Trios, Op. 1 (Stamitz)

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The Orchestral Trios, Op. 1 was the first publication of a work by Johann Stamitz and one of the two prints issued during his lifetime. It was a famous and influential set of six orchestral trios. Most likely its composition dates from the 1750s.

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