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songs of Hans Pfitzner

a guide and study

by Richard Mercier

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pfitzner, Hans Erich, 1869-1949.,
  • Songs -- Analysis, appreciation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementRichard Mercier.
    SeriesMusic reference collection,, no. 64
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.P32 M47 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 207 p. :
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL694597M
    ISBN 100313305331
    LC Control Number97041922

    PFITZNER Piano Quintet in C, op. Sextet in g, op. 55 • Ens Ulf Hoelscher • cpo () Hans Pfitzner (–) provides a case study in the “do what I say, not what I do” philosophy. An exact contemporary of Richard Strauss, Pfitzner was in word, if not always in deed, a fierce anti-modernist. Hans Pfitzner (composer ) - Play streams in full or download MP3 from Classical Archives (), the largest and best organized classical .

    The New Yorker, J P. A CRITIC AT LARGE about Hans Pfitzner, the composer of "Palestrina," who embraced Nazism. On Ap , "zero hour," in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, while.   Hans Pfitzner composed his Piano Concerto in E flat major, Op. 31, while he was a teacher of composition at the Prussian Academy in Berlin. It is .

      One of my all time favourite pieces of music - the incredible Prelude to Pfitzner's opera "Palestrina". Four Early Songs — Hans Pfitzner. voice and piano — — First edition. Composed by Hans Pfitzner (). Edited by Hans Rectanus. This edition: Saddle stitching. Sheet music. Schott. 16 pages. Duration 12'. Schott Music #ED Published by Schott Music (HL). Price: $


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Songs of Hans Pfitzner by Richard Mercier Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The Songs of Hans Pfitzner is a very welcome book. As the author, Richard E. Mercier, remarks in his introduction, the songs of Pfitzner are still less frequently performed than those by his contemporaries like Hugo Wolf, Mahler and Richard Strauss.

I am very happy that this book brings them to the attention of performing by: 2. Hans Erich Pfitzner (5 May – 22 May ) was a German composer and self-described anti-modernist. His best known work is the post-Romantic opera Palestrina, loosely based on the life of the sixteenth-century composer Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina.

The songs of Hans Pfitzner () should be substantially better known than they are. No-one would allege that they match Richard Strauss's or Hugo Wolf's best word-setting - in any event Pfitzner, like Strauss and Mahler, attained more distinctive results with voice and orchestra than in Lieder - but they have great beauties of their own.3/5(1).

"The Songs of Hans Pfitzner is a very welcome book. As the author, Richard E. Mercier, remarks in his introduction, the songs of Pfitzner are still less frequently performed than those by his contemporaries like Hugo Wolf, Mahler and Richard Strauss. For many reasons Hans Pfitzner was and remains controversial.

This stems partly from his difficult personality, and partly from the nationalistic context in which are set his cultural beliefs. His music has also tended to be coloured by such labels as conservative and romantic.

Yet he actually has a wide reputation for his `musical legend' Palestrina, and there is much in his output which sets. Hans Pfitzner was one of the composers who carried the German Romantic tradition well into the 20th century. Unlike those of his contemporaries Mahler and Richard Strauss, his reputation never seemed to extend beyond the borders of his there is much that is individualistic and much to admire from his body of work -- particularly in his best-known work, the opera Palestrina.

^IThe Songs of Hans Pfitzner^R is a very welcome book. As the author, Richard E. Mercier, remarks in his introduction, the songs of Pfitzner are still less frequently performed than those by his contemporaries like Hugo Wolf, Mahler and Richard Strauss.

I am very happy that this book brings them to the attention of performing musicians. The first study of Pfitzner's output in English, this book sets his music in the context of his cultural opinions, which though conceived as reflections on music, have acquired a more political status to which the history of Pfitzner's times has contributed.

Williamson offers a revaluation of Price: $ Hans Pfitzner / Richard Strauss, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Heinz Rögner, Staatskapelle Berlin, Otmar Suitner: Hans Pfitzner / Richard Strauss, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Heinz Rögner, Staatskapelle Berlin, Otmar Suitner - Vorspiele Zu "Palestrina" / Fantasie Aus "Die Frau Ohne Schatten" Op.

65 ‎ (LP) ETERNA: 21 rows  Find Hans Pfitzner bio, music, credits, awards, & streaming links on AllMusic - Pfitzner, who. Palestrina is an opera by the German composer Hans Pfitzner, first performed in The composer referred to it as a Musikalische Legende (musical legend), and wrote the libretto himself, based on a legend about the Renaissance musician Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, who saves the art of contrapuntal music for the Church in the sixteenth century, through his composition of the Missa Premiere: 12 JunePrinzregententheater, Munich.

Hans Pfitzner discography and songs: Music profile for Hans Pfitzner, born 5 May Genres: Romanticism, Symphony, Chamber Music. Albums include Symphony No. List of works by Hans Pfitzner Pfitzner, Hans. A list of works in the composer category that are not included here can be found on this page.

Please consult the manual of style for creating composer work lists. Contents. 1 Works with Opus number; Op - Two German Songs for baritone and orchestra (with male chorus ad.

lib.) (). : The Music of Hans Pfitzner (Oxford Monographs on Music) () by Williamson, John and a great selection of similar New, Used and Price Range: $ - $ While Hitler was in jail after the failed Munich coup attempt, Pfitzner sent a book with the inscription 'To Adolf Hitler, the great German – Hans Pfitzner on the first of April '.

Pfitzner was unable, however, to find unqualified favour with the Nazi elite. In Goebbels wrote in his diary that Hitler was 'strongly opposed to Pfitzner. The Music of Hans Pfitzner by John Williamson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Music of Hans Pfitzner: John Williamson: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Get this from a library. The music of Hans Pfitzner. [John Williamson] -- The first study of Pfitzner's output in English, this book sets his music in the context of his cultural opinions, which though conceived as reflections on music, have acquired a more political.

Hans Pfitzner, in full Hans Erich Pfitzner, (born May 5,Moscow, Russia—diedSalzburg, Austria), German composer who upheld traditional ideals during the post-Wagnerian era. Pfitzner was a pupil at Frankfurt of Iwan Knorr. Between and he held posts as teacher and conductor in several German towns, including Strassburg, where he was director of the conservatory.

Hans Pfitzner was one of the composers who carried the German Romantic tradition well into the twentieth century. Unlike those of his contemporaries Mahler and Richard Strauss, his reputation never seemed to extend beyond the borders of his homeland. The first study of Pfitzner's output in English, this book sets his music in the context of his cultural opinions, which though conceived as reflections on music, have acquired a more political status to which the history of Pfitzner's times has contributed.

Pfitzner's songs are an echo of those of his beloved Schumann, with a bit too much Lindenduft about them, but Williamson proves a strong advocate.

On occasion he lapses into unhelpful labeling--for example, calling "An die Mark" "outstanding" .Sinfonie cis-Moll op. 36a () nach dem Streichquartett cis-moll, op. 36 () Eulenburg Studienpartituren.Pfitzner wrote about one hundred fifteen songs, the earliest ones perhaps somewhat derivative but still effective, while many of the later efforts are among the finest songs from the early th century.

This latter group can hardly be covered in a review of this limited scope, but, to mention a few here, listeners might want to sample Abbite.