Biography of Adalbert Gyrowetz (1763-1850)

19.02.1763
Born in Budweis (Bohemia), son of a cathedral precentor
First lessons in singing, orgue and violin from his father
Studying law in Prague
Enters the service of the Prince of Fünfkirchen and plays in his orchestra
Meets Mozart in Vienna who gives one of his symphonies
Violin teacher and secretary of prince Rispoli in Rome
1786
Befriends Goethe in Rome
First lessons in composition from Niolo Sala
1789
Travels to Paris and afterwards to London
1792
Travels to Brussels, Berlin, Dresden, Prague, Munich and Schwetzingen
1804
Apointment for composition and as a band master at the Royal Theatre in Vienna
1850
Dies in Vienna

Sheet music for flute:

Dritte Nachtmusik op. 26 (G-Dur)
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(flute, violin, viola, cello)
Zimmermann, Z. 11577
Rating: difficult
  1. Adagio
  2. Allegro
  3. Menuetto
  4. Larghetto
  5. Allegretto con variazioni
  6. Polacca
  7. Allegretto
Only parts, no score. There are lots of errors in this edition. The introductory text sounds great, the music is it not really.


Quartett op. 19, Nr. 2 (g-moll)
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(flute, violin, viola, cello)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Adagio
  3. Rondo. Allegretto
Only parts, no score


Trio Nr. 2 (D-Dur)
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(flute, violin, cello)
Rating: easy
  1. Allegro
  2. Andante
  3. Rondo
Appeared first in Paris in 1790


Last edit 21.01.2016