Biography of Leonardo Vinci (1690-1734)

Born in Strongoli (Calabria) (Date unknown between 1690 and 1696)
Studies at the conservatory Dei Poveri in Naples with Greco
Until 1731 band mast at the royal court in Naples and composer for the theatre (30 operas)
Band master of the Royal orchestra in Naples
Teacher at the Conservatorio dei Poveri die Gesu Cristo. Among his students was Pergolesi
Retreat to a monastry due to lovesickness. Countless church music compositions.
Dies in Naples (might be at the 29.5.)
Composed more than 40 operas. At the beginning only comical ones, later on also serious.

Sheet music for flute:

Sonate (D-Dur)
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(flute, piano basso continuo)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Adagio
  2. Allegro
  3. Largo
  4. Presto
  5. Pastorella
Not so difficult and very beautiful...for example for the service in church.
Sonate (G-Dur)
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(flute, harpsichord)
Rating: easy
  1. Siciliana - Andante
  2. Allegro
  3. Aria cantabile
  4. Gavotta vivace
  5. Menuetto Il gusto Italiana

Literature von/über Leonardo Vinci

Last edit 02.03.2013