Sheet Music: Capriccio in G major

TitleCapriccio in G major
Opus numberQV. 3:1.13
ComposerJohann Joachim Quantz (1697–1773)
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyG major
RangeD4–E6
Time signature3/8
Tempo192 BPM
Performance time2:35
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2019-05-21
Last updated2019-05-21
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Baroque, Written for Flute

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Tuesday 21 May 2019

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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.