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Complete works for piano solo

Bernd Alois Zimmermann (composer), Andreas Skouras (performer)
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Title
Complete works for piano solo
Composer
Bernd Alois Zimmermann 1918-1970
Performer
Andreas Skouras  (piano)
Publisher
Neos, 2016
1 cd + boekje
Recording date
2009
Playing time
01:06:44
EAN
4260063110269
CDR
CAX14779
Placing suggestion
20 - Toetsinstrument (NBLC) K4 - Solo-instrumenten (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About Bernd Alois Zimmermann

Bernd Alois Zimmermann (20 March 1918 – 10 August 1970) was a German composer. He is perhaps best known for his opera Die Soldaten, which is regarded as one of the most important German operas of the 20th century, after those of Berg. As a result of his individual style, it is hard to label his music as avant-garde, serial or postmodern. His music employs a wide range of methods including the twelve-tone row and musical quotation.

Life

Zimmermann was born in Bliesheim (now part of Erftstadt) near Cologne. He grew up in a rural Catholic community in western Germany. His father worked for the German Reichsbahn (Imperial Railway) and was also a farmer. In 1929, Zimmermann began attending a private Catholic school, where he had his first real encounter with music. After the National Socialists (or Nazis) closed all private schools, he switched to a public Catholic school in Cologne where, in 1937, he received his Abitur, the Germ…Read more on Wikipedia