Hunten was famed for his piano teaching and salon parts for the piano. His compositions had been extremely accesible to the general public for their insufficient technical difficulty. Contained in his functions had been rondos, fantasias, dances and personality pieces. Though he previously been discouraged by his dad to review music he became a pupil of Pradha, Reicha and Cherubini when he went to the Paris Conservatory. He was a modern of Czerny and friend to Herz. The music of Chopin, Liszt and Koblenz essentially exceeded him by as he outlived his personal generation of music artists.