Biography of Wolfgang Hofmann (1922-2003)

1922
Born in Karlsruhe
Education (school and university) in Leipzig: violin (with Kurt Stiehler), piano (with Rudolf Kempe) and theory (with Reinhard Oppel)
1939
Violinist of Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Military service and imprisonment
1948
Concertmaster in Gießen, Kaiserslautern and Salzburg
1959
Head of Kurpfälzisches Kammerorchester Mannheim, in the same year award of the Ruhrfestspiele
Bearer of the Corneliusbadge of Rhineland-Palatinate, Federal Cross of Merite, owner of the medal of honour of the University of Mannheim
More than 200 compositions: operas, balletts, symphonic music, chamber and choir music
19.03.2003
Dies in Mannheim

Sheet music for flute:

Cantus Avium
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(piccolo, 2 flutes, alto flute)
Zimmermann, ZM 2491
Rating: difficult
  1. Cantus Avium
Parts and score. Rhythmically complicated, many changes of time, frullato and tremoli in all parts.


CDs with/from Wolfgang Hofmann

Rudolf Baumgartner, Festival Strings Lucerne, Wolfgang Hofmann, Kammerorchester Emil Seiler, Matthieu Lange, Hans-Martin Linde, Aurèle Nicolet, Norddeutsches Kammerorchester, Burghard Schaeffer
    Giovanni Battista Pergolesi: Konzert für Flöte G-Dur:
  1. Spiritoso (04:18:00)
  2. Adagio (04:16:00)
  3. Allegro spiritoso (06:18:00)
  4. Antonio Vivaldi: Konzert für Piccoloflöte C-Dur:
  5. Allegro (04:10:00)
  6. Largo (03:12:00)
  7. Allegro molto (03:11:00)
  8. Robert Woodcock: Konzert für Flöte e-moll:
  9. Vivace (02:04:00)
  10. Largo (02:13:00)
  11. Allegro (quai Presto) (02:20:00)
  12. Michel Blavet: Konzert für Flöte a-moll:
  13. Allegro (05:53:00)
  14. Gavotte I & II, Tendrement (03:05:00)
  15. Allegro (05:08:00)
  16. Jean-Marie Leclair: Konzert für Flöte C-Dur:
  17. Allegro (05:27:00)
  18. Adagio (06:12:00)
  19. Allegro assai (03:56:00)
Teilweise auf Holzflöten gespielt.
Last edit 13.07.2014