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Frühling Carl

Andersen, Joachim

Blahetka, Leopoldine

Boehm, Theobald

Bonis, Mel

Borne, François

Caplet, André

Chaminade, Cécile

Chopin, Frédéric

Danzi, Franz Ignaz

Demersseman, Jules-Auguste Edouard

Donizetti, Gaetano

Donjon, Johannes

Doppler, Albert Franz

Fauré, Gabriel

Frühling, Carl

Ganne, Louis

Godard, Benjamin

Grandval, Clémence

Hüe, Georges Adolphe

Kuhlau, Friedrich

Mendelssohn, Felix

Mercadante, Saverio

Molique, Wilhelm Bernhard

Mouquet, Jules

Périlhou, Albert

Reinecke, Carl Heinrich Carsten

Saint-Saëns, Camille

Schubert, Franz

Schumann, Robert

Sibelius, Jean

Strauss, Richard

Taffanel, Claude Paul

Tulou, Jean-Louis

Wagner, Siegfried

Widor, Charles Marie Jean Albert

Fantasie for Flute and Piano, Op55

Fantasie for Flute and Piano, Op55

By Frühling Carl

Originally composed in late 1920s for flute and orchestra (the original instrumentation hasn't survived), the Fantasie, Op 55 was premiered in Vienna in 1929 by the flautist Friedrich Schonfeld. The current edition was made by Emily Beynon who re-discovered it from the materials in Vienna library.

Emily Beynon

Andrew West (piano), 2018, live performance at Teatro Palladium, Flautissimo 2018

Fantasie for Flute and Piano, Op55

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Frühling Carl

Carl Frühling (1868-1937) was an Austrian pianist and composer. Born in Lemberg (now Lviv, Ukraine) he studied piano at the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Vienna and won the Liszt Prize in 1889. Later he worked as a piano teacher and accompanist, working with many acclaimed violinists like B.Huberman, P. Sarasate and collaborating with Arnold Rose (and G.Mahler's brother-in-law.), the leader of the Rosé Quartet and the Vienna Philharmonic. Even though he met J. Brahms and was greatly influenced by his works, his earlier compositions were mostly salon pieces for piano. Later he composed the Piano Quintet which even was published in 1892, yet his music couldn't get deserved recognition until 1992 when he was gradually rediscovered and praised for his romantic, Brahm's composition style.

Overall Frühling has composed piano concerto, several orchestral works, choral music and piano works. Many of these works were never published during his lifetime. He led his last years in poverty, forced by Nazi-run Austrian authorities to be registered as a Jew.