Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787

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Composed 1777.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Sinfonia in E-flat, op. 14, no. 2 / by Carl Friedrich Abel. 1992. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42363105

From the description of Sinfonia in E-flat, op. 14, no. 6 / by Carl F. Abel. 1991. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42527299

Composed 1780 or later. This edition edited from parts of the first edition published by R. Bremner, London [1785]. Dedicated to George, Prince of Wales.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Six overtures in eight parts : composed and by permission most humbly dedicated to His Royal Highness George Prince of Wales, op. XVII [#1] / by C.F. Abel. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42527520

Original edition published by Bremner in London as Six Symphonies, op. 10, "a deux Violons, Taille & Basse, Hautbois & Cors de Chasse".--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Overture V / C.F. Abel. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42363100

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Composed 1770-1. First published 1781. Dedicated to the Prince of Prussia.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Divertimento in F dur / Karl Friedrich Abel ; adapted for practical use by Karl Geiringer. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42249422

Published in "The Symphony," Garland, Series E, v. 2, no. 6.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of [Symphony in G major, op. 1, no. 6] / C.F. Abel. [19--?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 70636279

Published in "The Symphony," Garland, Series E, v. 2, no. 3.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Six symphonies. III / C.F. Abel. [19--?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 70636293

Published in "The Symphony," Garland, Series E, v. 2, no. 2.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Six symphonies. II / C.F. Abel. [19--?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 70636296

Composed probably 1777. First published London, 1777-8, as one of Six Overtures in Eight Parts. This edition 1991, from a set of parts in the archives of the Moravian Music Foundation.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Sinfonia number 4 in B-flat, opus 14 / by Carl Friedrich Abel. 1992. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42363112

Composed 1780 or later. This edition edited from parts of the first edition published by R. Bremner, London [1785]. Dedicated to George, Prince of Wales.

From the description of Six overtures in eight parts : composed and by permission most humbly dedicated to His Royal Highness George Prince of Wales, op. XVII [#4] / by C.F. Abel. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42528259

Composed ca. 1780. This edition edited from parts of the first edition published by R. Bremner, London [1785]. Dedicated to George, Prince of Wales.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Six overtures in eight parts : composed and by permission most humbly dedicated to His Royal Highness George Prince of Wales, op. XVII [#2] / by C.F. Abel. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42527691

From the description of Symphony, op. 17 no. 6 / Abel. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42528639

Composed 1771. This edition edited from parts of the first edition published by R. Bremner, London [n.d.] [1771 or 72]. Dedicated to Guillaume Young, Governor of Dominique.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Six simphonies à deux violons, taille [viola], et basse, hautbois, et cors de chasse : composées e dedicés a son excellence Monsiuer le Chevalier Guillaume Young, Gouverneur de Dominique, etc. etc. : oeuvre X [#4] / par C.F. Abel, musicien de la Chambre de sa Majesté La Reine de la Grande Bretágne. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42363099

From the description of Six simphonies à deux violons, taille et basse, hautbois et cors de chasse : composées e dedicés a son excellence Monsiuer le Chevalier Guillaume Young, Gouverneur de Dominique, etc. etc. : oeuvre X [#6] / par C.F. Abel, musicien de la Chambre de sa Majesté La Reine de la Grande Bretágne. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42363102

Composed probably 1777. First published London, 1777-8 as one of Six Overture in Eight Parts. This edition 1991, from a hand-written set of parts in the archives of the Moravian Music Foundation.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Sinfonia in D, opus 14, no. 3 / by Carl Friedrich Abel. 1991. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42363110

Published in "The Symphony," Garland, Series E, v. 2, no. 4.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of [Symphony in E♭, op. 1, no. 4]. [19--?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 70636289

Published in "The Symphony," Garland, Series E, v. 2, no. 1.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Six symphonies. No. I / C.F. Abel. [19--?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 70636302

Composed 1780. This edition edited from parts of the first edition published by R. Bremner, London [1785]. Dedicated to George, Prince of Wales.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Sinfonia, op. 17 no. 5 / Karl F. Abel. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42528432

