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A baroque composition written in three parts, two upper parts and one bass, and usually performed with a keyboard continuo.
- ‘The trio sonata for flute and strings is the work's centrepiece, clearly meant for Frederick to play, but it is in the form of a sonata da chiesa (church sonata), and in Frederick's vast music library, there was not a single sonata da chiesa.’
- ‘Only in the Baroque trio sonata did it have no place, for then the continuo provided the middle harmony.’
- ‘The famous Adagio is based upon a tiny fragment of manuscript - a mere six bars of melody and bass line; all that remain today of the slow movement of a trio sonata in Albinoni's own hand.’
- ‘This reminds me very strongly of the energetic string crossing in the op. trio sonatas of Buxtehude for violin, viola da gamba and continuo.’
- ‘The writer is shrewd enough not to cite only chorale works but the six trio sonatas, ‘which are written in such galant style that they still sound very good, and never grow old’.’
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