A performance edition and critical report of the six sonatas for violin and harpsichord by Charles Chabran (Carlo Francesco Chiabrano)

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Title: A performance edition and critical report of the six sonatas for violin and harpsichord by Charles Chabran (Carlo Francesco Chiabrano)
Author: Randolph, Dorothy Overn
Abstract: Charles Chabran (1723 - ? ) , violinist -composer , was born in Tiuin , Italy . Following study with his uncle , Giovanni Battista Somis , he moved first to Paris and finally to London . Chabran pubfished this set of six violin and harpsichord sonatas in Paris in 1751 , and republished the collection in London in 1763 . These works have not been available for performance since that time . A copy of this set of sonatas was located and has been transcribed using the "Finale" music notation computer program into a publisher -ready format . A realization of the figured bass in a simple chordal style is included . In addition , a critical report containing material about the historical background , comments on the sources , editorial practice , and performance suggestions has been completed to be included with the edition . The dissertation contains information about the violins of the period and performance practice . The procedures necessary to find the music of an earlier time as well as some editorial problems is included .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /2346 /11042
Date: 1997-05

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Randolph, Dorothy Overn A performance edition and critical report of the six sonatas for violin and harpsichord by Charles Chabran (Carlo Francesco Chiabrano). Doctoral dissertation, Texas Tech University. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /2346 /11042 .

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