COMPOSERS, MUSICAL style, MUSICAL composition, GERMAN songs, CHAMBER music, and BIOGRAPHY
The article presents a profile of the music and life of the late 19th-century Austrian composer Hugo Wolf. Details are given overviewing the prominent features of Wolf's compositional style, highlighting his settings of art songs and chamber operatic works. Discussion is also given commenting on the interpretation and reception of his works in the U.S. classical music world.
Reviews the audio recording of Hugo Wolf's vignettes in `Italian Song Book.' Dawn Upshaw's economical lyricism; Baritone Olaf Bar's performance; Arrangement of 46 songs; Translations and succinct notes by Richard Wigmore.
New Republic. 11/10/62, Vol. 147 Issue 19, p28-29. 2p. 1 Black and White Photograph.
Popular music & classical music
Reviews several music recordings. Performance of Hugo Wolf's songs in his album "Auf dem gruenen Balkon," by Elena Gerhardt; Recording of Robert Schumann's "Der Nussbaum," done by Rita Streich; George Friderick Handel's "Concerti Grossi Op. 6," recorded by Horst-Tanu Margraf.
The article presents extensions to the featured articles found within the July 2012 issue. A profile of the singer Arleen Auger is given in response to Russell Platt's article of Hugo Wolf. Discussion of the art song "The Turtle Dove," by Ralph Vaughan Williams, is mentioned in response to Hilary Finch's article on English songs. The album "Songs & Proverbs of William Blake," by Gerald Finley, is cited in response to Fred Cohn's profile of the singer.
The article presents information on the Edinburgh Festival. It started after the second world war and the aim was to help restore morale and civility to Europe by bringing together the best music and theatre that could be found. There were many themes, the link between Schiller and Verdi, the complete songs of Hugo Wolf, the choreography of Hans van Manen, the music of Smetana and of Pierre Boulez, and the Scottish harp in all its forms.
New Statesman. 5/12/2003, Vol. 132 Issue 4637, p30. 2/3p.
Mentions people who are thought to have had syphilis. Ludwig van Beethoven; Franz Schubert; Robert Schumann; Arthur Schopenhauer; Gustave Flaubert; Guy de Maupassant; Abraham Lincoln; Hugo Wolf; Alphonse Daudet; Vincent Van Gogh; Friedrich Nietzsche; Oscar Wilde; Karen Blixen; Randolph Churchill; Al Capone; Adolf Hitler.