Kurt Roger

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Kurt George Roger (3 May 1895 – 4 August 1966) was an Austrian–American composer.

Selected works[edit]

Opera
  • Die Frau Jephtas, Op. 15 (1933–1934)
Orchestral
  • Gotische Phantasie und Passacaglia, Op. 26 (1936)
  • Fortinbras, Overture, Op. 45 (1944)
  • Symphony No. 1 in F major, Op. 52 (1946)
  • Variations on a Theme of Richard Wagner, Op. 65 (1951)
  • Symphony No. 2 for chamber orchestra, Op. 102 (c. 1962)
  • Symphony No. 3, Op. 104 (c. 1963)
  • Town and Country Dances
Concertante
  • Concerto Grosso No. 1 for solo trumpet, timpani and string orchestra, Op. 27 (1938)
  • Concerto Grosso No. 2 for trombone, flute, oboe, clarinet, percussion and string orchestra, Op. 71 (1951)
  • Concerto for tuba, timpani, triangle and string orchestra, Op. 91 (c. 1956)
  • Concerto for 2 horns, timpani and string orchestra, Op. 115 (1965)
Chamber music
  • String Quintet No. 1, Op. 7 (1929–1930)
  • String Quartet No. 1, Op. 9 (1931)
  • String Sextet, Op. 10 (1932)
  • String Quartet No. 2, Op. 11 (1932)
  • String Quartet No. 3, Op. 16 (1934)
  • String Quartet No. 4 Divertimento, Op. 33 (1937)
  • Sonata da camera for cello and piano, Op. 35 (1937)
  • Irish Sonata for viola and piano, Op. 37 (1939)
  • Suite for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon, Op. 40 (1940)
  • String Trio, Op. 42 (1942)
  • Sonata for violin and piano, Op. 44 (1944)
  • Variations on "Oh du lieber Augustin" for flute, oboe, clarinet, violin, viola and cello, Op. 49 (1944)
  • Variations on an Irish Air for flute, cello and piano, Op. 58 (1948)
  • Suite for 4 trumpets, 4 trombones (or 3 trombones and tuba) and timpani, Op. 62 (1950)
  • Partita for cello and piano, Op. 67 (1951)
  • Piano Trio, Op. 77 (1953)
  • Sonata for viola solo, Op. 79 (1954)
  • Suite for viola and piano, Op. 84 (1954)
  • Sonata for violin solo, Op. 89
  • Phantasy Sonata for viola d'amore and piano, Op. 95 (1957)
  • Trio for horn, violin and piano, Op. 96 (1957)
  • String Quintet No. 2 for 2 violins, viola, cello and double bass, Op. 100 (1959–1960)
  • Quartet for flute, bassoon and 2 violas, Op. 101
  • Variations on a Theme of Anton Bruckner, Octet, Op. 108 (1963)
  • Variations on a Theme of Gustav Mahler for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon, Op. 112 (1964)
  • Trio for violin, viola and piano, Op. 114 (1965)
  • Quintet for clarinet and string quartet, Op. 116 (1966)
Organ
  • Passacaglia (Gothic Passacaglia), Op. 26a (1936)
Piano
  • Ballade, Op. 17 (1934)
  • Piano Sonata, Op. 43 (1943)
  • Dance Suite, Op. 54 (1946)
Choral
  • 2 Madrigals for mixed chorus a cappella, Op. 60 (1950)
  1. Requiem; words by Robert Louis Stevenson
  2. Child in the Orchard; words by Arthur Stringer
Vocal
  • Eros, Lyric Suite for soprano or tenor and piano, Op. 4 (1919–1922)
  • 2 Odes for alto and chamber orchestra, Op. 6 (1922–1925)
  • 3 Songs, Op. 8 (1928); words by Sándor Petőfi
  • 3 Songs, Op. 19 (1935); words by Gottfried Keller
  • 3 Songs, Op. 22 (1936); words by Hermann Hesse
  • 3 Sonnets for alto and piano, Op. 32 (1937)
  • 3 Songs for baritone and string quartet, Op. 34 (1937)
  • 3 American Poems, Op. 39 (1941); words by Mary Brent Whiteside
  • Three Prayers in War Time, Op. 50 (1944)
  • 3 Irish Poems, Op. 56 (1947)
  • Japanische Blüten, Op. 59 (1949)
  • 3 Love Odes for baritone, harp and string quartet, Op. 72 (1952)
  • The Watcher on the Tower, Cantata for soprano, baritone, bass and string quartet, Op. 105 (1964); words by Madison J. Cawlin

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