Biography of Carl Friedrich Abel (1723-1787)

  Portrait of Abel, painted 1777 by Thomas Gainsborough
Portrait of Abel, painted 1777 by Thomas Gainsborough
22.12.1723
Born in Köthen. His father was musician in Bachs court chapel
Lessons from Bach in Leipzig
1748
Musician at the court in Dresden
1759
Moves to London and works there as a musician (viola da gamba and harpsichord) and concert presenter together with Bachs son Johann Christian
1782
Comes back to Germany
20.06.1787
Dies in London

Sheet music for flute:

Quartett op. 12 No. 2 (A-Dur)
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(flute (oboe), violin, viola, cello)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Un poco Allegro
  2. Adagio ma non troppo
  3. Tempo di Menuet


Literature von/über Carl Friedrich Abel

Last edit 24.10.2012