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Corelli's "La Folia" Sonata
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Here's one I bumped into looking for YouTube performances on brand name violins.  I saw a student performing this and looked up the composition, Corelli's "La Folia" Sonata on YouTube and found these.  There are two versions.  I have included some sheet music below.   Some sections are approachable for the student.

This is pretty complicated, and I hear, a little modern in interpretation.  Still, awesome.

This is still pretty tough, but more baroque

Sheet music for the first,

http://petrucci.mus.auth.gr/im.....violin.pdf

For the second,

http://javanese.imslp.info/fil.....iolino.pdf

http://petrucci.mus.auth.gr/im.....o_part.pdf

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April 20, 2016 - 9:16 pm
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I love Corelli's La Folia. And yes, great differences between the two.

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Nice find.  I like it played both ways. 

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