Hanns Eisler Instrumental Music

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Title: Hanns Eisler Instrumental Music
Otros títulos: Hanns Eisler Instrumentalmusik
Orchestal Music I
Orchestermusick I
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Hanns Eisler; Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester-Berlin; Heinz Rögner; Leipziger Kammermusikvereinigung des Gewandhausorchesters
Código CDU: Eisler.01
Forma Musical: Symphonies, Variations, Fugue
Abstract: One of the most original and prolific composers of the twentieth century, Eisler proved that expressing humanistic and political concerns does not necessarily lead to musical banalities, but can achieve his stated aesthetic ideal of "freshness, intelligence, strength and elegance" (as opposed to "bombast, sentimentality and mysticism"). Eisler's family could not afford a piano, so he learned music from books and scores, an activity he continued through his teen years (1908 - 1915) at the Staatsgymnasium. In World War I, he served in a Hungarian regiment (1916 - 1918), composed an oratorio Gegen den Krieg (Against War, a title revived later for his cantata with words by Brecht), and afterwards became a student at the New Vienna Conservatory and a proofreader for Universal Edition. Both Arnold Schoenberg and Anton Webern gave Eisler free private lessons in composition (1919 - 1923), influencing Eisler's highly chromatic and harmonically dense yet witty and graceful early style (notably ...


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1. Little symph ... Thema mit variationen.mp3 5:09 7.068Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. Little symph ... (1932) - Allegro assai.mp3 1:57 2.687Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. Little symphony Op. 29 (1932) - Ivention.mp3 1:38 2.250Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. Little symphony Op. 29 (1932) - Allegro.mp3 2:30 3.428Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5. Five orchestral pieces (1938) - Andante.mp3 3:31 4.823Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. Five orchestral pieces (1938) - Allegro.mp3 4:06 5.617Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7. Five orchest ... ) - Kleine passacaglia.mp3 1:39 2.276Mb MPEG Audio mp3
8. Five orchestral pieces (1938) - Presto.mp3 1:07 1.544Mb MPEG Audio mp3
9. Five orchest ... Finale (Improvisation).mp3 4:26 6.092Mb MPEG Audio mp3
10. With solo violin (1938) - Completo.wav 2:54 29.23Mb WAV audio wav
11. Theme with ... ch“) (1938) - Completo.wav 7:32 75.98Mb WAV audio wav
12. From Deutsc ... ma non troppo) (1939).mp3 4:57 6.787Mb MPEG Audio mp3
13. From Deutsc ... orchester (1936-1947).mp3 9:53 13.56Mb MPEG Audio mp3
14. From („Das Vorbild“) (1952) - Fugue.wav 3:32 35.62Mb WAV audio wav
Little symphony Op. 29 (1932) - Completo.wav 11:03 111.5Mb WAV audio wav
Five orchestral pieces (1938) - Completo.wav 14:35 147.2Mb WAV audio wav
From Deutsche s ... (1936-1958) - Completo.wav 14:45 148.8Mb WAV audio wav

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