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Heinrich Hofmann: Eine Schauspiels Ouverture, Op. 28; Ungarishe Suite, Op. 16; Symphony E flat Major "Frithjof" / Altenburg-Gera PO

Audio Samples

>Hofmann, Heinrich : Eine Schauspiels Overture, for orchestra, Op. 28
>Hofmann, Heinrich : Symphony in E flat major ("Frithjof"), Op. 22
>Hofmann, Heinrich : Ungarische Suite mit Benutzung ungarischer Nationalmelodien, for orchestra, Op. 16

Album Summary

>Hofmann, Heinrich : Eine Schauspiels Overture, for orchestra, Op. 28
>Hofmann, Heinrich : Symphony in E flat major ("Frithjof"), Op. 22
>Hofmann, Heinrich : Ungarische Suite mit Benutzung ungarischer Nationalmelodien, for orchestra, Op. 16
Conductor Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Expedition Audio Recommended
Viewing Hofmann's music in the context of his time, he was part of a conservative classicist approach that viewed middle-period Beethoven and Weber as the models to be emulated... If you would be happy to find something fresh in the mode of Mendelssohn and Schumann, you should give Hofmann's music a hearing.... read more ...

Expedition Audio Recommended
On the whole, these pieces are lighthearted and tuneful, written to entertain, and have an air of parlor music to them. Although he often employs chromatic harmonies, they are generally used expressively, to color the music, rather than to obscure tonal centers (although, that does happen too)...Beautifully performed and recorded, this album will no doubt fill an important gap on many collectors' shelves ... read more ...

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Konzertsaal der Bühnen der Stadt Gera, Germany (11/30/2009-12/03/2009).



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Works Details

>Hofmann, Heinrich : Eine Schauspiels Overtüre, for orchestra, Op. 28
  • Conductor: Eric Solén
  • Ensemble: Philharmonishe Orchester Altenburg-Gera
  • Notes: Konzertsaal der Bühnen der Stadt Gera, Germany (11/30/2009-12/03/2009)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1875

>Hofmann, Heinrich : Symphony in E flat major ("Frithjof"), Op. 22
  • Conductor: Eric Solén
  • Notes: Konzertsaal der Bühnen der Stadt Gera, Germany (11/30/2009-12/03/2009)
  • Running Time: 39 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1874

>Hofmann, Heinrich : Ungarische Suite mit Benutzung ungarischer Nationalmelodien, for orchestra, Op. 16
  • Conductor: Eric Solén
  • Notes: Konzertsaal der Bühnen der Stadt Gera, Germany (11/30/2009-12/03/2009)
  • Running Time: 19 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1873