Biography of Johann Philipp Kirnberger (1721-1783)

24.04.1721
Born in Saalfeld
1739
lessons from Johann Sebastian Bach in Leipzig (until 1741)
1741
Working in Poland, teaching music at different courts.
1751
Appointment as violinist at the court of Frederic the Great. Close friendship with Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
1758
Teacher for composition and band master for princess Anna Amalia of Prussia. Build-up of the Amalia library (later German National Library in Berlin)
1771
Publication of the first volume of Kunst des reinen Satzes in der Musik
1779
Publication of the second volume of Die Kunst des reinen Satzes in der Musik
27.07.1783
Dies in Berlin after a long illness

Sheet music for flute:

Sonata (G-Dur)
edition on notenbuch.deCD-Aufnahmen bei jpc.deMP3-Download bei amazon.de
(flute, cello basso continuo, piano basso continuo)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Adagio
  2. Allegro
  3. Allegro


Literature von/über Johann Philipp Kirnberger

Last edit 21.02.2017