^ Back to Top
^ Back to Discography
Classical Music Home

The World's Leading Classical Music Group

Email Password  
Not a subscriber yet?
Keyword Search
in
 

JOHANN GOTTLIEB GRAUN  

(1702 - 1771)

A chorister in Dresden in childhood and adolescence, Johann Gottlieb Graun, the second of three musician brothers, was a pupil of Vivaldi’s pupil Pisendel and, for a short time, of Tartini. Employed as concertmaster in Merseburg, he taught Bach’s eldest son, Wilhelm Friedemann; but in 1732, after other appointments, he joined the musical establishment of the future Frederick the Great, at Ruppin and then at Rheinsberg, before the latter’s accession to the Prussian throne in 1740. In Berlin he was appointed concertmaster of the new opera orchestra, established by the King.

Orchestral and Chamber Music

Graun was a prolific and admired composer, if now unduly neglected. His compositions include nearly 100 symphonies, 80 concertos, trios and solo sonatas.

Role: Classical Composer 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 




 
 
  View Albums
 
 




 Tell a Friend |  Bookmark this page Digg It |  Bookmark this page Del.icio.us. |  Add to Facebook Facebook |  FURL FURL |  Add to MySpace MySpace |  Stumbleupon StumbleUpon |  Twitter Twitter

Famous Composers Quick Link:
Bach | Beethoven | Chopin | Dowland | Handel | Haydn | Mozart | Glazunov | Schumann | R Strauss | Vivaldi
8:24:04 AM, 18 September 2014
All Naxos Historical, Naxos Classical Archives, Naxos Jazz, Folk and Rock Legends and Naxos Nostalgia titles are not available in the United States and some titles may not be available in Australia and Singapore because these countries have copyright laws that provide or may provide for terms of protection for sound recordings that differ from the rest of the world.
Copyright © 2014 Naxos Digital Services Ltd. All rights reserved.     Terms of Use     Privacy Policy
-212-
Classical Music Home
NOTICE: This site was unavailable for several hours on Saturday, June 25th 2011 due to some unexpected but essential maintenance work. We apologize for any inconvenience.