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, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 Fri, 06 Mar 2015 01:00:36 +0100 Schott Music - CMS http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 Vincent Dance Theatre/Gavin Bryars: Underworld - 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... Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 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 Gavin Bryars in Residence at the Adelaide Festival 2015 - 02/27/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11457.html?newsCategoryId=12 Tonight marks the start of Gavin Bryars’ residency at the Adelaide Festival of Arts which will include the Australian premiere of his opera Marilyn Forever . As one of the most celebrated and profilic composers, both in the UK and internationally, Bryars will be in attendance as both conductor and performer in a diverse programme of events. Marilyn Forever opens the festival tonight with two... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11457.html?newsCategoryId=12 schott-music.com - News News from Schott London Composers News Let's Jazz! - 02/25/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11189.html?newsCategoryId=19 Wagner: Play Jazz Flute - now! - Textbook with CD - Playfully experiencing something new or trying your first improvisations: The jazz method of Stephanie Wagner brings a fresher feel to flute playing. Using little theory, yet many practical examples, this volume explains bossa nova, blues & co, playing in a band, effects and the tricks of the most famous flutists in... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11189.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Coole Hits für Streicher! - 02/20/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11187.html?newsCategoryId=19 Zlanabitnig: Pop for Strings Band 1 - For violin, viola and violoncello - Pop For Strings is a new and special series for string ensembles who also want to play pop and rock songs. Nothing Else Matters , As Tears Go By or I Follow Rivers are just a few of the titles which rock the strings! The titles have been arranged for violin 1, violin 2 and violoncello, with the... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11187.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications German Record Critics' Award - 02/20/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11384.html?newsCategoryId=99 Mark Andre: ...auf... - WERGO-CD receives Quarterly Award 1/2015 - The WERGO-CD „Mark Andre: ...auf...“ has been awarded the Quarterly German Record Critics’ Award. Andre’s compositions “...auf...” [...on...] are three independent orchestral pieces. Taken together, they can be heard as a cycle or as a triptych, like a three-part altarpiece. Though they are related, each... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11384.html?newsCategoryId=99 schott-music.com - News Top Story Schottische Anklänge - 02/20/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11395.html?newsCategoryId=19 Maxwell Davies: Sonata for Violin Alone - for violin - The piece borrows many gestures and characteristics from Scottish folk fiddle music, which informs the slow sections with the melancholy nostalgia of a slow air, and the fast sections with the rhythms of the reel. It subjects the opening melody to continuous transformation, and is in well-defined short sections, played without break.... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11395.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Work of the Week - Hans Werner Henze: Pollicino - 02/18/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11372.html?newsCategoryId=18 Hans Werner Henze’s children’s opera Pollicino opens at the Teatro Goldoni in Florence on 24 February 2015, conducted by Alessandro Cadario with the Orchestra del Conservatorio L. Cherubini di Firenze and the Coro di voci bianche Associazione Landini. Based on a libretto by Giuseppe Di Leva, the idea for Henze’s Pollicino came from the most innocent of sources: the energy and playfulness... Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11372.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Work of the Week - Peter Eötvös: Angels in America - 02/17/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11340.html?newsCategoryId=18 This month, the University Theatre in Boston, MA will stage Peter Eötvös' opera Angels in America in a production by Jim Petosa and directed by William Lumpkin, running from 19 to 22 February 2015. Angels in America received its world premiere in 2004 in Paris, around twenty years after the events depicted in Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama of the same name on which the opera... Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11340.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Klangvolles für die Blockflöte - 02/16/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11185.html?newsCategoryId=19 Schott Recorder Library - Score and part - This anthology is a varied compilation of the most beautiful Baroque sonatas for treble recorder and continuous bass. This volume contains several beautiful sonatas by well-known composers like Georg Philipp Telemann or Georg Friedrich Handel as well as works showing Italian or English influence. It provides comprehensive material... Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11185.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Now available from WERGO - 02/13/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11314.html?newsCategoryId=19 The Precise Music of Galina Ustvolskaya – DVD - The Six Piano Sonatas - In the period from 1947–1988 Galina Ustvolskaya wrote six piano sonatas. These Sonatas are the laboratory of her spiritual quest: In them there is the combination of the creation of the universe and maximum personal deepening and confessing. Her work recalls discoveries in physics, showing that the macrocosm and... Fri, 13 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11314.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Work of the Week - György Ligeti: Le Grand Macabre - 02/06/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11266.html?newsCategoryId=18 On 14 February 2015, a new production of György Ligeti’s opera Le Grand Macabre will receive its premiere at Aalto-Musiktheater in Essen, Germany, directed by Mariame Clément and with music conducted by Dima Slobodeniouk. Le Grand Macabre received its world premiere in 1978 in Stockholm. Ligeti himself called it an “anti-anti-opera”, referring to his simultaneous adherence to and distancing... Fri, 06 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11266.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Work of the Week - Stewart Wallace: Harvey Milk - 01/30/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11195.html?newsCategoryId=18 On 7 and 8 February 2015, Stewart Wallace’s opera Harvey Milk will receive its Australian premiere at St Kilda Town Hall in Melbourne in a concert performance by the Melbourne Gay and Lesbian Chorus under the direction of Kathleen McGuire. The performance is part of the Midsumma Festival, an annual three-week celebration of LGBT culture that was established in 1989. The opera, based on Michael... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11195.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Potpourri für Keyboard - 01/26/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11116.html?newsCategoryId=19 Boarder: Keyboard Klangwelt Best Of Instrumentals - easy to play - Here is something for everybody: The new 'Best of' anthology in this popular series contains more than 90 popular instrumental pieces such as waltzes, dances and marches from the realms of classical music, opera, operetta and folk music. The pieces have been beautifully arranged for keyboard (electric organ) and are... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11116.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications