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Title
Come away, Death
Composer
Erich Wolfgang Korngold 1897-1957
Performer
Sergej Osadchuk  (piano) Marianne Beate-Kielland  (mezzosopraan)
Publisher
2L, 2010
1 cd + boekje
Recording date
2009
Playing time
01:03:23
Note
Ook afspeelbaar als sacd
CDR
DAX5579
Placing suggestion
30 - Liederen (NBLC) K7 - Liederen (Flemish music schema)

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About Erich Wolfgang Korngold

Erich Wolfgang Korngold (May 29, 1897 – November 29, 1957) was an Austrian-born American composer and conductor. A child prodigy, he became one of the most important and influential composers in Hollywood history. He was a noted pianist and composer of classical music, along with music for Hollywood films, and the first composer of international stature to write Hollywood scores.

When he was 11, his ballet Der Schneemann (The Snowman), became a sensation in Vienna, followed by his Second Piano Sonata which he wrote at age 13, played throughout Europe by Artur Schnabel. His one-act operas Violanta and Der Ring des Polykrates were premiered in Munich in 1916, conducted by Bruno Walter. At 23, his opera Die tote Stadt (The Dead City) premiered in Hamburg and Cologne. In 1921 he conducted the Hamburg Opera. During the 1920s he re-orchestrated, re-arranged and nearly re-composed, for the theater, operettas by Johann …Read more on Wikipedia

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