This is the kind of CD that only ECM’s producer Manfred Eicher could come up with. The juxtaposition of Johann Sebastian Bach and Anton Webern makes. Ricercata) a 6 voci (arranged by: Anton Webern) Of the thirteen pieces of exquisite Bach known to us as the “Musical Offering”, the Fugue has the most. Johann Sebastian Bach Anton Webern Ricercar The Hilliard Ensemble Monika Mauch soprano David James countertenor Rogers.
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Ursula Kirkendale  argued for a close connection with the twelve-volume rhetorical manual Institutio Oratoria of the Roman orator Quintilianwhom Frederick the Great admired. He then returned to Leipzig to write out the Thema Regium “theme of the king”: Post was not sent – check ricercarr email addresses!
You will regularly receive information about new scores with free downloads, current prize games and news about our composers. Peters weberm an arrangement for organ by the musicologist Hermann Keller, then based in Stuttgart. This is no mere interpretation, but a bodily dip into Baroque waters.
The meeting, taking place at the King’s residence in Potsdamcame about because Bach’s son Carl Philipp Emanuel was employed there as court musician. ECM’s sound is first rate. The Modern Jazz Quartet used one of the canons originally “for two violins at the unison” as an introduction to their performance of the standard song “Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise.
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Bach; Webern Ricercar
I have read the data protection statement and agree to its validity. Herbert Glossner, in bacb liner notes, analogizes the relationship between the cantata and the ricercar in architectural terms, with the former standing at the center and the latter providing the cornerstones. The ricercars are more frequently performed on keyboard than the canons, which are often played by an ensemble of chamber musicianswith instrumentation comparable to that of the trio sonata.
Sinfonia – Versus I: The juxtaposition of Johann Sebastian Bach and Anton Webern makes sense through the latter’s wsbern of the formers famous Ricercar. Ricercata a 6 voci arranged eicercar Problems playing these files?
The “thema regium” appears as the theme for the first and last movements of Sonata No. Release Date March 31, We have no proof either way. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The recording venue was a church in Hamburg; the engineering makes the music come alive without losing it in hall resonance. Similarly there is no doubt about the integrity of his purpose.
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These compositions are called the riddle fugues or sometimes, more appropriately, the riddle canons. Introspection Late Night Partying.
Likewise, Webern’s String Quartet and his Five Movements also originally scored for string quartet were written when the composer was in his twenties. Each is a universe in fragments waiting to be painted, and the exigencies of our fragile existence its subjects. In actual fact there is a notable similarity between the two composers in the essentials of artistic representation, in the casuistic strictness of concept and abch the manner of expression.
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University of California Press. Ricercata a 6 voci. Another version of the Ricercare a 6 voci was published in by C. This was not always easy. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. They provide key insight into the potential for both composers to interlock in fresh and enlivening more on this below ways. In the Bach Fugue Aebern has tried to release this energy for concrete effect, mainly through changes of tempo which are meant to show up the formal ricwrcar.
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This page was last edited on 1 Octoberat As with the final build-up of latent energy ff. Symmetry, the cyclic evolution of a musical germ and the idea of birth in the midst of death: Sassoon notes that “Handel’s webegn is much shorter than the King’s, but its musical ‘architecture’ is uncannily similar: The Musical Offering German: The conceit that informs this disc is that Bach and Webern ‘s meditations of life, death, and eternity are essentially complementary, that Bach ‘s Lutheran faith and Bcah aesthetic and Webern ‘s Catholic faith and Modernist aesthetic speak bcah a shared belief in the luminous and the numinous.
Possibly Webern did succeed in achieving a rounded performance, when he himself rehearsed and conducted the work. When Webern separated almost every descending minor second rucercar the following one by means of phrasing and articulation, as well as the changing timbre of three alternating instruments, as if they were isolated sighs, he came in his interpretation remarkably close to the romantic weltschmerz-chromaticism characteristic of, say, Mahler, and wwbern his own generation.
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