Viennese composer Hugo Wolf produced one of the most important song collections of the nineteenth century when he set to music fifty-three poems by the great German poet Eduard Mörike. Susan Youens reappraises this singular collaboration, examining selected Mörike songs in detail to shed new light on the sophisticated interplay between poetry and music. Although Wolf is known as "the Poet's Composer," someone who revered poetry and served it faithfully in his music, Youens reveals how his Mörike songs were also influenced by his own life, psychology and experiences [Publisher description].
Military Technology. 2006, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p176-177. 2p.
DEFENSE industries and MILITARY electronics industry
The article presents an interview with Mr. Hugo Wolf, Head of Public Security Division of Rheinmetall AG. When asked to assess the German market, Wolf states that the German market is dismembered and too small due to lack of money. Mr. Wolf also outlines the five main operational fields of his company Rheinmetall which includes border protection, protection of facilities and installations, maritime protection, emergency management and equipping the emergency services. He also clarifies that the their product, the border control systems are currently not in service but they have presented it to Bulgaria, Poland and several North African governments.
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.