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dc.contributor.other Engelbergt Humperdinck es
dc.contributor.other Dagmar Schellenberger es
dc.contributor.other Thomas Moser es
dc.contributor.other Dietrich Henschel es
dc.contributor.other Marilyn Schmiege es
dc.contributor.other Chor des Bayersichen Rundfunks es
dc.contributor.other Münchner Fundfunkorchester es
dc.contributor.other Rabio Luisi es
dc.coverage.spatial Munich, Germany es
dc.date.accessioned 2013-06-04T22:22:15Z
dc.date.available 1996
dc.date.available 2013-06-04T22:22:15Z
dc.date.copyright 2005
dc.date.issued 2013-06-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3311
dc.description.abstract Though Engelbert Humperdinck wrote a great deal of music in a variety of genres, he is best remembered for a single opera, Hänsel und Gretel (1893), based on the familiar fairy tale. Humperdinck's musical style is infused with elements of the German folk tradition, but the composer's primary influence was clearly the music of Wagner; indeed, Humperdinck worked as an assistant to the older master for a time, even providing extra music for a scene change in the premiere staging of Wagner's Parsifal in 1882. It is possible that Humperdinck's music remains, uncredited, as part of the score that has come down to posterity. Following a conventional education at Paderborn, Humperdinck entered the Cologne Conservatory at the age of 18 and began studies in voice and composition. While a student there, he was the winner of the Mozart Stipend of Frankfurt in 1876; with the aid of its financial award, he went to Munich to study first with Franz Lachner and then with Rheinberger at the Royal Music School. While enrolled there (1877-1879), he won an award from the Mendelssohn Foundation of Berlin, following which he traveled to Italy and had the fortune to meet up with Wagner in Naples. Written to a libretto by Humperdinck's sister Adelheid Wette (who added characters and scenes to expand the little story to operatic dimensions), Hänsel und Gretel was first presented in Weimar in December of 1893; it was quickly taken up in opera houses all over Europe, representing the perfect antidote to the chill, veristic winds blowing out of Italy at the time. Ostensibly a work for children, the opera has always found favor with audiences of all ages thanks to its odd blend of fable-like innocence and Wagnerian weight. Humperdinck's succesful blending of a children's story with his own, rather monumental, orchestral world has made Hänsel und Gretel the only post-Wagnerian work to be considered a succesful synthesis of the German master's style. During the course of his musical career, Humperdinck supplemented his compositional activities with turns as a music editor, critic, and, at various times, a music teacher; Wagner's son Siegfried was one of his pupils. His other works, particulary the pleasant 1880 Humoreske for orchestra in E major, find occasional performances today. In the 1960s and 1970s, Humperdinck's name was again on the lips of the public; in this case, however, "Engelbert Humperdinck" was the new persona (chosen from a music dictionary) of a pop balladeer formerly known as Arnold Dorsey, fondly or not-so-fondly remembered for his stagey rendition of "Release Me." The two, needless to say, are not related. © AMG, All Music Guide es
dc.description.tableofcontents CD1-- Act One ; Einleitung zum ersten Akt (Der Königssohn), He! Trulle! Wo mag sie nur stecken? (Hexe, Gaänsemagd), Ach bin ich allein! (Gänsemagd), Ich biete dir gute Zeit! (Königssohn, Gänsemagd), Was ist ein König? (Gänsemagd, Königssohn),Willst Du mein Maienbuhle sein (Königssohn, Gänsemagd), Der Wind! Hat den Kranz mir abgeweht! (Gänsemagd, Königssohn, Hexe), Horst du nicht? (Hexe, Gänsemagd), Drei Narren zogen aus (Spielmann, Hexe, Holzhacker, Bessenbinder), Sintemalen in Hellbrunn (Holzhacker, Spilmann, Besenbinde, Hexe), Was packst du dich nicht mit deinen Gesellen? (Hexe, Spielmann, gänsemagd), Vater Mutter! Hier will ich knien! (Gänsemagd, Spielmann)-- CD2-- Act Two ; Einleitung zum ersten Akt (Hellafest und Kinderreigen), Jungfer das ist ein Leben in der Stadt! (Stallmagd, Wirtstochter, Königssohn), Kommt ihr nicht ein Kleines herunter? (Wirtstochter, Königssohn, Stallmagd), Ei ist das schwer ein Bettler sein! (Königssohn), Torwächter macht uns auf! (Bursche, Torwächter, Mädchem, Wirt, Stallmagd, Königssohn, Kinder), Vivat der Holhacker (Volk, Wirt, Stallmagd, Kinder, Besenbinder, Holzhacker!), Du! Mann! Töchterchen des Besenbinder (Königssohn), Die Ratsherren kommen! (Volk, Ratsältester, Königssohn, Holzhacker, Scheneider, Besenbinder, Kinder, Wirk, Wirtstochter, Die Glocken! Mitag! (Ratsherren Königgsohn, Holzhacker, Besenbinder, Eine Frau, Shneider, Gänsemagd, Stallmagd, Wirtstochter, Wirt, Spielmann, Volk, Ratsältester, Töchterchen des Besenbinders)-- CD3-- Act Three ; Einleitung zum dritten Akt (Verdorbem, gestorben, Spielmanns letzter Gesang), Meine grauen Täubblein! Seid ihr in der Nähe? (Spielmann), Hier Besenbinder hier ist die Wende (Holzhacker, Spielmann, Besenbinder, Töchterchen des Besenbinders, Kinder), Nich stören! Geht fort! (Tpochterchen des Besenbiinders, Kinder, Spielmann, Holzhacker, Besenbinder), Wohim bist du gegangen (Spielmann), Du Lieber! (Gäsemagd, Königssohn Holzhacker), Wir sind Bettler! (Gänsemagd, Königssohn), Einst hatt ich Gold...(Königssohn Gänsemagd, Holzhacker, Besenbinder), Hast schon wieder ein wenig Rot (Königssohn, Gänsemagd,Tapfer ihr Kinder voran! Spielmann, Holzhacker, Besenbinder, Töchterchen des Besenbinders), Verdoben! Gestorben! (Spielmann)-- es
dc.format.extent CD 1 (62:53 min.) ; CD2 (40:29 min.) ; CD3 (63:26 min.) es
dc.format.medium 3 CD-Rom. Digital ; 4 3/4 plg. es
dc.language.iso en_US es
dc.rights Uninorte F.M Estéreo es
dc.subject.lcc 62205782 es
dc.subject.lcsh Operas es
dc.title Königskinder es
dc.title.alternative The King's Children es
dc.title.alternative Engelbergt Humperdinck : Königskinder es
dc.title.alternative Engelbergt Humperdinck : The King's Children es
dc.title.alternative The King's Children Fairy-tale Opera in three Acts es
dc.title.alternative Königskinder : Musikmärchen in drei Akten es
dc.title.alternative El Rey de Cuento de Hadas de los Niños Ópera en Tres Actos es
dc.language.rfc3066 eng es
dc.rights.holder Profil Medien GmbH es
dc.identifier.classification 881488501728 es
dc.subject.cdu Hump.02 es


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