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, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0000 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:35:56 +0200 Schott Music - CMS http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 Work of the Week – Jacques Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann - 09/15/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10717.html?newsCategoryId=18 Since its world première in 1881, the opéra fantastique Les Contes d'Hoffmann ("The Tales of Hoffmann") by Jacques Offenbach has been regularly performed around the world. 17 September marks the opening of a new production by Elmar Goerden at the Theatre Basel in Switzerland with conductor Enrico Delamboy and soloists Rolf Romei (Hoffman), Solenn' Lavanant-Linke (Muse), Agata Wilewska... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0200 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10717.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Work of the Week – Bernd Alois Zimmermann: Ich wandte mich und sah an alles Unrecht, das geschah unter der Sonne - 09/08/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10706.html?newsCategoryId=18 In 1970, Bernd Alois Zimmermann composed Ich wandte mich und sah an alles Unrecht, das geschah unter der Sonne , a 20-minute work for two speakers, bass and orchestra. This week there will be two performances of this work in Germany at the Hessicher Rundfunk in Frankfurt on 12 September and the Jahrhunderthalle in Bochum on 13 September. Both performances are given by the HR Symphony Orchestra conducted... Mon, 08 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10706.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Julian Anderson joins Schott - 09/04/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10702.html?newsCategoryId=11 Schott Music is pleased to announce a new exclusive publishing agreement with Julian Anderson, one of the foremost composers of our time. Schott will publish Anderson’s future works beginning with his Violin Concerto , to be premiered on 14 March 2015 by Carolin Widmann and the London Philharmonic Orchestra under Vladimir Jurowski. Anderson’s catalogue of works up to 2014 remains with Faber Music,... Thu, 04 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10702.html?newsCategoryId=11 schott-music.com - News Global News from Schott Music News from Schott London Composers News Press News Top Story Work of the Week - Fazıl Say: Gezi Park 3 - 09/01/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10693.html?newsCategoryId=18 On 2 September, Fazıl Say's specially commissioned work for this year’s Musikfest Bremen, Gezi Park 3 , will receive its world première at Die Glocke in Bremen. Kristjan Järvi conducts the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen with mezzo-soprano Marianne Crebassa and the composer at the piano. Say's 15-minute work is the third in a series of Gezi Park compositions in which the musical styles... Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10693.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Flutteringly beautiful! - 08/29/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10615.html?newsCategoryId=19 Eötvös: Dances of the Brush-Footed Butterfly - For piano - The dance of the butterflies: The delicate, beautiful butterflies move in a very special way. Eötvös transfers their miniature dances directly onto to the keyboard, sending greetings from his garden. Beautiful music, not easy to play, sometimes in three systems. Click here to order 'Dances... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10615.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications schott aktuell - the journal 5/2014: BALLET TODAY - 08/28/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10687.html?newsCategoryId=11 Welcome to our ballet issue! This autumn sees the première of two major ballet scores by Gavin Bryars who, in addition to his pieces for the concert and operatic stage, has built a highly-acclaimed body of work in the field of dance over the last 25 years. Highlights of Bryars’ ballet repertoire include the classic BIPED which he created with Merce Cunningham, and an ongoing series of pieces... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10687.html?newsCategoryId=11 schott-music.com - News Global News from Schott Music Composers News Top Story ECHO Klassik 2014 - 08/26/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10686.html?newsCategoryId=28 Hans Zender: Logos-Fragmente (Canto IX) - Award for WERGO-CD - The ECHO Klassik is one of the best established and most well-known music awards in the world. Today, the German Phono Academy, the cultural institute of the German Music Industry Association, announced the prizewinners of the ECHO Klassik 2014 which is awarded every year to artistically outstanding CD recordings in the field... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10686.html?newsCategoryId=28 schott-music.com - News Press News Top Story Passionate - 08/25/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10614.html?newsCategoryId=19 Say: Dance - For piano - 'Dance' is a highly virtuoso piano piece, a passionate and ecstatic dervishes whirl. Alternating metres and rhythmic elements refer to traditional Turkish rhythms. High dynamic variability and changes in register are combined with melodic elements from Turkish cultural music. Click here to order 'Dance'... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10614.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Work of the Week - Heinz Holliger: Scardanelli-Zyklus - 08/25/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10680.html?newsCategoryId=18 On 30 August 2014, the Lucerne Festival presents a unique work by Heinz Holliger: Scardanelli-Zyklus , a 150-minute cycle for mixed forces in three parts. The Lucerne Festival Academy Ensemble, along with the Latvian Radio Choir and flautist Felix Renggli will be conducted by the composer himself. Written between 1975-1991, Scardanelli-Zyklus comprises three large sections which can be... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10680.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Gems for 2 violins - 08/22/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10613.html?newsCategoryId=19 Mohrs: Duo-Schatzkiste - Original works from the Renaissance to the Romantic era - The volume contains original compositions from the Baroque to the modern eras, lesser known and well-known pieces, rather easy as well as demanding works. The pieces train the player's sense of style and the interpretation of the music from various eras. The volume deals with all aspects of duet playing,... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10613.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Gershwin for saxophone - 08/20/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10612.html?newsCategoryId=19 Gershwin: 3 Preludes - For tenor saxophone in B flat and piano - Inspired by Frédéric Chopin's 24 Préludes, Gershwin began to write preludes for the piano himself in the mid-1920s. They combine classical moments with jazz elements to form an effective whole, can be played individually or as little jazz sonata (fast – slow – fast). Thanks to the present arrangement, these charming miniatures... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10612.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Work of the Week - Jörg Widmann: Babylon-Suite - 08/18/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10675.html?newsCategoryId=18 Jörg Widmann is the Composer in Residence at this summer's Grafenegg Festival in Austria. Alongside performances of his works, Widmann has been commissioned to write a new work for orchestra, Babylon-Suite , which will receive its world première on 21 August by Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich and conductor Kent Nagano. The work is a co-commission with Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester Berlin,... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10675.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story For viola - 08/15/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10610.html?newsCategoryId=19 Telemann: 6 Sonatinen - Arrangement for viola and basso continuo - This arrangement of Telemann's '6 Sonatinas' makes a major standard work for violin accessible to the viola. As classic examples of the 'mixed taste', they perfectly combine Italian and French stylistic elements. This edition is based on the original edition. The viola part has been arranged for practical use. ... Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10610.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications German Record Critics’ Award - 08/15/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10656.html?newsCategoryId=19 Love Songs – dedicated to ensemble recherche - WERGO-CD receives Quaterly Award 3/2014 - During preparations for their 25th anniversary in 2010, the ensemble recherche came to the conclusion that “There are no love songs anymore!” So they requested such pieces for the celebration from various composer friends. The response from the invited composers was very strong: More than 30 love... Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10656.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Calm and cheerful - 08/13/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10609.html?newsCategoryId=19 Hindemith: Symphonia Serena - Study score - Hindemith's 'Symphonia Serena' was written in 1946, i.e. right after the end of the Second World War. It is one of Hindemith's most appealing works which, as the title suggests, conveys a cheerful, relaxed mood. Click here to order 'Symphonia Serena' Click here for further study scores... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10609.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications