January 7, 1868
January 25, 1936
Hermann Bischoff (7 January 1868 in Duisburg – 25 January 1936 in Berlin) was a [1 ] German composer of classical music.
Leipzig to continue his first studies of music, he met Richard Strauss and fell in with his circle. [2 ]
Bischoff's two symphonies have been recorded on the record label
Classic Produktion Osnabrück, along with a 1926 Introduction und Rondo. His first symphony, dedicated Herrn Dr. Richard Strauss was performed (premiered?) in [3 ] Essen in the same festival (The 42nd Tonkünstler-Festival) in 1906 (May 24-8, 1906) that saw the premiere of Mahler's Sixth Symphony. [4 ]
Compositions [ edit ]
No. 1 in E major (published in 1906)
[5 ] No. 2 in D minor (published 1914 by F.E.C. Leuckart)
[6 ] Other works with Orchestra
Introduction and Rondo for Orchestra (1926)
Various Songs with Piano (e.g. Op. 3, Op. 6, Op. 7, Op.15
) and with Orchestral Accompaniment [7 ]
References [ edit ]
^ "MusicSack" . Retrieved . 1 October 2010
^ Cook, Paul (December 2006). "Review of Recording of Bischoff's First Symphony" . Retrieved . 2009-01-05
^ see Scan of symphony, p. 9.
^ The review refers to Bischoff as a pupil, not just an associate, of Strauss. Performance reviewed took place on May 24. The Musical Times, July 1 1906: entitled " The Forty-Second Tonkünstler-Festival of the General German Music Society, at Essen . Retrieved . 2009-01-09 " 47(761):486.
^ Reviewed, very poorly, in the New York Times when performed by the Boston Symphony in New York, under the direction of Karl Muck, in 1908. "THE BOSTON SYMPHONY.; A New Symphony by Hermann Bischoff -- Mme. Carreno Plays" (PDF). The New York Times. January 10, 1908 . Retrieved . 2009-01-05 The work only received its Boston premiere a month later, at the end of February 1908 - see at Boston Symphony Orchestra Programmes, 1907-8 Google Books. page 1205.
^ appears December 1914 Hofmeisters Monatsberichte, page 228.
^ op.15 - 25 neue Weisen zu Alten Liedern, published by Lauterbach & Kuhn - pub. 1902?, see HMB 1902, p.618- score does say copyright 1903, though, see BSB copy
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