Sheet Music: Fantasia in B minor

TitleFantasia in B minor
Opus numberQV. 3:1.24
ComposerJohann Joachim Quantz (1697–1773)
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyB minor
RangeD4–A6
Time signature4/4
Tempo152 BPM
Performance time3:35
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2019-04-19
Last updated2019-04-19
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Categories
Baroque, Written for Flute

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Friday 19 April 2019

Tune of the Day: Fantasia in B minor by Quantz

for solo flute

This Fantasia in B minor 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.