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125th Anniversary of the birth of Operetta Composer Nico Dostal
125th Anniversary of the birth of Operetta Composer Nico Dostal
The Austrian operetta composer was a nephew of composer Hermann Dostal. He was born 125 years ago on 27 November 1895 in Korneuburg and died on 21 October 1981 in Salzburg.
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100th birthday of Paul Celan - works by Peter Ruzicka and Jan Mller-Wieland
100th birthday of Paul Celan - works by Peter Ruzicka and Jan Mller-Wieland
The poet, who took his own life fifty years ago on 20 April 1970 in Paris, developed an extraordinary lyrical language.
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Alfred Schnittkes Cello Concerto No. 1 with Eckart Runge in the Bestenliste 4/2020 of the Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik 4/2020
Alfred Schnittkes Cello Concerto No. 1 with Eckart Runge in the Bestenliste 4/2020 of the Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik 4/2020
The Capriccio CD Transitions (Capriccio C5362) with the recording of Alfred Schnittkes Concerto No. 1 for Violoncello and Orchestra in the category Orchestral Music and Concerts has just been...
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Veit Hertenstein has recorded Shostakovichs Viola Sonata op. 147 and the Cello Sonata op. 40 in his own arrangement for viola
Veit Hertenstein has recorded Shostakovichs Viola Sonata op. 147 and the Cello Sonata op. 40 in his own arrangement for viola
From the young viola player Veit Hertenstein came the saying, Violin is good, viola is better!
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Press reaction to the world premiere of Sofia Gubaidulinas The Wrath of God in Vienna
Press reaction to the world premiere of Sofia Gubaidulinas The Wrath of God in Vienna
The world premiere at the Vienna Musikverein within the framework of the Vienna Modern Festival with the ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna caused a wave of enthusiastic reviews in the press.
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Simon Hfeles excellent recording of Alexander Arutiunians trumpet concerto in A flat major
Simon Hfeles excellent recording of Alexander Arutiunians trumpet concerto in A flat major
Alexander Arutiunian's trumpet concerto dates from 1950 and was written in Moscow for the virtuoso Timofei Dokschitzer.
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Valery Gergiev conducts Sofia Gubaidulina's On Love and Hatred at the 2nd International Zaryadye Festival 2020 Moscow
Valery Gergiev conducts Sofia Gubaidulina's On Love and Hatred at the 2nd International Zaryadye Festival 2020 Moscow
Maestro Valery Gergiev has included Sofia Gubaidulina's oratorio On Love and Hatred in the program of the 2nd International Zaryadye Festival.
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Moritz Eggert ist new head of German Composers Association
Moritz Eggert ist new head of German Composers Association
The composer Moritz Eggert, best known as the blogger Bad Boy of Music, has been elected president of the German Composers Association (DKV). He replaces Enjott Schneider.
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Part 4 of the complete edition of all Weinberg string quartets released by Accord
Part 4 of the complete edition of all Weinberg string quartets released by Accord
On 2 November 2020, the Zentaur Quartet is to perform the world premiere of String Quartet No. 3 vor Anker in Munich.
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Marius Felix Langes Carmen from Hannover as a stream on OperaVision
Marius Felix Langes Carmen from Hannover as a stream on OperaVision
On 2 November 2020, the Zentaur Quartet is to perform the world premiere of String Quartet No. 3 vor Anker in Munich.
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Reduced version of Mieczysław Weinberg's opera Congratulations! in Dsseldorf
Reduced version of Mieczysław Weinberg's opera Congratulations! in Dsseldorf
On 29 October 2020 Mieczysław Weinbergs opera "Congratulations! is to be premiered at the Deutschen Oper am Rhein Dsseldorf.
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Gubaidulinas Der Zorn Gottes and the viola concerto in Vienna as a live stream
Gubaidulinas Der Zorn Gottes and the viola concerto in Vienna as a live stream
On Friday, November 6th, 2020 at 7:30 p.m., a pure Sofia Gubaidulina orchestral concert was supposed to take place as part of the Wien Modern ...
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The word sun in 27 languages - Italian premiere of Giya Kanchelis Lulling the Sun
The word sun in 27 languages - Italian premiere of Giya Kanchelis Lulling the Sun
Giya Kanchelis Lulling the Sun for choir and percussion was commissioned by the Riga youth choir Kamer ... in 2008 and premiered in Riga on 3 July 2008.
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1Oth Anniversary of the death of Rudolf Barshai
1Oth Anniversary of the death of Rudolf Barshai
The great Russian conductor and violist Rudolf Barshai died on 2 November 2010 at the age of 86.
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Sofia Gubaidulina receives Medal of the Republic of Tatarstan
Sofia Gubaidulina receives Medal of the Republic of Tatarstan
On October 24, 2020, on the occasion of her 89th birthday, the composer Sofia Gubaidulina was awarded the Medal of the Republic of Tatarstan on the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the...
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Les Humphries Singers: New Mexico-Remix
Les Humphries Singers: New Mexico-Remix
In August, Les Humphries, the leader of the legendary group The Les Humphries Singers, would have been 80 years old. On this occasion his biggest hit "Mexico" has just been released as a...
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World premiere of Ferran Cruixents Oscillation in Heidelberg on December 5th, 2020
World premiere of Ferran Cruixents Oscillation in Heidelberg on December 5th, 2020
The planned world premiere of Ferran Cruixents ballet music Oscillation at the Heidelberg Theater will now be postponed from November 7th to December 5th, 2020 ...
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Dejan Lazić releases an arrangement of the Rondo concertante KV 333 by Mozart on CD
Dejan Lazić releases an arrangement of the Rondo concertante KV 333 by Mozart on CD
The arrangement of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozarts Rondo concertante for piano and orchestra by the pianist and composer Dejan Lazić, based on a movement from the Piano Sonata in B flat major KV...
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The Grzenich Orchestra Cologne with Sergei Taneyevs John of Damascus op. 1 at Oehms classics
The Grzenich Orchestra Cologne with Sergei Taneyevs John of Damascus op. 1 at Oehms classics
On 19 June 2020 we commemorated the 105th anniversary of the death of Sergei Taneyev.
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Works for solo instruments and chamber orchestra / strings / ensemble
Works for solo instruments and chamber orchestra / strings / ensemble
Here you will also find works for unusual solo instruments such as oud, zheng and sheng, electric guitar or jazz trio and small orchestras or ensembles.
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Works for voice and chamber orchestra / strings / ensemble
Works for voice and chamber orchestra / strings / ensemble
Texts from all over the world, from William Shakespeare, Edgar Allan Poe, Francesco Petrarca to Rainer Maria Rilke, Roger Willemsen or ancient Chinese poems, have inspired our composers.
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Works for chamber orchestra
Works for chamber orchestra
Almost all works for chamber orchestras from our catalogs have an extra-musical title.
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Works for Ensemble
Works for Ensemble
The variety of instrumental timbres in the ensemble music of our composers from all over the world is unlimited.
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Repertoire for small string orchestra
Repertoire for small string orchestra
Instead of a giant orchestra, as required by works of Mahler, Strauss or Wagner , there is a boom of smaller orchestral works.
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Composers on the Coronavirus Crisis
Composers on the Coronavirus Crisis
The consequences of the coronavirus crisis move us all. We have asked our composers how these months and weeks affect their artistic work. What they answer will be published progressively in this...
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