Classical Music / Baroque Composers
He visited Modena and Nales, conducted at the Roman residence of Queen Christina of Sweden, and t uaght many pupils including Geminiani.
His music, marked by graceful melody, is richer in contrapuntal and harmonic interest, and admired for the balance and brilliance of its style. He was key in the development of the modern genres of sonata and concerto, in establishing the preeminence of the violin.
Arcangelo Corelli as painted in 1697 by the Irish painter Hugh Howard. Public Domain.
Corelli - The Complete 12 Violin Sonatas, Op.5 | Andrew Manze & Richard Egarr. YouTube, uploaded by Essential Classical. Accessed February 17, 2018.
Arcangelo Corelli. en.wikipedia.org.
The Grove Concise Dictionary of Music, ed. by Stanley Sadie. London: Macmillan Press, 1994.
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