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) Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:34:25 +0200 Schott Music - CMS http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 Now available from WERGO - 04/16/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11603.html?newsCategoryId=19 Giacinto Scelsi: Suite 9 & 10 - per pianoforte - Though Scelsi had studied Western philosophy intensively and also felt at home in the Roman Catholic Church, his world view was nevertheless grounded in his encounter with the Eastern mysticism found in Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, and Zen. This spiritual orientation is also expressed in the subtitles of three of his piano suites. “Ttai”,... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11603.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Learn from the master - 04/10/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11573.html?newsCategoryId=19 My first Bach - Easiest Piano Pieces by J. S. Bach - Johann Sebastian Bach composed countless pieces specifically for his many students. My First Bach contains many of these educational pieces which are, for the most part, arranged in increasing difficulty. Easy two-part chorales and dances are followed by more demanding little preludes, two-part inventions and the first Prelude from... Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11573.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Schott Music at the Frankfurt Music Fair from April 15 to 18 - 04/10/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11588.html?newsCategoryId=11 "Musikmesse" is the world’s most important meeting place for the musical sector. Here you will find a complete range of products with everything required for making music, not to mention innumerable workshops, concerts, product demonstrations and discussion events. Take the opportunity to pay a visit to our stand where we will introduce you to our new international publications with... Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11588.html?newsCategoryId=11 schott-music.com - News Global News from Schott Music Event-News Top Story Work of the Week - Arnold Schönberg: Moses und Aron - 04/10/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11590.html?newsCategoryId=18 On 19 April 2015 Schoenberg’s largest and most complex work Moses und Aron will be staged at the Komische Oper Berlin, in a production by Barrie Kosky with music conducted by Vladimir Jurowski. The opera, written between 1928 and 1932, was never finished: though Schoenberg planned to compose three acts, the final of these never reached completion. At the centre of Moses und Aron is the conflict... Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11590.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Work of the Week - Fazıl Say: Chamber Symphony - 04/07/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11570.html?newsCategoryId=18 On 11 April 2015 the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra will perform the world premiere of Fazıl Say’s Chamber Symphony at Carnegie Hall, New York. The orchestra, made up of professional musicians from around the world and known for performing without a conductor, has commissioned Say to write a work about national identity – an issue close to the composer’s heart. The result is a twenty-minute piece... Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11570.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Dennis Marks 1948-2015 - 04/07/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11582.html?newsCategoryId=12 We are deeply saddened by the death of Dennis Marks, music and arts broadcaster, documentary filmmaker and writer. As head of music for BBC Television and later artistic director of English National Opera, Marks was a great supporter of contemporary music and a friend to many in the Schott family. He directed television versions of Michael Tippett's last opera New Year and Mark-Anthony Turnage's... Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11582.html?newsCategoryId=12 schott-music.com - News News from Schott London Top Story Insiders' Tip for Cello Lessons - 04/04/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11472.html?newsCategoryId=19 Koeppen: Hot Cello 1 - 16 easy pop pieces in the first position - An absolute must for modern cello lessons: Hot Cello is a varied mixture of pieces from pop, rock, blues and jazz music. Volume 1 is very easy and limited to the first position. Students are gradually introduced to technical and musical problems. The second part is intended for the teacher or advanced students. The... Sat, 04 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11472.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Casken's 'Apollinaire's Bird' Shortlisted for RPS Music Award - 03/31/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11568.html?newsCategoryId=12 John Casken’s oboe concerto Apollinaire’s Bird has been shortlisted for an RPS Music Award for Large-Scale Composition. Given annually by the Royal Philharmonic Society, the RPS Music Awards are the highest recognition for live classical music in the UK. The awards are independent and peer-judged, honouring a broad range of live music making. Apollinaire’s Bird... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11568.html?newsCategoryId=12 schott-music.com - News News from Schott London Composers News Yiddish Songs - 03/30/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11470.html?newsCategoryId=19 Klezmer Piano Collection - Edition with CD - A wide ranging collection of Klezmer tunes and Jewish melodies for piano. Highly flexible to use, the pieces can be performed by a solo pianist or in a variety of instrumental combinations.Information is provided on the history of Klezmer music, its scales, modes and forms as well as on general style. The volume is accompanied by a... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11470.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Work of the Week - Michael Tippett: The Ice Break - 03/30/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11523.html?newsCategoryId=18 On 3 April 2015 Michael Tippett’s fourth opera The Ice Break will be staged in a new production by Graham Vick and the Birmingham Opera Company. Andrew Gourlay will conduct the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, who appear alongside a chorus of 150 amateur singers from the Birmingham area. Premiered in 1977 at the Royal Opera House in London, The Ice Break portrays four ethnically... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11523.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Demanding Piano Pieces - 03/25/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11468.html?newsCategoryId=19 Kapustin: Sonata No. 11 - For Piano - Virtuoso jazz in classical form: Nikolai Kapustin (b. 1937) is an excellent jazz pianist, arranger and composer. His piano sonatas are now published by Schott Music for the first time. The present sonata was written in the 1990s and is a technically demanding piece. Suitable for pianists looking for works between modern and jazz music which sound... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11468.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Popular Pieces for Cello - 03/23/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11466.html?newsCategoryId=19 Schott Cello Library - Score and part for cello and piano - The anthology contains 13 easy to moderately difficult original pieces which are suitable for lessons as well as concerts. Apart from the popular Baroque sonatas, such as by Vivaldi or de Fesch, there are lesser known charming compositions, e.g. by Lanzetti or Zocarini. Sonatas by J. Chr. Fr. Bach and Stephen Paxton as well... Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11466.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Work of the Week - Bernd Alois Zimmermann: Ich wandte mich und sah an alles Unrecht, das geschah unter der Sonne - 03/23/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11518.html?newsCategoryId=18 Bernd Alois Zimmermann’s Ich wandte mich und sah an alles Unrecht, das geschah unter der Sonne (Ecclesiastical Action) is the composer’s final work, completed just five days before his death. Premiered in the concert hall in 1972, it will receive its first scenic performance on 27 March 2015 at the Oper am Dom, Cologne, with narrators Jörg Rätjen and Stephan Rehm, bass soloist Bo Skovhus and the... Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11518.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story At Second Glance - 03/18/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11463.html?newsCategoryId=19 Lord: Disguises - Suite for string orchestra - In Disguises Jon Lord, the famous keyboarder of the cult band 'Deep Purple', portrays three people whom he chose for their similarities as well as their contrasts: In the opening movement, he chose the composer Sir Malcolm Arnold to whom he dedicated the whole piece in gratitude for many musical inspirations. The little theme of the... Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11463.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Work of the Week - Peter Eötvös: Paradise Reloaded (Lilith) - 03/16/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11479.html?newsCategoryId=18 While working on his opera Die Tragödie des Teufels (2009), Peter Eötvös became increasingly interested in the character of Lilith, Adam’s alleged first wife. It is from this work that the idea of Lilith as protagonist originated, which grew to become the opera Paradise Reloaded (Lilith) . Completed in 2013, the work will receive its German premiere on 21 March 2015 at Theater Chemnitz in a production... Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11479.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story