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The Complete Josef Hofmann Vol 2


Release Date: 09/01/1994 
Label:  Vai Audio   Catalog #: 1020   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johannes BrahmsAnton RubinsteinFrédéric ChopinJosef Hofmann,   ... 
Performer:  Josef Hofmann
Conductor:  Fritz ReinerIgnace Hilsberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Curtis Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 2 Hours 33 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Academic Festival Overture in C minor, Op. 80 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Curtis Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1937 
Venue:  Live  Metropolitan Opera House, New York City 
Length: 10 Minutes 0 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 4 in D minor, Op. 70 by Anton Rubinstein
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Curtis Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; Russia 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1937 
Venue:  Live  Metropolitan Opera House, New York City 
Length: 32 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: This selection includes some introductory remarks by Walter Damrosch. 
3.
Ballade for Piano no 1 in G minor, B 66/Op. 23 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831-1835 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1937 
Venue:  Live  Metropolitan Opera House, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 27 Secs. 
4.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1937 
Venue:  Live  Metropolitan Opera House, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 27 Secs. 
5.
Waltz for Piano in A flat major, B 131/Op. 42 "Grande Valse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1937 
Venue:  Live  Metropolitan Opera House, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
6.
Andante spianato et Grand polonaise brillante in E flat major, Op. 22 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/24/1945 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 11 Minutes 54 Secs. 
7.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, Op. 15: no 2 in F sharp major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1937 
Venue:  Live  Metropolitan Opera House, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
8.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1937 
Venue:  Live  Metropolitan Opera House, New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
9.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 9 in G flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1834; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1937 
Venue:  Live  Metropolitan Opera House, New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 5 Secs. 
10.
Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1937 
Venue:  Live  Metropolitan Opera House, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
11.
Chromaticon by Josef Hofmann
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Conductor:  Ignace Hilsberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Curtis Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 09/06/1937 
Length: 14 Minutes 33 Secs. 
12.
Songs without words, vol 6, Op. 67: no 4, Presto in C major "Spinning Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1937 
Venue:  Live  Metropolitan Opera House, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
13.
Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23: no 5 in G minor, Alla marcia by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Russia 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1937 
Venue:  Live  Metropolitan Opera House, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
14.
Caprice espagnol, Op. 37 by Moritz Moszkowski
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1937 
Venue:  Live  Metropolitan Opera House, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 18 Secs. 
15.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 142/Op. 48: no 1 in C minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 03/24/1945 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 7 Minutes 3 Secs. 
16.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 115/Op. 33: no 3 in C major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1838; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 03/24/1945 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 57 Secs. 
17.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 34: no 1 in A flat major, B 94 "Valse brillante" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 03/24/1945 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
18.
Ruins of Athens, Op. 113: no 5, Marcia alla turca by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1937 
Venue:  Live  Metropolitan Opera House, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Rubinstein 

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