Johann Wilhelm Furchheim


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Born in Dresden in 1635, Furchheim (or sometimes Forchheim) played violin in the court orchestra all of his adult life. He died in the Saxon capital in 1682.

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FUR002.1

Sonatella a7 in A

This three-movement work is scored for three violins, two violas, violone and continuo.
Edited by Brian Clark.
16pp.
FUR003.1

Sonata a5 in A minor

This extended work is scored for pairs of violins and cornetti with bassoon and continuo.
Edited by Brian Clark.
16pp.
FUR001.1

Suite a5 in B minor

This suite consists of five movements: Praeludium, Alemande, Courant, Saraband and Gigue. Though not stipulated in the original materials, the most likely instrumental line-up is pairs of violins and violas with bassoon and continuo.
Edited by Brian Clark.
12pp.