Tune of the Day: Capriccio in D major by Quantz
This Capriccio in G major 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”). It is a rare example of music from the Baroque period using mezzo-forte dynamic markings.