Title: Violin Sonata in D minor
Corelli’s set of twelve Violin Sonatas published in 1700 are dedicated to the Electress Sophia of Brandenburg and were a landmark in the history of violin playing
Composer: Arcangelo Corelli
Born: 17 February 1653, Fusignano, Italy
Died: 8 January 1713, Rome, Italy
Corelli was a violinist and composer of the Baroque era. His music was significant in the development of the modern genres of sonata and concerto as well as the rise in the pre-eminence of the violin and the coalescing of the instruments tonality and functional harmony.