Toward the middle of the eighteenth century, Paris was the leading cultural center of Europe, and, in contrast with its long and storied history of cultural autonomy and resistance to foreign influence in the arts, now served as a melting pot for artists and ideas from across Europe. Particularly in instrumental music, composers from German-speaking territories wielded great influence. Johann Schobert was one such immigrant musician who joined the court of the prominent patron Louis-Fran├žois de Bourbon, Prince of Conti, as a harpsichordist, in 1760 or 1761. Very little about Schobert's life before he appeared in Paris as a young keyboard virtuoso is known; his birth date is estimated to be some time before 1740, and his place of birth is uncertain, but believed to be somewhere in Silesia, then mostly under Prussian control. Once under ...
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Concerto, for piano (or harpsichord) & orchestra No. 3 in G major, Op. 13 1765 23:16 Concerto
Sonata for harpsichord & violin ad lib. in D minor, Op. 14/4 12:29 Chamber Music
Sonata for harpsichord & violin ad lib. in E flat major, Op 14/1 10:10 Chamber Music
Sonata for harpsichord & violin ad lib. in A major, Op. 14/5 10:54 Chamber Music
Sonata for harpsichord & violin ad lib. in B flat major, Op. 14/2 15:48 Chamber Music
Sonata for harpsichord & violin ad lib. in C major, Op. 14/6 10:13 Chamber Music
Sonata for keyboard & violin in G major, Op. 3/2 18:47
Trio for violin, cello & harpsichord in B flat major, Op. 16/1 14:35 Chamber Music
Trio for violin, cello & harpsichord in F major, Op. 16/4 17:03 Chamber Music
Sonata for harpsichord & violin ad lib. in C minor, Op. 14/3 14:55 Chamber Music
Sonata for keyboard & violin in C major, Op. 1/2 21:19
Sonatas (2) for harpsichord with violin accompaniment, Op. 5 05:05 Chamber Music
Sonata en quatuor for harpischord, 2 violins & cello in G minor, Op. 7/3 1764 11:55 Chamber Music
Sonata for keyboard & violin in D major, Op. 3/1 21:43
Sonata en quatuor for harpsichord, 2 violins & cello in F minor, Op. 7/2 1764 13:15 Chamber Music
Trio for violin, cello & harpsichord in C minor, Op. 16/2 12:49 Chamber Music
Trios (4) for harpsichord, violin & cello, Op 16 58:56 Chamber Music
Sonata en quatuor for harpischord, 2 violins & cello in E flat major, Op. 7/1 1764 15:49 Chamber Music
Sonatas (3) for violin, cello & harpsichord, Op. 6 04:43 Chamber Music
Trio for violin, cello & harpsichord in D major, Op. 16/3 13:39 Chamber Music
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