Die Flöte von Sanssouci, Op.88 (Graener, Paul)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Ernst Eulenburg, 1930. Plate E.E. 4858.
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Work Title Die Flöte von Sanssouci
Alternative. Title Suite für Kammerorchester
Composer Graener, Paul
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.88
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPG 6
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
I. Introduction und Sarabande
II. Gavotte
III. Air
IV. Rigodon
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1929
First Performance. 1930, Würzburg
Hermann Zilcher conducting
First Publication. 1930 – Leipzig: Ernst Eulenburg
Copyright Information USA copyright status:

In the USA, This item is not in the public domain because it was renewed 28 years after first publication with a proper notice or it was "restored" to copyright status via a Notice of Intent to Enforce (NIE) under the provisions of the GATT/TRIPS amendments. It will enter the US public domain on January 1st, 2026.

Dedication Carl Fürstenberg
Average DurationAvg. Duration 15-17 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation flute and orchestra
Solo - flute
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons
2 horns, 2 trumpets
timpani, snare drum, cymbals, strings
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Recorded on a Sterling CD. The title alludes to the flute concerts at the court, at Sans-Souci, of Frederick the Great (consider Quantz, CPE Bach, etc.)