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Biography of Christoph Nichelmann (1717-1762): biography, sheet music, recordings, weblinks and literature

Biography of Christoph Nichelmann (1717-1762)

13.08.1717
Born in Treuenbrietzen, Brandenburg
1730
Student of the Thomas school in Leipzig under Johann Sebastian Bach and piano lessons from his son Wilhelm Friedemann.
1733
Until 1738 student of Keiser, Telemann and Mattheson in Hamburg.
1739
Further studies in Berlin with Carl Heinrich Graund and Johann Joachim Quantz.
1745
Appointment for second harpsichordist in the band of the king in Berlin
1756
Gives up his appointment in Berlin, the cause is unknown. Rest of his life he spends in private, living very poor.
20.07.1762
Dies in Berlin
Part of the Berlin school (as for example Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach and Carl Heinrich Graun as well as his brother Johann Gottlieb Graun)
Today only his compositions for harpsichord are still known.

Sheet music for flute:

Trio (h-moll)
edition on notenbuch.deCD-Aufnahmen bei jpc.deMP3-Download bei amazon.de
(2 flutes, cello basso continuo, piano basso continuo)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegro
  2. Adagio
  3. Allegro
Last remaining trio sonata for this cast by Nichelmann. The original handwritings are kept in the university library in Lund (Sweden).


Last edit 01.01.2010