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orchestral music of Louis Moreau Gottschalk

William E. Korf

orchestral music of Louis Moreau Gottschalk

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Published by Institute of Mediaeval Music in Henryville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gottschalk, Louis Moreau, 1829-1869,
  • Orchestral music -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William E. Korf.
    SeriesMusicological studies ;, v. 28 [i.e. 37] =, Wissenschaftliche Abhandlungen ;, Bd. 28, Wissenschaftliche Abhandlungen (Institute of Mediaeval Music) ;, Bd. 37.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.G68 K67 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 162 p. :
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2879379M
    LC Control Number84101871

    CD and book covers, and amazon logos, courtesy of amazon. Ce morceau se nomme Bamboula. At roughly the same time, ragtime evolved, initially in the Midwest, although by the turn of the century it was a national fad. Not only were these sentimental cameos beloved in his own time, but they remained so well into the 20th century, long after his other works were forgotten.

    Known mostly to specialists in American music, Notes of a Pianist is a work of the highest importance, the first book of permanent interest by an American artist who was not a full-time author and a matchlessly vivid document of American musical life during the Civil War. Edited by Jeanne Behrend. He was therefore exposed to a variety of musical traditions, and played the piano from an early age. To make money, Gottschalk quickly assimilated the current trends of American music into his own, especially the melodies of Stephen Foster.

    Welcome to www. By the end of the s, Gottschalk 's first works, such as Bamboula, appeared. Born to an English-Jewish father and a Haitian mother, Gottschalk is remembered as one of the great New Orleans musicians and composers, his music a combination of the classical tradition in which he was trained, and the New Orleans tradition into which he was born. When this ended, America was in the midst of Civil War.


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Orchestral music of Louis Moreau Gottschalk book

On December 18,Gottschalk died at the age of This was what most commanded the admiration of his friend and mentor Hector Berlioz: his musicianship, his taste, and his fine sense of proportion.

Today, Gottschalk is praised, by scholars such as Dr. By the s, Gottschalk had established himself as the best known pianist in the New World. Perhaps most important, his immensely popular Louisiana and Caribbean pieces--such as DanzaPasquinadeor Bamboula --anticipated ragtime by fifty years.

Born to an English-Jewish father and a Haitian mother, Gottschalk is remembered as one of the great New Orleans musicians and composers, his music a combination of the classical tradition in which he was trained, and the New Orleans tradition into which he was born.

Hector Berlioz, who in addition to being a great composer was a music critic of the utmost discernment, wrote a review of an recital by Gottschalk that leaves no doubt of its quality: He phrases soft melodies with perfect grace and has mastered the keyboard's delicate traits.

According to an essay by Jeremy Nicholas for the booklet accompanying the recording "Gottschalk Piano Music" performed by Philip Martin on the Hyperion label, "He died List made the first modern recordings of his music in the 50's and 60's, while Behrend edited the edition of Notes of a Pianist.

Gottschalk

Gottschalk left Paris in to join his father in New York, only to encounter stiff competition from touring foreign artists. After returning to America inGottschalk struggled to make a living. Not only did he travel frequently outside the United States, as did, by necessity, most virtuoso pianists at the time; he also lived in South America and the Caribbean for extended periods of time, incorporating, without prejudice but with critical judgment, many local influences and musical traditions.

He took has taken the one his lightness, his grace, his purity; from the others their impetuous passion and their involving brilliance, and I then assure you that for a long time one has not known pianist so original, so sympathetic.

On the third song in B-flat comes a variation with a fortissimo crescendo, and immediately after the same motif in B-flat reappears and escapes progressively; hardly finished, the re-entry is made by a dazzling feature that I would not know how to compare but with a cascade of pearls; this feature brings back very happily the motif in D-flat.

For the first time he was solvent, and at his mother's death in Gottschalk was released from his familial obligations. We also intend to provide an up-to-date documentation of books on Gottschalk and a discography of recordings of his music concentrating on CDs and recordings that are currently available rather than on historic sources.

Orilla, du marquis d'Abaunza, etc. He was therefore exposed to a variety of musical traditions, and played the piano from an early age. Nonetheless this article provides a glimpse into a time when this music was very new.

Piano study was undertaken with Narcisse Lettellier, and at age 11, Gottschalk was sent to Paris. Below is the original French, followed by my English translation. During one of these concerts, in Rio de JaneiroBrazilon November 24,he collapsed from having contracted yellow fever.

His unique sonorities run the gamut from percussive bass effects to intricate filigrees in the highest register of the piano. Gottschalk found himself obliged to repeat it at every concert, and wrote "even my paternal love for The Last Hope has succumbed under the terrible necessity of meeting it at every step.

Instead, he spent the next two years studying composition intensively, and when he returned to the concert stage it was as a virtuoso composer-performer in the manner of Chopin and Liszt.

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Recordings[ edit ] Various pianists later recorded his piano music. Early pieces like BamboulaLa SavaneLe Bananier and Le Mancenillier were based on Gottschalk's memories of the music he heard during his youth in Louisiana and are widely regarded as the earliest existing pieces of creole music culture.

I would say and I would repeat hundred times that there are new variations, motives in B-flat or D-flat, crescendo, forte, fortissimo, strokes, harpeggios, etc, etc; Bamboula is a musical poetry which defies analysis, and Gottschalk is a pianist whose name is inscribed in the face of popularity.

Louis Moreau Gottschalk: Grande Tarantelle for piano and orchestra Nadia Weintraub, Piano Unfortunately partway through the above live video, the pianist and the orchestra become unsynchronized. Who hasn't read some part of the description of this picturesque, alluring dance, which is the expression of the sentiments of the Negroes?Louis Moreau Gottschalk () was a virtuoso pianist and the first American composer to establish a reputation overseas.

Read Full Biography. Louis Moreau Gottschalk (), probably the most important American composer of the 19th century, infused European romanticism with indigenous North and South American elements. Louis Moreau Gottschalk was born on May 8,in New Orleans, the son of a.

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by Louis M by Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Classical Piano Sheet Music, et al. | Apr 10, [ PDF] - Louis Moreau Gottschalk (May 8, ? December 18, ) was an American composer and pianist, best known as a virtuoso performer of his own romantic piano pieces.

Although he is regarded as an American composer and musician, he spent most of his working career outside of the United States. Gottschalk was born of a Jewish businessman from London and a white Creole Haitian in New. LOUIS MOREAU GOTTSCHALK ( - ) A child prodigy pianist who was touring Europe as a virtuoso concert soloist while still a teenager, Louis Moreau Gottschalk provides one of the most colourful chapters in the history of American music.

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