A Ve'nice Sonata

Year of composition
Easy (Grades 1-3)
3 minutes
Classical music
Solo instrument (Harpsichord)
Instrumental parts
Not available

I came across this piece in a Venetian archive of music. It seems to be of the 18th Century and is probably Italian. The composer is unknown. The keyboard piece as I found it required some 'filling' and so I have added ornamentation, a little phrasing, some dynamics here and there and a touch of padding when necessary. I think that the overall flavour is of the original piece and hope that those who play it on whatever keyboard instrument will find it satisfying.

I wonder how much music of this type lies forgotten in basements of music libraries throughout the world!

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