Giulio Briccialdi (18181881)

Lohengrin-Fantasie op. 129

nach Themen aus der Oper von Richard Wagner

for: Flute, piano

Music score

Item no.261207
Author/ComposerGiulio Briccialdi
EditorNikolaus Delius
Leveldifficult
Scope15/7 pages; 23 × 30.5 cm
Release year1999
Publisher/ProducerSchott Music
Producer No.FTR 179
ISMN9790001123280
16.00 €
Delivery time: 2–3 working days (Germany )
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Description

Giulio Briccialdi was one of the most eminent flute virtuosos of the 19th century. Naturally, apart from one opera, his oeuvre consisted mainly of pieces for the flute. In numerous fantasies on excerpts from popular operas (mainly Italian works and the operas of Meyerbeer) he married dazzling virtuosity with tunes that were popular favourites. As Wagner's music seems rather underrepresented in 19th-century popular flute music the discovery of Briccialdis 'Lohengrin' counts as a pleasant surprise, which should delight flute players and Wagner fans equally.