schott aktuell - the journal 6/2014: INSPIRATION CHINA

Classical music holds real preeminence. At least in China. Hardly a week goes by without the opening of a new concert hall somewhere. A thorough musical education is as much a part of the normal upbringing of Chinese children ...



Work of the week - Thomas Larcher: A Padmore Cycle

On 1 November, a newly orchestrated version of Thomas Larcher’s A Padmore Cycle , composed and named for tenor Mark Padmore, will be premiered by Padmore and the BBC Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Edward Gardner ...



Stephen Paulus 1949-2014

It is with deep sadness that Schott | EAM notes the passing of Stephen Paulus, a widely-beloved composer and a tireless advocate for contemporary music and those who write and perform it. Born in 1949 in Summit, NJ, and ...



Work of the Week - Toshio Hosokawa: Fluss

On 24 October, the Arditti Quartet (photo) present the world premiere of Toshio Hosokawa’s new concerto for string quartet and orchestra, Fluss , with the WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln under the baton of Peter Rundel at ...



Bryars Composer in Residence at Adelaide Festival 2015

Adelaide Festival of Arts presents Gavin Bryars in Residence , a series of concerts and a chamber opera from one of the world’s leading post-minimalist composers Gavin Bryars (UK).  One of the most versatile ...



Work of the Week - Gavin Bryars: Peer Gynt

On 19 October, Gavin Bryars’ new ballet Peer Gynt will receive its world premiere at the Stadttheater in Bielefeld, Germany. Performed and choreographed by Gregor Zöllig and Tanztheater Bielefeld with conductor Elisa ...



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Kurt Schwitters: Ursonate - und andere Konsequente Dichtung - Kurt Schwitters’ “ Sonate in Urlauten” [Sonata in Primal Sounds] is the prototypical work at the border between speech and music. The concise title ...



Work of the Week - Benjamin Schweitzer: volapük

Volapük: This is the name German Priest Johann Martin Schleyer gave to the language he created and published in 1880. Using this universal language, he aspired to overcome differences between nations. Though the undertaking ...



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