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The Violin Sonata in G minor, more familiarly known as the Devil's Trill Sonata is a work for solo violin (with figured bass accompaniment) by Giuseppe Tartini (1692--1770), famous for being extremely technically demanding, even today.
1. Larghetto affettuoso
2. Allegro moderato
4. Allegro assai-Andante-Allegro assai
The story behind "Devil's Trill" starts with a dream. Tartini allegedly told the French astronomer Jérôme Lalande that he dreamed that The Devil appeared to him and asked to be his servant. At the end of their lessons Tartini handed the devil his violin to test his skill—the devil immediately began to play with such virtuosity that Tartini felt his breath taken away.
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Classical music piece performed by: Caroline Goulding, violin; Shuai Wang, harpsichord
Licensed by: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston
Music license: CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Painting: "A Lady Seated at a Virginal" by
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