound of the violin, allowing for the viol to have a more equal sound within the ensemble.