schott-music.com - News http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/index.html?_NewsSearch=1&_NewsSearch_page=6 schott-music.com - News en-UK thomas.fischer@schott-music.com (Thomas Fischer) Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:13:25 +0200 Schott Music - CMS http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 Stephen Paulus 1949-2014 - 10/21/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10872.html?newsCategoryId=11 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 raised in Minnesota, Paulus enjoyed a close relationship with the Minnesota music community, including the Minnesota Orchestra and Opera. He was 65. Norman Ryan, Vice President... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10872.html?newsCategoryId=11 schott-music.com - News Global News from Schott Music Composers News Top Story Work of the Week - Toshio Hosokawa: Fluss - 10/20/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10868.html?newsCategoryId=18 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 Cologne’s Philharmonie. Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2014, the quartet remains dedicated to championing new works and have worked collaboratively with Hosokawa on many occasions.... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10868.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Bryars Composer in Residence at Adelaide Festival 2015 - 10/17/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10865.html?newsCategoryId=15 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 and highly-regarded composers to emerge in the second half of the 20th century, Bryars will conduct the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra in a performance of his well-known early work ... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10865.html?newsCategoryId=15 schott-music.com - News Composers News Festivals Event-News Top Story Work of the Week - Gavin Bryars: Peer Gynt - 10/13/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10848.html?newsCategoryId=18 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 Gogou, the ballet will run at the Stadttheater until 1 February 2015. When approached to write Peer Gynt , Bryars was asked to base his new ballet on the incidental music... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10848.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Now available from WERGO - 10/10/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10847.html?newsCategoryId=19 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 of the work alone forges a suggestive link between language material and the musical form of the sonata; the "Ursonate" almost proverbially stands for sound poetry.... Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10847.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Work of the Week - Benjamin Schweitzer: volapük - 10/06/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10816.html?newsCategoryId=18 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 failed to materialise, it still inspired composer Benjamin Schweitzer to write an orchestral work more than 130 years later. volapük was commissioned by ONE (Orchestra Network for... Mon, 06 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10816.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Grainger work premiered after 100 years - 10/06/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10822.html?newsCategoryId=12 A previously unperformed work by Percy Grainger awaits its unveiling on 8 October at Kings Place in London: “ Youthful piano concerto movement (1896) ”. Written whilst he was studying at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt when Grainger was 13, the concerto will receive its world premiere over 100 years after it was composed. The piece has been specially orchestrated by Ben Woodgates for the Fitzwilliam... Mon, 06 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10822.html?newsCategoryId=12 schott-music.com - News News from Schott London Composers News Top Story Martland Monument – A Celebration of Steve Martland - 10/02/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10809.html?newsCategoryId=12 This October, the Sandee/Van Nieukerken piano duo kick off ‘Martland Monument’, a series of concerts in commemoration the late Steve Martland. Spanning the 2014/15 season, ‘Martland Monument’ plans to be a vibrant and colourful exhibition of Martland’s music, alongside the works of other outstanding contemporary figures, including Morton Feldman and Martland’s friend and teacher Louis Andriessen. The... Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10809.html?newsCategoryId=12 schott-music.com - News News from Schott London Composers News Top Story Maxwell Davies’ "The Trojan Games" receives UK Premiere - 10/02/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10813.html?newsCategoryId=12 This year has been quite a special one for Sir Peter Maxwell Davies who turned 80 last month, sparking numerous performances of his works in celebration concerts. This Saturday 4 October, the ensemble Psappha present a ‘birthday gift to Max’ at Hallé St. Peter’s in Manchester. Stephen Barlow will conduct the ensemble, with whom Maxwell Davies has had a 19-year association, in a programme including... Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10813.html?newsCategoryId=12 schott-music.com - News News from Schott London Composers News Top Story Schott Music live October 2014 - 09/30/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10777.html?newsCategoryId=11 Two important fairs are just around the corner: Frankfurt Book Fair and Music China. Take the opportunity to get to know Schott Music and its publishing partners. We are looking forward to seeing you there! Music China: October 8 to 11 (Hall E3, Booth: C18; German pavilion) Frankfurt Book Fair: October 9 to 13 (Hall 3.1, Booth: H65) Music China The annual Music China... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10777.html?newsCategoryId=11 schott-music.com - News Global News from Schott Music Festivals Event-News Top Story A special performance piece - 09/29/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10722.html?newsCategoryId=19 Ibrahim: African Song - For cello and piano - Abdullah Ibrahim aka 'Dollar Brand' is one of the true jazz greats. His cycle 'African Songs' celebrates the unmistakable atmosphere and cheerfulness of African music. This arrangement for cello and piano is a rather special performance piece. Click here to order 'African Song'... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10722.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Work of the week - Luigi Nono: Canti di vita e d'amore - 09/29/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10775.html?newsCategoryId=18 It was the terror of Hiroshima which pushed Luigi Nono to write Canti di vita e d’amore in 1962. Now, this important work will be heard in the Festival d'Automne à Paris on 3 October in a performance by the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, conducted by Mikko Franck with soprano Anu Komsi and tenor Andrew Staples. Nono’s work, bearing the subtitle "Sul Ponte di Hiroshima",... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10775.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Sight-Reading - 09/26/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10724.html?newsCategoryId=19 Kember/Tate-Lovery: Trombone Sight-Reading - Over 200 pieces for trombone - This collection presents over 200 carefully graded sight-reading pieces and exercises in a range of musical styles, for solo Trombone. Taking an approach based on self-learning, the 11 sections of the book focus on developing different key technical skills as well as introducing the student to a plethora of musical... Fri, 26 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10724.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Work of the Week - Robert Beaser: The End of Knowing - 09/22/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10751.html?newsCategoryId=18 On September 25, Kevin Sedatole directs the world première of Robert Beaser's The End of Knowing at Michigan State University’s Wharton Center. Soprano Lindsay Kesselman and baritone Benjamin Park join the Michigan State University Band. The End of Knowing is a song-symphony in seven movements for soprano, baritone and wind ensemble, based on texts by seven different poets. About the... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10751.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story The Importance of Being Earnest Released on CD - 09/19/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10750.html?newsCategoryId=12 NMC Recordings releases the first recording of Gerald Barry's outlandish and wildly successful opera, The Importance of Being Earnest , on 22 September as part of their 25th Anniversary celebrations. Thomas Adès leads Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and the starry cast from the opera's UK concert premiere including Barbara Hannigan, Joshua Bloom, Hilary Summers and Alan Ewing as Lady... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10750.html?newsCategoryId=12 schott-music.com - News News from Schott London Composers News Top Story