Francois Devienne

Francois Devienne Sheet Music

  • Born
    31st January 1759
  • Died
    5th September 1803
  • Birthplace
    Joinville, Haute-Marne, France

François Devienne was a French composer and professor for flute at the Paris Conservatory. Devienne was born in Joinville, Haute-Marne, as the youngest of fourteen children of a saddlemaker. After receiving his first musical training as a choirboy in his hometown, he was playing in various Parisian ensembles as soloist and orchestra player. He studied the flute with Félix Rault and in 1780 he joined the household of Cardinal de Rohan. He was active in Paris as a flautist, bassoonist and composer, and played bassoon at the Paris Opera. He wrote successful operas in the 1790s, including Les visitandines (1792) which brought him much success.

Title Form Instrument
Nouvelle méthode théorique et prâtique pour la flûte Books Flute
Flute Concerti, Op.3 Concerto Solo Instrument(s) and Orchestra
Flute Concerto d'Airs connus, Op.5 Concerto Solo Instrument(s) and Orchestra
Flute Concerto in D major, Op.6 Concerto Solo Instrument(s) and Orchestra
Flute Concerto No.1 in D major Concerto Solo Instrument(s) and Orchestra
Flute Concerto No.2 in D major Concerto Solo Instrument(s) and Orchestra
Flute Concerto No.3 in G major Concerto Solo Instrument(s) and Orchestra
6 Duos Concertants, Op.53 Duet Chamber group
6 Flute Duets Duet Chamber group
6 Flute Duets, Op.2 Duet Chamber group
12 Easy Flute Duos, Op.57 Duet Chamber group
24 Easy Flute Duos for Beginners Duet Chamber group
Les comédiens ambulans Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Les Visitandines Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
6 Flute Quartets, Op.2 Quartet Chamber group
Florian Romance Voice(s) and Piano
3 Oboe Sonatas, Op.70 Sonata Chamber group
3 Oboe Sonatas, Op.71 Sonata Chamber group
6 Violin Sonatas Sonata Chamber group
Sonata for Flute, Bassoon and Harpsichord Sonata Chamber group