I have searched the forums and am surprised that there has been no mention of Ernst Krenek’s Suite for mandolin and guitar, op. I find this. In addition to his Suite, which is a nice piece, he also wrote Hausmusik for guitar, violin, recorder, and piano. I don’t think I’ve got Krenek’s suite. Find composition details, parts / movement information and albums that contain performances of Suite for guitar, Op. on AllMusic. Ernst Krenek. Suite for.

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Obviously, one can discuss the merits or faults of particular works ad nauseum. I have only heard one live performance, an excellent one by Stanley Yates I also have a recording, I believe by Stefano Krennek.

When I try to help students express themselves when learning the Krenek Suite for guitar I sometimes describe it this way, and it seems to help. I feel the same way about the mandolin-guitar suite — a fine piece, one that I respect, but not one I pull out of the file drawer where it resides all that often to read through or to learn.

Don’t take this as suitte criticism of Petrassi’s music. I’ve just uploaded another movement for the Suite on my myspace page. I would say that Krenek is around the level of Hindemith in terms of accessibility. Indeed a highly interesting work in the mandolin and guitar repertoire.

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Buzz, The Krenek op. However, I feel that the Krenek pieces both the guitar Suite and the guitar and mandolin Suite are also great works. I wrote to the Krenek Foundation in Austria, but I think they were not so interested because they didn’t answer and they didn’t add the CD to their discography.


Topics archived from Public Krsnek and its subforums after a long period of inactivity, or redundant for some other reason. Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker on our website. Krenek fans don’t need to worry about whether or not he wrote anything for the guitar.

He is a top rate composer. However, I find that in much of Krenek’s music the lyricism is contained within a pretty strict formal framework. I bought my copy off of sheetmusicplus. It’s no coincidence that the Suite for mandolin and guitar is full of auite textures: I find Nunc to be full of more overtly “lyrical” gestures.

I regret that I passed up on that opportunity. He also was friends with Krenek and Schoenberg.

In the end, though, I don’t think the piece really “works” that well, and not because of the language there are other works in the guitar literature from roughly the same period that, in my opinion, make a bigger impact; “Nunc” by Petrassi comes right to mind. Oh well, what can one do? Hello Buzz, Thank you for the link with Krenek’s Suite op. I will have to make sure to pick up this one and see if I can talk someone from the local mandolin society into considering this some day.


When do we get to hear the rest of it? Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. I feel I have a special connection to this music as my instructor and one of my mentors at UCLA, where I studied classical guitar, was the late Theodore Norman see: Ernst krenek–suite for mandolin and guitar.

This works is a source of musical ideas. According to Ted Norman, Krenek composed most of it while he was staying at his house in L.

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I couldn’t go because of some reason or another. Peter Yates and I performed this peice four times last year. Thanks for this, Buzz. Forum rules Topics archived from Public Space and its subforums after a long period of inactivity, or redundant for some other reason. I recorded the Krejek op. In short, Ted was one of the first classical guitarists to embrace the–at the time–new language on modernism.

What other piece by an equally important 20th century composer do mandolinists have? Forum guitare classique – Forum chitarra classica – Foro guitarra clasica – Free sheet music for classical guitar – Delcamp. To this day I reget it. However, I must explain something first.

I find this to be a major modern work for mandolin, and a piece that I love.

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