Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti (26 October 1685 – 23 July 1757) who wrote the Sonata K. 455 in G Major was an Italian composer who spent much of his life in the service of the Portuguese and Spanish royal families. He was born in 1685, the same year as Johann Sebastian Bach and George Frideric Handel.
The well-known Double Violin Concerto in D minor, BWV 1043 is the basis of the transcription for this Concerto for two keyboards. It was transposed down a tone to allow the top note E6 to be reached as D6, the common top limit on harpsichords of the time.
The Chaconne in D Minor from Johann Sebastian Bach is the fifth and last movement of its Partita No 2 in D minor for solo violin (BWV 1004), written between 1717 and 1720.
Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti (26 October 1685 – 23 July 1757) who wrote the Sonata K. 1 in D minor was an Italian composer who spent much of his life in the service of the Portuguese and Spanish royal families.
Prelude and Fugue in A minor, is a piece of organ music written by Bach sometime around his years as court organist to the Duke of Saxe-Weimar (1708–1717). Because of the piece’s overall rhapsodic nature, many organists play this piece freely, and in a variety of tempi.
The English Suites, BWV 806–811, are a set of six suites written by Johann Sebastian Bach for harpsichord (or clavichord) and generally thought to be the earliest of his 19 suites for keyboard.
The Toccata in C Minor is part of the Toccatas for Keyboard, BWV 910–916, seven pieces for clavier written by Johann Sebastian Bach. Though the specific instrumentation is not given for any of the works, they are all strictly manualiter, as none of them call for pedal parts.
Partita No. 2 is part of the Partitas BWV 825–830, a set of six harpsichord suites written by Johann Sebastian Bach, published individually beginning in 1726, then together as Clavier-Übung I in 1731, the first of his works to be published under his own direction.
Prelude No. 3 in C-Sharp Major, BWV 872, is a keyboard composition written by Johann Sebastian Bach in 1738. It is the 3rd prelude and fugue in Book II of The Well-Tempered Clavier, a collection of two sets of preludes and fugues in all 24 major and minor keys.
Bach arranged Vivaldi’s Op 3 No 10 (RV 580) to a concerto for 4 keyboards and strings (BWV 1065). Johann Sebastian Bach made a number of transcriptions of Antonio Vivaldi’s concertos, especially from his Op. 3 set, entitled L’estro armonico.