Biography of Heinrich Kaspar Schmid (1874-1953)

Born in Landau on Isar, son of a teacher who made also music.
Piano lessons from his mother
Violin lessons
Singerof the Regensburg Domspatzen
Education and work for the railway company
After relocation due to not allowed composing at the counter, he starts to study music with Thuille
Excellent degree as teacher and conductor
Piano teacher at the Munich Academy
Marries Maria Kleiter
Military service during World War I
Member of the directorate of the Baden conservatory in Karlsruhe
Head of Augsburg Conservatory
His wife dies
Sonate for flute and piano
Dies in Munich after becoming nearly blind, a stroke and renal insufficiency

Sheet music for flute:

Capriccio op. 34, No. 5
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(flute (violin), piano)
Schott Verlag, Ed 2007
Rating: difficult
  1. Andante - Allegretto - Giocoso, non troppo presto - Andante
Dedicated to the Munich flutist Alois Schellhorn
Sonate op. 106 (A-Dur)
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(flute, piano)
Schott Verlag, ED 3691
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegro
  2. Scherzo - rasch und lebhaft
  3. Andante - cantabile
  4. Poco sostenuto
Dedicated to "his beloved Professor Gustav Scheck - Berlin"

CDs with/from Heinrich Kaspar Schmid

Pirmin Grehl, Nils Mönkemeyer, Nicholas Rimmer, Johannes Zurl
    Trio for Clarinet, Viola and Piano in g minor op. 114:
  1. Allegro appassionato (10:56:00)
  2. Vivo molto (02:21:00)
  3. Adagio non troppo (05:16:00)
  4. Finale. Vivace (06:51:00)
  5. Sonata for Flute and Piano in A major op. 106:
  6. Allegro (06:54:00)
  7. Scherzo. Rasch und lebhaft (02:37:00)
  8. Andante. Cantabile (03:22:00)
  9. Poco sostenuto (04:58:00)
  10. Allegretto for Clarinet & Piano in B flat major op. 34 No. 2 (06:17:00)
  11. Sonata for Viola and Piano in F major op. 111:
  12. Con moto moderato (08:46:00)
  13. Scherzo. Vivace molto (04:14:00)
  14. Finale. Feierlich (Largo) - Allegro con spirito (09:20:00)
  15. Capriccio for Flute and Piano in a minor op. 34 No. 5 (07:15:00)

Literature von/über Heinrich Kaspar Schmid

Last edit 30.04.2020