Articles about Flute Music

Johann Heinrich Carl Bornhardt – Flute Music

Among the forgotten musical figures of the late Classical/early Romantic periods was the notable guitarist, pianist, and teacher Johann Heinrich Carl Bornhardt. The guitar, so popular in the earlier part of the nineteenth century, was already scorned by the more ...

Paolo Sandrini (1782-1813)

Paolo Sandrini (1782-1813) By Tom Moore Given his brief lifespan, the multi-talented musician Paolo Sandrini made a considerable impact in his thirty-one years. He was born in Gorizia, in what is now the region of Friuli Venezia Giulia, an area ...

Christian Heinemeyer (1796-1872)

In contrast to the situation obtaining today, and in the twentieth century, during the nineteenth century many, if not most, of the leading instrumentalists were not only recreative musicians, but creative musicians in the sense that they composed works for ...

Matteo Bevilacqua

Matteo Bevilaqua (1772-1849) By Tom Moore Among the many Italian musicians living and working in Vienna at the beginning of the nineteenth century were numerous proponents of the guitar. Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829), active in Vienna in the years 1807-1819, remains ...

Amand Vanderhagen: works for flute

Most of the existing (small) literature on Amand Vanderhagen focuses on his production for his own primary instrument, the clarinet, for which produced two methods (1785, 1799), as well as three concertos. Vanderhagen must also have had a notable facility ...

The Flute Music of Theodor Gaude

Along with the many works written by composers whose principal instrument was the flute, there is a substantial body of music with flute written those specializing in instruments such the guitar or piano (an interesting case is Philip Ernst, who ...

Caspar Kummer: Music for flute and guitar

A previous article of mine presented three sets of divertissemens for solo flute, all based on operas by Auber and Rossini, by the prolific and long-lived Caspar Kummer (1795-1870). The article below will focus on Kummer's production for flute and ...