Biography of Johann-Gottlieb Graun (1702-1771)

Born in Wahrenbrück (Anhalt) (or may be the year before or a year later)
Unteil 1721 alumnus of crux school in Dresden and student of the violin player Johann Georg Pisendel
Lessons from Tartini during a stay in Prague
Call for band master to Merseburg, where he gave violin lessons to Friedemann Bach.
Call as band master to prince Friedrich in Ruppin
Principal of the orchestra in Berlin after enthronement of Frederic the Great
Death in Berlin

Sheet music for flute:

Sonata (C-Dur)
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(flute (alto recorder), cello basso continuo, piano basso continuo)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Adagio
  2. Allegro
  3. Largo
  4. Allegro assai
Based on a handwriting of the Royal library in Copenhagen. Which of the two brothers Graun the piece wrote is not clear.
Sonate (F-Dur)
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(flute (violin), viola, piano basso continuo)
Bärenreiter, HM 234
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Adagio non molto
  2. Allegro
  3. Allegro ma non tanto
Trio-Sonate (F-Dur)
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(flute, violin, cello, harpsichord (piano))
Zimmermann, ZM 1347
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Adagio
  2. Allegro non troppo
  3. Allegro
Very nice music.

Literature von/über Johann-Gottlieb Graun

Last edit 01.01.2010