Johann Baptist Georg Neruda
After his training in Prague, he first played in the local theater orchestra. He achieved increasing recognition as a violinist and conductor, which he earned on concert tours. First recorded in Dresden from 1741, he first became a violinist in 1750, later he was concertmaster of the Dresden court orchestra until his retirement in 1772 .
He composed 18 symphonies, 10 violin concertos, 1 bassoon concert, 34 trio sonatas , various dances, 2 church cantatas and the opera "Les Troqueurs". His best-known work today, the Concerto for Trumpet, Strings and Basso Continuo in E flat major , was originally written for Corno da Caccia . The only compositions published in print during his lifetime are six trio sonatas for two violins and bass, published by Breitkopf & Härtel in Leipzig in 1764 .
- Constantin von Wurzbach : Neruda, Johann Georg . In: Biographisches Lexikon des Kaiserthums Oesterreich . 20th part. Imperial-Royal Court and State Printing Office, Vienna 1869, p. 189 f. ( Digitized version ).
- Zdeňka Pilková: Neruda, Johann Baptist Georg. In: Grove Music Online (English; subscription required).
- Works by and about Johann Baptist Georg Neruda in the catalog of the German National Library
- Works by and about Johann Baptist Georg Neruda in the German Digital Library
- Sheet music and audio files by Johann Baptist Georg Neruda in the International Music Score Library Project
|SURNAME||Neruda, Johann Baptist Georg|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Neruda, Jan Křtítel Jiří|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Bohemian violinist and pre-classical composer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1707|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Prague|
|DATE OF DEATH||1780|
|Place of death||Dresden|