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Sonata in F Minor
(L. 118/K. 466)
By Domenico Scarlatti

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Percussion Solos Marimba Solo (Marimba--low A) - Advanced
(L. 118/K. 466). Composed by Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757). Arranged by Brian Slawson. Solos: Marimba & Xylophone. Folio. Duration 4:50. Tapspace Publications #TSPCS-54. Published by Tapspace Publications (TA.TSPCS-54).

Item Number: TA.TSPCS-54

A Baroque contemporary of Handel, Scarlatti composed more than 550 one-movement keyboard sonatas. This advanced marimba solo is an arrangement of one of the mellowest of those, Sonata in F Minor (L. 118/K. 466). In order to capture its ethereal ambiance, the soloist will be challenged to perform a delicate, connected legato and provide dynamic shaping free of accents. Adding to the challenge, grace notes feature prominently as does a more active harmonic rhythm. A well-crafted embodiment of the Baroque, Brian Slawson's arrangement doesn't impress with flash, it astounds with technical mastery and musicality.

This piece ships as a printed, professionally bound folio with a full-color cover.

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