Keyboard Sonata

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Domenico Scarlatti

Keyboard Sonata in Bb major

K. 545, Kk 545

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B flat major was a popular choice for Scarlatti: of his 555 keyboard sonatas, 48 are in that key. Yet there are 76 in D major, 69 in G major, 61 in C major, 57 in F major, and 50 in A major. Could one say that he did not care for minor keys? It certainly could be said that he did not care to tread paths already explore... read more