(b Wörlitz, 6 July 1739; d Dessau, 28 Feb 1796). German composer and violinist. He served at the Dessau court from 1762; after studying with C. P. E. Bach and F. Benda, he returned there, becoming court music director in 1775 and establishing Dessau as a vital musical centre. His large output includes chamber and keyboard music, dramatic works and sacred and secular vocal pieces.
His son Wilhelm Karl (1787-1855) became a pianist, organist and teacher.
|1||I. Grave||7 listeners|
|2||III. Gigue||7 listeners|
|3||II. Fuga||7 listeners|
|4||IV. Ciacona - Gigue||5 listeners|
|5||V. Courante - Gigue||5 listeners|
|6||Sonata for Harp and Flute: II. Andante grazioso||5 listeners|
|7||Sonata for Harp and Flute: III. Minuetto||5 listeners|
|8||Sonata for Harp and Flute: I. Allegro||5 listeners|
|10||Trio in D-major / I. Grazioso||2 listeners|