6 Flute Concertos, WK 46-51 (Abel, Carl Friedrich)



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Fynnjamin (2014/8/3)

Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1760-80) (possible)
Misc. Notes Badische Landesbibliothek, Karlsruhe (D-KA): Mus.Hs.4
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General Information

Work Title 6 Flute Concertos
Alternative. Title
Composer Abel, Carl Friedrich
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WK 46-51 ; Op.6*
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 pieces
  1. Flute Concerto in C major, WK 46
  2. Flute Concerto in E minor, WK 47
  3. Flute Concerto in D major, WK 48
  4. Flute Concerto in C major, WK 49
  5. Flute Concerto in G major, WK 50
  6. Flute Concerto in C major, WK 51
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1763 or before
First Publication. 1763 - Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel*
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation flute, strings, continuo
Primary Sources WK 46 - possible holograph score (ca.1763). D-LEm, Becker III.12.1/1
WK 47 - possible holograph score (ca.1763). D-LEm, Becker III.12.1/2
WK 48 - possible holograph score (ca.1763). D-LEm, Becker III.12.1/3
WK 49 - possible holograph score (ca.1763). D-LEm, Becker III.12.1/4
WK 50 - mss score (ca.1763). D-LEm, Becker III.12.1/5
Extra Information *These six concerti are listed in the Breitkopf Thematic Catalogue Part III, 1763 as available in manuscript. No opus number is mentioned here.

Misc. Comments

  • The Provenance of the Leipzig State Library "Fragliches Autograph" documents is given as Breitkopf und Härtel, interestingly... from the publisher to the library (and with Carl Ferdinand Becker (1804-1877) as a former owner for at least one of the concertos, also.)