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The Complete Josef Hofmann Vol.1

Label : Vai (Vol.1-4) & Marston (Vol.5-8)
Format : Flac track
Cover : Yes

Tracklist :

Frederic Chopin
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11
Live broadcast, March 13, 1938

Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
Live broadcast, December 27, 1936

Josef Hofmann – piano
Orchestra, John Barbirolli

Plus
1956 Interview with Josef Hofmann
Excerpt from the first movement of Chopin’s Concerto No. 1 in a 1935 performance performed by Hofmann with the BBC Symphony under the direction of Hamilton Harty

The Complete Josef Hofmann Vol.2

CD 1 :

Johannes Brahms
Academic Festival Overture

Introductory remarks by Walter Damrosch

Anton Rubinstein
Piano Concerto No. 4, D minor

Frederic Chopin
Ballade No. 1, Op. 23, G minor
Nocturne, Op. 9 No. 2, E-flat
Waltz, Op. 42, A-flat
Andante Spianato e Grande Polonaise, Op. 22, E-flat

Josef Hofmann – piano
Curtis Institute Student Orchestra, Fritz Reiner
Recorded November 28, 1937 at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York

CD 2 :

Frederic Chopin
Nocturne in F-sharp, Op.15, No.2
Waltz in D-flat, Op.64, No.1 ‘Minute’
Etude in G-flat, Op.25, No.9 ‘Butterfly’
Berceuse in B-flat, Op.57

Josef Hofmann
Chromaticon, for Piano and Orchestra

Felix Mendelssohn
Spinning Song in C major, Op.67, No.4

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Prelude in G minor, Op.23

Beethoven-Rubinstein
Turkish March

Moritz Moszkowski
Caprice Espagnole, Op.37

Frederic Chopin
Nocturne in C minor, Op.48, No.1
Mazurka in C mjaor, Op.33, No.3
Waltz in A-flat, Op.34, No.1
Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise in E-flat, Op.22

Josef Hofmann
Chromaticon, for Piano and Orchestra

Josef Hofmann – piano
Curtis Institute Student Orchestra, Ignace Hilsberg

The Complete Josef Hofmann Vol.3

CD 1 :

01. Chopin: Valse in A flat, Op.34 No.1 (3:49)
02. Chopin: Valse in C sharp minor, Op.64 No.2 (3:29)
03. Chopin: Valse in E minor, Op.Post (2:29)
04. Chopin: Polonaise, Op.40 No.1, A major (3:08)
05. Chopin: Impromptu No.1, Op.29, A flat (3:44)
06. Chopin: Fantasie-Impromptu, C sharp minor, Op.66 (4:11)
07. Chopin: Berceuse for piano in D flat major, Op.57, B.154 (3:13)
08. Chopin-Liszt: Chant Polonaise, ‘The Maiden’s Wish’ (3:15)
09. Liszt: Liebestraum No.3, A flat (3:40)
10. Liszt: Concert Etude No. 1, ‘Waldesrauschen’ (3:23)
11. Liszt: Venezia e Napoli – ‘Tarantella’ (4:43)
12. Schubert-Tausig: Marche Militaire (4:58)
13. Schubert-Liszt: Der Erlkonig (4:36)
14. Gluck-Brahms: Gavotte (3:57)
15. Beethoven: ‘Moonlight’ Sonata, Op.27 No. 2, C sharp minor, First movement (5:03)
16. Schumann: Fantasiestucke, Op.12 No.3 ‘Warum?’ (2:38)
17. Grieg: Papillon, Op.43 No.1 (1:53)
18. Mendelssohn: Spinning Song, Op.67 No.4 (1:45)
19. Mendelssohn: Rondo capriccioso, Op.14 (3:45)
20. Mendelssohn: Spring Song, Op.62 No.6 (2:55)
21. Mendelssohn: Hunting Song, Op.19 No.3 (2:08)
22. Moszkowski: La Jongleuse (1:39)

CD 2 :

01. Moszkowski: Caprice Espagnol, Op.37 (4:30)
02. Paderewski: Minuet in G (3:38)
03. Rubinstein: Valse-caprice (5:04)
04. Rubinstein: Miniatures, Bk.9 No.7, ‘El Dachtarawan’ (1:31)
05. Hofmann, The Sanctuary (2:26)
06. Rachmaninoff: Prelude, Op.3 No.2, C sharp minor (3:40)
07. Rachmaninoff: Prelude, Op.23 No.5, G minor (3:46)
08. Parker: Valse Gracile (1:44)
09. Dillon: Birds at Dawn, Op.20, No.2 (2:23)
10. Sternberg: Third Etude, C minor, Op.120 (3:45)
11. Chopin: Polonaise, Op.40 No.1, A major (3:06)
12. Mendelssohn: Hunting Song, Op.19 No.3 (2:16)
13. Mendelssohn: Spring Song, Op.62 No.6 (2:45)
14. Schubert-Tausig: Marche Militaire (4:24)
15. Schubert-Liszt: Der Erlkonig (4:59)
16. Chopin: Nocturne, Op.9 No.1, E flat (4:33)
17. Chopin: Valse, Op.Post, E minor (2:11)
18. Grieg: Papillon, Op.43 No.1 (1:56)
19. Mendelssohn, Spinning Song, Op.67 No.4 (1:46)
20. Rachmaninoff: Prelude, Op.3 No.2, C sharp minor

Josef Hofmann – piano

The Complete Josef Hofmann Vol.4

01. Scarlatti-Tausig – Pastorale and Capriccio (4:46)
02. Gluck-Brahms – Gavotte (3:40)
03. Beethoven-Rubinstein – Turkish March (2:22)
04. Rubinstein – Melody in F (3:13)
05. Hofmann – Nocturne form Mignonettes (2:21)
06. Rachmaninoff – Prelude in C sharp minor, Op. 3 No. 2 (3:25)
07. Rachmaninoff – Prelude in G minor, Op. 23 No. 5 (3:32)
08. Wagner-Brassin – Magic Fire Music (4:22)
09. Chopin – Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, Op. 20, abbreviated (4:42)
10. Chopin – Nocturne in F sharp minor, Op. 15 No. 2 (3:59)
11. Chopin – Waltz in C sharp minor, Op. 64 No. (3:15)
12. Chopin – Polonaise in A major, ‘Military’ (3:07)
13. Chopin-Liszt – Chant Polonais, ‘My Joys’ (3:52)
14. Liszt – Concert Study No. 1, ‘Waldesrauschen’ (3:21)
15. Liszt – Paganini Etude No. 3 in A flat minor, ‘La campanella’ (4:16)
16. Liszt – Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 (8:30)
17. Liszt – Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2, abbreviated version (4:31)

Josef Hofmann – piano

The Complete Josef Hofmann Vol.5

CD 1 :

01. Hofmann – Berceuse, Op. 20 No. 5 (solo version) (3:09)
02. Hofmann – Berceuse, Op. 25 No. 5 (with Efrem Zimbalist, violin) (3:18)
03. Chopin – Waltz in A-flat, Op. 42, Take 1 (3:42)
04. Chopin – Waltz in A-flat, Op. 42, Take 2 (3:36)
05. Chopin – Waltz in A-flat, Op. 42, Take 4 (3:39)
06. Chopin – Nocturne in D-flat, Op. 27 No. 2, Take 1 (4:55)
07. Chopin – Nocturne in D-flat, Op. 27 No. 2, Take 2 (4:53)
08. Chopin-Liszt – Chant Polonaise, Op. 74 No. 1, ‘The Maiden’s Wish’ (3:39)
09. Chopin – Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58, 1st movement (Allegro maestoso) (8:23)
10. Chopin – Polonaise in A, Op. 40 No. 1, ‘Military’ (3:37)
11. Chopin – Waltz in A-flat, Op. 42 (3:41)
12. Chopin – Waltz in A-flat, Op. 42 (3:35)
13. Chopin-Liszt – Chant Polonaise, Op. 74 No. 12, ‘My Joys’ (3:39)
14. Chopin-Liszt – Chant Polonaise, Op. 74 No. 1, ‘The Maiden’s Wish’ (3:22)
15. Chopin-Liszt – Nocturne in F-sharp, Op. 15 No. 2 (3:23)
16. Beethoven – Sonata No. 18 in E-flat, Op. 31 No. 3, 2nd movement – Scherzo (4:12)

CD 2 :

