Leonardo Leo - Concerto in A major L20 for Cello and Strings

for Violoncello, violins and Basso continuo

Composer
Leonardo Leo
Parts
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Neapolitan composer Leonardo Leo (1694-1744) was one of the forerunners of the Classical style, a composer primarily of opera. His experiments with a lighter, freer concept of melody in his comic operas spilled over into instrumental works like these delightful cello compositions of 1737 and 1738, which have a flavor all their own. They are in four (or five) movements rather than the conventional three, and their opening Andante movements, especially, show signs of the breaking-up of terraced Baroque structure that would lead eventually to the shifting motion dynamics of Classicism. Most striking is the role of the cello, which was not a common solo instrument at the time. Its relationship with the orchestra is not one of competition but of relaxed cooperation, with the cello joining the orchestra soon after the beginning of the music, or sometimes immediately at the beginning.


Score ID
404800
Composer
Leonardo Leo
Year of composition
1737
Publisher
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
24 minutes
Instrumentation
Orchestra + solo Solo Violoncello
Genre
Classical music
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