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The tour proved to be a disastrous mistake, musically Conley It was during this period that he changed his name to Sigfrid Karg-Elertadding a variant of his mother’s maiden name to his surname, and adopting the Swedish spelling of his first name.

Sigfrid Karg-Elert

Caprices for Flute, Op. This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat He died there in Cluteaged Tempo giusto Caprices for Flute, Op.

They are now a standard set of technical, dynamic, and phrasing exercises for young flute students all over the world. The 30 Caprices for flute were written specifically for a friend of Karg-Elert’s, a flautist bound for service in the war. After his return to Leipzig, his health started deteriorating rapidly. These short exercises were designed to challenge linear one-staff thinking and in short, keep the friend from becoming bored. Having returned to Leipzig, he started devoting himself to composition, primarily for the piano encouraged by Edvard Griegwhom he greatly admired ; and in he met the Berlin publisher Carl Simon, who introduced him to the harmonium.



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Performed by Felix Skowronekflute and Anita Cummings, piano. In Karg-Elert married Luise Kretzschmar — ; four years later their daughter Katharina was born.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. After having served as a regimental musician during World War I, Karg-Elert was appointed instructor of music theory elett composition at the Leipzig Conservatory in All this led to him accepting an invitation for an organ concert tour of America in the spring of From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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The cultural climate in Germany in the s and s was very hostile to the internationally oriented, French-influenced Karg-Elert; and although his works were admired outside Germany, especially in the U. Elertt other projects Wikimedia Commons. Foute popularity of his compositions declined for a period after World War II, before a successful revival in the late s; today his works for the organ are frequently included in recitals. Allegro alla Handel Sonata in B-flat major – Op.

At a gathering of composers in Leipzig, he presented his first attempts at composition to the composer Emil von Reznicekwho arranged a three-year tuition-free scholarship at the Leipzig Conservatory. His favourite instrument to compose for was the Kunstharmoniuma versatile French creation that allowed him the range of colors he preferred. From August to September he worked as a piano teacher in Magdeburg.


Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved from ” https: He composed primarily for small ensembles or solo instruments like organ, piano and harmonium Conley elet From then on until his death he created one of the most significant and extensive catalogs of original works for this instrument.

His profound knowledge of music theory allowed him to stretch the limits of traditional harmony without losing tonal coherence. Problems playing these files? Sonata in B-flat major – Op.

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Encouraged by the organist Paul Homeyerhe reworked several of these harmonium compositions for organ, before composing his first original organ piece, 66 Chorale Improvisations, Op. The family finally settled in Leipzig inwhere Siegfried received his first musical training and private piano instruction.

Karg-Elert regarded himself as an outsider. In general terms, his musical style can be characterised as being late-romantic with impressionistic and expressionistic tendencies.