6 Sonatas for 2 Cellos, Op.1 (Masse, Jean Baptiste)

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Sonata No.6 in G minor

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Work Title 6 Sonatas for 2 Cellos
Alternative. Title Sonates a deux Violonchelles ... Ces Sonates peuvent s'executer sur deux Instruments egaux comme deux Bassons, deux Violles, et deux Violons
Composer Masse, Jean Baptiste
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.1 ; Livre I
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJM 1
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 sonatas:
  • Sonata No.6 in G minor
  1. Capricio
  2. Andante Larghetto dolce et Lourée
  3. Sarabanda
  4. Premièr Aria
  5. Deuxième Aria
First Publication. 1736
Dedication Messieurs les Comediens François
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 2 cellos (or 2 bassoons or 2 viols or 2 violins) or cello (bassoon, viol), continuo

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  • Sonata No.6
First movement is a "Capricio [sic] presto" with two free preludial passages followed by an Adagio cadence measure and Andante arioso-like passages. Second movement (Andante Larghetto dolce Et Lourée) is a two-reprise form. Third movement is a brief Sarabanda. The final two movements--Aria and 2e.Aria--are to be paired and played in rondeau form.