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) Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0000 Tue, 28 Jul 2015 03:26:54 +0200 Schott Music - CMS http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 Work of the Week - Joaquín Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez - 07/27/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11922.html?newsCategoryId=18 Joaquín Rodrigo‘s Concierto de Aranjuez for guitar and orchestra is arguably one of the most important guitar concertos ever written. This year marks the 75th anniversary of its 1940 première in Barcelona, and the piece still enjoys frequent performances around the world. Its success lies partly in Rodrigo’s technical mastery of the potential acoustic problems: he succeeds in making the solo guitar... Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11922.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant on CD - 07/21/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11916.html?newsCategoryId=12 Discovery Music and Vision have re-released a CD of Gerald Barry’s third opera The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant recorded by RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra with conductor Gerhard Markson. The original release on RTÉ’s own label was recorded in May 2005. Based on the play by German dramatist Rainer Werner Fassbinder, the opera depicts events surrounding a destructive and obsessive... Tue, 21 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11916.html?newsCategoryId=12 schott-music.com - News News from Schott London Composers News Top Story Work of the Week - Jaques Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann - 07/20/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11910.html?newsCategoryId=18 On 23rd July 2015, Jacques Offenbach’s opera Les Contes d'Hoffmann ("Tales of Hoffmann") will be staged by the Norwegian Opera at the Bregenz Festival, directed by Stefan Herheim. Johanne Debus will conduct a cast that includes Daniel Johansson, Kerstin Avemo, Bengt-Ola Morgny and Rachel Frenkel. Although the composer died before the opera was finished, leaving several performing... Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11910.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Work of the Week - Atsuhiko Gondai: Vice Versa - 07/13/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11880.html?newsCategoryId=18 On 18 July 2015 Atsuhiko Gondai’s new orchestral work Vice Versa will receive its world premiere by Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa at Ishikawa Ongakudo Concert Hall in Kanazawa, Japan. This is the second commission Gondai has received from Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa, after the success of his work 84,000x0=0 in 2005. Vice Versa will be conducted by Michiyoshi Inoue, the orchestra’s award-winning... Mon, 13 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11880.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Soundtrack - 07/10/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11838.html?newsCategoryId=19 Movie Songs - For mixed choir - What would a good movie be without a soundtrack? This volume contains major movie hits from Goldfinger through to ‘Happy’ by Pharell Williams. A concert that revolves around film would make any audience smile. Zur Bestellung von "Movie Songs" hier klicken... Fri, 10 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11838.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Klezmer - 07/08/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11837.html?newsCategoryId=19 Mauz: Klezmer Tunes for Clarinet - edition with CD - Rudolf Mauz presents a wide-ranging collection of Klezmer tunes and Jewish melodies for clarinet. The collection features pieces for clarinet and keyboard accompaniment, as well as a selection of clarinet duets including well-known traditional pieces and original numbers by Rudolf Mauz. The music has been carefully edited to create... Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11837.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Work of the Week - Richard Strauss: Arabella - 07/06/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11864.html?newsCategoryId=18 On 6 July 2015, Richard Strauss’ late lyric opera Arabella will be staged in a new production by theatre and film director Andreas Dresden at Munich Opera Festival. Performances will take place at Nationaltheater München, with Philippe Jordan of Opéra National de Paris conducting a cast that includes Anja Harteros (Arabella), Kurt Rydl (Graf Waldner), Doris Soffel (Adelaide), Hanna-Elisabeth... Mon, 06 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11864.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Work of the Week - Mark-Anthony Turnage: Blood on the Floor - 07/06/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11879.html?newsCategoryId=15 Paris Opéra Ballet’s “L’anatomie de la sensation (pour Francis Bacon)” featuring Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Blood on the Floor , opened this week at the Opéra Bastille in Paris. The production, with choreography by Wayne McGregor, was first performed in 2011. Peter Rundel conducts Ensemble Intercontemporain, and the four jazz soloists for whom the piece was written: Peter Erskine (percussion), Martin... Mon, 06 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11879.html?newsCategoryId=15 schott-music.com - News Composers News Work of the Week Top Story Alexander Goehr at Institute of Musical Research - 07/02/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11866.html?newsCategoryId=12 On 6 July 2015, Alexander Goehr will present a lecture at the Institute of Musical Research at Senate House in London. The talk, Giving the notes their names , relates to Goehr’s recent work Vanishing Word about the ways in which language and meaning diverge over time, and how man and nature become further apart. Vanishing Word for mezzo soprano, tenor and ensemble comprises... Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11866.html?newsCategoryId=12 schott-music.com - News News from Schott London Composers News Top Story For alto saxophone in Eb - 06/29/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11790.html?newsCategoryId=19 Debussy/Birtel: Golliwogg's Cakewalk - Score - The famous Golliwogg’s Cakewalk is the final piece from Debussy's cycle Children’s Corner which consists of 6 miniatures for piano, written for his daughter in the years 1906-1908. The style corresponds to that of ragtime, a dance which was in vogue around the turn of the century. The present arrangement now allows musicians to play the... Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11790.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Work of the Week - Huw Watkins: In The Locked Room - 06/29/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11823.html?newsCategoryId=18 On 4 July 2015, Huw Watkins’ one-act chamber opera In the Locked Room will receive its German premiere in a new production by Staatsoper Hamburg, directed by Petra Müller and conducted by Daniel Carter. The opera was originally premiered in 2012 in a joint production by Music Theatre Wales and Scottish Opera, who commissioned the work. The libretto was written by David Harsent, with whom Watkins... Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11823.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Huw Watkins in residence at Peasmarsh Festival - 06/25/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11826.html?newsCategoryId=12 Huw Watkins will be featured as guest pianist and featured composer at the Peasmarsh Festival in East Sussex, opening on 25 June. His music will be celebrated across the festival including in a portrait concert of his recent works for cello and piano on 28 June with festival director Richard Lester. Appearing in the opening concert is Watkins’ Piano Trio , a work originally commissioned... Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11826.html?newsCategoryId=12 schott-music.com - News News from Schott London Composers News Top Story Folk-Guitar - 06/24/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11788.html?newsCategoryId=19 Irish Folk Tunes for Guitar - 24 Stücke - A collection of arrangements of traditional and contemporary tunes including jigs, reels, airs and more. Most of the pieces are arranged for solo guitar, with several also offered with accompaniments. Experienced folk guitarist, and author of Scottish Folk Tunes for Guitar (ED 13359), and English Folk Tunes for Guitar (ED 13491) Hugh Burns... Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11788.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Work of the Week - Hans Werner Henze: Il re Teodoro in Venezia - 06/22/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11816.html?newsCategoryId=18 Composition and interpretation can be two sides of the same coin. During 1990 and 1991 Hans Werner Henze created his own version of Giovanni Paisiello’s opera Il re Teodoro in Venezia (1784) and in doing so filled the roles of both interpreter and composer. The adaptation was an opportunity for Henze to demonstrate his adoration for Paisiello’s music and to offer his own personal perspective on... Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11816.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Gunther Schuller (1925-2015) - 06/22/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11818.html?newsCategoryId=12 Schott Music is very sad to learn that American composer Gunther Schuller died on 21 June aged 89. Conductor, horn player, editor, virtuoso orchestrator, teacher and many things besides, Schuller has enjoyed a full career as musical polymath even before adding the role of self-taught composer who in 1957 devised 'third-stream' music, fusing serialism and jazz improvisation. Schott publishes a... Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11818.html?newsCategoryId=12 schott-music.com - News News from Schott London Composers News Top Story