Nicolaus Adam Strungk  (1640-1700)
Last updated: 19.12.19
According to the Internet source given below, Nicolaus Adam Strungk was a German violinist, organist and composer. He was a musician in the Hofkapelle of the Elector of Hanover in 1665. While attending the Elector in Italy (1682-1686), he met Arcangelo Corelli and was influenced by the Italian style. In 1688 he moved to Dresden becoming Kapellmeister there five years later. In 1693 he founded an opera house in Leipzig which opened with a performance of his "Alceste." Strungk wrote many operas, an oratorio, keyboard and chamber music. In a letter to Forkel, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach named Strungk as a composer whose works his father had admired.
Recorder Sheet Music
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For D (A or timpani) recorder, piano (violoncello ad lib).
Arr./Editor: Degen (Urtext)
Publisher: Edition Peters (P04565)