Sonata No. 1 in G Major, Allegro
Sonata No. 1 in G Major
Sonata No. 1 in G Major by Johann Baptist Wendeling, for Flute and Guitar arranged by John Arnold. This three movement work includes an Allegro, Adagio and a Menuetto with variations. Intermediate to advanced difficulty.
Johann Baptist Wendling (1723 –1797) was a flute player and composer of the Mannheim School. He held the position of principal flute in the Mannheim and Munich court orchestras under directors Johann Stamitz and Christian Cannabich, and was renowned for his virtuosity and expressive playing. He was employed at the court of Deux-Ponts (Zweibrücken) from 1745 and joined the Mannheim court orchestra in 1752 as principal flautist. In 1778 he relocated to Munich with the court orchestra and continued to perform.