There you are every day, trying to put something reasonable and clear on paper, and Hans Werner Henze - Ode An Den Westwind • Konzert Für Violine Und Grosses Orchester (Vinyl comes and says it is not sufficiently chaotic.
Now whether Nono really did throw the pottery, Henze was it's shocking to have to write that past participle following news of his deatheven in his last yearsthe twinkle of his blue eyes and his Puckish energy seemed inextinguishable certainly an outsider in the terms and frames of the postwar avant garde — especially to one of the most single-minded modernists of them all like Nono.
That's what Adorno meant by the lack of chaos: Henze's music simply wasn't deemed abrasive or critical enough in the 50s and 60s by his ultra-critical colleagues. He wrote operas, and avowedly lyrical, large-scale operas at that the sequence starts with Boulevard Solitudethe by turns limpid and dramatic retelling of the Manon Lescaut story inand ends with the luminous myth of Phaedra inwith another work for an entire community of musical and theatrical performers called Gisela!
By he had even written six symphoniesLP), a genre that no self-respecting avant gardiste would consider using without a shrug of ironic distance.
Yet Henze's creative exile from the ideologies propagated by the generation of young musical Turks such as Nono or Stockhausen meant that he connected with more listeners, with more institutions, and that his music achieved Hans Werner Henze - Ode An Den Westwind • Konzert Für Violine Und Grosses Orchester (Vinyl arguably more radical aims more completely than many of his contemporaries.
From the start, Henze really was an outsider. Born in in Westphalia, he had no choice from his surroundings or his Nazi-sympathising father but to enlist in the Hitler Jugend and serve in the war.
Those experiences marked his entire life; even his last pieces are concerned with confronting and coming to terms with the darkest periods of Germany's history, and his own. He moved to the remote Italian island of Ischia in the early s, and based himself in Italy for the rest of his life. His home in the hills outside Rome was as lavish, abundant, and sensual as his music, yet his political sympathies were those of a lifelong communist.
And Henze did more than most to make his music part of the enlightening of international social consciousness, premiering his Sixth Symphony in Cuba and living there in and But Henze was never an ideologue, and he supported artists who spoke out against the Cuban regime. Just as in his music, it was human and the individual that mattered more to him than the aesthetic position or orthodoxy.
And unlike so many of his contemporaries, writing music for Henze was an unavoidable, irresistible compulsion. It flowed from him in a nearly continuous stream. Even after the mysterious illness that struck him inwhen he returned to the world from weeks of near unconsciousness, the same unquenchable thirst to compose was there, as he completed the second act of Phaedra — music that dramatises Hippolytus's return to life — Hans Werner Henze - Ode An Den Westwind • Konzert Für Violine Und Grosses Orchester (Vinyl composed large orchestral and vocal pieces.
Reading this on mobile? Click here to watch video. Concerto per il Marigny, for 9 instruments withdrawn by the composer and reworked into "Requiem". Dithyramben 3for chamber orchestra. Elegy for Young Lovers, opera in 3 acts. Das Ende einer Welt, radio opera later revised for stage. Epitaph, for cello solo. For Manfred, for violin solo. For Reinhold, for piano. Brass Quintet. Funeral Ode for Margaret Geddes, for 6 cellos.
Heliogabalus imperator, musical allegory for orchestra. L'heure bleue, for 16 instruments. Der junge Lord, comic opera in 2 acts. Kammersonate, for piano trio. Ein Landarzt, radio opera later revised for stage. Lucy Escott Variations, for harpsichord or piano. La mano sinistra, for piano. Ruck for 2 guitars. Margareten-Walzer, for piano. Minette, arranged by A. Pfeifer for descant zither, or by J.
Ruck for 2 guitars from opera "The English Cat". Moralities, morality plays 3. Muriel, film score. Ode al dodicesimo apostolo, for piano. Olly on the Shore, for piano.
Orpheus Behind the Wire, for chorus. Peter Doll zum Abschied, for violin. Un petite phrase, for piano from film score "Un amour de Swann". Piano Concerto No. Piano Sonata. Piece for Peter, for piano. Pieces 6 for Young Pianists, for piano from opera "Pollicino". Poems 4for orchestra. Pollicino, musical fairy tale opera. Der Prinze von Homburg, opera in 3 acts. Henze considered his Hans Werner Henze - Ode An Den Westwind • Konzert Für Violine Und Grosses Orchester (Vinyl works, up to his Symphony No.
This work showed Henze at maturity, though he was already well established inwhen he won the Schumann Prize for his Piano Concerto No. In —53 Henze was ballet adviser at the Wiesbaden State Theatre, Germany; there he received the impetus for much of his later ballet music, including Ondinea classical work incorporating jazz elements. In his symphonies as well as his stage works, Henze revealed himself as eclectic in his choice of styles—several may be combined in a single work—and romantic in temperament.
His Symphony No. Henze took up residence in Italy in He taught composition at the Royal Academy of Music Hans Werner Henze - Ode An Den Westwind • Konzert Für Violine Und Grosses Orchester (Vinyl London and in helped establish the Munich Biennale music festival.
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