Trumpet Concerto

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Johann Nepomuk Hummel

Trumpet Concerto in Eb major

S49, WoO 1

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In 1803 the famed Viennese trumpeter Anton Weidinger requested from Johann Nepomuk Hummel a new concerto for his keyed trumpet, a recently developed instrument that allowed the player to produce far more chromatic notes than had previously been possible. The imposing figure of Haydn must have been prominent in Hummel's... read more