Flute part from Dittersdorf: Notturno in D for four transverse flutes

Composer
Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf (1739-99)
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Less a ’nocturne’ in the later, romantic, sense than a short serenade to be played duting the evening, this Notturno by the Austrian composer and violinist Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf, contemporary of Haydn and Mozart, is a fascinating and rare work for 4 transverse flutes. It has odd moments of typical mid-century quirkiness (e.g., the abrupt forte/piano changes of Sturm und Drang) and a good amount of melodic charm. Transcribed from the MS in the Danish Royal Library, with editorial tempo indications and a few corrections, but with dynamics and slurs (with a few exceptions) as marked in the original.


Composer
Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf (1739-99)
Duration
10 minutes
Genre
Classical music
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