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Title
Flute concertos
Composer
Johann Joachim Quantz 1697-1773
Performer
Mary Oleskiewicz  (fluit) Concerto Armonico
Conductor
Miklós Spányi
Publisher
Naxos, 2013
1 cd
Recording date
2011
Playing time
01:17:27
EAN
0747313312078
CDR
BDX2096
Placing suggestion
13 - Orkest met (solo)-blaasinstrument(en) (NBLC) K2 - Orkest met solo-instrumenten (Flemish music schema)

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More than 2 times in Flemish libraries

About Johann Joachim Quantz

Johann Joachim Quantz (German: [kvants]; 30 January 1697 – 12 July 1773) was a German composer, flutist and flute maker of the late Baroque period. He composed hundreds of flute sonatas and concertos, and wrote On Playing the Flute, a treatise on flute performance. His works were known and appreciated by Bach, Haydn and Mozart.

Biography

1697–1723: Early life

Quantz was born as Hanß Jochim Quantz in Oberscheden, near Göttingen, in the Electorate of Hanover. His father, Andreas Quantz, was a blacksmith who died when Hans was not yet 11; on his deathbed, he begged his son to follow in his footsteps. Nevertheless, from 1708 to 1713 he began his musical studies as a child with his uncle Justus Quantz, a town musician in Mersebur…Read more on Wikipedia

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