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Bertold  Hummel

Born: November 27th, 1925
Died: August 9th, 2002
Country of origin: Germany
Bertold Hummel was born on 27 November 1925 in Hüfingen. From 1947 to 1954 he studied composition with Harald Genzmer and Cello with Atis Teichmanis in Freiburg. He worked as a cantor in the St. Konrad Church of Freiburg from 1956 to 1963. In 1963, he was appointed composition teacher to the Music Institute in Würzburg (which was then called State Conservatory), where he conducted the Studio for New Music until 1988. Hummel was offered a professorship in 1974 and from 1979 to 1987 he was president of the Würzburg Music Institute. In that period of time, he created the "Würzburger Tage für Neue Musik".

His most important works include the 3rd Symphony "Jeremia", op. 100, the Visionen for full orchestra and the Konzert für Schlagzeug und Orchestra (Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra).


For his œuvre which contains more than 200 works of all genres, Hummel received much recognition. In 1960, for instance, he was awarded the composition prize of the city of Stuttgart, the Robert Schumann Prize of the city of Düsseldorf in 1961 and the Kulturpreis of the city of Würzburg in 1988. In 1985, Hummel was presented the "Bruno-Medal" by the bishop of Würzburg Paul Werner Scheele for his merits in church music; in 1995 he received the Orlando-di-Lasso-Medal" of the Allgemeine Cäcilien-Verband (ACV) and the Kulturpreis of the German Catholics in 1998. The Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts (Bayrische Akademie der Schönen Künste) appointed him to a membership in 1982.


Hummel died on 9 August 2002 in Würzburg.


www.bertoldhummel.de

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  1. Trio facile

    Trio facile

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    Composer : Hummel, Bertold
    op. 101a
    Instrumentation : violin, viola and piano
    Edition : score and parts
    Order No. : ED 8940 Q3121
    €19.99  *
  2. Abschied

    Abschied

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    Composer : Hummel, Bertold
    Instrumentation : cello
    Order No. : CB 176 Q6115
    €10.99  *
  3. Asiago

    Asiago

    for Percussion and Violoncello
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    Composer : Hummel, Bertold
    op. 107 b
    Instrumentation : percussion and cello
    Edition : score and parts
    Order No. : ED 9721 Q6118
    €16.99  *
  4. Three Waltzes

    Three Waltzes

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    Composer : Hummel, Bertold
    op. 95 f
    Instrumentation : piano 2-händig and 4-händig
    Order No. : ED 9898 Q6307
    €16.99  *
  5. Oregon Symphony

    Oregon Symphony

    für großes Blasorchester
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    Composer : Hummel, Bertold
    op. 67
    Instrumentation : wind band
    Edition : score
    Order No. : SHS 1023 Q6309
    €46.99  *
  6. Tombeau für PJK

    Tombeau für PJK

    für PJK
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    Composer : Hummel, Bertold
    op. 81g
    Instrumentation : wind band or wind instrumentsensemble
    Edition : score
    Order No. : SHS 1024 Q6381
    €9.99  *
  7. Tombeau für PJK

    Tombeau für PJK

    für PJK
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    Composer : Hummel, Bertold
    op. 81g
    Instrumentation : wind band or wind instrumentsensemble
    Edition : set of parts
    Order No. : SHS 1024-70 Q6382
    €38.99  *
  8. Marianische Fantasien I - III

    Marianische Fantasien I - III

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    Composer : Hummel, Bertold
    op. 87d
    Instrumentation : basset horn (or bass clarinet or bassoon) solo
    Order No. : ED 20026 Q6418
    €10.99  *
  9. Eight Fragments from Letters of Vincent van Gogh

    Eight Fragments from Letters of Vincent van Gogh

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    Composer : Hummel, Bertold
    op. 84
    Instrumentation : baritone and string quartet
    Edition : score and parts
    Language : German - English
    Order No. : ED 20241 Q6601
    €27.99  *
  10. "... und ein Tango"

    Four Easy Pieces
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    Composer : Hummel, Bertold
    Instrumentation : violin and piano
    Order No. : VLB 125 Q6675
    €9.99  *

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Bertold Hummel was born on 27 November 1925 in Hüfingen. From 1947 to 1954 he studied composition with Harald Genzmer and Cello with Atis Teichmanis in Freiburg. He worked as a cantor in the St. Konrad Church of Freiburg from 1956 to 1963. In 1963, he was appointed composition teacher to the Music Institute in Würzburg (which was then called State Conservatory), where he conducted the Studio for New Music until 1988. Hummel was offered a professorship in 1974 and from 1979 to 1987 he was president of the Würzburg Music Institute. In that period of time, he created the "Würzburger Tage für Neue Musik".

