Biography of Albert Franz Doppler (1821-1883)

16.10.1821
Born in Lemberg, at that time part of Austria, later Poland and today Ukraine
1828
Three years of lessons with the father, an oboist, bassonist, composer and conductor
1830
Moves to hungary with his brother. There flutist at the German theatre and later at the national theatre
1835
Solo flustist of the Bucharest opera
1838
Solo flute in Ofen, today a part of Budapest.
1841
Flutist of the Hungary National Theatre
1842
Co-founder of the Wiener Philharmonikder
1852
Performance with his brother Karl Doppler for a benefiz concert. Because of the great success, ten years of together touring follow.
1853
Co-founder of Hungarian Philharmonic Orchestra
1858
Move to Vienna, first flute at the court opera
01.04.1858
Conductor of the court theatre in Vienna
1865
Lectorship at Vienna Music Academy
1870
His only son dies at the age of 15
1876
Band master of the opera theatre
1880
Break-up of flute playing because of asthma
He stayed with the wood flute all his live and never adapted to Böhms invention.
1881
Franz Josef decoration
27.07.1883
Dies in Baden near Vienna due to a stroke.

Sheet music for flute:

Andante & Rondo op. 25
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(2 flutes, piano)
Rating: very difficult
  1. Andante
  2. Rondo
Nice and demanding


Berceuse op. 15 - Mazurka de Salon op. 16 - Nocturne op. 17 (Sammlung)
edition on notenbuch.de
(flute, piano)
Zimmermann, ZM 23020
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Berceuse op. 15 (E-Dur)
  2. Mazurka op. 16 (C-Dur)
  3. Nocturne op. 17 (As-Dur)


Chanson d'Amour - Air Varie op. 20 (C-Dur)
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(flute, piano)
Rating: difficult
  1. Andante - Theme (Andante moderato - piu animato - La Tema sempre poco marcato - Allegro - Moderato)
Virtuosic and printed in very tiny notes on a small size edition.


Concerto (d-moll)
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(2 flutes, piano orchestral excerpt)
  1. Allegro maestoso
  2. Andante
  3. Allegro


Fantaisie sur un Motif de Beethoven op. 43 (G-Dur)
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(flute, piano)
Rating: difficult
  1. Andantino moderato - Andante - Allegro - Andante


Hungarian Phantasy op. 35 (G-Dur)
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(2 flutes, piano orchestral excerpt)
Musica Rara, MR 1275
  1. Introduzione - Moderato maestoso
  2. Lento
  3. Thema - Moderato
  4. Variation - Poco piu mosso
  5. Adagio


Konzert-Paraphrase - über Motive aus Franz Schuberts Oper op. 18 (A-Dur)
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(2 flutes, piano)
Zimmermann, ZM 33870
  1. Allegro
  2. Andantino
  3. Allegro vivace


Souvenir du Rigi op. 38 (d-moll)
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(flute, horn (cello), piano)
Zimmermann, TM 26960
Rating: very easy
  1. Andantino
A really nice piece of music (even if you don't have a bell in C). Take a french horn player who is able to play properly piano. The flute has to practice, it is not so easy to play the role of a little bird in the woods...


CDs with/from Albert Franz Doppler

Jean-Louis Beaumadier, Jean-Marc Dalmasso, Edouard Exerjean, Sandro Faita, Didier Huot, Alain Marion, Fabrice Pierre, Pascal Pongy
  1. Souvenir de Prague op. 24 (12:08:00)
  2. La Somnambula op. 42 (07:16:00)
  3. Chanson d'Amour op. 20 (10:03:00)
  4. L'oiseau des bois (Das Waldvögelein) (05:58:00)
  5. Casilda Fantaisie (11:19:00)
  6. Duettino americain op. 37 (07:53:00)
  7. Duettino hongrois op. 36 (07:36:00)
Bruce Bonnell, Vieri Bottazzini, Peter Green
jpc
    Eric Ewazen: Ballade, Pastorale and Dance:
  1. Ballade (07:56:00)
  2. Pastorale (08:04:00)
  3. Dance (06:25:00)
  4. Georg Philipp Telemann: Concerto a tre - F major:
  5. Allegro moderato (02:05:00)
  6. Loure (01:15:00)
  7. Tempo di Menuet (01:50:00)
  8. Albert Franz Doppler: Souvenir du Rigi - Idylle op. 34 (06:03:00)
  9. Bernhard Eduard Müller: Serenade op. 15 (05:24:00)
  10. Jan Bach: 2-Bit Contraptions for Flute and Horn:
  11. Second Lieutnant (01:00:00)
  12. Calliope (01:08:00)
  13. Gramophone (01:27:00)
  14. Pinwheel (01:40:00)
  15. Georges Barboteu: Esquisse for Horn, Flute and Piano (1940) (03:09:00)
The Art of Imagination (2015)
Queens Duo
jpc
  1. B. Hilse: Suite Op. 6 - Andante (04:04:00)
  2. B. Hilse: Suite Op. 6 - Bacchanale (03:06:00)
  3. B. Hilse: Suite Op. 6- Adagio (05:53:00)
  4. B. Hilse: Suite Op. 6 - Scherzo (03:11:00)
  5. Arnold Bax: Sonata for flute and harp - Allegro moderato (07:25:00)
  6. Arnold Bax: Sonata for flute and harp - Cavatina Lento (07:15:00)
  7. Arnold Bax: Sonata for flute and harp - Moderato giocoso (05:42:00)
  8. Albert Franz Doppler: Casilda Fantaisie for flute and Harp (12:45:00)
  9. Andy Scott: Sonata for flute and harp - Freely, with energy (05:15:00)
  10. Andy Scott: Sonata for flute and harp - Rubato (04:28:00)
  11. Andy Scott: Sonata for flute and harp - With purpose and energy (04:45:00)

Literature von/über Albert Franz Doppler

Last edit 25.02.2012