The Cat's Fugue

Composer: 
Domenico Scarlatti
Arranger: 
Catalog numbers: 

SMC SU176/ HL 3776010

Price: 
$17.95
Duration (minutes): 
4
Detailed Instrumentation: 
Brass Quintet
According to legend, Scarlatti was relaxing after an evening of composing and teaching when his pet cat decided to take a walk across the keys of his harpsichord. Upon hearing this, he decided to use this subject for his own piece, Sonata in g minor, K. 30-L. 499.