Sheet Music: Ciaccona in A major

TitleCiaccona in A major
Alternate titlesCiaccona for Violin
ComposerJohann Heinrich Schmelzer (1620–1680)
InstrumentationFlute and bass instrument
KeyA major
RangeD4–E6
Time signature3/4
Tempo80 BPM
Performance time7:50
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2016-05-17
Last updated2016-05-17
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Baroque, Chaconnes

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Tuesday 17 May 2016

Tune of the Day: Ciaccona by Schmelzer

transcribed for flute and bass instrument

Austrian violinist and composer Johann Heinrich Schmelzer probably wrote his Ciaccona in A major for Violin in the spring of 1669. Schmelzer was one of the most important violinists of the period, and one of the most influential composers of instrumental music of the 17th century.

Thanks to Marcello from Italy for suggesting this piece!