January

New Vocal Music by Daniel Smutny
New Vocal Music by Daniel Smutny
The young Mannheim composer Daniel Smutny has had recourse to an historical vocal music genre in his madrigal book for 24 singers entitled “Velouria.” The work will ...
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Many Happy Returns: “Happy Birthday Variations” by Peter Heidrich for Chamber Orchestra
Many Happy Returns: “Happy Birthday Variations” by Peter Heidrich for Chamber Orchestra
Who doesn’t know the world’s most popular musical birthday greeting? This melody consisting of just a few bars is sung for friends and relatives in every key, tempo and ...
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Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf: World Premiere of “void – un delitto italiano” in Stuttgart
Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf: World Premiere of “void – un delitto italiano” in Stuttgart
The new piece for a cappella choir entitled “void – un delitto italiano, un epitaffio” by Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf will receive its world premiere on 13 February 2010 at the ...
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Schnittke Week at BBC London with Five Broadcasts
After the successful Schnittke Festival of the London Philharmonic Orchestra in November 2009 on the occasion of the 75th birthday of the composer Alfred Schnittke, there ...
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World Premiere: Moritz Eggert’s “Number Nine VII: Mass” in Munich
World Premiere: Moritz Eggert’s “Number Nine VII: Mass” in Munich
Moritz Eggert’s “Number Nine VII: Mass” for large orchestra will receive its world premiere on 5 February 2010 in the Herkulessaal of the Munich Residenz. This work was ...
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Six Grammy Nominations for Works by Sikorski Composers
Six Grammy Nominations for Works by Sikorski Composers
Among the Grammy nominations for the year 2010 are six albums with works from the Sikorski catalogues. Both in the categories “Best Classical Album” and ...
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New Editions in Our “New Arrangements”
Many new titles have been added to the series with arrangements of great works from the history of music. In earlier years, arrangements of ...
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Complete Recording of the Shostakovich Quartets by the Mandelring Quartet
Complete Recording of the Shostakovich Quartets by the Mandelring Quartet
The late string quartets of Dmitri Shostakovich were written during a period in which the composer did indeed think of composing a cycle of 24 quartets. He completed 15 ...
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