From the description of Six overtures in eight parts : composed and by permission most humbly dedicated to His Royal Highness George Prince of Wales, op. XVII [#3] / by C.F. Abel. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42527890

Published in "The Symphony," Garland, Series E, v. 2, no. 5.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Six symphonies. V / C.F. Abel. [19--?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 70636284

Composed 1771. This edition edited from parts of the first edition published by R. Bremner, London [n.d.] [1771 or 1772]. Dedicated to Guillaume Young, Governor of Dominique.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Six simphonies à deux violons, taille et basse, hautbois, et cors de chasse : composées e dedicés a son excellence Monsiuer le Chevalier Guillaume Young, Gouverneur de Dominique, etc. etc. : oeuvre X [#2] / par C.F. Abel, musicien de la Chambre de sa Majesté La Reine de la Grande Bretágne. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42363097

From the description of Six simphonies à deux violons, taille et basse, hautbois et cors de chasse : composées e dedicés a son excellence Monsiuer le Chevalier Guillaume Young, Gouverneur de Dominique, etc. etc. : oeuvre X [#1] / par C.F. Abel, musicien de la Chambre de sa Majesté La Reine de la Grande Bretágne. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42363094

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referencedIn Alexander Mackay-Smith Collection, 1689-1827 University of Virginia. Small Special Collections Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Six simphonies à deux violons, taille et basse, hautbois et cors de chasse : composées e dedicés a son excellence Monsiuer le Chevalier Guillaume Young, Gouverneur de Dominique, etc. etc. : oeuvre X [#1] / par C.F. Abel, musicien de la Chambre de sa Majesté La Reine de la Grande Bretágne. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. [Symphony in E♭, op. 1, no. 4]. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf SONATAS for the viola-da-gamba, with a bass, by Carl Friedrich Abel. The first two sonatas are autograph. Paper; ff. 83. xviiith cent. Belonged to Elizabeth, Countess of Pembroke. Obl. Folio.Carl Friedrich Abel, composer: Sonatas: 18th cent.Carl Frie..., 18th century British Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Symphony, op. 17 no. 6 / Abel. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Sinfonia in D, opus 14, no. 3 / by Carl Friedrich Abel. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Six overtures in eight parts : composed and by permission most humbly dedicated to His Royal Highness George Prince of Wales, op. XVII [#4] / by C.F. Abel. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf WORDSWORTH MUSIC MANUSCRIPT: collection of vocal and instrumental music compiled by William Wordsworth, an amateur of music; circa 1771. Commenced? 21 Sept. 1771 (f. ii). Included are songs by Arne, Travers and Shield, the cantata 'The Hermit' by Jam..., approximately 1771 British Library
referencedIn Contemporary engravings [manuscript] ca. 1600-ca. 1825. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Sinfonia in E-flat, op. 14, no. 6 / by Carl F. Abel. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Anon. [Regimental Marches]; 18th century. A collection of 47 marches, mainly for special regiments, in piano score. Nos. 1, 5-6, 11-12, 43 and 46-47 by J.C. Bach; nos. 2, 4, 7-9, 30 and 45 ‘composed for H.R.H. the Prince of Wa..., 18th century British Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Miscellaneous music, vocal and instrumental, including a large number of Scottish, Irish, and other airs, with variations, minuets, etc., apparently for 1 or 2 flutes or clarinets [microform]. University of Glasgow, Glasgow University
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Sinfonia in E-flat, op. 14, no. 2 / by Carl Friedrich Abel. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Overture V / C.F. Abel. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Solos for viola da gamba. The California Digital Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Divertimento in F dur / Karl Friedrich Abel ; adapted for practical use by Karl Geiringer. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf TRIOS in score, for two violins and bass, by Dr. William Boyce and Luigi Boccherini ; and quartetts for two violins, tenor and bass, by John Christian Bach, Charles Frederick Abel, John Christian Abel, and Felice Giardini. xviiith cent. Oblong Quarto..., 18th century British Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Six symphonies. No. I / C.F. Abel. