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Title: Hänsel und Gretel
Otros títulos: Humperdinck : Hänsel und Gretel
Hänsel und Gretel Fairy Tale in Three acts
Hansel y Gretel Cuento de Hadas en Tres Actos
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Engelbert Humperdinck; Hermann Prey; Ilse Gramatzki; Eugen Hug; Brigitte Lindber; Edda Moser; Ursula Roleff; Thomas Frohn; Kölner Kinderchor; Hans-Günter Lenders; Gürzenich-Orchester Köln; Heinz Wallberg
Código CDU: Hump.01
Forma Musical: Operas
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 ...


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