It is the purpose of this thesis to explore both the theoretical and the practical aspects of Johann Nepomuk Hummel's Concerto for Trumpet. Hopper, Barry R. Barry Robert June It has been viewed times, with in the last month.
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The opening movement is thoroughly modern in outlook, and grand in scale, form and orchestration, requiring a sizeable orchestra. The result is a splendid movement for both soloist and orchestra which contrasts the striking opening with a more light-hearted second subject. The Finale, the most light-hearted of the three, conceals a march by Cherubini which at the time of the first performance would have been well known; no longer familiar to us, the joke is today usually lost.
The writing throughout the movement provides the trumpeter with virtuosic trills and flourishes in a variety of keys. This concerto clearly suited Weidinger, for he kept it in his repertoire for many years. Da wir heute nicht mehr so mit ihm vertraut sind, bleibt dieser Scherz meist unverstanden. Durch den ganzen Satz hinweg wird der Trompeter mit virtuosen Trillern und Fanfaren in mehreren Tonarten herausgefordert.
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Don't show me this message again. Trumpet Concerto in E composer. Johann Nepomuk Hummel View whole album. A pupil and eventually close friend of Mozart who also knew Beethoven well, Hummel stands stylistically at the cusp between the Classical and Romantic eras.
Weidinger had developed a new version of his trumpet whose fundamental pitch was raised to E: his new trumpet had at least five keys. In vielen Ausgaben wurde es daher nach e Moll, einer einfacheren Tonart, transponiert. The King's Consort , Robert King conductor.
Trumpet Concerto (Hummel)
There are places, primarily in the second movement, where Weidinger is believed to have changed the music because of the execution of the instrument. It is unknown whether this was in agreement with Hummel. Originally this piece was written in E major. The work is composed in three movements typical of a concerto and they are marked as follows:. The work is scored for trumpet solo, flute , 2 oboes , 2 clarinets , 2 horns , timpani and strings.