Search for a Composer

Showing Composer Gal, Hans

View all recordings of works by this composer

Cello Concerto, op.67 (1)
Cello Sonata, op.89 (1)
Clarinet Quintet, op.107 (1)
Concertino for recorder and string orchestra, op.82 (1)
Concertino for two pianos, op.43 (1)
Concertino for violin and string orchestra, op.52 (1)
Concerto for violin and small orchestra, op.39 (2)
Divertimento for bassoon and cello, op.90 no.1 (1)
Fugues (24), op.108 (1)
Impromptu for viola and piano (1)
Impromptus (3) for two pianos (1)
Improvisation, Variations and Finale on a Theme by Mozart, op.60b (1)
Intermezzi (3) for flute and piano, op.103 (1)
Intermezzi (5), op.10 (2)
Marionettes (3), op.74 (2)
Melodien (5), op.33 (1)
Pastoral Tune for six hands at one piano (arr. Anthony Goldstone) (1)
Piano Concerto, op.57 (1)
Piano Sonata, op.28 (1)
Piano Trio, op.49b (1)
Preludes (24), op.83 (3)
Serbische Weisen (Serbian Dances), op.3 (1)
Serenade for clarinet, violin and cello, op.93 (1)
Serenade in D major for violin, viola and cello, op.41 (1)
Sketches (3), op.7 (1)
Small Pieces (3), op.65 (1)
Sonata for solo cello, op.109a (1)
Sonata for violin and piano, op.17 (3)
Sonata in D, posth. (2)
Sonatina no.1, op.58 no.1 (1)
Sonatina no.2, op.58 no.2 (1)
String Quartet no.1 in F minor, op.16 (1)
String Quartet no.2, op.35 (2)
String Quartet no.3, op.95 (2)
String Quartet no.4 in B flat major, op.98 (1)
Suite, op.24 (1)
Suite, op.102b (2)
Suite for solo cello, op.109b (1)
Suite for viola and piano, op.102a (1)
Suite in G major, op.56 (1)
Symphony no.1 in D major, op.30 (3)
Symphony no.2 in F major, op.53 (3)
Symphony no.3 in A major, op.62 (2)
Symphony no.4 'Sinfonia Concertante', op.105 (2)
Trio for violin, clarinet and piano, op.97 (1)
Trio in F sharp minor for violin, viola and cello, op.104 (1)
Triptych, three movements for orchestra, op.100 (1)
Viola Sonata, op.101 (1)

Hans Gál OBE (5 August 1890 – 3 October 1987) was a composer, teacher and author.

Gál was born to a Jewish family in the small village of Brunn am Gebirge, Niederösterreich, just outside Vienna, the son of a doctor. In 1909 his piano teacher Richard Robert (who also taught George Szell, Rudolf Serkin and Clara Haskil) appointed Gál as a teacher when he became director of the New Vienna Conservatory. From 1909 to 1913, Gál studied music history at the University of Vienna under music historian Guido Adler, who published Gál's doctoral dissertation on the style of the young Beethoven in his own Studien zur Musikwissenschaft. From 1909 to 1911, Gál studied composition in two years of intensive private study with Eusebius Mandyczewski, who had been a close friend of Brahms, and with whom he was later to edit ten volumes of the Complete Edition of Brahms’s works, published by Breitkopf & Härtel in 1926. Mandyczewski became a "spiritual father" to him

* This text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License
* Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization.
* Original page

Recent Gal releases

24+1
24+1

£11.95

(Willowhayne Records)

A Much-Travel’d Clown: Scottish Bassoon Music
A Much-Travel’d Clown: Scottish Bassoon Music

£12.50

(Vox Regis)

Hans Gal - Chamber Music for Clarinet
Hans Gal - Chamber Music for Clarinet

£9.95

(Toccata Classics)

Gal - Piano Concerto; Mozart - Piano Concerto no.22
Gal - Piano Concerto; Mozart - Piano Concerto no.22

£12.50

(Avie)

Flashback: Music for Saxophone and Piano from the 20th Century
Flashback: Music for Saxophone and Piano from the 20th Century

£12.50

(Odradek Records)