Minuet (Minuetto) was written by William Defesch (Willem de Fesch; 1687-1761), a Dutch composer and conductor who spent most of his career in London. It has been for solo violin with Piano accompaniment by Alfred Moffat . It is a relatively simple piece that would suit any recital. Alfred Edward Moffat (1863-1950) was a Scottish musicologist, composer and music editor. Having studied in Berlin, he devoted his life to editing and republishing lost works for the Violin by British composers.