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Need Help Finding a piece from Graupner

Posted: Thu May 25, 2006 9:50 pm
by afbla
Hi, i'm looking for piece by Christoph Graupner entitled Introduction And Allegro(or as i recently found out Intrada ). Does anyone have pdf or the midi of the orginal? I'm not sure if this piece is arranged into movements,but i'm looking for this part( Thank You.

P.S. Im new to this forum so i'm not sure if you have any rules against requests, so sorry if this against the rules.

Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 12:45 am
by Corlyss_D
Hey, Af. Welcome to the board. No, we don't have a rule against such questions. Running these things down forms a very diverting pastime for our more experienced members.

On a hunch, I word-searched on the arranger's name, which was scrolling across the player as I listened to your clip. Ben Clinesmith is the Lower School Asst. Academic Dean and Teacher of Strings at Calhoun School in NYC. He can be reached at I suggest you contact him directly. If anyone would know the information you want, he would. I'm betting it was originally a harpsichord composition. Sheet music of Clinesmith's arrangement can be obtained from

Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 7:29 am
by Ralph
Interesting query and WELCOME! Stick around and join our colloquoy.

Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 11:17 am
by jbuck919
I'm afraid I can't help you more than Corlyss already has, but it is a nice piece, nicely performed. Welcome to the board.