Carl Friedrich Abel

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Carl Friedrich Abel was the last of the great viola da gamba players before the instrument went into a period of a century and a half of dust and silence. Abel was born into a dynasty of German musical…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Pieces (27) for viola da gamba (MS Drexel 5871), WKO 186-212 1770 Chamber Music
Suite for bass viola da gamba in D minor, WKO 205-209 Chamber Music
Work(s) Miscellaneous (Classical)
Sonata for viola da gamba & harpsichord in E minor Chamber Music
[Adagio] for solo viola da gamba, WKO 187 1770 Chamber Music
Frena le belle lagrime, aria for soprano & chamber ensemble (for the pastiche opera "Sifari") Vocal Music
Trio for 2 transverse flutes & continuo in G major, Op. 16/4, WKO 101 Chamber Music
Suite in D Minor (from MS Drexel 5871) Chamber Music
[Moderato] for solo viola da gamba in D minor, WKO 208 1770 Chamber Music
[Minuet] for bass viol in D minor, WKO 206 Chamber Music
Sonata for viola da gamba & continuo in E minor, WKO 150 Chamber Music
[Arpeggio] for solo viola da gamba, WKO 205 1770 Chamber Music
Adagio, for viola da gamba (Ms Drexel 5871), WKO 209 1770 Chamber Music
Allegro for solo viola da gamba, WKO 212 1770 Chamber Music
Allegro, for viola da gamba (Ms Drexel 5871) Chamber Music
Symphony in E major, Op. 10/1, WKO 19 Symphony
Flute Concerto No. 2 in E minor, WKO 47 1759 Concerto
Allegro for solo viola da gamba, WKO 207 1770 Chamber Music
Arpeggiata (Prélude), for viola da gamba (Ms Drexel 5871) Chamber Music
Sonata for transverse flute & continuo in G major, Op. 6/6, WKO 128 Chamber Music
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