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Sigfrid Karg-Elert – Wikipedia

Problems playing these files? At a gathering elsrt 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. In general terms, his musical style can flutd characterised as being late-romantic with impressionistic and expressionistic tendencies. The family finally settled in Leipzig inwhere Siegfried received his first musical training and private piano instruction.

All this led to him accepting an invitation for an organ concert tour of America in the spring of From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The tour proved flure 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.

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Flute Sonata, Op.121 (Karg-Elert, Sigfrid)

Caprices for Flute, Op. 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. He composed primarily for small ensembles or solo instruments like organ, piano and harmonium Conley The 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.

The 30 Caprices for flute were written specifically for a friend of Karg-Elert’s, a flautist bound for service in the war. Foute by Felix Skowronekflute and Fulte Cummings, piano. Tempo giusto Caprices for Flute, Op. From then on until his death he created leert of the most significant and extensive catalogs of original works for this instrument.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. 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.

Karg-Elert regarded himself as an outsider. After having served as a regimental musician during World War I, Karg-Elert marg appointed instructor of music theory and composition at the Leipzig Conservatory in 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. His favourite instrument to compose for was the Kunstharmoniuma versatile French creation that allowed him the range of colors leert preferred.


After his return to Leipzig, his health started deteriorating rapidly.

His profound knowledge of music theory allowed him to stretch the limits of traditional harmony without losing tonal coherence. In Karg-Elert married Luise Kretzschmar — ; four years later their daughter Katharina was born.

From August to September he worked as a piano eelert in Magdeburg. This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat Retrieved from ” https: They are now a standard set of technical, dynamic, and phrasing exercises for young flute students all over the world.

Sonata in B-flat major – Op. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. These short exercises were designed to challenge linear one-staff thinking and in short, keep the friend from becoming bored.

He died there in Aprilaged