Composers

  • Composer of the month: Quantz

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    Erin Nichols
    Date
      March 12, 2019
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    It’s time for another installation of the flute composer of the month, and this month I’m featuring Johann Joachim Quantz. I chose him primarily because he is the composer of one of my favorite concertos I have ever played, his G Major concerto, but it turns out that there is so much more to his history! He was a prolific comp […]

  • Composer of the month: Joachim Andersen

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    Erin Nichols
    Date
      January 15, 2019
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    As promised, this week is another monthly feature on a flute composer, this time a very popular one. Joachim Andersen gave his talents to the flute repertoire, particularly his books of etudes. College students and professionals all over the world most likely have at least one of these challenging etude books.
    Andersen was born in Copenha […]