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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Ernst Krenek – Suite for Mandolin & Guitar, Op

He was a fine composer but, as a listener or player, I prefer others. Topics archived from Public Space and its subforums after a long period of inactivity, or redundant for some other reason. Peter Yates and I performed this peice four times last year. I sometimes give it to students who I feel will be receptive guktar it at Cal Poly Pomona, where Guitra teach. As I said, when I listen to or play the Krenek piece I respect it but it doesn’t move me, as music.

He orenek was friends with Krenek and Schoenberg. I find this to be a major modern work for mandolin, and a piece that I love. Don’t take this as a criticism of Petrassi’s music. In short, Ted was one of the first classical guitarists to embrace the–at the time–new language on modernism.

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This section is read-only. I remember listening to Marteau with Norman on guitar way back, and learning the Krenek Suite for guitar. Classical Guitar Skip to auite. 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.

Maybe it’s his German background maybe not?


However, I find that in much of Krenek’s music the lyricism is contained within a pretty strict formal framework. Just my 2 cents.

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.

This works is a source of musical ideas.

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 irenek impact; “Nunc” by Petrassi comes right to mind. I don’t think I’ve got Krenek’s suite but I’ve got Hausmusik zuite the guitar part is extremely accessible. I have searched the forums and am surprised that there has been no mention of Ernst Krenek’s Suite for mandolin and guitar, op.

Coming from one of the persons responsible for making this piece happen, I consider that a big compliment. I bought my copy off of sheetmusicplus. Indeed a highly interesting work in the mandolin and guitar repertoire. Ernst krenek–suite for mandolin and guitar.

It’s no coincidence that the Suite for mandolin and guitar is full of baroque-like textures: He is a top rate composer. Hello Giitar, Thank you for the link with Krenek’s Suite op.

Not only is their performance of the Krenek Suite wonderful but the entire album is fantastic. All I can do is describe my feelings about what I enjoy about a particular work or a particular composer’s body of works.

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

I, unfortunately, never had the opportunity to meet Krenek, but some as my fellow students did make the trip from L. What krene, piece by an equally important 20th century composer do mandolinists have?


About 15 seconds into it a cell phone of someone in the front row went off, then the person next to him groaned out loud in displeasure, then the phone emitted one of those ring-tone like noises that they sometimes guiatr when they are being shut off.

Back in the early 90’s Ted took some students out to Palm Springs, where Krenek was living before he died. I know it well. When done well, it can really draw in the audience in an intimate way, as the title of the movment suggests.

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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.

Maybe it is the Italian background of the composer? One of the students did take his sjite along, though, and played his Suite for Guitar for him, which he apparently enjoyed. I’ve just uploaded another movement for the Suite on my myspace page. I kremek Nunc to be full of more overtly “lyrical” gestures. Oh well, what can one do?

After the war was over, John, a decorated war hero, returned to his home and re-established relations with Blind Joe. Unfortunately, only one concert was professionally recorded, so that is all I have to offer. However, I feel that the Krenek pieces both the guitar Suite and the guitar and mandolin Suite are also great works. I have uploaded an audio file of the 3rd movement from a UCLA performances on my myspace music page see: Krenek’s Suite for guitar, op.

I regret that I passed up on that opportunity. The movement is the Soliliqui, one of my favorites of the Suite.