01. Chopin – Andante Spianato e Grande Polonaise, Op. 22 (9:49)
02. Chopin – Berceuse in D-flat, Op. 57 (3:13)
03. Chopin – Waltz in D-flat, Op. 64, No. 1, ‘Minute’ (1:33)
04. Chopin – Nocturne in F-sharp, Op. 15, No. 2 (2:54)
05. Mendelssohn – Song Without Words, Op. 4 No. 4, ‘Spinning Song’ (1:43)
06. Chopin – Polonaise in A, Op. 40 No. 1, ‘Military’, first few measures (1:02)
07. Chopin – Waltz in A-flat, Op. 42, first few measures (0:55)
08. Chopin – Nocturne in D-flat, Op. 27 No. 2, first few measures (1:21)
09. Liadov – Musical Snuff Box (1:18)
10. Weber – Sonata No. 1 in C, Op. 24, 4th movement – Presto – Rondo ‘Perpetual M… (4:06)
11. Chopin – Nocturne in E-flat, Op. 9 No. 2 (4:07)
12. Chopin – Waltz in D-flat, Op. 64 No. 1, ‘Minute’ (1:38)
13. Liszt – Liebestraum No. 3 in A-flat (3:53)
14. Chopin – Nocturne in D-flat, Op. 27 No. 2 (5:08)
15. Chopin – Waltz in D-flat, Op. 64 No. 1, ‘Minute’ (1:37)
16. Rachmaninoff – Prelude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 3 No. 2 (3:34)
17. Prokofiev – March, Op. 12 No. 1 (1:35)
18. Hofmann – Elegy (1:51)
19. Chopin – Nocturne in F-sharp, Op. 15 No. 2 (3:15)
20. Chopin – Waltz in E-flat, Op. 18, ‘Valse Brilliante’ (3:45)
21. Mendelssohn – Rondo Capriccioso in E, Op. 14 (6:26)
22. Debussy – Suite Bergamasque ‘Clair de lune’ (4:40)
23. Gluck-Sgambati – Melodie from Orfeo ed Euridice (2:20)

Josef Hofmann – piano

The Complete Josef Hofmann Vol.6

CD 1 :

Beethoven: Moonlight Sonata
Chopin Nocturne in F-sharp, op. 15, no. 2
Chopin: Waltz in A-flat, op. 42
Chopin: ‘Minute’ Waltz, op. 64, no. 1
Beethoven: Waldstein Sonata
Schumann: Kreisleriana
Chopin: Polonaise in E-flat Minor, op. 26 no. 2
Chopin: Nocturne in B op. 9, no. 3

CD 2 :

Chopin: Waltz in E-flat, op. 18 ‘Valse Brillante’
Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, op. 52
Chopin: Waltz in D-flat, op. 64, no.1
Stojowski: Caprice Orientale, op. 10, no. 2
Schubert-Godowsky: Moment Musical, op. 94, no.3
Hofmann: Kaleidoskop, op. 40, no. 4
Hofmann: Penguine, No. 1 from ‘Three Impressions’
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp, op. 27, no. 2, ‘Moonlight’

Josef Hofmann – piano

The Complete Josef Hofmann Vol.7

CD 1 :

Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G, op. 58

Josef Hofmann – piano
Conducted by Dimitri Mitropoulos

Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat, op. 73 “Emperor”

Josef Hofmann – piano
Conducted by Hans Lange

CD 2 :

Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat, op. 73 “Emperor”, Third Movement (Rondo)

Josef Hofmann – piano
Conducted by José Iturbi

Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat, op. 73 “Emperor”, First Movement (Allegro)
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat, op. 73 “Emperor”, Third Movement (Rondo)

Frederic Chopin
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, op. 11, Third Movement (Rondo: Vivace)
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, op. 21, Second Movement (Larghetto)

Robert Schumann
Piano Concerto in A Minor, op. 54, First Movement (Allegro affetuoso)
Piano Concerto in A Minor, op. 54, Third Movement (Allegro vivace)

Josef Hofmann – piano
Symphony Orchestra conducted by Donald Voorhees

The Complete Josef Hofmann Vol.8

CD 1 :

Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G, op. 58

Josef Hofmann – piano
Conducted by Eugene Ormandy

Frederic Chopin
Polonaise in A, Op. 40 No. 1, ‘Military’
Waltz in D-flat, Op. 64 No. 1, ‘Minute’
Etide in G-flat, Op. 25 No. 9, ‘Butterfly’
Waltz in A-flat, Op. 42
Berceuse in D-flat, Op. 57

Felix Mendelssohn
Song Without Words in A, Op. 62 No. 6, ‘Spring Song’
Song Without Words in C, Op. 67 No. 4, ‘Spinning Song’
Rondo Capriccioso in E, Op. 14

Sergei Rachmaninoff
Prelude in G Minor, Op. 23 No. 5

Sergei Prokofiev
March, Op. 12 No. 1

Liadov Musical Snuff Box

CD 2 :

Anton Rubinstein
Piano Concerto No. 3 in G, Op. 45

Josef Hofmann – piano
Conducted by Artur Rodzinski

Piano Concerto No. 4 in D minor, Op. 70

Josef Hofmann – piano
Conducted by Karl Krueger

Piano Concerto No. 4 in D minor, Op. 70 First Movement (Moderato assai)
Piano Concerto No. 4 in D minor, Op. 70 Third Movement (Allegro)

Josef Hofmann – piano
Conducted by Donald Voorhees