Winfried Michel
Winfried Michel is a German recorder
The recorder is a woodwind musical instrument of the family known as fipple flutes or internal duct flutes—whistle-like instruments which include the tin whistle. The recorder is end-blown and the mouth of the instrument is constricted by a wooden plug, known as a block or fipple...

 player, composer
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, and editor
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 of music.

Michel studied with Ingetraud Drescher, Nikolaus Delius, and Frans Brüggen
Frans Brüggen
Frans Brüggen is a well-known Dutch conductor, recorder player and baroque flautist.-Biography:Brüggen studied recorder and flute at the Amsterdam Muzieklyceum. He also studied musicology at the University of Amsterdam. In 1955, at the age of 21, he was appointed professor at the Royal...

. He is lecturer for the recorder at the Staatliche Hochschule Münster
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 and at the Musikakademie Kassel
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. In addition to compositions published under his own name, he has written numerous pieces in the style of the early 18th century under the pseudonym Giovanni Paolo Simonetti. In 1993 he succeeded in convincing noted Haydn scholar H. C. Robbins Landon
H. C. Robbins Landon
Howard Chandler Robbins Landon was an American musicologist.He was born in Boston, Massachusetts and studied music at Swarthmore College and Boston University. He subsequently moved to Europe where he worked as a music critic. From 1947 he undertook research in Vienna on Joseph Haydn, a composer...

 and the pianist/scholars Paul
Paul Badura-Skoda
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 and Eva Badura-Skoda
Eva Badura-Skoda
Eva Badura-Skoda is a German/Austrian musicologist.Eva Halfar studied at the Vienna Conservatory and took courses in musicology, philosophy, and art history at the universities of Heidelberg, Vienna , and Innsbruck Eva Badura-Skoda (née Halfar) is a German/Austrian musicologist.Eva Halfar studied...

 that six piano
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s he had composed were long-lost works by Joseph Haydn
Joseph Haydn
Franz Joseph Haydn , known as Joseph Haydn , was an Austrian composer, one of the most prolific and prominent composers of the Classical period. He is often called the "Father of the Symphony" and "Father of the String Quartet" because of his important contributions to these forms...

 (Beckerman 1994; Linskoog 1996). Based on the opening few bars of six lost Haydn works, found in an old thematic index, these sonatas were published in 1995 as works by Haydn, "supplemented and edited by Winfried Michel." He has similarly completed the Viola
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 Sonata left as a two-movement fragment by Mikhail Glinka
Mikhail Glinka
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As Winfried Michel

  • Aceto e vino, for harpsichord (1991)
  • Postludium: Canon Reversus, for two violins
  • Il flauto da gamba, for recorder and piano
  • Gedämfte Schwingung, for solo alto recorder (1988/93)
  • Glissgliss, op. 16, for recorder and piano
  • Spielwelt und Weltspiel, op. 49, song cycle
  • Taglied mit dem Schatten, for voice and piano
  • Trombetta sordina, for recorder and metronome
  • Tu-i, op. 4, for alto recorder and harpsichord (1990)
  • Der Vogel hinter der Welt, op. 42, pantomime

As Giovanni Paolo Simonetti

  • Six Trio Sonatas, op. 2
    • 3. Sonata in B Minor, for recorder, transverse flute and continuo
    • 6. Concerto D'echi, for two recorders and continuo
  • Sonata in F minor, op. 3, no. 1, for recorder and continuo
  • Concerto in D minor, op. 4, for recorder, strings and continuo
  • Sonata (Concerto) in G minor, op. 4, no. 2, for recorder, transverse flute, and viola
  • Trio Sonata in F major, op. 5, no. 1, for alto recorder, oboe (or violin), and continuo
  • Trio Sonata in C minor ("La Burrasca"), op. 5, no. 2, for recorder, violin, and continuo
  • Trio Sonata in G minor, op. 5, no. 3, for alto recorder, bass recorder, and continuo
  • Trio Sonata in G major, op. 5, no. 4, for transverse flute, obligato violoncello, and continuo
  • Sonata and Ciacona, op. 8, for three alto recorders
  • Two Trio Sonatas, op. 10, for recorder, viola, and continuo
    • 1.
    • 2. E-flat major
  • Ciacona, op. 9, for harpsichord
  • Ciacona, op. 11, for flute and violin
  • Madrigale, for solo violin
  • Minuet in G major ("Il Gambio"), for alto recorder, oboe, and continuo


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