Sonata #1 in G Major by Johann Adolph Hasse (1699-1783)
Edited by Siegfried Schwab
For Flute and Guitar
Includes score and parts
Johann Adolph Hasse (1699-1783) is gradually rediscovered as master of the late Baroque era. Among his works are numerous sonatas and concertos for flute which, probably inspired by his friendship with Quantz and his relationship with Frederick the Great, play a special role. These also include the present Sonata for flauto traverse and basso continuo in an arrangement for flute and guitar. In the guitar part, the adaptation of the sonata for this instrumentation focuses on the fully notated bass line. Other – guitar-specific – embellishments such as chord vines, imitations, etc. stand back in favour of the leading bass line.