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|Work Title||Encaenia musices|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||Op.1|
|Dedication||Emperor Leopold I.|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Baroque|
|Instrumentation||2 violins, 2 violas/viols, continuo ; sonatas 1, 5 & 12 with 2 trumpets (See below)|
The preface states violas da gamba may by used, if available, in Sonatas 1, 3, 6 11 in place of violas. Continuo = violone + organ. One-to-a-part performance probably intended.
The preface says that the sonatas were composed for performance in the Royal court chapel, but may also be performed as secular works.