Francesco Geminiani

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Influential Italian violinist, composer, and theorist Geminiani was overshadowed by Handel and Vivaldi, in spite of the great originality of his compositions.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Concerto Grosso, for 2 violins, strings & continuo No.12 in D minor ("La Follia"; after Corelli Op. 5/12) 1729 Concerto Orchestral
Concerti Grossi (12), for 2 violins, strings & continuo (after Op. 5 Sonatas of Corelli) 1726 Concerto
Concerti Grossi (6), for 2 violins, viola, cello, strings & continuo, Op. 3 1732 Concerto
Sonate (6) for violin & continuo, Op. 5 1747 Chamber Music
Pi├Ęces de Clavecin (14), for keyboard, First Collection 1743 Keyboard
The Enchanted Forrest, concerto for trumpet, 2 horns, 2 flutes, 2 violins, 2 violas, strings & continuo 1756 Concerto
Sonata for cello & continuo No. 3 in C major, Op. 5/3 1746 Chamber Music
Sonata for cello & continuo No. 6 in A minor, Op. 5/6 1746 Chamber Music
Sonata for oboe (or flute) & continuo No. 3 in E minor (modern arrangement of Op. 1/3) 1770 Chamber Music
Sonata for cello & continuo No. 2 in D minor, Op. 5/2 1746 Chamber Music
Concerto Grosso, for 2 violins, viola, cello, strings & continuo in E minor, Op. 3/3 1732 Concerto
Concerto Grosso, for 2 violins, strings & continuo in G minor (after Corelli Op. 5/5) 1726 Concerto
Concerti Grossi (6), for 2 violins, viola, cello, strings & continuo, Op. 2 1732 Concerto
The Art of Playing the Guitar or Cittra, sonatas (11) for guitar & continuo 1760 Chamber Music
A Treatise of Good Taste in the Art of Musick, containing pieces (11) for violin (or recorder/cello) & continuo 1749 Chamber Music
Sonata for cello & continuo No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 5/4 1746 Chamber Music
Concerto Grosso, for 2 violins, viola, cello, strings & continuo in B flat major, Op. 3/5 1732 Concerto
Sonata for cello & continuo No. 1 in A major, Op. 5/1 1746 Chamber Music
Concerto Grosso, for 2 violins, viola, cello, strings & continuo in G minor, Op. 3/2 1732 Concerto
Concerto Grosso, for 2 violins, viola, cello, strings & continuo in E minor, Op. 3/6 1732 Concerto
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