Cello Sonata in D major (Galuppi, Baldassare)

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For cello and piano (Schröder)

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Arranger Carl Schröder (1848-1935)
Publisher. Info. Cello-Bibliothek, No.50
London: Augener, No.5531, n.d. (ca.1895). Plate 10507
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General Information

Work Title Cello Sonata in D Major
Alternative. Title
Composer Galuppi, Baldassare
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IBG 18
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
  1. Adagio - Allegro moderato
  2. Maestoso animato
  3. Giga - Presto con fuoco
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation cello, piano (keyboard? see comments below)
Primary Sources S-Skma Alströmer saml. 153:1 (incipit of first movement of RaaG 35)
I-Rsc G.Mss.77 (first movement of RaaG 35)
I-Rsc G.Mss.77 (Maestoso movement)
I-Mdemicheli MSS.Mus 10 (incipit of several movements from RaaG 35)

Misc. Comments

Though Galuppi lived until 1785 and could have intended this for piano, Grove Music doesn't mention a single piece for piano as such. The works listed are for cembalo or "keyboard". In fact, there are no cello sonatas listed either, so it could also be an arrangement from an as yet unidentified keyboard or harpsichord sonata.

Originally it seems a keyboard solo sonata (perhaps the one multi-movement sonata RaaG 35, or perhaps a combining of several one-movement sonatas).