Sheet Music: Capriccio I in D minor

TitleCapriccio I in D minor
Opus numberQV. 3:1.8
ComposerJohann Joachim Quantz (1697–1773)
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyD minor
RangeD4–E6
Time signature3/4
Tempo88 BPM
Performance time2:25
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2018-11-10
Last updated2018-11-10
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Categories
Baroque, Written for Flute

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Saturday 10 November 2018

Tune of the Day: Capriccio in D minor by Quantz

for solo flute

This capriccio is one of 24 pieces attributed to the famous German flutist and composer Johann Joachim Quantz to have survived in a manuscript titled Fantasier og Preludier. 8. Capricier og andre Stykker til Øvelse for Flöÿten af Quanz (“Fantasies and Preludes. 8 Caprices and other Pieces for Exercise for the Flute by Quantz”). This manuscript has been kept in the Giedde Collection (named after its founder, Danish composer W.H.R.R. Giedde) in the Royal Library of Copenhagen, which hosts a fairly comprehensive collection of flute music from the second half of the 18th century.