Arcangelo Corelli (–) was one of the most sought-after violin teachers in Italy and his pupils included Castrucci, Gasparini, Geminiani, Bonporti and. Arcangelo Corelli, Ensemble Fitzwilliam – Corelli: La Follia – Music. The final work following eleven sonatas in Corelli’s opus has the theme adopted by Rachmaninoff, called there ‘Follia’, with 24 variations.

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The theme is not by Corelli! And what do we now call the child?

However, unlike what Rachmaninoff assumed, the Italian composer did not compose this theme. Around the same time there also developed a harmonic-melodic formula of the same name that, however, can no longer be linked to the wildness of the dance. It was very much in vogue in subsequent centuries, and — undergoing constant modification — was especially utilised as a theme for sets of variations.


Folia – Wikipedia

Rachmaninoff first learned that the theme did not come from Corelli through a concert review of his recital in Carnegie Hall on 7 November Corelli was and remained the inspirational source, and the caption title of Op. A recommendation to conclude, Vladimir Ashkenazy in this impressive recording!

Is anyone after that still interested in follia the work is now called Corelli Variations or La Folia Variations? Many thanks for the great article, I was searching for specifics such as this, visiting look into the folliz posts.

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Corelli, La Folia and Rachmaninoff’s Variations, Op. 42

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