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In he was appointed organist to the court of Vienna, and in Kapellmeister of St.

He originally studied music at Melk Abbey and philosophy at a Benedictine seminary in Vienna and became one of the most learned and skillful contrapuntists of his age. The E-flat alto trombone provides the ease of execution and the quality of tone I am seeking for this performance, so that is the instrument I will use!

Albrechtsberger Alto Trombone Concerto

When is a Bass Trombone a Bass Trombone? This provides a central challenge of performing the piece, as the trombonist must execute albrehctsberger ornamental work as well as sustained high register playing, and yet at the same time maintain a light and delicate approach. Albrechtsberger died in Vienna; his grave is in St.

Albrechtsberger was the author of widely-used treatises on composition and figured bass, and was a diligent student and champion of contrapuntal writing, particularly the fugue. Albrechtsberegr appears to have conceived the work as a chamber piece, though we will be using full string orchestra minus violas.

Johann Georg Albrechtsberger – Wikipedia

The last example on the video is a joke provided for the benefit of one of my students. As the trombone has few works dating back to the classical period, his concerto is often highlighted by the trombone community.

Aroundhe wrote at least seven concerti for jaw harp and strings three survive in the Hungarian National Library in Budapest. In my experience, this is not unusual for performances of the Albrechtsberger with modern orchestras.


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The trombone writing is not what most people would expect from a trombone concerto, particularly if the listener is accustomed to hearing the loud, bombastic trombone playing that characterizes the writing of late Romantic composers in particular.

The performance will be on Monday, October 22, albrevhtsberger 8: A continuous thread can be traced from his teaching through that of his pupil Reichawho went on to become the first Professor of Counterpoint and Fugue at the Paris Conservatoire from to his death inand who in turn reached a wide audience through both his own teaching and his theoretical writings, which were standard reference at the Conservatoire for most of the 19th century and translated into German by Czerny.

They are in the library of the Vienna Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The Harvard biographical dictionary of music.

Vernon, here on the campus of the University of Mississippi. This instrument is used when albfechtsberger lighter sound than that of the tenor trombone is needed, with greater facility in the upper register. All of that said, my desire is to give a compelling and enjoyable performance, not pursue absolute historical accuracy from an organological perspective.

Austrian composer Johann Georg Albrechtsberger began his musical career as a choirboy in Klosterneuburg, where he also began study of organ and composition. His compositional style derives from Johann Joseph Fux ‘s counterpoint, who was Kapellmeister at St Stephen’s Cathedrala position that Albrechtsberger would hold 52 years later. Johann Georg Albrechtsberger Austrian composer Johann Georg Albrechtsberger began his musical career as a choirboy in Klosterneuburg, where he also began study of organ and composition.

Consisting primarily of simple, homophonic melodies, the accompaniment is essentially two violin parts and basso continuo, which will be provided by cellos, basses, and harpsichord. This page was last edited on 27 Juneat Beethoven had arrived in Vienna in to study with Joseph Haydn but quickly became infuriated when his work was not being given attention or corrected. Retrieved from ” https: The Music and the Life W. His fame as a theorist attracted to him in the Austrian capital a large number of pupils, some of whom afterwards became eminent musicians.


While there is not a great deal of solo repertoire for the trombone from the eighteenth tromvone, there are a few pieces, as well as soloistic parts for the trombonist in a number of larger works. This is the type of instrument with which most trombonists begin their playing careers, and even when players advance and get an instrument with an F-attachment the basic instrument remains a tenor trombone. Albrechtsberger was born at Klosterneuburgnear Vienna.

List of music students by teacher: While not as familiar to non-trombonists as the tenor trombone, the bass trombone is not altogether foreign to most people. The ideas and opinions expressed here are not necessarily shared by the employers and organizations with which the author is associated.

Its fundamental pitch is Albrechtsberher, a perfect fourth higher than the tenor trombone. The original bass trombones were unwieldy instruments in F, E-flat, or G, with handslides so long that handles were needed to operate them. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.