Julius Weissenborn Music Recordings and Sheet Music

  • Born
    13th April 1837
  • Died
    21st April 1888
  • Birthplace

Christian Julius Weissenborn was a bassoonist, teacher and composer. Weissenborn was born in Friedrichs-Tanneck near Eisenberg, Thuringia. He was principal bassoonist of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra from 1857 – 1887. He taught at the Leipzig Conservatory beginning in 1882. Apart from a small canon of Romantic works, he is chiefly remembered for his pedagogical works, the Practical Bassoon School and the Bassoon Studies, Opus 8 (which includes the "Fifty Advanced Studies"), which are still in widespread use. He died, aged 51, in Leipzig.

Title Form Instrument Ratings
Capriccio, Op.14 Caprice Solo Instrument and Piano
Bassoon Studies, Op.8 Etude Bassoon
6 Pieces for 3 Bassoons, Op.4 Trio Chamber group