Keyboard Sonata

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Domenico Scarlatti

Keyboard Sonata in A major

K. 208, Kk 208

About this work...

Each of the hundreds of brief musical gems in binary form that were called "sonatas" by Scarlatti is a study of a particular idea -- a fingering technique, a phrase or certain instrumental timbre, a way of creating unusual harmonies, an obsessively cycling motif changed only gradually until it reaches a resolution hard... read more