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Six symphonies. V / C.F. Abel. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Six simphonies à deux violons, taille et basse, hautbois et cors de chasse : composées e dedicés a son excellence Monsiuer le Chevalier Guillaume Young, Gouverneur de Dominique, etc. etc. : oeuvre X [#6] / par C.F. Abel, musicien de la Chambre de sa Majesté La Reine de la Grande Bretágne. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Six simphonies à deux violons, taille et basse, hautbois, et cors de chasse : composées e dedicés a son excellence Monsiuer le Chevalier Guillaume Young, Gouverneur de Dominique, etc. etc. : oeuvre X [#2] / par C.F. Abel, musicien de la Chambre de sa Majesté La Reine de la Grande Bretágne. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Six overtures in eight parts : composed and by permission most humbly dedicated to His Royal Highness George Prince of Wales, op. XVII [#2] / by C.F. Abel. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Quatertto [sic] per due violono, alto et basso, opera 8eme, quatuor 3e : Moderato / Abel. Yale University Library
creatorOf A COLLECTION of Organ Music, by George Frederick Handel, Arcangelo Corelli, John Stanley, Charles Frederick Abel, -Schmid, Matthew Camidge, and -Berg; transcribed by Samuel Webbe, the celebrated glee-writer, in 1799. Oblong Quarto. Presented by Vin..., 1799 British Library
referencedIn Theodore M. Finney Music Manuscript Collection TXRC98-A25., ca. 1700-1850 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. [27 pieces for the viola da gamba] / C. F. Abel. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Volume I. The Minuets on ff. 63b and 64 are described as ‘Brought from Germany by H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester’.ff. 80.1. ff. 1-6. Weidemann (Charles Frederick): Minuets.2. ff. 6b-7. Galeotti (Stefano): Minuet.3. f. 7. Weidem..., 1762-1774 British Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Six symphonies. III / C.F. Abel. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Sinfonia, op. 17 no. 5 / Karl F. Abel. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Finney, Theodore M. (Theodore Mitchell), 1902-1978. Theodore M. Finney Music Manuscript Collection, ca. 1700-1850. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Six overtures in eight parts : composed and by permission most humbly dedicated to His Royal Highness George Prince of Wales, op. XVII [#1] / by C.F. Abel. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Sinfonia number 4 in B-flat, opus 14 / by Carl Friedrich Abel. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Solos for viola da gamba [microform]. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS Music, vocal and instrumental, including:-a large number of Scottish, Irish, and other airs, with variations, minuets, etc., apparently for 1 or 2 flutes or clarinets (see f. 5) ; English songs, among which are an occasional ode " Hail ..., 1788 British Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Six simphonies à deux violons, taille [viola], et basse, hautbois, et cors de chasse : composées e dedicés a son excellence Monsiuer le Chevalier Guillaume Young, Gouverneur de Dominique, etc. etc. : oeuvre X [#4] / par C.F. Abel, musicien de la Chambre de sa Majesté La Reine de la Grande Bretágne. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Six symphonies. II / C.F. Abel. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. [Symphony in G major, op. 1, no. 6] / C.F. Abel. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787. Six overtures in eight parts : composed and by permission most humbly dedicated to His Royal Highness George Prince of Wales, op. XVII [#3] / by C.F. Abel. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
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associatedWith Alexander Mackay-Smith person
associatedWith Coggins, Joseph. person
associatedWith Finney, Theodore M. person
associatedWith Franceschini, Romulus. person
associatedWith Geiringer, Karl, 1899-1989. person
associatedWith King, J. Robert, musician. person
associatedWith Rimbault, Edward F. (Edward Francis), 1816-1876. person
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Symphonies (Chamber orchestra)--Scores
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String quartets--Parts
Symphonies--Scores and parts
Viola da gamba music
String orchestra music, Arranged
Symphonies (Chamber orchestra)--Scores and parts
Horns (2), oboes (2) with string orchestra--Scores
Horns (2), oboes (2) with string orchestra--Scores and parts
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Birth 1723-12-22

Death 1787-06-20

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