Articles about Music History

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 ...

Lobe Mein erstes Auftreten English

One morning my teacher received me with a very solemn air; and after he had cleared his throat and gazed at me meaningfully for a few seconds, he said: " I have important news to share with you. You are ...

The Dilettant: A Monthly Musical Magazine for Flute

The early nineteenth century was truly the zenith for the popularity of the flute among amateur players. The volume of compositions written for this market during the period was immense. A critic reviewing the op. 107 by Gabrielsky (his Trois ...

Publisher, flutist, composer: August Rosinus Christoph Landgraf (1795-1827)

Among the most obscure figures in the flowering of music for the flute from the early nineteenth century is Rosinus Landgraf, for whom there is virtually no biographical information available. Landgraf had the honor of having four collections of his ...