Biography of Pavel Vranický (1756-1808)

Born in Nová Říše (West Moravia)
First music lessons on the latin school (violin, viola, piano and organ)
Studies of theology in Olomouc
Continues studies in Vienna and takes lessons in composition from Joseph Martin Kraus and Joseph Haydn
Between1780 and 1785 engagement as music director of count Esterházy
Conductor of the Kärtnertortheatre in Vienna
Composition of the opera "Oberon", which inspired Schikaneder to write the magic flute.
"Director of the violin" of two imperial theaters in Vienna
He was freemason together with Mozarts, his personal friend. Beside him he was befriended with Haydn and Beethoven, who´s first symphony he conducted on the premiere on special wish of the composer.
Had an exchange of letters with Goethe, who asked him to compose a sequel of the Magic flute
Conducts at the request of the composer the Schöpfung by Haydn
Dies in Vienna

Sheet music for flute:

Quartett op. 28, 1 (G-Dur)
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(flute, violin, viola, cello)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Andante sostenuto
  3. Tempo di Gavotta
  4. Allegro ma non troppo
Parts and score. I liked this very much. Surprising rhythmics and harmonics and every part is very self-contained.
Quartett op. 28,2 (C-Dur)
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(flute, violin, viola, cello)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegro
  2. Adagio cantabile
  3. Rondo Allegro
Parts and Score

CDs with/from Pavel Vranický

Jana Borzkova, Stamic Quartet, Jirí Válek
Antonin & Pavel Vranicky (2004)
Sextets for flute, oboe and string quartet
    Antonín Vranický: Sextet No. 7 in G major:
  1. Allegro (07:21:00)
  2. Adagio (05:45:00)
  3. Menuetto (03:36:00)
  4. Rondo (06:37:00)
  5. Pavel Vranický: Sextet No. 3 in E flat major:
  6. Adagio - Allegro (07:01:00)
  7. Andante (03:48:00)
  8. Presto (03:36:00)
  9. Pavel Vranický: Sextet No. 4 in C major:
  10. Allegro moderato (05:57:00)
  11. Adagio (05:33:00)
  12. Menuetto (04:19:00)
  13. Finale. Allegro non troppo (04:09:00)
  14. Pavel Vranický: Sextet No. 6 in D minor:
  15. Adagio - Allegro molto (05:32:00)
  16. Andante (04:55:00)
  17. Finale. Andantino con variazioni (05:01:00)
Ich kannte die beiden Brüder vorher nicht. Das ist sehr schöne, ausgewogene Musik. Bestätigt mein positives Vorurteil gegen böhmische Komponisten.

Literature von/über Pavel Vranický

Last edit 30.05.2020