Little Novelettes. 11. Fughette

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Organ Concerto in F Major, op. This was no small accomplishment in the age of Johann Sebastian Bach, his celebrated contemporary and a man he never met. Handel had an uncommon brilliancy and command of finger, but what distinguished him from all other players who possessed these same qualities was that amazing fullness, force, and energy, which he joined with them.

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Handel composed his first organ concertos in the mids, to be inserted into performances of his oratorios such as Messiah. The F major concerto was designed to be performed as an interlude in the oratorio Athalia in April and combines brilliant fast and florid music with adagio movements that are essentially organ solos—moments that allowed Handel to take the spotlight and remind his audiences that he was not only a popular composer and celebrated performer, but also a peerless improviser. Notes provided by Phillip Huscher, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Christmas Suite for strings and piano - Alec Rowley was a 20th century British composer, organist, pianist and dedicated teacher.

Many of his compositions are miniatures appropriate for amateur musicians although he also gained renown through his large-scale works performed at the Promenade Concerts and elsewhere. He traveled from London to Dublin in November and remained until August We will be performing selections from the first two sections, including the famous Hallelujah Chorus. The real reason why King George II stood is unknown. Perhaps he was moved by the power of this proclamation; the audience followed suit, out of respect, and a tradition was born. Or maybe His Majesty was tired and had to stretch his legs.

Whatever the reason, feel free to rise for the conclusion of this masterpiece. Notes provided by James M. Keller of the New York Philharmonic. Kaufman writes: "When I commissioned composer Bruce Lazarus for two solo cello pieces, I asked that they be written so that cellists of relatively modest accomplishment could play them without too much difficulty.

I am happy to see that he has succeeded while maintaining variety and scope. It was commissioned in by oboist Emily Ferguson and cellist Kurt Kaufman. According to Thoughtco. The second movement, Without Words is a lyrical interlude requiring no words of explanation, and the final, rapidly moving Patter Song features brief solos for each instrument.

The melodies from each solo are combined in the lively Quodlibet which concludes the piece. It has been one of the most popular classical piano pieces for over two centuries. Two Poems, Op. The mysterious and magically colorful Poem No. Oboe Quartet in F major - was written by Mozart in for Friedrich Ramm, a virtuoso oboist in the Munich orchestra, in order to show off recent improvements in the design of the oboe at the time.

Paul's Girls' School, Hammersmith, his biggest teaching post and one that he greatly enjoyed, remaining there until his death. When a music wing was added onto the St. Paul's Girls' School, a sound-proof teaching room was built for Holst. For the nearly twenty years of his remaining lifetime, this was where he wrote nearly all of his music. Originally written for strings, Holst added wind parts to include an entire orchestra if necessary.

Holst introduces a contrasting theme, then skillfully develops and blends the two themes. In the "Intermezzo" a solo violin introduces the principal theme over pizzicato chords, then the solo viola joins the violin in a duet. After an animated section the original melody is again heard, now performed by a quartet of soloists.

Finally the folksong "Dargason" is introduced very softly, then cellos enter playing the beautiful "Greensleeves" and the two folksongs are played together to end the suite. The Fairy Couple is a love story of a fairy who marries a man the fairy and man are represented by the diatonic and bass harmonica respectively. He published two books of piano pieces in and Glazunov, Aleksander — Glazunov was born in St. He was particularly close to Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov, who also gave him lessons in harmony, counterpoint and form.

Glazunov spent some time as a freelance composer and conductor before obtaining a professorship at the St.

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Petersburg Conservatory in His most famous student at this institution, which he headed from to , was Shostakovich. Glazunov, who published his first symphony at the age of 16, also reflected this trend. In addition to a number of significant ballets, he wrote piano music that included not only traditional lyrical pieces and miniatures in dance forms, but also larger forms and concert literature concert etudes, sonatas, variations, preludes and fugues, piano concertos.

The music of other nations, however, also played a major role in his life and works. Glinka produced about The solo works are dominated by variations, lyrical pieces nocturnes and a variety of dances.

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He also composed fugues. He was influenced by the school of Clementi, whose pupil John Field worked in Russia and gave Glinka several lessons before letting his pupil Charles Meyer take over. Glinka heard many celebrated pianists during his lifetime, such as Hummel, Liszt and Mendelssohn.

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But don't get me wrong; it is very pleasant music, even if they do have a certain bon-bon quality to them. They don't seem to go anywhere. Part of a 5 CD set of the complete symphonies of the composer. Wind Quintet in F Major, Op. Feodor Akimenko Mel Bonis Rhapsodie for Piano Trio, Op.

