Alessandro Marcello (1669 - 1747)

A Venetian nobleman and younger contemporary of Vivaldi, Alessandro Marcello was a dilettante with diverse interests in the arts. As a member of the Arcadian Academy, a society of those interested in the arts, and under the Arcadian pseudonym Eterio Stinfalico, he published several sets of instrumental concerti.

Instrumental Music

The best known concerto of Alessandro Marcello is for oboe, strings and continuo, transcribed by Johann Sebastian Bach among a set of concerto transcriptions for solo harpsichord.

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