Biography of Jan Krtitel Baptist Vanhal (1739-1813)

Born in Nechanice
Comes with help of countess Schaffgotsch to Vienna. Student of Dittersdorf and later piano teacher himself (among his students was a href="person.php?id=119&englisch=true">Pleyel)
A two years stay in Italy and acquaintance with Gluck and presentation of some operas.
Living in Hungary on the estates of count Erdödy.
Final return to Vienna living as a free composer and music teacher.
He is said to have played a quartet with Haydn, Mozart and Dittersdorf in Vienna
Dies in Vienna

Sheet music for flute:

Notturno (C-Dur)
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(flute, violin (viola), viola, cello)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Andante cantabile
  2. Menuett
Parts and score
Variationen - über Nel cor più mi sento op. 42 (G-Dur)
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(flute (violin), guitar)
Zimmermann, ZM 2494
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Andantino + 6 Variationen

Literature von/über Jan Krtitel Baptist Vanhal

Last edit 12.01.2013