commentary to opus 97b
Gregorian Fantasy for Harpe solo op. 97b (1995)
Duration: 9 Minutes
N. Simrock London - Hamburg EE 5222 / ISMN: 979-0-2211-1642-0
In the "Gregorian Fantasy" by B. Hummel, the Gregorian melody provides the initial motif material. It is the norm, from which the composer then distances himself. The medieval chant can be felt in the whole character of the composition, a solemn Andante religioso.
Dr. Sylvia Sowa (CD-Booklet, Genuin 2003)