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Sonata in G major for Flute and Piano, Op5/1

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“Little known music”

Chris Hankin Just Flutes staff member - [email protected]

If you'd like to get completely off the beaten track then maybe you should consider this Sonata  which  is part of a the series 'Virtually Unknown Music' from Roz Trubcher. It proves that there is plenty of good music to be found in unlikely places! Graeff was a 'professor of Flute' who settled in England in 1802. This charming work is short and relatively simple, so it's ideal for introducing a younger player to the classical style.

From the Publisher

-    In 3 movements. The 1st movement is lively in a style reminiscent of Haydn and contrasts beautifully with the soulful slow movement so rich in poignant harmony. The finale is a rumbustious rondo that anticipates Rossini's style. The whole work was written with a figured bass that has been realised by Roz Trubger for this edition. It is published as part of the Virtually Unknown collection. A free play-along CD [ 2 speeds with and without solo] is included with the printed book.

-    J G Graeff was a flute player who was born in Germany but who spent most of his life in London and became a naturalised Englishman known as John George Graeff. He was a pupil of Haydn and a colleague of Clementi. This sonata was written c.1790.

Difficulty guide: 6-7
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is total beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).

Item Details


  • Part 1: Flute
  • Part 2: Piano
Category: Classical Flute and Piano Music
Publisher: Trübcher Music
Publisher's reference: 9790708082538
Part of the Forgotten Music series
Our Stock Code: 997362
Media Type: Paperback