Franz Danzi

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Franz Ignaz Danzi (15 June 1763 – 13 April 1826) was a German cellist, composer and conductor, the son of the Italian cellist Innocenz Danzi (1730–1798) and brother of the noted singer Franzeska Danzi. Danzi lived at a significant time in the history of European music. His career, spanning the transition from the late Classical to the early Romantic styles, coincided with the origin of much of the music that lives in our concert halls and is familiar to contemporary classical-music audiences. As a young man he knew Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, whom he revered; he was a contemporary of Ludwig van Beethoven, about whom he — like many of his generation — had strong but mixed feelings; and he was a mentor for the young Carl Maria von Weber, whose music he respected and promoted.

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Discography

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
19663 Woodwind QuintetsFranz Danzi; New York Woodwind Quintet1
1980Wind Quintet, op. 67 nos. 2-3Franz Danzi; Soni Ventorum Wind Quintet1
1981Flute ConcertosFranz Danzi; Münchener Kammerorchester, Hans Stadlmair, András Adorján2
1988Wind QuintetsFranz Danzi, Franz Lachner; Ensemble Wien-Berlin1
1991Wind Quintets: Op. 56 nos. 1 and 2 / Op. 68 nos. 1 and 2Franz Danzi; Academia Wind Quintet1
1992Wind Quintets, op. 56 nos. 1-3 / Quintet for Piano and Wind, op. 41Franz Danzi; Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet, Love Derwinger2
1992Wind Quintets, op. 67 nos. 1-3 / Quintet for Piano and Wind, op. 53Franz Danzi; Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet, Love Derwinger1
1994Flute Concerto no. 2 / Concertante for Flute and Clarinet / Fantasia for Clarinet and OrchestraFranz Danzi; James Galway, Sabine Meyer52
1994Pleyel: Clarinet Concertos / Danzi: Sinfonia ConcertantePleyel, Danzi; Paul Meyer, Jean-Pierre Rampal1
1995Wind Quintets, op. 56, nos. 1-3 / Sextet in E flat majorFranz Danzi; Michael Thompson Wind Quintet1
1996Wind Quintets, op. 68 nos. 1-3 / Quintet for Piano and Wind, op. 54Franz Danzi; Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet, Love Derwinger1
1996Famous Chamber MusicSchubert, Reicha, Danzi1
1996Mannheimer Schule, Vol. 3Franz Danzi, Georg Friedrich Fuchs1
2000Musik der Münchener HofkapelleToeschi, Danzi, Wendling, Cannabich1
2007Virtuoso Cello ShowpiecesOrr, Cassadó, Danzi, Dvořák, Castelnuovo‐Tedesco; Maria Kliegel, Nina Tichman31
2008Septet & PotpourrisFranz Danzi; Consortium Classicum, Dieter Klöcker1
2010Complete SymphoniesFranz Danzi; Orchestra della Svizzera italiana, Howard Griffiths1
2018Overture in D major / Cello Concerto in E minor / Piano Concerto in E-flat majorFranz Danzi; Nareh Arghamanyan, Aurélien Pascal, Münchener Kammerorchester, Howard Griffiths1

Album + Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1989Divertimento „Chorale St. Antoni“ / Wind QuintetsJoseph Haydn, Antoine Reicha, Franz Danzi, Johann Georg Lickl; Stuttgarter Bläserquintett1
1991Sinfonia ConcertanteAntonio Salieri, Franz Danzi, Ignaz Pleyel; Dagmar Becker, Lajos Lencsés, Bruno Schneider, Wolfgang Meyer, Rainer Schottstädt, Württembergisches Kammerorchester, Jörg Faerber1
2001Horn ConcertosHaydn, Danzi, Rosetti; Concerto Amsterdam, Jaap Schröder, Hermann Baumann1
2014Sonatas and Fantaisie for Clarinet and PianoSigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Joseph Rheinberger, Anton Eberl, Franz Danzi; Heinz Hepp, Mika Degaita1

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