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SKU: NMO
Hook, James / Klemke, Peter: SONATA in G
New
For Mallet trio (Vibraphone and 2 Marimbas) by Peter Klemke.
Dur.: appr. 9' 30"
Score 13 pages.
Score and parts.

kr. 180,00


 
 
 

A typical example of Hook´s "Galante style" (malodic and joyful)



James Hook (1746-1827).
English composer and organist.
Showed extraordinary early talent in music, - was a child prodigy at the keyboard and played harpsichord from the age of four. Hook studied with Thomas Garland, the cathedral organist in Norwich, and possibly with charles Burney.
17 years of age, in 1763 hook went to London where he became a popular musician and composer at tea gardens in and around London.
In 1768 he was appointed organist and composer to marylebone Gardens, and later at Vauxhall Gardens.

Hook was a prolific composer of expecially keyboard music /most of them written in a "Galant style"), songs and more than thirty stage works. Much loved by his contemporaries, Hook could count haydn, Clementi as well as the English composers William Boyce and John Stanley among his friends.

 
 

 

 

 

 

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