Biography of François-Joseph Gossec (1734-1829)

Born in Vergnies (Hennegau)
Is said to have carved his first violin from a wooden shoe during cow herding
Lessons with Rameau
Founding of Concert des Amateurs and organisation of Concerts Spirituels
Introduced clarinet and horn in Paris orchestras
Head of Ecole Royale de Chant
Dies in Passy near Paris

Sheet music for flute:

Gavotte (G-Dur) (Bearbeitung)
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(4 flutes)
Belwin Mills Publishing Corp., 116
Rating: easy
  1. Gavotte - Allegro grazioso
Parts and score, short and smart, a perfect encore.

Gavotte et tambourin (D-Dur) (Bearbeitung)
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(flute, guitar)
Rating: easy
  1. Gavotte
  2. Tambourin

Symphonie (Es-Dur)
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(flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn)
Alphonse Leduc, A. L. 26087
Rating: easy
  1. Allegro
  2. Andante
  3. Poco presto
Only parts, boring arrangement

Tambourin (F-Dur)
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(4 flutes (6 flutes (piccolo (alto flute))))
Rating: easy
  1. Vivace - Allegro - Vivace

Last edit 22.11.2010