Biography of Jean-Baptiste Loeillet (1680-1730)

18.11.1680
Baptized in Gent, Belgium
Played oboe, flute and harp
1702
Lives in Paris, where a few of his works are published
1705
Lived in London, this is how he became called John of London
First flute at Haymarket Theatre
Made the flute popular in England.
Made a fortune of about 16.000 pounds mainly by teaching.
Wrote many sonatas for flute and was the first to compose soli for it.
19.07.1730
Dies in London

Sheet music for flute:

Drei Sonaten
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(recorder (violin), piano)
Edition Peters, Nr. 9669
Rating: easy
  1. Sonate C-Dur: Poco largo - Allegro - Grave - Allegro
  2. Sonate F-Dur: Largo - Allemande - Gavotte - Sarabande - Siciliana - Giga
  3. Sonate a-moll: Vivace - Allegro - Largo - Allegro


Sonata (e-moll)
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(2 flutes, piano basso continuo)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Largo
  2. Allegro
  3. Largo
The continuo part is highly romantic set and thus hard to endure.


Sonate (C-Dur)
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(flute, piano basso continuo)
Schott Verlag, ED-3942
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Adagio (in 8)
  2. Vivace
  3. Adagio
  4. Gigue
Edited by Louis Moyse. My version has an error, the fourth mouvement is included twice.


Sonate (C-Dur)
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(recorder (flute), cello (viola da gamba), harpsichord (piano))
Rating: easy
  1. Largo
  2. Allegro
  3. Affettuoso
  4. Allegro


Literature von/über Jean-Baptiste Loeillet

Last edit 02.03.2012