It uses as its theme, the first Albumblatt
(Album Leaf) from Robert's Bunte Blatter, Op.
We had signed a contract with Jeff Nagy and Lindsay Turner in February to publish their translation of Liliane Giradoun's "Albumblatt
" in print and to publish a web feature that included two further poems and an introduction by Amandine Andre, which had been previously solicited as well as translated by Nagy and Turner.
Francis Thome: Duo d'Amour; Leon Van Cromphout: Melodie; Alphonse Hasselmans: Rouet; Jean-Theodore Radoux: Meditation; Brahms: Albumblatt; Edmond Weber: Duo pour Cor et Harpe; Frangois-Joseph Fetis: Petit Piece; Saint-Saens: Romance Opus 36; Adolphe Samuel: Morceau de Concours; Brahms: Trio Opus 40 for Horn, Violin, and Piano.
Brahms's Albumblatt, lost but recently discovered, is clearly the melodic material later used in the Opus 40 Scherzo movement trio melody.
Here we heard miniatures from composers not renowned for their piano music: Traumerei by a young Richard Strauss, its pianistic colours adorning orchestral textures: Wagner's Albumblatt
in C major, emotionally rich and judiciously balanced in performance; and Bruckner's clumsily-structured Erinnerung, Hough's weighty, organ-like left hand underlining almost orchestral progressions.
Montreal, April 8th 1896 Liliencorn, Albumblatt
Ferdinand Freiherr von Preludium Little, Arthur Arthur Reginald Little Reginald No.
It is believed that the piece titled Albumblatt, was composed by Brahms in 1853, when he was 20 years old.
"Albumblatt is an incredible discovery which gives a fascinating insight into the workings of this great composer," Wright said.
The piece that was performed was: Wagner, Richard, ein Albumblatt
(originally for Viola and Orchestra), arranged for horn and piano (orchestra) by Friedrich Gumbert, and published at Fritzsch, Leipzig in 1881 (courtesy of William Melton for providing me this information).
Framed between these two well-linked offerings were rarities by Richard Strauss (Traumerei, and indeed a homage to Schumann), Wagner (Albumblatt
, more self-promotion than personal gift) and Bruckner, his Erinnerung a really strong piece which encapsulates his vast sound-world in miniature.
His programme in the Forum Theatre will bring some rarities: Albumblatt
by Richard Wagner (this composer of great, monumental operas did also produce some instrumental trifles, including two early symphonies), Erinnerungen (Remembrances) by Bruckner and Traumerei by Richard Strauss.
ich zeigte Mendelssohns Albumblatt
vor und Alles war gut': Zur Bedeutung der Stammbucheintragungen und Albumblatter von Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy." In Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Kongress-Bericht Berlin 1994, ed.