Hoffmeister: Flute Concertos Nos. 21 and 24 / Bruno Meier, flute; Prague CO

> Flute Concerto No. 24 in D major - I. Allegro
> Flute Concerto No. 24 in D major - II. Alla polacca ma lento
> Flute Concerto No. 24 in D major - III. Rondo: Moderato
> Flute Concerto No. 21 in D major - I. Allegro
> Flute Concerto No. 21 in D major - II. Romanza: Adagio
> Flute Concerto No. 21 in D major - III. Rondo: Allegro

Album Summary

>Hoffmeister, Franz Anton : Concerto for Flute no 24 in D major
>Hoffmeister, Franz Anton : Concerto for Flute no 21 in D major
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Notes & Reviews:

As prolific a composer as Haydn, Franz Anton Hoffmeister was a formative figure in his day, also acting as a significant music publisher for Mozart and Beethoven. Meeting the tastes of the time with a perfect blend of grace and artistry, both of these flute concertos are filled with radiant elegance and catchy melodies, allied to symphonic dimensions and passages of remarkable virtuosity for the soloist.

Expedition Audio Recommended
Elegant and lyrical, lively and buoyant, these polished concertos by Franz Anton Hoffmeister (1754-1812) are immediately appealing and enjoyable throughout... Released by Naxos, both concertos are appearing as world premiere recordings, and it's hard to imagine them being played any better than they are here. ... read more ...

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Domovina Studio, Prague, Czech Republic (10/04/2011-10/05/2011).



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>Hoffmeister, Franz Anton : Concerto for Flute no 24 in D major
  • Performer: Bruno Meier (Flute)
  • Ensemble: Prague Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: Domovina Studio, Prague, Czech Republic (10/04/2011-10/05/2011)
  • Running Time: 30 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1795

>Hoffmeister, Franz Anton : Concerto for Flute no 21 in D major
  • Performer: Bruno Meier (Flute)
  • Notes: Domovina Studio, Prague, Czech Republic (10/04/2011-10/05/2011)
  • Running Time: 26 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1788