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Bruno Hoffmann

1913-1991 DE, Stuttgart
Classical

Bruno Hoffmann (15 September 1913 – 11 April 1991) was a German player of the glass harp. Hoffmann is widely acknowledged as the virtuoso who reanimated contemporary interest in the glass harp and glass harmonica.Hoffmann also appeared in several films, including a Benjamin Franklin documentary. He is also featured in the original score by Jack Nitzsche on the soundtrack of The Razor's Edge. He died in Stuttgart in 1991, aged 77.

     
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Adagio and Rondo for Glass Harmonica, Flute, Oboe, Viola, and Cello in C minor, K.617: 2. Rondo on Mozart: Complete Edition Box 6: Quintets, Quartets etc by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Various Artists
Adagio for Glass Harmonica, K. 617a on Music for Glass Harmonica by Bruno Hoffmann
Adagio and Rondo for Glass Harmonica, Flute, Oboe, Viola, and Cello in C minor, K.617: 1. Adagio on Mozart: Complete Edition Box 6: Quintets, Quartets etc by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Various Artists
Adagio And Rondo For Glass Harmonica, Flute, Oboe, Viola And Cello In C Minor, K.617: 2. Rondo on Mozart, W.A.: Adagio & Rondo K.617; 12 Canons by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Bruno Hoffmann, Norddeutscher Singkreis & Gottfried Wolters
Adagio For Glass Harmonica In C, K.356 on Mozart, W.A.: Adagio & Rondo K.617; 12 Canons by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Bruno Hoffmann, Norddeutscher Singkreis & Gottfried Wolters
Adagio And Rondo For Glass Harmonica, Flute, Oboe, Viola, And Cello In C Minor, K.617: 1. Adagio on Mozart, W.A.: Adagio & Rondo K.617; 12 Canons by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Bruno Hoffmann, Norddeutscher Singkreis & Gottfried Wolters
Adagio Für Glasharmonika: In C Minor / C Major, KV 617: I. Adagio on Classic Dreams Vol.1 by Various Artists
Rondeau in B-Flat Major on Music for Glass Harmonica by Bruno Hoffmann
Adagio & Rondo in C Minor, K. 617: Adagio on Music for Glass Harmonica by Bruno Hoffmann
Six Variations for Glass Harmonica on Mašek: Partitas, Serenata & Works for Glass Harmonica by Václav Vincenc Mašek, Josef Hala, Josef Hoffmann, Bruno Hoffmann & Collegium Musicum Pragense

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Music For Glass HarmonicaBruno Hoffmann1994Album
Concertino Für Glasharfe Und OrchesterFrederich Schnaubelt - Bruno Hoffmann1983Album
Concert With Glass HarpJohann Adolf Hasse - Bruno Hoffmann, Edith Wiens1982Album
Partitas For Harpsichord And Wind Sextet / Serenata In Dis For Wind Octet / Compositions For Glass HarmonicaVáclav Vincenc Mašek - Josef Hála, Bruno Hoffmann, Collegium Musicum Pragense, František Vajnar1980Album
Im Zauberreich der GlasharfeBruno Hoffmann1979Album
Der Gläserne KlangBruno Hoffmann1979Album
Sphärenklänge der GlasharfeBruno Hoffmann1978Album
Oboe Quartet, K.370; Adagio and Rondo, K.617/ Quintet, K.406Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Bruno Hoffmann, Heinz Holliger, Herman Krebbers, Aurèle Nicolet, Karl Schouten, Judith de Munk-Gerö, Jean Decroos1977Album
Concerto For Flute And Harp, K. 299 / Fantasia For Mechanical Organ, K. 608 / Adagio For Glass Harmonica Solo, K. 617aWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Jean Patero, Helga Storck, Helmuth Rilling, Bruno Hoffmann1967Album
Works For Glass HarmonicaJohann Gottlieb Naumann / Franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee / Johann Wenzel Tomaschek - Bruno Hoffmann, Gustav Scheck, Emil Seiler, August Wenzinger, Walter Gerwig, Fritz Neumeyer1958Album
"Wie Ein Hirt Sein Volk Zu Weiden" Duo Für Glasharmonika Und Laute G-durJohann Gottlieb Naumann - Bruno Hoffmann, Walter Gerwig1957Single
Kompositionen Für GlasharmonikaWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Wenzel Tomaschek, Bruno Hoffmann1956Single
Zauber Der GlasharfeLudwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Friedrich Reichardt, Johann Gottlieb Naumann - Bruno HoffmannAlbum
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