Johan Helmich Roman (1694-1758)

[Assaggi a violino solo] 25 [twenty-five] etudes

1. - 20. no movement designation
21. Allegro
22. Allemanda: Largo
23. no movement designation
24. Fuga [Fugue]
25. no movement designation

  • Year of composition: About 1730-1740
  • Work category: Violin solo
  • Duration: 57 min
  • Detailed duration: Ringborg: 57 minuter

Instrumentation

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Examples of printed editions

Fazer, FMS1, 1991 (ed. Jaap Schröder)

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket

Literature

Preface to Fazer's critical edition:
Jaap Schröder: Introduction
Kjell-Åke Hamrén: Historical Note

Description of work

1. D major alla breve /:5://:9:/, in total 14 bars.
2. E-flat major 3/4 /:8 bars://:16 bars:/, in total 24 bars.
3. E-flat major alla breve /:4 bars://:10 bars:/, in total 14 bars.
4. E-flat major alla breve /:12 bars://:16 bars:/, in total 28 bars.
5. D-flat major alla breve /:4 bars://:6 bars:/, in total 10 bars.
6. E-flat major, alla breve /:11 bars:/69 bars, in total 28 bars.
7. A major 3/4 /:7 bars://:24 bars:/, in total 31 bars.
8. A major alla breve /:8 bars://:22 bars:/, in total 30 bars.
9. E-flat minor alla breve /:8 bars://:20 bars:/, in total 28 bars.
10. E-flat minor 3/4 /:8 bars://:16 bars:/4 bars, in total 28 bars.
11. G minor alla breve /:20 bars://:40 bars:/, in total 60 bars.
12. A major 3/4 /:22 bars://:44 bars:/, in total 66 bars.
13. A minor alla breve /:8 bars://:22 bars:/, in total 30 bars.
14. C minor alla breve /:31 bars://:42 bars:/, in total 73 bars.
15. C minor 6/8 114 bars.
16. G major /:23 bars:/26 bars, in total 49 bars.
17. B major alla breve /:8 bars://:12 bars:/, in total 20 bars.
18. D minor 4/4 (C) /:8 bars://:28 bars:/, in total 36 bars.
19. B-flat major alla breve /:13 bars://:25 bars:/, in total 38 bars.
20. E-flat major 12/8 /:16 bars://:22 bars:/, in total 38 bars.
21. Allegro D minor alla breve /:12 bars://:14 bars:/, in total 26 bars.
22. Allemanda: Largo D minor alla breve /:10 bars://:13 bars:/, in total 23 bars.
23. E minor alla breve /:10 bars://:21 bars:/, in total 31 bars.
24. Fuga [Fugue] E minor alla breve /:24 bars://:25 bars:/, in total 49 bars.
25. D minor 3/4 141 bars

Links

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