Doppler Albert Franz
Danzi, Franz Ignaz
Demersseman, Jules-Auguste Edouard
Doppler, Albert Franz
Hüe, Georges Adolphe
Molique, Wilhelm Bernhard
Reinecke, Carl Heinrich Carsten
Taffanel, Claude Paul
Widor, Charles Marie Jean Albert
Fantasy for flute and piano "Airs Valaques" (Op 10)
F. Doppler: Fantasy for flute and piano "Airs Valaques" (Op 10) was one of the earliest works of leading flute player in the Romantic era.
Geir Henning Braaten (piano), 1987, BIS / Naxos
Michael McHale (piano), 2010, live performance in Weggis
Paola Girardi (piano), 2005, Delos
Franz Doppler (1821-1883) was a flute virtuoso and composer, as his younger brother Karl Doppler. Born in Lemberg, then part of Austrian Empire (now Lviv, Ukraine), their duo became famous while touring throughout Europe in 1830s. Both Doppler brothers greatly contributed to establish the Hungarian Philharmonic Orchestra in 1853. Franz Doppler became a chief conductor of the Vienna Court Opera, and flute professor at Vienna Conservatoire (1864-1867).
F. Doppler mostly known for his flute music that reflect influences of Hungarian, Russian and Polish folk music as well as Italian operas (e.g. Donizetti).