This CD of chamber music by Wolpe also includes Piece for Oboe, Cello, Percussion and Piano. With The Group for Contemporary Music.
Wolpe's songs written between 1929-1933, with performance notes and preface by Thomas Phelps. German text.
This biography of the often overlooked composer Wolpe looks at his life and work through the prism of the dislocation of artistic communities common throughout the 20th century. Wolpe worked in Weimar Germany, Palestine, and early Cold War America, and Cohen examines his role in each of these…
Contents: Second Piece for Violin Alone (Movses Pogossian, violin) -- Duo für Zweite Geigen, Op. 2 (Varty Manouellian, Movses Pogossian, violins) -- Zwei Studien for Two Violins and Piano (Movses Pogossian, Varty Manouellian, violins; Susan Grace, piano) -- Sonata for Violin and Piano (Movses…
Includes: Lazy Andy Ant; Suite for Marthe Krueger; The Angel; Two Songs for Baritone; O Captain; Folk Songs for the New Palastine; and To a Theatre New. With Rebecca Jo Loeb, mezzo; Matt Boehler, baritone; Ursula Oppens, piano; and Quattro Mani.
Contents: Four Studies on Basic Rows -- Three Pieces for Youngsters -- Lied, Anrede, Hymnus, Strophe zarteste Bewegung -- Toccata in Three Parts -- Studies for Piano, Part 1 -- Displaced Spaces -- Studies for Piano, Part 2 -- Two Dances for Piano -- Palestinian Notebook -- Songs Without Words.
A collection of 20 essays on the modernist composer, including discussion of general trends, specific works, and his influence on the music of others. With an introduction, chronology, works list, bibliography, discography, indices, music examples, b&w photos, and a CD of performances.
Commissioned by the University of Wisconsin, River-Falls.
This is a collection of one and two page works by three composers. Includes preface and biographies in German. Two more titles in the series, "Amerika" and "Europa", are currently being prepared.
Contents: Form / Stefan Wolpe -- Piano / Morton Feldman -- Form IV, Broken Sequences / Wolpe -- Variations, Op. 27 / Anton Webern -- Palais de Mari / Feldman.
In one movement. Commissioned by the Stefan Wolpe Fund of the Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music. Of advanced difficulty. Duration ca. 4 minutes. Custom print edition.
Rubinstein performs music from early 20th century German composers such as Heinz Thiessen, Wladimir Vogel, Hanns Eisler, Hans Heinz Stuckenschmidt, Philipp Jarnach, Felix Petyrek, and Stefan Wolpe.
The Take Four Guitar Quartet performs music by Astor Piazzolla, Patrick Roux, Unto Mononen, Ernesto Nazareth, Stefan Wolpe, Christopher Grafschmidt, Alberto Ginastera, Igor Stravinsky, and Martin Ackermann.
Contents: Triptych / Louis Weingarden -- Shall We Dance / Robert Helps -- Passacaglia / Stefan Wolpe -- Handwork / William Hibbard -- Sonata / Oldrich Frantisek Korte.
Each of the three sections of Trilogy was written for a special occasion. Inner Song was written for Heinz Holliger to perform at a festival in Witten, Germany, dedicated to Stefan Wolpe's music - in memory of the composer's treasured friendship with Wolpe. More program notes by Carter.
Dedicated to the memory of Stefan Wolpe. This work is in proportional notation, and contains a series of long-held tones. This edition includes parts for instruments in C, C basso, C alto, B flat soprano, B flat tenor/bass, E flat alto, E flat baritone, F, and G.
Two chamber works from the 1940s by Wolpe. With pianists Cameron Grant and James Winn, and violinist Jorga Fleezanis.
This two-movement quartet is one of Wolpe's most performed works. It combines influences of Webern, cabaret music and jazz. With a program note.