Biography of Guilio Briccialdi (1818-1881)

02.03.1818
Born in Terni (Umbria/Italy)
First flute lessons from his father, after whos death he tramped to Rome and was teached and was sheltered by a singer from the Sistine Chapel
1835
Teacher at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia after earning a degree from this institute himself.
1836
Move to Naples
1837
Flute teacher of the brother of the king of Naples
1839
Move to Milano
1841
Move to Vienna
Concert tour through Europa and the USA
1848
Encounter with Böhm and first time playing on a silver flute with cylindrical bore and conic parabolic head joint.
1849
During living in London, Rudall & Carte built the first flute with a b-key commissioned by him. Thus the system of Böhm was enhanced.
1871
Flute teacher at the Florence conservatory, flute workshop of his own.
1879
Lectorship for flute at Florence music institute
Was said to be the greatest flutist of all times.
17.12.1881
Dies in Florence
184 compositions of all genres

Sheet music for flute:

16 Duets - Band 2 op. 132
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(2 flutes)
Rating: difficult
  1. Allegretto (F-Dur)
  2. Moderato (F-Dur)
  3. Allegro (B-Dur)
  4. Andante (g-moll)
  5. Moderato (Es-Dur)
  6. Andante sostenuto (Es-Dur)
  7. Ricreazione - Tempo die Mazurka (G-Dur)
  8. Allegro con brio (D-Dur)
I like this duets. Both parts are emancipated ant the movements are not too long.


2. Quintetto op. 132 (B-Dur)
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(flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegretto
  2. Andante sostenuto
  3. Allegro
First print of this quintet. Sounds a bit like the Italian operas of the same time.


5 Paraphrasen nach Verdi-Opern
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(flute, piano)
Zimmermann, ZM 34910
Rating: difficult
  1. Aida - Fantasia drammatica op. 134
  2. La Traviata - Libera trascrizione
  3. Il Trovatore Fantasia
  4. Don Carlos Fantasia op. 121
  5. Macbeth Fantasia op. 47


Duo concertant op. 100, No. 2 (F-Dur)
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(2 flutes)
  1. Allegro
  2. Andante
  3. Allegretto
Only parts. Not easy to play, but worth it.


Quartetto in La Maggiore (A-Dur)
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(4 flutes)
Zanibon, G 6451 Z
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegro
  2. Andante
  3. Allegro con moto
Parts and score


Quintuor op. 124 (D-Dur)
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(flute, oboe, clarinet in A, bassoon, horn in D)
Edition Compusic Amsterdam, 401
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegro marciale
  2. Andante
  3. Allegro


Variationen - über das Thema "Qual cor Tradisti" aus der Oper " Norma" von Bellini (G-Dur)
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(flute)
Rating: difficult
  1. Andante sostenuto + 4 Variationen


Literature von/über Guilio Briccialdi

Last edit 03.04.2012