C.P.E. Bach's cello concertos began as works featuring his own instrument -- the keyboard -- and also exist as flute concertos. The Cello Concerto in A major is nearly identical to the flute concerto in the same key, Wq 168 (H. 438). The opening Allegro movement begins with a lively and extended orchestral ritornello; ...
Curated by Mary Elizabeth Kelly, Primephonic Curator