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Carl Stamitz

The career of composer Carl Stamitz is closely from the Mannheim school, whose recognized members included Carl’s father Johann and brother Anton, and Ignaz Holzbauer, Franz Xaver Richter, and Johann Christian Cannabich. Carl Stamitz is normally regarded as the leading physique of the next generation of the composers, among which …

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Silvius Leopold Weiss

The expert lutenist from the eighteenth century, Weiss was created in Breslau (now Wroclaw in Poland) right into a lute-playing family, and first discovered the instrument from his father, Johann Jacob Weiss. In 1706, Weiss produced his professional debut in the Breslau courtroom, where his family offered. Weiss’ extraordinary skill …

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Franz Xaver Scharwenka

Franz Xaver Scharwenka was younger sibling (by 3 years) of another composer and instructor, Philipp Scharwenka. Neither of these had very much formal musical education apart from what was provided in their regional institutions in Posen, Poland. The family members transferred to Berlin in 1865, where they enrolled at the …

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Erwin Schulhoff

It was just 60 years after his loss of life in the Wülzburg focus camp that Czech composer Erwin Schulhoff begun to end up being recognized. Among the many composers whose functions the Nazi routine called “Entartete Musik” (degenerate music), he was successfully silenced with the stark politics and public …

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Peter Winter

Like the majority of German composers of opera through the past due eighteenth and early nineteenth generations, Winter was a derivative artisan. His most effective compositions had been his operas, around forty stage functions in every, that display Italian and French affects; however, German opera hadn’t developed to the main …

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Erna Berger

At the same time when many high sopranos offered only a vapor whistle audio, the cool, pure timbre of Erna Berger’s instrument fell upon the ears being a balm. Though not really large, her device had sufficient having power to end up being noticed in Europe’s largest theaters rather than …

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David Garrett

The child of the American mom and a German father, prodigy violin soloist David Garrett, born David Bongartz in Aachen, Germany, reached and surpassed many a significant milestone before his matriculation at Juilliard in NY. Garrett’s desire for violin started at age four, when his old sibling received a violin …

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Petersen Quartet

The Petersen Quartet (Das Petersen-Quartett) is among the most experienced and interesting chamber music organizations to emerge in the international music stage in the 1990s. The quartet started in 1979 when four string learners on the Hanns Eisler Musikhochschule had been formed right into a string quartet for learning reasons, …

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Michael Hofstetter

Michael Hofstetter is a German conductor, noted for his shows in authentic period design. He studied in the Richard Strauss Conservatory in his hometown of Munich, focusing on body organ, piano, and performing. Employed in theaters in Wiesbaden and Giessen, he started conducting operatic shows, furthermore to teaching in the …

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Hans Brehme

Brehme studied on the Hochschule für Musik in Berlin. In 1928 he recognized a position on the Stuttgart Hochschule für Musik where he liked an extended and varied profession. Brehme constructed in the German Intimate custom, and his opera =Der Uhrmacher von Strassburg= was inspired by =Die Meistersinger= by Wagner. …

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