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Wellesz

(German ˈvɛlɛs)
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(Biography) Egon (ˈeːɡɔn). 1885–1974, British composer, born in Austria
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Although the Musikblatter des Anbruch was also produced by a publishing house, this journal too became editorially independent from it, profiting from the collaboration of a remarkable number of well-known contributors such as Bartok, Berg, Casella, Frederick Delius, and Egon Wellesz.
On Melito on a precursor of this tradition of exegesis, see Egon Wellesz, "Melito's Homily on the Passion: An Investigation into the Sources of Byzantine Hymnography," Journal of Theological Studies 44 (1943) 41-48; Eric Werner, "Melito of Sardis, the First Poet of Deicide," Hebrew Union College Annual 37 (1966) 191 210; Hansjorg Auf der Maur, Die Osterhomilien des Asterius Sophistes als Quelle fur die Geschichte der Ostedeier (Trier: Paulinus, 1967) 142; Werner Schfitz, "Was habe ich dir getan, mein Volk?
While the BBC was beginning to establish itself as a true national institution in early 1923, Williams herself was still a sixth-form student with dreams only of heading to the local university in Cardiff and yet to embark upon her musical studies with such luminaries as Ralph Vaughan Williams and Egon Wellesz.
This Mahlerian tradition can be most immediately appreciated in the symphonies of Egon Wellesz, Karl Weigl, Karl Amadeus Hartmann, Marcel Tyberg (blatant imitation), and Bernstein himself.
Schoenberg's influence was certainly not strong in England at the time, but Humphrey Searle had studied with Anton Webern and Egon Wellesz with Schoenberg.
She travelled to Britain in the 1940s to study Byzantine and early Greek music with Egon Wellesz, and right through the 1950s was a prominent figure in British musical life, singing at the Proms and becoming a favourite performer of Britten - hence the role of Miss Jessel, first performed in Venice.
1) Sobre este artista se encuentran noticias en Egon Wellesz, Essays on Opera, trans.
The very first issue carried an essay by Alois Haba (see CM 3/2005) on The Development of Music Composition and Theory with Respect to Diatonic, Chromatic and the Quarter-Tone System and an article by Egon Wellesz on Music of Our Time.
Analyses of the Mahler symphonies have usually been published in German (including studies by Paul Bekker, Egon Wellesz, Otto Nodnagel and Curt Rudolf Mengelberg) and English (including Deryck Cooke, Donald Mitchell, Neville Cardus, Kaikhosru Sorabji and Colin Matthews), with a few holdouts in other languages including Simon Vestdijk (Dutch) and Inna Barsova (Russian).
When he left his native Austria following the Anschluss of 1938, Egon Wellesz was an established composer (pupil of Schoenberg, admirer of Mahler and Strauss) and a musicologist whose specialisms included Byzantine music, Gregorian chant and the Baroque opera.
Asi, con Rudolf Reti (1885-1957), musicologo, critico musical y compositor, y Egon Wellesz (1885-1974), tambien musicologo y compositor, la ISCM organizo en 1923 su primer evento, el World Music Festival, en la ciudad de Salzburgo, y desde entonces ciudades de los mas diversos paises, como Alemania, Espana, Inglaterra, Francia, Polonia, Holanda, Chechenia, Japon, Canada y Mexico (en 1993), han acogido y organizado el festival que al dia de hoy es uno de los mas significativos en cuanto a lo que ocurre en el marco de las tendencias actuales de la musica.
He made rich, albeit selective, use of the contemporary scholarship of a veritable phalanx of musicologists: Curt Sachs, Joseph Yasser, Egon Wellesz, Francis W.