Keyboard Sonata

Domenico Scarlatti

Keyboard Sonata in A major

K. 39, Kk 39

About this work...

This must have been a fairly popular sonata in its day, since part of it was orchestrated by Vincenzo Tommasini and used in his 1758 ballet Le donne di buon umore. It is easy to see why the music in this sonata might tempt another composer: it is busy with ideas, full of color and charm, even if it exhibits the influen... read more