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Grand Piano - Josef Hofmann - Liszt, Beethoven, Et Al


Release Date: 06/15/1999 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 8818   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz LisztDomenico ScarlattiRobert SchumannLudwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Josef Hofmann
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This disc contains Duo-Art piano roll recordings reproduced on a modern
Steinway Concert Grand Piano.
This disc contains Duo-Art piano roll recordings reproduced on a modern
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Works on This Recording

1.
Hungarian Rhapsodies (19) for Piano, S 244: no 12 in C sharp minor by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1885; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1919-29 
Notes: This selection was first released in December 1919 (piano roll no. 6039). 
2.
Valse impromptu for Piano, S 213 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
Notes: This selection was first released in October 1929 (piano roll no. 7349) 
3.
Concert Etudes (2) for Piano, S 145: no 1, Waldesrauschen by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1862-63; Rome, Italy 
Notes: This selection was first released in January 1924 (piano roll no. 6708). 
4.
Venezia e Napoli, S 162: no 3, Tarantella by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Weimar, Germany 
Notes: This selection was first released in December 1920 (piano roll no. 6375). 
5.
Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
Notes: This selection was first released in December 1929 (piano roll no. 7369). 
6.
Pastorale in E minor by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 04/09/1923 
Notes: Transcribed: Carl Tausig
This selection is Roll no. 8005. 
7.
Sonata for Harpsichord in E major, K 20/L 375 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1738 
Date of Recording: 04/09/1923 
Notes: Transcribed: Carl Tausig
This selection is piano roll no. 8005. 
8.
Spanisches Liederspiel, Op. 74: no 10, Der Kontrabandiste by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
Notes: Transcribed: Carl Tausig
This selection was first released in November 1926 (piano roll no. 7072). 
9.
Ruins of Athens, Op. 113: no 5, Marcia alla turca by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection was first released in September 1920 (piano roll no. 6327). 
10.
Rondo a capriccio for Piano in G major, Op. 129 "Rage Over a Lost Penny" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection was first released in March 1923 (piano roll no. 6610). 
11.
Sonata for Piano no 3 in C major, Op. 2 no 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Josef Hofmann (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794-1795; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection was first released in February 1929 (piano rolls no. 7305, 7306 and 7307). 

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