Harmonia artificioso-ariosa (Biber, Heinrich Ignaz Franz von)

Sheet Music


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Editor Paul Nettl (1889–1972)
Friedrich Reidinger (1890–1972)
Publisher. Info. Denkmäler der Tonkunst in Österreich, Bd.92
Vienna: Österreichischer Bundesverlag, 1956. Plate ÖBV 6711,8.
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General Information

Work Title Harmonia artificioso-ariosa
Alternative. Title Harmonia articicioso-ariosa: diversi mode accordata (7 partias for 1 or 2 violins, 2 violas, 2 violas d’amore, and continuo in various combinations)
Composer Biber, Heinrich Ignaz Franz von
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. C 62–68
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHB 7
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7
First Publication. 1696
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 2 violins, or violin and viola, or 2 violas d’amore, with continuo

Misc. Comments

  1. Partia I in D minor: Sonata, Allamande, Gigue with Variatio I & II, Aria, Sarabande with Variatio I & II, Finale (scordatura: both violins tuned a, e', a', d")
  2. Partia II in B minor: Praeludium, Allamande & Variatio, Balletto, Aria, Gigue (scordatura: both violins tuned b, f', b', d")
  3. Partia III in A: Praeludium, Allamande, Amener, Balletto, Gigue, Ciacona (scordatura: both violins tuned a, e' a', e")
  4. Partia IV in E: Sonata, Allamande, Trezza, Aria, Canario, Gigue, Pollicinello (scordatura: violin tuned b, e', b', e"; viola tuned e, b, e', b'
  5. Partia V in G minor: Intrada, Aria, Balletto, Gigue, Passacaglia (scordatura: g, d', a', d")
  6. Partia VI in D: Praeludium, Aria with Variatio I–XIII, Finale (both violins tuned normally)
  7. Partia VII in C minor: Praeludium, Allamande, Sarabande, Gigue, Aria, Trezza, Arietta variata (scordatura: both viole d’amore tuned c, g, c', e', g', c")