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Charles Burney – Musical journey through Italy – 1770

The biography:
French flautist and composer. He came in Florence with his father Nicolas who was first oboist with the grand duke’s guard from 1739. The younger Nicolas also joined the bande in 1736 before being promoted to flautist in the grand duke’s (Ferdinando III) chapel and chamber music. From 1739 he also worked in Lucca playing during the Santa Croce’s festivity and the opera season.. He played in the Teatro della Pergola’s orchestra (Florence) taking part in over 50 operas between 1765 and 1798. Dôthel had a very good relationship with Charles Antoine Campion who was Maestro of grand duke’s Chapel from 1763: the two same-aged musicians were born in the same country. They were both mentioned (together with Nardini) by Charles Burney and described as outstanding musicians. The flautist Ribock in the German review Magazin der Musik (1783), described so Dôthel’s musical style: “angenehme gefaellige Melodie untermischt sich und in ihren Theilen zusammengehaengt, oft ungeheuer lange aber unterbrochene Passagien; con amore gebrauchte Triolen; gaenzlicher Mangel an Zunge, oder liebe Unstatthaftigkeit derselben; dagegen vieler Gebrauch der Brust und eines tiefen Hauches; und endlich eine g…

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Last update: 29/11/2006

Barsanti  Francesco
Boccherini  Luigi
Brunelli  Antonio
Brunetti  Giovanni Gualberto
Caccini  Francesca
Caccini  Giulio
Cambini  Giovanni Gioacchino Maria
Campion  Charles-Antoine
Cesti  Antonio
Cherubini  Luigi
Clari  Giovanni Carlo Maria
Della Ciaia  Bernardino Azzolino
→ Dôthel  Nicolas
Gasparini  Francesco
Geminiani  Francesco
Gherardeschi  Filippo Maria
Giuliani  Giovanni Francesco
Guami  Francesco
Guami  Gioseffo
Guglielmi  Pietro Alessandro
Lidarti  Christian Joseph
Manfredini  Francesco
Manfredini  Vincenzo
Melani  Alessandro
Nardini  Pietro
Rutini  Giovanni Marco
Veracini  Antonio
Veracini  Francesco Maria
Zipoli  Domenico
Tesori Musicali Toscani
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Nicolas  Dôthel

(Luneville  1721 – Firenze  1810)

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Item’s number 51
Facsimile Editions
TMT Editions
  Instrumental music:
Tredici concerti per flauto e orchestra, MS 
Sei quartetti per flauto o due violini, viola e violoncello, Ms 
Tre quartetti per flauto, violino, viola e violoncello, Ms. 
Due sonate a tre flauti obligati, Ms
Quattro sonate a tre flauti obligati, Ms
Six sonates a trois flutes, Ms
Sonate per due violini e violoncello, Ms


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