Biography of Pierre  Danican-Philidor (1681-1731)

02.08.1681
Born in Paris into a family of musicians playing in Royal orchestras
Flutist and oboist in royal service
Wrote duets, suits for solo instruments and basso continuo, respectively two solo instruments and basso continuo
30.08.1731
Dies in Versailles

Sheet music for flute:

Sonate (d-moll)
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(recorder (oboe (flute)), cello (bassoon (viola da gamba)), harpsichord (piano))
Bärenreiter, HM 139
Rating: easy
  1. Lentement
  2. Fugue
  3. Courante
  4. Gracieusement
  5. Fugue


Suite Nr. 3 (C-Dur)
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(2 flutes (2 oboes (2 violins)), bassoon ad lib., cello ad. Lib., piano basso continuo)
Rating: easy
  1. Ouverture
  2. Simphonie tendre
  3. Allemande
  4. Air
  5. Sicilienne
  6. Sarabande
  7. Ouverture
There is a short introduction by Ulrich Thieme, giving hints about ornaments and other matters of style.


Literature von/über Pierre Danican-Philidor

Last edit 01.01.2010