Johann Nepomuk Hummel
was an Austrian composer (1778 to 1837) who wrote mostly for the piano.
Jake Fewx, a tubist and student at the UO School of Music and Dance and the symphony's 2014 Young Artist Competition winner, will play the first movement of composer Johann Nepomuk Hummel
's Concerto for Trumpet in E-Flat major transcribed for tuba, as well as Nikolai Rimsky- Korsakov's "Flight of the Bumble Bee."
Even though Johann Nepomuk Hummel
(1778-1837) was a virtuoso performer, prolific composer for many instruments, including the piano and a prodigy student of Mozart's, my only exposure to his compositions had been one of the pieces included in this collection: "Ecossaise" (page 7).
Respected by the foremost musicians of her day (including Johann Nepomuk Hummel
, Gioacchino Rossini, and Luigi Cherubini), admired by aristocracy, she was also a muse of the great romantic poets Johan Wolfgang Goethe and Adam Mickiewicz.
Be patient with yourself, and be encouraged by the words of 18th-19th century musician Johann Nepomuk Hummel
Stove reviews a book about the undervalued composer, Johann Nepomuk Hummel
, showing that there is more to music than romantic Angst.
Volume Two: Vaclav Tomasek: "Meeres Stille," "Heidenroslein." Maximilian Eberwein: "Rastlose Liebe." Moritz Dietrichstein: "Wonne der Wehmut." Nikolaus Krufft: "Lied aus Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre." Ludwig Berger: "Des Mullers Wanderlied," "Mullers Blumen," "Am Maienfeste," "Der Muller," "Rose, die Mullerin," "Mullers trockne Blumen," "Des Baches Lied." Johann Nepomuk Hummel
: "Zur Logenfeier." Sigismund Neukomm: "Trost in Tranen," "Klage an den Mond," "Sehnsucht." Conradin Kreutzer: "Winterreise," "Abreise," "Heimkehr," "Der Lindenbaum," "Fruhlingstraum," "Die Post," "Der Pilgrim." Louis Spohr: "Kennst du das Land," "Erlkonig." Stephan Franz: "Abschied nach Wien." Carl Maria von Weber: "Gebet wahrend der Schlacht." August von Weyrauch: "Adieu!" Simon Sechter: "Gute Nacht."
For one, my guess - at least in home entertainment - is Johann Nepomuk Hummel
who wrote little for the symphony orchestra, so the large concert hall is out.
They will have to play a 10- minute composition of their own choice and the first movement of the Concerto for Trumpet by Johann Nepomuk Hummel
1, 2, and 3) and Johann Nepomuk Hummel
's Seven Hungarian Dances, they walk, run, and jump with effortless, pedestrian ease.
Johann Nepomuk Hummel
must still be one of Europe's most underestimated composers.
Among tutors of the day, Johann Nepomuk Hummel
's Ausfahrliche theoretisch-praktische Anweisung zum Pianofortespiel (1828) is probably the work (coupled with what we know about Vogl's cluttered singing style) that has given some players the impetus to ornament Schubert's music.