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, 06 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0000 Tue, 07 Jul 2015 06:57:37 +0200 Schott Music - CMS http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 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 +0200 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11879.html?newsCategoryId=15 schott-music.com - News Composers News Work of the Week Top Story 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 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 For soprano recorder - 06/19/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11786.html?newsCategoryId=19 Renaissance Recorder Anthology - 32 pieces - The first in a series of four volumes dedicated to recorder music from the Renaissance period. Featuring a variety of interesting pieces scored for recorder and keyboard accompaniment, this collection includes works by well-known figures as well as lesser known and rarely available pieces from a range of other composers. Suitable for students... Fri, 19 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11786.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications UK premiere of Penderecki's Seven Gates of Jerusalem - 06/19/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11815.html?newsCategoryId=12 From 23 to 26 June, the Royal Northern College of Music will present 'Seven Gates: The Music of Poland Explored', a festival featuring the works of Krzysztov Penderecki and culminating in the UK premiere of Seven Gates of Jerusalem on 26 June. The large-scale work will be performed by RNCM Symphony Orchestra, Chorus and Chamber Choir in Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall, conducted by Penderecki himself. ... Fri, 19 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11815.html?newsCategoryId=12 schott-music.com - News News from Schott London Composers News Top Story For piano - 06/15/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11784.html?newsCategoryId=19 Franke: Classical Piano Anthology - 12 Original Works - This anthology contains 12 original works by composers of the Classical period, including pieces by Giordani, Haydn, JC Bach and Beethoven. The anthology covers a wide stylistic range of material and, as with the other volumes in the series, is ideal for any players interested in gaining an insight into the richness and variety... Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11784.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Work of the Week - Krzysztof Penderecki: Ubu Rex - 06/15/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11801.html?newsCategoryId=18 Penderecki's first and only comic opera Ubu Rex , based on the 1896 Theatre of the Absurd play 'Ubu Roi' by Alfred Jarry, was first performed in 1991 at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich. On 20 June Opera Baltycka in Gdañsk presents a production by Janusz Wiśniewski. Set in two acts, Ubu Rex opens with a “duet of sleeping noises”. The action begins with the cowardly and greedy captain... Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11801.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Gospel melodies and hymns - 06/12/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11663.html?newsCategoryId=19 Rieger: World Gospel Hymns - For mixed choir and piano - After the success of "Christmas Gospel Hymns", Jochen Rieger now presents another gospel choral work. Every chorus and modern church choir will find melodies which would fit well into their repertoire and can be sung either a cappella or with piano accompaniment. The volume contains successful hymns and chorales, such... Fri, 12 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11663.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications News Choir Swept Away Festival features Toch, Weill and Hindemith - 06/12/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11800.html?newsCategoryId=12 From 19 to 21 June, Continuum Ensemble presents Swept Away: a series of concerts and talks based around the lost music of Berlin and Vienna in the 1920s including works by Schott composers Ernst Toch, Kurt Weill and Paul Hindemith. Featuring eleven UK premieres, the festival brings to light music by composers lost for decades due to censorship and political turbulence. The music... Fri, 12 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11800.html?newsCategoryId=12 schott-music.com - News News from Schott London Composers News Festivals Top Story