Bruni, Antonio Bartolomeo (1757-1821)

Six Sonates Faciles pour Deux Violons à l'usage des Commençans, composées par Bruni. 1r oeuvre des Sonates

Simrock: Bonn, [1814]. Pl.n: Plate 1075. Folio. 15 pp. Crisp paper and musical text, minor foxing on title page, otherwise very good.
Bruni was a violinist, conductor and composer whose musically active primarily in Paris 1780-1806. He was best known for his comic operas, his numerous violin works (many pedagogical, as in the case of the present edition) and a viola method. His oeuvre included nearly 100 works for string quartet and trio, as well as over 100 duos (most for two violins), nearly 40 sonatas for various instruments and over 100 etudes and caprices. He was also a supporter of the French Revolution and catalogued the musical instruments confiscated during the Reign of Terror.