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Riassunto: Anton Heiller is one of the twentieth century's most renowned and influential organists. Born in 1923, Heiller was trained in Vienna and rose to prominence quickly, giving his first solo recital at the age of twenty-two. Before concentrating on the organ exclusively, he was a successful conductor of the symphonic repertoire, and, from 1945 until his untimely death in 1979, he was professor of organ at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. His interpretations of Bach, which included registration and articulation, as well as a consideration of the theological underpinnings, would change the way Bach is played.
Anton Heiller: Organist, Composer, Conductor provides an assessment of Heiller's works and teaching, while also examining his complex personality, one torn between strong religious devotion and the world of artistry. The narrative also offers a unique view of the organ world in the decades after World War II, featuring the important organs, builders, and organists across North America and Europe.
Peter Planyavsky was Anton Heiller's successor as an organ professor in Vienna, and organist of St. Stephan's Cathedral in Vienna from 1969 through 2004. He is also a prolific composer, improviser, and conductor. Christa Rumsey, a former student of Heiller's, translated the book from the original German.
Recensione: The text flows effortlessly. . . . The story is vibrant and gives extremely good insight into life between World War II and 1979 in Austria and life in Vienna in particular. Of interest to any interested in organ music and, in particular, developments in the early to mid-twentieth century. ORGAN MUSIC SOCIETY OF ADELAIDE NEWSLETTERBR Peter Planyavsky's book accomplishes a difficult task: that of doing justice to the life of a monumental musician. Planyavsky, himself an organist of international prominence, avoids the pitfall of presenting Heiller as primarily an organist, instead presenting a compelling picture of Heiller as the complete musician, giving ample room to a discussion of his career as a conductor as well as to a discussion of his many compositions. The result is a comprehensive and engaging account of a person who was a dominant figure in European musical culture for several decades of the twentieth century and whose influence was felt far beyond the circle of the Viennese musical scene. --William Porter, Eastman School of Music (University of Rochester)
Titolo: Anton Heiller
Casa editrice: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
Data di pubblicazione: 2014
Condizione libro: New
Descrizione libro University of Rochester Press, 2014. Hardcover. Condizione: Fine. Shrink wrapped and unopened. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Codice articolo mon0000829084
Descrizione libro University of Rochester Press. Condizione: Used - Like New. Fine. Hardcover with pictorial boards. 2014. Originally published at $90. Codice articolo W97304
Descrizione libro Rochester UP, 2014. Condizione: New. Anton Heiller (1923-1979) was a remarkable organist whose interpretations changed the way Bach's music is played. He was also a conductor, composer and professor of organ in Vienna; this study covers every facet of his career. Translated by Christa Rumsey. Codice articolo 501079
Descrizione libro University of Rochester Press, 2014. Hardcover. Condizione: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Codice articolo P021580464971
Descrizione libro University of Rochester Press, 2014. Condizione: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Codice articolo 1580464971-2-4
Descrizione libro University of Rochester Press, 2014. Hardcover. Condizione: Like New. Almost new condition. Codice articolo P011580464971
Descrizione libro University of Rochester Press, 2014. Hardcover. Condizione: New. Never used!. Codice articolo P111580464971
Descrizione libro University of Rochester Press, 2014. Hardcover. Condizione: As New. Text clean and tight; no dust jacket; Eastman Studies in Music; 9.50 X 6.80 X 1.20 inches; 360 pages. Codice articolo 162959
Descrizione libro University of Rochester Press, 2014. Condizione: New. book. Codice articolo M1580464971
Descrizione libro Boydell & Brewer 2014-11-01, Rochester, 2014. hardback. Condizione: New. Codice articolo 9781580464970