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, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:26:49 +0200 Schott Music - CMS http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 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 +0200 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 Now available from WERGO - 03/13/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11516.html?newsCategoryId=19 Gerhard Stäbler: HEISS! - Works for Organ - As a schoolboy, Gerhard Stäbler was already interested in the organ and later chose to study the instrument. His comprehensive catalogue of works, however, only contains the five pieces for this monumental instrument compiled here. This is certainly not due to any lack of interest. Stäbler still speaks with deeply felt enthusiasm about the... Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11516.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Intoxicating opera: European premiere of Marc Blitzstein's Triple-Sec - 03/12/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11490.html?newsCategoryId=15 On 14 March 2015, Marc Blitzstein’s short opera Triple-Sec will receive its European premiere at the Berlin Konzerthaus directed by Tobias Ribitzki. Following its first performance in Philadelphia in 1929, the work was a frequent feature in the opera house and Blitzstein enjoyed subsequent fame as a musical theatre composer across America. However, with the spread of anti-Semitism in Europe during... Thu, 12 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11490.html?newsCategoryId=15 schott-music.com - News Composers News Top Story Work of the Week - Julian Anderson: In lieblicher Bläue - 03/09/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11459.html?newsCategoryId=18 "She easily combines passion with subtlety, takes the liberty of playing with utmost restraint as well as plunging head-on into the material," commented the judging panel as the exceptional violinist Carolin Widmann received the Schneider-Schott-Music-Award in 2014. Widmann’s frequent performances of contemporary music benefit from these virtues, as with Julian Anderson’s In lieblicher... Mon, 09 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11459.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Baroque Guitar Sounds - 03/06/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11474.html?newsCategoryId=19 Baroque Guitar Anthology - 12 pieces for guitar and lute - The volume contains 16 original works by composers of the 17th and 18th centuries, transcribed for guitar by co-author Stuart Willis, including pieces by Bach, Weiss, Kellner, and Corbetta. With its carefully selected works, this edition is ideal for any players interested in gaining an insight into the richness and variety... Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11474.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Gavin Bryars Ballet 'Underworld' presented by Vincent Dance Theatre - 03/05/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11461.html?newsCategoryId=12 Thursday 5 March marks the first in a series of performances of 'Underworld', a contemporary dance show by Vincent Dance Theatre with music by Gavin Bryars. Bryars' haunting score for 'Underworld', which is based on the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, takes as its influence Orpheus’ own superhuman musical skills, supposedly so impressive that animals, trees and rocks were compelled to dance... Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11461.html?newsCategoryId=12 schott-music.com - News News from Schott London Composers News Work of the Week - Christian Jost: Rote Laterne - 03/02/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11444.html?newsCategoryId=18 Christian Jost’s new opera Rote Laterne ("Red Lantern") will receive its world premiere on 8 March 2015 at Opera Zurich in a production directed by Nadja Loschky. The opera, with a libretto written by Jost himself, is based on the Chinese writer Su Tong’s novel "Wives and Concubines" depicting a girl broken down by the concubine system in 1930s China. The novel was turned into... Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11444.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story schott aktuell - the journal 2/2015: LUX - 02/27/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11450.html?newsCategoryId=11 The United Nations have designated 2015 the International Year of Light. The intention is to bring focus to the significance of light to human beings as well as to culture, science and technology It’s not surprising that my colleagues and I came upon an extraordinary number of works inspired by or related to the myriad qualities of light as we prepared the current edition... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11450.html?newsCategoryId=11 schott-music.com - News Global News from Schott Music Composers News Top Story