Biography of Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1778-1837)

14.11.1778
Born in Bratislava son of the head of a school for military music
First lessons from his father
Two years of lessons from Mozart, who lived in the same house and noticed the boy.
1788
Prolonged tour to Denmark, the Netherlands, Schottland and England. Lessons from Clementi
1793
Return to Vienna and studies with Albrechtsberger and Salieri
1804
Deputy of Haydn in the role of band master for prince Esterhazy for seven years
1816
Band master at the court in Stuttgart
1819
Band master at the court in Weimar. He started a routine of regular symphonic concerts. In this year he also writes the Trio op. 78
17.10.1837
Dies in Weimar

Sheet music for flute:

12 Deutsche Tänze und Coda - in der Reihe Flötentöne für junge Leute op. 28
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(2 flutes)
Zimmermann, ZM 30470
Rating: easy
Score. The dances are only numbered, no tempi or names of the movements.


Grand Rondeau op. 126 (B-Dur)
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(flute, piano)
Schott Verlag, FRT 124
Rating: difficult
  1. Introduzione - Adagio e mesto - Allegretto con moto
  2. Rondo - Allegretto con moto, grazioso e piccante


Grand Rondeau op. 126 (B-Dur)
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(flute, piano)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Introduzione (Adagio e mesto)
  2. Allegretto con moto
  3. Rondo (Allegretto con moto, grazioso e piccante)


Trio op. 78 (A-Dur)
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(flute, cello, piano)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Introduction - Cantabile
  2. Thema - Quasi Allegretto + 7 Variationen


CDs with/from Johann Nepomuk Hummel

Anthony Newman, Eugenia Zukerman
Time Pieces (1989)
  1. Joseph Haydn: 12 Pieces for musical clock (15:28:00)
  2. Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Grande Roundeau Brilliante (13:52:00)
  3. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Andante (06:37:00)
  4. Allegro (04:12:00)
  5. Andante (02:02:00)
  6. Rondo (04:15:00)

Literature von/über Johann Nepomuk Hummel

Last edit 21.04.2014