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Keyboard Music of the Late XVII and Early XVIII Centuries


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played by Mrs. NORMAN O'NEILL.
SCARLATTI (1683-1757) (Part I). Scarlatti brought a new technique to Harpsichord music, doing away with exaggerated use of ornamentation then in vogue, and made the hands move about the keyboard with greater freedom. He frequently made the hands cross, so that the arm and forearm had to be used freely, thus laying the foundation of modern piano technique.
Allegro in C Major.
Tempo di Ballo in D Major. Pastorale in D Minor. Allegro in D Minor. Vivace in C Major.
Note : Scarlatti wrote some 600 pieces, wrongly called "Sonatas." They are really numbers occurring in many "Suites."


Played By: Mrs. Norman O'Neill.

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Keyboard Music of the Late XVII and Early XVIII Centuries

2LO London, 1 February 1926 19.25

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