His most important works include the 3rd Symphony "Jeremia", op. 100, the Visionen for full orchestra and the Konzert für Schlagzeug und Orchestra (Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra).


For his œuvre which contains more than 200 works of all genres, Hummel received much recognition. In 1960, for instance, he was awarded the composition prize of the city of Stuttgart, the Robert Schumann Prize of the city of Düsseldorf in 1961 and the Kulturpreis of the city of Würzburg in 1988. In 1985, Hummel was presented the "Bruno-Medal" by the bishop of Würzburg Paul Werner Scheele for his merits in church music; in 1995 he received the Orlando-di-Lasso-Medal" of the Allgemeine Cäcilien-Verband (ACV) and the Kulturpreis of the German Catholics in 1998. The Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts (Bayrische Akademie der Schönen Künste) appointed him to a membership in 1982.


Hummel died on 9 August 2002 in Würzburg.


www.bertoldhummel.de

Works
Products

per page
  1. Trio facile

    Trio facile

    Download Edition
    Composer : Hummel, Bertold
    op. 101a
    Instrumentation : violin, viola and piano
    Edition : score and parts
    Order No. : ED 8940 Q3121
    €19.99  *
  2. Abschied

    Abschied

    Download Edition
    Composer : Hummel, Bertold
    Instrumentation : cello
    Order No. : CB 176 Q6115
    €10.99  *
  3. Asiago

    Asiago

    for Percussion and Violoncello
    Download Edition
    Composer : Hummel, Bertold
    op. 107 b
    Instrumentation : percussion and cello
    Edition : score and parts
    Order No. : ED 9721 Q6118
    €16.99  *
  4. Three Waltzes

    Three Waltzes

    Download Edition
    Composer : Hummel, Bertold
    op. 95 f
    Instrumentation : piano 2-händig and 4-händig
    Order No. : ED 9898 Q6307
    €16.99  *
  5. Oregon Symphony

    Oregon Symphony

    für großes Blasorchester
    Download Edition
    Composer : Hummel, Bertold
    op. 67
    Instrumentation : wind band
    Edition : score
    Order No. : SHS 1023 Q6309
    €46.99  *
  6. Tombeau für PJK

    Tombeau für PJK

    für PJK
    Download Edition
    Composer : Hummel, Bertold
    op. 81g
    Instrumentation : wind band or wind instrumentsensemble
    Edition : score
    Order No. : SHS 1024 Q6381
    €9.99  *
  7. Tombeau für PJK

    Tombeau für PJK

    für PJK
    Download Edition
    Composer : Hummel, Bertold
    op. 81g
    Instrumentation : wind band or wind instrumentsensemble
    Edition : set of parts
    Order No. : SHS 1024-70 Q6382
    €38.99  *
  8. Marianische Fantasien I - III

    Marianische Fantasien I - III

    Download Edition
    Composer : Hummel, Bertold
    op. 87d
    Instrumentation : basset horn (or bass clarinet or bassoon) solo
    Order No. : ED 20026 Q6418
    €10.99  *
  9. Eight Fragments from Letters of Vincent van Gogh

    Eight Fragments from Letters of Vincent van Gogh

    Download Edition
    Composer : Hummel, Bertold
    op. 84
    Instrumentation : baritone and string quartet
    Edition : score and parts
    Language : German - English
    Order No. : ED 20241 Q6601
    €27.99  *
  10. "... und ein Tango"

    Four Easy Pieces
    Download Edition
    Composer : Hummel, Bertold
    Instrumentation : violin and piano
    Order No. : VLB 125 Q6675
    €9.99  *

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