Vivaldi D major sonata

April 22, 2005 at 04:22 PM · I've bought the Vivaldi D major sonata as part of a big wad of downloads (most of which are decent editions). However, much of this sonata just doesn't seem characteristic of Vivaldi's writing. The bow markings I consider to be editorial, however the dots themselves seem rather un-Vivaldi-ish. Can anyone shed some light on this?

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April 22, 2005 at 04:45 PM · I suppose that you mean the Vivaldi/Respighi sonata. It is originally op 13:6 (or P84, I don't remember the RV number. Have to be between 9 and 11, since those are the only three sonatas for violin that is in D-major).

Respighi did the arrangement in early 1900 and I believe that it was published in 1908.

I don't remember what the differences was from the original right now, but I can check it up later if you wish.

April 22, 2005 at 05:33 PM · The opus number was wrong, but it is RV10.

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