Schnittke


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Schnitt·ke

 (shnĭt′kĕ), Alfred 1934-1998.
Russian composer whose works include symphonies, chamber music, and ballet and film scores, as well as operas such as Life with an Idiot (1992).
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Schnittke

(ˈʃnɪtkə)
n
(Biography) Alfred. 1934–98, Russian composer: his works include four symphonies, four violin concertos, choral, chamber, and film music
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Tickets for the performance ($20-40), which includes works by Bach, Schnittke and Nickell, are on sale at ThomasNickell.com.
Suite in the Old Style, by Alfred Schnittke, edited by Alexander Shchetynsky.
Earlier, I concentrated mostly on the compositional generation that came into its prime in the 1960s, and it seemed to me that composers like Alfred Schnittke, Sofia Gubaidulina, Arvo Part, Bronius Kutavicius, Peteris Vasks, Giya Kancheli, Valentin Silvestrov, Tigran Mansurian, and others, i.e.
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Deputy Mayors of the City of Sarajevo Ivica A ariA and Milan TriviA hosted a reception at the City Hall for members of the Schnittke Moscow Orchestra, which will hold a concert tonight conducted by the Director of the institution Igor Gromov.
The Anne Potter Wilson Music Library at the Blair School of Music (Vanderbilt University) is pleased to announce the acquisition of two autograph manuscripts by composer Alfred Schnittke (1934--1998).
In this chamber music programme from the LNSO musical ensemble the audience will hear Khalil's Arabian world music, Kronlaks's musical conversations and a fitting quartet by Schnittke with reverberations of renaissance (Orlande de Lassus sacral music), a ghost of Beethoven's classicism (The Great Fugue, op.
WHEN: REMEMBER 1996.Cardiff; Stadium, Millennium Schnittke; Alfred Shepard; Alan WHEN: WHERE WH| WHO
For its first ever concert in Cyprus the quartet will present Grosse Fuge Op.133 by Beethoven, String Quartet No.7 in F-sharp minor, Op.108 by Shostakovich, String Quartet No.3 by Schnittke and String Quartet No.2, Op.26 by Ginastera.
Choosing from the 1,900 albums on the list, the most beloved Estonian classical music album turned out to be Arvo Part's Tabula Rasa recorded in 1984 for ECM Records, with the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra conducted by Saulius Sondeckis, and soloists Gidon Kremer, Tatjana Grindenko, and Alfred Schnittke.
Even Schnittke's 1984 version of the Lord's Prayer, despite its contemporary tonality, had more Orthodox roots clearly showing; and Anton Viskov's 'Rejoice, Nicholas, Great Miracle-Worker' (the only work by a living composer) sounded like a homage to a bygone age and not at all modern.
The program includes works by Lutoslawski, Schnittke, Applebaum and Concerto Competition winner Jonathan Hart, saxophone, performing Villa-Lobos.