Johann Joachim Quantz (1697–1773) 28 Variations on the Aria “Ich schlief, da traeumte mir”
edited by Frank Nagel and Winfried Radeke [fl,bc]
52 pages | 23 x 30,5 cm | 200 g | ISMN: 979-0-004-16925-4 | Softcover
This edition of the 28 variations on the aria “Ich schlief, da träumte mir” for flute and bassa continuo by Johann Joachim Quantz, published here for the first time, is based on a manuscript in the Preussischen Staatsbibliothek in Berlin, whose title reads:
über die Arie
Ich schlief da träumte mir
del Sigr: Qvanz
The high degree which the art of flute playing had reached at that time is very clearly displayed in this set of variations, a form unusual in Quantz’s output. For this reason, this work is very suitable as a study as weil as for performance.
The realization of the figured bass and the indications of phrasing merely represent one of many possibilities, and are only intended as suggestions. The source is in places full of errors, and these have been tacitly corrected.
Frank Nagel, Basel, June 1974