kind to include all twelve possible transpositions of the hexachord. It is unusual among Bull’s compositions in giving scope to the side of his mentality that enjoyed constructing complex canons. Bull’s keyboard music forms by far the most important and extensive part of his output. A comprehensive assessment of it is difficult, however, for although most of the more substantial pieces from his English years are securely attributed to him, scarcely any of the sources are entirely trustworty in their ascriptions. Indeed, the most important source of all ( F-Pn Rés.
O.W. Neighbour and Susi Jeans
Kurt von Fischer and Gianluca D’Agostino
more have the superius and tenor texted, a pattern that made its first appearance in the works of Landini; six have all voices texted, in the Italian manner). 12 of these 18 works are in French mensurations (eight in 6/8 and four in 9/8). Verto and chiuso endings occur in 31 pieces (often cadencing on D, E, D), including all the pieces with text in the superius alone; whereas this double ending is hardly ever found among the works with text in all voices and in those with two parts texted. French influence can also be suspected wherever in place of smooth flowing
Horace Fitzpatrick and Thomas Hiebert
double concerto at the Concert Spirituel; this was the first of at least eight appearances there by Domnich between 1785 and 1788 . In the latter year he played a solo concerto by Devienne, but he otherwise appeared mainly in duos and trios with Lebrun. By 1787 he had joined the Opéra orchestra as Lebrun’s second, in 1793 he entered the National Guard band and by 1799 he was second horn at the Théâtre Feydeou. Domnich, along with Duvernoy, Buch and Kenn, was appointed professor of the horn at the newly formed Paris Conservatoire in 1795 . He was professor of
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depleted estate, and has since been untraced. Several portraits of Bagge are known, one of them engraved by Nicolas Cochin (reproduced in Terry) and another portraying him with a violin ‘comme un ménétrier’. Works all printed works published in Paris Orchestral 3 sinfonie (1788) 4 vn concs., all (n.d.) vn conc., F-Pn ; 2 symphonies concertantes, D-B Chamber 6 quatuors concertants, str qt, op.1 (1773) 6 trio, 2 vn, b (n.d.) Airs de Marlborough variés