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12/24/2009

schott aktuell - the journal 1/2010 online

The Tragic Muse in Opera Contents: p 3: Editorial · Contents pp 4-7: World Premières: Peter Eötvös: Die Tragödie des Teufels in Munich (D) · Carl Orff: Gisei - Das Opfer in Darmstadt (D) · Aribert Reimann: Medea in Vienna (A) · Gavin Bryars:  The third light in Antwerp ...

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12/22/2009

Original Pieces for Piano

Monika Twelsiek (Ed.): Emotions Sheet music for piano The piano teacher Monika Twelsiek from Cologne presents a new volume in the Schott Piano Classics series. The author has looked into the question of how to present 'emotions' in music and has found it in a comprehensive collection ...

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12/22/2009

Work of the Week - Arnold Schoenberg: Peace on Earth

  On the 22nd of December, Arnold Schönberg’s Friede auf Erden ( Peace on Earth ) will be performed at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem by the Hovevei Ha'Musica under the direction of Amos Boasson. The work is based on a Christmas poem by Swiss poet Conrad Ferdinand Meyer and tells a story ...

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12/21/2009

Michael Tillett 1922-2009

Michael Tillett, the much-loved teacher, and the life-long editor and amanuensis of Michael Tippett, died peacefully in his sleep on 20 December.  Everyone at Schott Music, especially the London office, would like to pay tribute to a wonderful colleague of extraordinary energy and professionalism - ...

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12/21/2009

Jörg Widmann Wins Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's Elise L. Stoeger Prize

We are thrilled to announce that Schott composer Jörg Widmann has been awarded The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's Elise L. Stoeger Prize. The Stoeger Prize is a $25,000 cash award given every two years in recognition of significant contributions to the field of chamber music.   Already ...

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12/18/2009

Great Gift Ideas from the Kurt Weill Edition Series

The award-winning Kurt Weill Edition , a publication series dedicated to presenting each of Kurt Weill's complete and performable works in comprehensive, new critical editions, offers two unique facsimile publications of the music of Kurt Weill as an ideal gift for the musician who has it all...almost.  ...

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Henze

12/17/2009

Hans Werner Henze

On the 16th January 2010 The Barbican Centre, London and the BBC will be celebrating the life and music of Hans Werner Henze with a day long event, Total Immersion: Hans Werner Henze .  Films, talks and concerts featuring the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Oliver Knussen and Ensemble Modern conducted ...

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12/17/2009

American Old Time Fiddle Tunes

98 Traditional Pieces for Violin By Pete Cooper In his new book, Pete Cooper presents a rich collection of 98 Old Time fiddle tunes from across the USA. All pieces are grouped by key, as played in sessions, and include bowing and chords. The introduction and notes on the individual ...

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12/16/2009

Alvin Singleton's 'After Fallen Crumbs' at the Alabama Symphony Orchestra

On January 17 Michael Morgan leads the Alabama Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Alvin Singleton's After Fallen Crumbs on their program Reflect and Rejoice: A Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. A key orchestral work in the Singleton catalogue, After Fallen Crumbs features stark timpani and ...

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12/16/2009

Krzysztof Penderecki in Residency at University of Toronto's New Music Festival

The University of Toronto presents its annual New Music Festival from January 25 through 31 which this year hosts Krzysztof Penderecki as the Roger D. Moore Distinguished Visitor in Composition. The festival features 30 performances of all manner of works by Penderecki including the North American ...

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