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Grand Piano - Josef Hofmann - Liszt, Beethoven, et al

Album Summary

>Liszt, Franz : Hungarian Rhapsodies (19) for Piano, S 244
>Liszt, Franz : Valse impromptu for Piano, S 213
>Liszt, Franz : Concert Etudes (2) for Piano, S 145
>Liszt, Franz : Tarantella, for piano (Années, suppl. to II/3), S. 162/3 (LW A197/3)
>Liszt, Franz : Liebesträume, notturno for piano no 3 in A flat major ("O Lieb, so lang du lieben kannst"), S. 541/
>Scarlatti, Domenico : Sonata for Harpsichord in C major, K 513/L S3
>Scarlatti, Domenico : Capricco fugato a dodici, for double chorus, strings & continuo
>Schumann, Robert : Der Kontrabandiste ("Ich bin der Kontrabandiste"), song for baritone voice & piano (Spanisches Liede
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Ruins of Athens, Op. 113
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Rondo a Capriccio for piano in G major ("Rage Over a Lost Penny"), Op. 129
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 3 in C major, Op. 2 no 3
Performer Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Josef Hofmann enjoyed a phenomenal career performing all over the world. In 1927 he become the director of the Curtis Institute of Music, where he taught a young Shura Cherkassky. These CD transfers show Hofmann at the peak of his powers spanning the years 1919-1929.



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Works Details

>Liszt, Franz : Hungarian Rhapsodies (19) for Piano, S 244
  • Performer: Josef Hofmann (Piano)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1847

>Liszt, Franz : Valse impromptu for Piano, S 213
  • Performer: Josef Hofmann (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1850

>Liszt, Franz : Concert Etudes (2) for Piano, S 145
  • Performer: Josef Hofmann (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1862-1863

>Liszt, Franz : Tarantella, for piano (Années, suppl. to II/3), S. 162/3 (LW A197/3)
  • Performer: Josef Hofmann (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1859.
  • Running Time: 8 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1859

>Liszt, Franz : Liebesträume, notturno for piano no 3 in A flat major ("O Lieb, so lang du lieben kannst"), S. 541/
  • Performer: Josef Hofmann (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843-1850

>Scarlatti, Domenico : Sonata for Harpsichord in C major, K 513/L S3
  • Performer: Josef Hofmann (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1756-1757

>Scarlatti, Domenico : Capricco fugato a dodici, for double chorus, strings & continuo
  • Performer: Josef Hofmann (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral

>Schumann, Robert : Der Kontrabandiste ("Ich bin der Kontrabandiste"), song for baritone voice & piano (Spanisches Liede
  • Performer: Josef Hofmann (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1849.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1849

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Ruins of Athens, Op. 113 :: Turkish March
  • Performer: Josef Hofmann (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1811.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1811

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Rondo a Capriccio for piano in G major ("Rage Over a Lost Penny"), Op. 129
  • Performer: Josef Hofmann (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1795-1798

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 3 in C major, Op. 2 no 3
  • Performer: Josef Hofmann (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1794-95.
  • Running Time: 23 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1794-1795