Scott Ross
Scott Ross © Radio France  /  Roger Picard

We have found Scarlatti's 556th sonata!

Did you think there were only 555 sonatas written by Domenico Scarlatti? Well guess again...there is one extra sonata: the 556th!

Having recorded the entire volume of 555 sonatas by Domenica Scarlatti, the harpsichordist Scott Ross composed an "April Fool's" sonata, broadcast on 1 April 1985:

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Sonate en ut majeur dite « du manuscrit d’Assas »

Scott Ross
Sonate en ut majeur, nicknamed the "Assas manuscript"
Recorded on 26 March 1985 and broadcast on 1 April 1985 by France Musique