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Concerto per Violino In Re maggiore [RV 224]

Source: 
The main source of the violin concert in D major RV 341, is the manuscript of the score, partly autograph, Dresden Sächsische Landesbibliothek - Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek (SLUB) (D-Dl), Mus.2389-O-57, RISM ID no.: 212000141. Title on source: “Con.to Del Viualdi”. A second manuscript of separate parts was compared for first and third movements: Dresden Sächsische Landesbibliothek - Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek (SLUB) (D-Dl), Mus.2389-O-57a, RISM ID no.: 212000142.
Sample: 
Sample page — 80x
Date: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Release notes: 
Version 1.0

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Eventually I agree with Mr. Rod Alston, The 1.1 version, just published, includes the second movement with all g# except when they are explicitly natural (measures 33 and 34).

then I think a lot of Gs need a sharp adding inn the second movement - they appear in the score as naturals, but my ear would expect them to be sharps

The second and third movements are in A major, but in manuscript the key signature has only c# and d#, as usual at that time.

Is the slow movement not in A major - so needs a change of key signature, or mostly g# in music...?

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