4 Canzonets and a Sonata (Pinto, George Frederick)

Sheet Music


Publisher. Info. Edinburgh & London: Unidentified Publisher, n.d.(ca.1807).
Misc. Notes Royal College of Music Library, London (GB-Lcm): D1478/7
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Work Title 4 Canzonets and a Sonata
Alternative. Title
Composer Pinto, George Frederick
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 songs, 2 sonatas:
  1. The Galley Slave
  2. Absence
  3. A canzonett (Soon As the Letters Trembling)
  4. A canzonett on the death of a friend (Oh! he was almost speechless)
  5. Violin Sonata
  6. Fantasia and Sonata
First Publication. 1807
Librettist Words to songs uncredited, except for the 3rd song, with words by Alexander Pope (1688-1744)
Language English
Dedication George Assiotti (1770-1808)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voice, piano (songs); violin/flute, piano (1st sonata); piano (2nd sonata)
Extra Information Selection of pieces, published the year after Pinto's death, in aid of his mother Julia Sanders née Pinto (?-1828). With a preface by Samuel Wesley