Kurt Atterberg. Publisher: AMP. Piano Concerto in B-flat minor. Work Notes. Available in the USA and Canada only. Publisher. Breitkopf und Härtel. Category. Atterberg: Piano Concerto, Etc / Derwinger, Et Al with Derwinger, Love on CD. Order from your Concerto for Piano in B flat minor, Op. 37 by Kurt Atterberg. Kurt Atterberg’s Piano Concerto in B Flat minor hides behind preeminent Nordic composer Edvard Grieg’s shadow. Grieg is given most credit.

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However, many composers still created Romantic styled works during classical Modernism’s ascendancy; for this reason, concertto hidden gems that reflect older Romantic and Impressionist styles exist buried beneath new trends. In particular, the slightly less frantic, but even more rhythmically emphatic approach to the last movement carries the music Read more forward with every bit as much conviction and less suspicion of embarrassment.

Still, if you just sit back and wallow in its billowing excess, there’s much fun to be had, and this performance improves on its predecessor being better played by both soloist and orchestra, and better recorded. Rhapsody for Piano and Atterverg, Op.

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While already studying electrical engineering at the Royal Institute cocnerto TechnologyAtterberg also enrolled at the Royal College of Music, Stockholm in with a score of his Rhapsody and an incomplete version of his Symphony No.

Grieg is given most credit for Nordic influences in Western classical music. Kanye West The Life of Pablo. You have to be logged in to post a comment.


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During the Third Reich era, Atterberg maintained contact with German composers and music bodies, in order to strengthen Swedish-German music relations. Ballade and Passacaglia, Op. Strongly recommended- this disk is very good!! Hannover Radio Philharmonic Orchestra Period: Atterberg died on 15 February in Stockholm, aged 86, and was buried there in the Northern Cemetery. Fort23 October 22nd Comments. As to be expected, CPO’s audio standards are fully maintained here.

He earned his engineering diploma a year later, as well as being awarded a State Music Fellowship. Atterberg never hesitated to pass the German contacts he established over the years to his Swedish colleagues, or to work for Swedish works constructed in Germany.

The endless Romantic heaving and gesticulating, capped by a finale whose main tune sounds like a demented cross between two Tom Lehrer tunes “Be Prepared” and “The Irish Ballad”may well make it hard for some listeners to take seriously believe me, Atterberg was dead serious.

In conclusion, this concerto is undeniably beautiful, but Atterberg’s mindset perhaps warrants examination. Views Read Edit View history. Richard Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra. Site Copyright Sputnikmusic.

Atterberg: Piano Concerto, Etc / Derwinger, Et Al

Cohcerto Ninth Symphony entitled Sinfonia Visionaria was, like Beethoven’s, scored for orchestra and chorus with vocal soloists. His output also includes six concertante works including his Rhapsody, Op. Kurt Atterberg Piano Concerto in B flat minor 4.

Retrieved from ” https: Biography portal Classical music portal. List of compositions by Kurt Atterberg. As you might guess, this shift affected Swedish Atterberg, but his dilemma was even further inflamed by his support for Germany prior to and during the war, which wrecked pretty much any popularity he’d had after Germany’s defeat.


His mother, Elvira Uddman, was the daughter of a famous male opera singer. The Royal Academy of Music set up an inquiry of Atterberg at his own request. The perfect gift for the classical music enthusiasts! On 1 Music Lists.

ShakerFaker October 22nd Comments. Although continuing to compose and conduct, Atterberg enjoyed a fulfilling career in several different organisations.

His continued relationship with Nazi Germany’s musical associations after was used for propaganda purposes by the 3rd Reich. In short, this is another winner in CPO’s ongoing Atterberg series. The investigation could neither confirm nor refute the accusations that he was a Nazi sympathizer. For the th anniversary of the death of Schubert inthe Columbia Graphophone Company sponsored a worldwide symphony competition in which composers were to write a symphony completing, or inspired by, Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony.

Notes and Editorial Reviews Atterberg’s piano concerto, as I noted in discussing its previous incarnation atterbergg Sterling, comes perilously close to self-parody. Ocean of Noise October 22nd Comments.

Concerto for Piano in B flat minor, Op. Springfield, VA See All My Reviews ” If you are unfamiliar with the works of 20th century Swedish composer Kurt Atterberg, by all means make it a point to get acquainted with this outstanding Swedish master.

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He conducted his own works in Germany, sometimes with famous orchestras; and a number of famous German conductors built on Atterberg’s symphonies.

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