Doppler Hungarian Fantasy-Two Flutes and Piano-Musica Rara
Doppler Hungarian Fantasy-Two Flutes and Piano-Musica Rara (Hungarian Phantasy / Hungarian Fantaisie) Suitable for advanced players, this work for two flutes and piano includes melodic and virtuosic themes in a Hungarian style.
Composer and virtuoso flautist, Albert Franz Doppler (1821-1883) was born in Poland. He wrote an array of ballet and operatic works, but was best known for his flute music.
In 1828, Franz Doppler began studying the flute with his father, Joseph Doppler and later formed a flute duo with his younger brother Karl. The Doppler brothers proceeded to tour Europe as a flute duo for many years, performing a number of their own arrangements which proved popular with audiences. Both brothers became members of the Orchestra of the German Theatre, Budapest.
Alongside their touring, they also founded the Hungarian Philharmonic Orchestra. Franz Doppler was the Principal flautist at the opera in Budapest and deputy conductor. He then became chief conductor of the Vienna Court Opera as well as Professor of Flute and the Vienna Conservatoire.
Franz Doppler composed an array of popular virtuosic pieces for flute including flute duets, concertos and showpieces. Many of his works include Russian and Hungarian elements as well as operatic themes.
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