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Reisebuch aus den österreichischen Alpen

Ernst Krenek (composer), Wolfgang Holzmair (performer), Gérard Wyss (performer)
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Title
Reisebuch aus den österreichischen Alpen
Composer
Ernst Krenek 1900-1991
Performer
Wolfgang Holzmair  (bariton) Gérard Wyss  (piano)
Publisher
Philips, 1998
1 cd
Recording date
1995
EAN
0028945444628
CDR
DAX2714
Placing suggestion
30 - Liederen (NBLC) K7 - Liederen (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 7 times in Flemish libraries

About Ernst Krenek

Ernst Heinrich Krenek (Czech pronunciation: [ˈkr̝ɛnɛk], August 23, 1900 – December 22, 1991) was an Austrian, later American, composer of Czech origin. He explored atonality and other modern styles and wrote a number of books, including Music Here and Now (1939), a study of Johannes Ockeghem (1953), and Horizons Circled: Reflections on my Music (1974). Krenek wrote two pieces using the pseudonym Thornton Winsloe.

Life

Born Ernst Heinrich Křenek in Vienna (then in Austria-Hungary), he was the son of a Czech soldier in the Austro-Hungarian army. He studied there and in Berlin with Franz Schreker before working in a number of German opera houses as conductor. During World War I, Krenek was drafted into the Austrian army, but he was stationed in Vienna, allowing him to go on with his musical studie…Read more on Wikipedia

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