This was the work of Corelli, whose sonatas were published in the third quarter of the century with which we are now dealing.
It was the overture to this work which caused so much difficulty to Corelli.
To illustrate this statement, we will follow in a direct line from Corelli, according to the table given in Grove's Dictionary.
Miss Corelli's force is hysteric, but it is sometimes very real.
"If they play at Naples, they are not very polite there," poor Corelli must have thought!
Miss Corelli is, at least, quite serious in the belief that she is a woman of genius.
Pietro Locatelli, a pupil of Corelli, introduced a style of playing quite in advance of his time.
How it is now at Rome is doubtful; but we do not hear that there are any Corelli's.
Corelli issued his Sonatas in the same year that Purcell's appeared.
Like Hasse and Corelli, he had a veritable passion for beautiful pictures.