Biography of François-Joseph Gossec (1734-1829)

17.01.1734
Born in Vergnies (Hennegau)
Is said to have carved his first violin from a wooden shoe during cow herding
1752
Lessons with Rameau
1770
Founding of Concert des Amateurs and organisation of Concerts Spirituels
Introduced clarinet and horn in Paris orchestras
1784
Head of Ecole Royale de Chant
16.02.1829
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
The Tambourin is provided in two versions, originally (E major) and a facilitated version in F major.


Symphonie (Es-Dur) (Bearbeitung)
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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) (Bearbeitung)
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(4 flutes (6 flutes (piccolo (alto flute))))
Rating: easy
  1. Vivace - Allegro - Vivace


CDs with/from François-Joseph Gossec

Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Myung-Whun Chung , James Galway, Charles Gerhardt, Phillip Moll, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Marisa Robles, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  1. Georg Friedrich Händel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (02:49:00)
  2. Sergei Wassiljewitsch Rachmaninow: Vocalise op. 34, No. 14 (04:15:00)
  3. Claude Debussy: Le petit nègre (01:46:00)
  4. Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata No. 4 - Allegro (01:57:00)
  5. Franz Schubert: Serenade - Ständchen D.957 (03:53:00)
  6. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Scherzo aus "Ein Sommernachtstraum" (04:16:00)
  7. Robert Schumann: Träumerei (03:22:00)
  8. Aram Khatchaturian: Masquerade - Waltz (03:36:00)
  9. François-Joseph Gossec: Tambourin (01:22:00)
  10. Frederick Chopin: Variations on a Theme by Rossini (04:57:00)
  11. Alexander von Kreisler: Schön Rosmarin (01:48:00)
  12. Claude Debussy: Le petit berger (02:27:00)
  13. Antonin Dvořák: Humoresque (03:27:00)
  14. Guilio Briccialdi: Carnival of Venice (06:33:00)
Last edit 22.11.2010