Kurt Atterberg. Publisher: AMP. Piano Concerto in B-flat minor. Work Notes. Available in the USA and Canada only. Publisher. Breitkopf und Härtel. Category. Atterberg: Piano Concerto, Etc / Derwinger, Et Al with Derwinger, Love on CD. Order from your Concerto for Piano in B flat minor, Op. 37 by Kurt Atterberg. Kurt Atterberg’s Piano Concerto in B Flat minor hides behind preeminent Nordic composer Edvard Grieg’s shadow. Grieg is given most credit.
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Atterberg Piano Concerto, Op 37; Rhapsody, Op 1
You have to be logged in to post a comment. Chances are, if you’re taking the time to read about a classical piece as obscure as this, you know who Rachmaninov is. Retrieved from ” https: The endless Romantic heaving and gesticulating, capped by a finale whose main tune sounds like a demented cross between two Tom Lehrer tunes “Be Prepared” and “The Irish Ballad”may well make it hard for some listeners to take seriously believe me, Atterberg was dead piank.
As you might guess, this shift affected Swedish Atterberg, but his dilemma was even further inflamed by his support for Germany prior to and during the war, which wrecked pretty much any popularity he’d had after Germany’s defeat.
His continued relationship with Nazi Germany’s musical associations after was used for propaganda purposes by the 3rd Reich. Although continuing to compose and conduct, Atterberg enjoyed a fulfilling career in several different organisations. Atterberg never hesitated to pass the German contacts he established over the years to his Swedish colleagues, or to work for Swedish works constructed in Germany. Hannover Radio Philharmonic Orchestra Period: In particular, the slightly less frantic, but even more rhythmically emphatic approach to the last movement carries the music Read more forward with every bit as much conviction and less suspicion of embarrassment.
For the th anniversary of the death of Schubert inthe Columbia Graphophone Company sponsored a worldwide symphony competition in which composers were to write a symphony completing, or inspired by, Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony. Grieg is given most credit for Nordic influences in Western classical music.
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Atterberg Piano Concerto, Op 37; Rhapsody, Op 1 |
Atterberg entered his Symphony No. The symphony was performed by Arturo Toscanini induring an NBC Symphony Orchestra broadcast concert; a performance which Atterberg praised on hearing the recorded broadcast. He accepted a post at the Swedish Patent and Registration Office ingoing on to become a head of department inand working there until his retirement in His output also includes six concertante works including his Rhapsody, Op.
Concerto for Piano in B flat minor, Op. The perfect gift for the classical music enthusiasts!
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He is best known for his symphonies, operas, and ballets. Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra, Op.
In other projects Wikimedia Commons. In the last few minutes of the first movement, Pesante Allegro, the Russianisms are especially apparent; the movement weighs down, pushing onward with momentum, but not losing character. Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No.
The Royal Academy of Music set up an inquiry of Atterberg at his own request. Six years later he was elected president of the society, maintaining the position until List of compositions by Kurt Atterberg.
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I also prefer the couplings: Atterberg in fact seems to hearken back to the previous golden era of lush Romantic Age European piano concertos; at least that’s the impression I had after hearing this recording for the first time. ShakerFaker October 23rd Comments. Krt conducted his own works in Germany, sometimes with famous orchestras; and a number of famous German conductors built on Pianl symphonies.
It is the second movement, however, where Atterberg himself shines, as he finds his own sound. Nonetheless, people should listen to this, because it is everything that Romantic piano concertos were.
Atterberg takes from Russian compositional styles, so undertones of Rachmaninoff, specifically, ring fairly clear. Login Create a Profile. Featured Popular Ensembles Academy of St. InAtterberg began learning the cellohaving been inspired by a concert atterbsrg the Brussels String Quartet, featuring a performance of Beethoven ‘s String Quartet No. Recommended for those times when you need to be carried away to a magical place. Still, if you just sit back and wallow in its billowing excess, there’s much fun to be had, and this performance improves on its predecessor being atterberh played by both soloist and orchestra, and better recorded.
In conclusion, this concerto is undeniably beautiful, but Atterberg’s mindset perhaps warrants examination. His Ninth Symphony entitled Sinfonia Visionaria was, conerto Beethoven’s, scored for orchestra and chorus with vocal soloists. While already studying electrical engineering at the Royal Institute of TechnologyAtterberg also enrolled at the Royal College of Music, Stockholm in with a score of his Rhapsody and an incomplete version of his Symphony No. All 3 works attebrerg here are high quality, imaginatively conceived, and wonderfully performed compositions.