Sheet Music: Vivace

from Il pastor fido, Sonata No. 6
Opus numberOp. 13, No. 6, RV 58
ComposerNicolas Chédeville (1705–1782)
Also attributed toAntonio Vivaldi (1678–1741)
InstrumentationFlute and Harpsichord/Piano
KeyG minor
Time signature3/8
Tempo152 BPM
Performance time1:15
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2017-10-22
Last updated2017-10-22
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Sunday 22 October 2017

Tune of the Day: Vivace by Chédeville

from “Il pastor fido” Sonata No. 6

This is the opening movement of the sixth of the Il pastor fido sonatas, first published in 1737 and traditionally attributed to Antonio Vivaldi. The actual composer, Nicolas Chédeville, made a secret agreement with Jean-Noël Marchand to publish a collection of his own compositions as Vivaldi's Op. 13. Chédeville supplied the money and received the profits, all of which was recorded in a notarial act. This may have been an attempt to give his instrument, the musette, the endorsement of a great composer which it lacked.

Other Movements from the same Work

1.Vivace Flute & Piano
2.Fuga da Capella Flute & Piano
3.Largo Flute & Piano
4.Allegro ma non presto Flute & Piano