Biography of Franz Anton Hoffmeister (1754-1812)

12.05.1754
Born in Rothenburg (Neckar)
1768
Studies law in Vienna (including the exam), afterwards exclusive occupation with music
1784
Founds a music edition in Vienna and becomes editor of works by Haydn, Pleyel, Dittersdorf und Mozart
1788
Edition of "Terzetti a due flatue e violoncello"
1800
Founder of Bureau de Musique in Leipzig (since 1814 edition C. F. Peters)
1805
Return to Vienna and main focus on composing
09.02.1812
Dies in Vienna
1813
Edition Peters absorbs Hoffmeiters edition
Author of nine operas, mor than 60 symphonies, countless ouvertures, serenades, songs, piano- and chamber music. Besides he was publisher of celebrated contemporates like Haydn, Mozart or Beethoven

Sheet music for flute:

Duo (F-Dur)
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(flute, viola)
Edition Peters, Nr. 8191
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegro
  2. Romance
  3. Allegretto
Only parts, no score


Erstes Konzert op. 64 (D-Dur)
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(2 flutes, piano orchestral excerpt)
  1. Allegro
  2. Adagio
  3. Rondo Allegro


Flötenkonzert (D-Dur)
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(flute, string orchestra)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegro brillante
  2. Adagio
  3. Rondo
Score including cadencas


Konzert (D-Dur)
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(flute, piano orchestral excerpt)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegro
  2. Adagio
  3. Rondeau Allegro
Cadenzas are included. They seem to be from the composer himself.
The edition is based on a handwriting from the princely library in Regensburg


Quartett (G-Dur)
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(flute, violin, viola, cello)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegro
  2. Poco Adagio
  3. Allegro
Parts and score


Quartett op. 16, Nr. 2 (c-moll)
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(flute, violin, viola, cello)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegro
  2. Andante
  3. Allegro non molto
Only parts, no score.


Quartetto (D-Dur)
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(flute, 2 horns ad. Lib., violin con sordino, viola, cello)
Rating: easy
  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Menuetto
  3. Adagio
  4. Menuetto
  5. Andante con variazioni
Parts and score, both in a relatively small handwriting.


Sechs Trios - Band II 31
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(2 flutes, cello)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Trio IV (Allegro - Adagio - Allegretto)
  2. Trio V (Andante - Allegro)
  3. Trio VI (Allegro - Cantabile - Allegro)


Sonata op. 21, Nr. 1 (D-Dur)
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(flute, bassoon (cello), piano basso continuo)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegro
  2. Adagio
  3. Allegretto
The sonatas were published in several editions during Hoffmeisters lifetime.


Literature von/über Franz Anton Hoffmeister

Last edit 19.07.2018