This is the kind of CD that only ECM’s producer Manfred Eicher could come up with. The juxtaposition of Johann Sebastian Bach and Anton Webern makes. Ricercata) a 6 voci (arranged by: Anton Webern) Of the thirteen pieces of exquisite Bach known to us as the “Musical Offering”, the Fugue has the most. Johann Sebastian Bach Anton Webern Ricercar The Hilliard Ensemble Monika Mauch soprano David James countertenor Rogers.
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In actual fact there is a notable similarity between the two composers in the essentials of artistic representation, in the casuistic strictness of concept and in the manner of expression. Johann Sebastian Bach Arranger: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.
Sign up for our newsletter! The structural comparisons are far from arbitrary. Some of these ricecar have been wwbern to have more than one possible “solution”, although nowadays most printed editions of the score give a single, more or less “standard” solution of the riddle, so that interpreters can just play, without having to worry about the Latin, or the riddle. Bach; Webern Ricercar A homage by one great musical craftsman to another, in an absorbing programme View record and artist details Record and Artist Details.
Bach; Webern Ricercar
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And so successful is the conceit that this otherwise tired bafh is incredibly effective. This is a great spiritual experience and a very great recording. The ricercars are more frequently performed on keyboard than the canons, which are often played by an ensemble of chamber musicianswith instrumentation comparable to that of the trio sonata.
With the orchestration the difference is only one of degree. Even writing this makes me want to play the whole programme again, which is surely recommendation enough — that, and the excellent sound quality.
Igor Markevitch produced a realization for three orchestral groups and, for the sonata movements, solo quartet violin, flute, cello, and harpsichordwritten in Philologist and Rector of the Leipzig Thomasschule, Johann Matthias Gesnerfor whom Bach composed a cantata inpublished a substantial Quintilian edition with a long footnote in Bach’s honor. Sassoon notes that “Handel’s theme is much shorter than the King’s, but its musical ‘architecture’ is uncannily similar: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Perhaps there’s too much going on here for one CD, but Eicher and his label obviously love to challenge listeners.
Skip to main content. Nevertheless, the total structure which stretches across the whole work is considerably impeded by the motley diversity of motif-relationships, which stand out as the smallest units in the kaleidoscopic sound-picture of the Webern orchestra.
This was not always easy. Similarly there is no doubt about the integrity of his purpose.
Retrieved from ” https: Sexy Trippy All Moods. He had finished the instrumentation not long before. On the contrary, he faced it squarely.
Johann Sebastian Bach: Fuga (2. Ricercata) a 6 voci (arranged by: Anton Webern)
The Ricercar a 6a six-voice fugue which is regarded as the highpoint of the entire work, was put forward by the musicologist Charles Rosen as the most significant piano composition in history partly because it is one of the first. I have read the data protection statement and agree to its validity. ECM’s sound is first rate. Notify me of new comments via email. If you are a library, university or other organisation that would be interested in an institutional subscription to Gramophone please click here for further information.
Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Bach inscribed the piece “Regis Iussu Cantio Et Reliqua Canonica Arte Resoluta” the theme given by the king, with additions, resolved in the canonic stylethe first letters of which spell out the word ricercara well-known genre of the time.
As the printed version gives the impression of being organised for convenient page turning when sight-playing the score, the order of the pieces intended by Bach if there was an intended order remains uncertain, although it is customary to open the collection with the Ricercar a 3and play the trio sonata toward the end. For while it is tempting, of course, to read these works as if they were written on the brittle paper of death, one cannot help but feel the affirmation of survival thrumming through their veins.