Noticias de compositores de Boosey & Hawkes

Búsqueda Catálogo

COMPOSITORES PRESENTADOS

Egon Wellesz

 1885 - 1974Egon Wellesz

Foco


English    Deutsch    


In 1938 Egon Wellesz had to leave his hometown of Vienna where he was a professor of musicology * He emigrated to England where he lived until his death, apart from temporary teaching positions in the USA and in Edinburgh * As a musicologist, he studied Byzantine music which in turn influenced his work as a composer, for instance in the pentatonic melodics of his voice parts * A pupil of Schoenberg, he developed from a style following the influences of Reger, Mahler, Pfitzner and Schoenberg to an original synthesis of expressionist, neo-classicist and archaic elements * His stage works are primarily focussed on Greek mythology * In 1931, Clemens Krauss staged his most important work, the two-act opera Die Bakchantinnen (The Bakchantines), with great success in Vienna * His operas are ritualistic, quasi-oratoric stage works built upon massive choral blocks

Works by Egon Wellesz include:
The Bakchantines (1928-29) Opera in two acts



LISTADO DE DIRECCIONES

Regístrese para recibir actualizaciones de noticias y ofertas por correo electrónico

 

REGISTRARSE
PARTITURAS EN LÍNEA

Explore nuestra biblioteca con más de 1000 copias de partituras en línea

VER PARTITURAS