Sonata a 6 for natural trumpet & strings

Heinrich Biber
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This wonderful sonata by Heinrich Biber (1644-1704) deserves more performances. It is not part of the Sonatae Quam Aulis set, but rivals those twelve sonatas for its superbly idiomatic trumpet-writing and fiery violin music. Biber scores this sonata for solo trumpet, two violins and two violas, the five-part string texture being a trademark of his, and one of the aspects of his music I love the most.

Please contact me if you require a harpsichord continuo part.

Score ID
Heinrich Biber
Difficult (Grades 7+)
6 minutes
Classical music

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