Concerto in c Minor for Oboe and Strings

Composer: 
Alessandro Marcello
Catalog numbers: 

SMC R44/ HL 3772445

Duration (minutes): 
11
Detailed Instrumentation: 
Oboe or Soprano Sax Solo: Cemb.: Str
Alessendro Marcello (1673 - 1747) was a contemporary of Antonio Vivaldi and Tomaso Albinoni.  The "Concerto for Oboe and Strings in D minor, Op. 1" is his best known work, a status affirmed by J.S. Bach's transcription for harpsichord.  This C minor transposition is based on a 1717 manuscript, and suggests that C minor might have been the originally intended key.  This version is often misattributed to Alessandro's brother Benedetto, another composer of the era.