Gubaydulina, Sofiya born in Sofiya Gubaydulina studied at the Conservatories of Kazan and Moscow, where she took piano lessons with Grigory Kogan and others, as well as composition with Nikolay Peiko and Vissarion Shebalin. She has since been working as a freelance composer, and currently lives in Germany. Her works have won many international prizes and represent a variety of genres symphonies, chamber music, including several string quartets and various ensemble pieces with piano, as well as music for piano solo and piano concertos.

It combines influences from Russian folk music and contemporary forms of expression. Petersburg and studied piano with Goldenweiser and composition with Myaskovsky at the Moscow Conservatory. Although his extensive compositional oeuvre comprises all the major genres, it is above all his piano pieces for children that have won him an international following.

Russian Piano Music

His pieces have become very popular among teachers because of their frequent use of folk-song material, the accessibility of their musical idiom and the imparting of virtuoso aspects at a relatively basic level of difficulty. Petersburg, Kosenko obtained his training as composer and pianist in his native city. He later worked as a concert pianist and teacher at the Conservatory of Kiev and elsewhere. Foremost among his works are his chamber music, songs and piano pieces.

Lyadov was born into a family of musicians in St. A particular link between him and Glazunov is their mutual teacher Rimsky-Korsakov, as well as the compositional emphasis on instrumental music piano and symphonic music. Contrary to Glazunov, however, Lyadov was more interested in small forms.

His music tends to be more emotionally restrained and is rarely dramatic. In his piano music, his profound interest in Russian folk music he supplied the piano accompaniments to about songs appears less in the form of quotations than in the use of typical melodic-harmonic aspects of folk music as well as elements from its compositional technique. Mylnikov was born in St.

Petersburg and studied composition at the Conservatory there. His works, which illustrate a variety of genres symphonic music, opera, chamber music, vocal and piano music , all reflect his fascination with contrapuntal forms. Maykapar, Samuil — A versatile musician, Maykapar was a concert pianist, composer, teacher and author of various books and writings including an insightful autobiography.

He studied law and music in St. Petersburg, and also regularly took piano lessons with Theodor Leshetizky in Vienna between and He subsequently began to concertize, compose and teach, whereby he spent several years in Germany. He left that country in when Glazunov hired him as a teacher at the St. Petersburg Conservatory, where he became professor of piano in Maykapar had begun writing music for children as a teacher at a music school between and To this day, these pieces have remained extraordinarily popular in the piano curriculum of Russian music schools.

He later took up a military career, which he ultimately gave up in favor of music in He was also a very good song accompanist. Certain traits found in his melodies, which follow the declamation of normal speech, also recur in his purely instrumental works. The stress resulting from this double activity most likely undermined his health and perhaps contributed to his early death at the age of Petersburg along with his fellow composers Balakirev, Borodin, Cui and Musorgsky. He left the service in , having been appointed professor at the St.

Petersburg Conservatory two years earlier. One of the most outstanding traits of his music is its extraordinary colorfulness, which derives from a masterful orchestration and differentiated harmonies.

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Dominating his oeuvre are 15 operas, after which come symphonic works and vocal music. Rimsky-Korsakov frequently turned to the piano piece as a means of improving his compositional and pianistic technique. Next to a great number and variety of fugues including some on folk-song themes , he also wrote variations, miniatures and an important piano concerto. He was also a successful conductor, teacher, composer and author of writings on music.


His vast compositional legacy contains several works that have become landmarks in Russian music history. Petersburg, which he also temporarily headed. His brother Nikolay followed suit in by founding the Moscow Conservatory. The recordings he made of some of his works document his exceptional proficiency at the piano. His music was possibly also influenced by the feeling that his life and working conditions were constantly threatened by unpredictable and irrational outside circumstances. Piano pieces occupy an important position in his oeuvre, next to operas, ballets his wife Maya Plisetskaya is the prima ballerina of the Bolshoi Theater , symphonies, choral and chamber music.

Also worthy of mention are his large polyphonic cycles 24 Preludes and Fugues, Polyphonic Book: 25 Preludes and three piano concertos.

Shchedrin is an outstanding interpreter of his own works, which he has recorded and often plays in public. Skryabin, Aleksander — The son of a diplomat and a pianist was born in Moscow, where he spent his entire life save for a stay of several years in Italy, France and Switzerland. He studied piano and composition at the Moscow Conservatory, in part with the same teachers Taneyev, Arensky, Sverev as his composer colleague Sergey Rachmaninov, who was two years his junior.

Skryabin also taught there a few years. Like Chopin, Skryabin wrote practically nothing but piano music at first in small forms such as preludes, nocturnes, mazurkas, etudes and poems; later he wrote chiefly one-movement sonatas.