Biography of Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710-1736)

Portrait of Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
04.01.1710
Born in Jesi (Ancona)
1723
Musical studies in Naples at the Conservatorio dei Poveri di Gesu Cristo (violin with Mondini and composition with Feo and Durante)
1732
Band master of prince Stigliano
1734
In service of duke Maddalani in Rome
1735
Organist of the royal chapel in Naples
16.03.1736
Dies of tuberculosis in a monastry in Pozzuoli near Naples
1752
The opera buffa "La serva padrona" started after the death of the posthum celebrated composer an intense discussion in Paris regarding the superiority of the Italian opera above the French.

Sheet music for flute:

Concerto (D-Dur)
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(flute, piano orchestral excerpt)
Rating: difficult
  1. Amoroso
  2. Allegro
  3. Presto
I love this one.


Concerto da Chiesa (f-moll)
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(flute, organ)
Harmonia, 3121
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Grave
  2. Andante ma non Troppo
  3. Allegro animato
  4. Tempo giusto
  5. Largo
  6. Allegro moderato
Assembled from Pergolesi's Stabat Mater.


Konzert - für Flöte, Streicher und B.C. (G-Dur)
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(flute, piano orchestral excerpt)
Alphonse Leduc, Ed. Nr. 287 K
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Spiritoso
  2. Adagio
  3. Allegro spiritoso
One of my favourite concerts. There are orchestral parts available.
The handwriting of this composition was found in the Stockholm music academy.


CDs with/from Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

Rudolf Baumgartner, Festival Strings Lucerne, Wolfgang Hofmann, Kammerorchester Emil Seiler, Matthieu Lange, Hans-Martin Linde, Aurèle Nicolet, Norddeutsches Kammerorchester, Burghard Schaeffer
    Giovanni Battista Pergolesi: Konzert für Flöte G-Dur:
  1. Spiritoso (04:18:00)
  2. Adagio (04:16:00)
  3. Allegro spiritoso (06:18:00)
  4. Antonio Vivaldi: Konzert für Piccoloflöte C-Dur:
  5. Allegro (04:10:00)
  6. Largo (03:12:00)
  7. Allegro molto (03:11:00)
  8. Robert Woodcock: Konzert für Flöte e-moll:
  9. Vivace (02:04:00)
  10. Largo (02:13:00)
  11. Allegro (quai Presto) (02:20:00)
  12. Michel Blavet: Konzert für Flöte a-moll:
  13. Allegro (05:53:00)
  14. Gavotte I & II, Tendrement (03:05:00)
  15. Allegro (05:08:00)
  16. Jean-Marie Leclair: Konzert für Flöte C-Dur:
  17. Allegro (05:27:00)
  18. Adagio (06:12:00)
  19. Allegro assai (03:56:00)
Teilweise auf Holzflöten gespielt.
James Galway, I Solisti Veneti, Claudio Scimone
    Giovanni Battista Pergolesi: Concerto G-Dur:
  1. Spiritoso (04:20:00)
  2. Adagio (04:24:00)
  3. Allegro spiritoso (03:11:00)
  4. Baldassare Galuppi: Concerto in D-Dur:
  5. Allegro (03:26:00)
  6. Adagio (04:57:00)
  7. Allegro assai (02:57:00)
  8. Romano Antonio Piacentino: Concerto in G-Dur:
  9. Allegro ma non troppo (05:07:00)
  10. Andante (03:52:00)
  11. Allegro (05:25:00)
  12. Luigi Gianella: Concerto lugubre (17:45:00)
  13. Guiseppe Tartini: Concerto in G-Dur:
  14. Allegro non molto (03:07:00)
  15. Andante (04:06:00)
  16. Allegro (02:19:00)
James Galway, I Solisti Veneti, Claudio Scimone
James Galway plays Flute Concertos (CD 3/12) (2011)
Pergolesi - Galuppi - Piacentino - Gianella - Tartini
jpc
    Giovanni Battista Pergolesi: Concerto for Flute & Orchestra No. 1 in G major:
  1. Spiritoso (04:20:00)
  2. Adagio (04:24:00)
  3. Allegro spiritoso (03:11:00)
  4. Baldassare Galuppi: Concerto for Flute & Stings in D major:
  5. Allegro (03:26:00)
  6. Adagio (04:57:00)
  7. Allegro assai (02:57:00)
  8. Romano Antonio Piacentino: Concerto for Flute & Orchestra in G major:
  9. Allegro ma non troppo (05:07:00)
  10. Andante (03:52:00)
  11. Luigi Gianella: Concerto lugubre for Flute & Strings (17:47:00)
  12. Guiseppe Tartini: Concerto for Flute & Strings in G major:
  13. Allegro non molto (03:07:00)
  14. Andante (04:06:00)
  15. Allegro (02:19:00)

Literature von/über Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

Last edit 05.12.2012