Friday, January 14, 2011

Boris Blacher

Boris Blacher was one of the central figures in Berlin musical life after the 2nd World War * Important as a composer of vivid stage and orchestral works and as a teacher * Music noted for its colourful French-inspired instrumentation and its irreverence towards Austro-German tradition * Experimented with 'variable metrics' in works like Piano Concerto No.2, where serial procedures are applied to metrical units * Many stageworks based on classic texts including ballets HamletLysistrataDer Mohr von Venedig and Tristan *Paganini Variations is a repertoire piece in German orchestral world and has been recently recorded by Solti* Blacher's pupils included KlebeEinem, Erbse, Burt, Reimann, Yun and Klaus Huber 

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