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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.

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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 ideas and alnrechtsberger expressed here are not necessarily shared by the employers and organizations with which the author is associated.

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 albrechfsberger. Haydn recommended his friend Albrechtsberger, with whom Beethoven then studied harmony and counterpoint.

While there is not a great deal of solo repertoire for the trombone from the eighteenth century, there are a few pieces, as well as soloistic parts for the trombonist in a number of larger works. I truly hope that it will be both well-executed and well-received. Albrechtsberger died in Vienna; his grave is albrechteberger St.

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The last example on the video is a joke provided for the benefit of one of my students. Johann Georg Albrechtsberger 3 February — 7 March [1] was an Austrian composer, organist, and music theorist. Aroundhe wrote at least seven concerti for jaw harp and strings three survive in the Hungarian National Library in Budapest.


All of that said, my desire is to give a compelling and enjoyable performance, not pursue absolute historical accuracy from an organological perspective. The performance will be on Monday, October 22, at 8: They are in the albrechtsberher of the Vienna Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde. The E-flat alto trombone provides the ease of execution albrecutsberger the quality of tone I am seeking for this performance, so that is the instrument I will use!

There are cadenzas in both the first and second movements. Albrechtsberger appears to have conceived the work as a chamber piece, though we will be using full string orchestra minus violas. The original bass trombones were unwieldy instruments in F, E-flat, or G, with handslides so long that handles were needed to operate them.

Austrian composer Johann Georg Albrechtsberger began his musical career as a choirboy in Klosterneuburg, where he also began study albrcehtsberger organ and composition.

Johann Georg Albrechtsberger – Wikipedia

Vernon, here on the campus of the University of Mississippi. A continuous thread can be traced from abrechtsberger 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.

The Music and the Life W. This really is a delightful piece. It is also quite possible that Beethoven went off on his own to make a living, and only then returned trombonne he had a stable career. His fame as a theorist attracted to him in the Austrian capital a large number of pupils, some of whom afterwards became eminent musicians.


Johann Georg Albrechtsberger

Retrieved from ” https: He was considered by some, including Wolfgang Amadeus Mozartto be the finest organist in the world. His published compositions consist of preludesfugues and sonatas for the piano and organstring quartetsetc.

When is a Bass Trombone a Bass Trombone? Probably the most valuable service he rendered to music was in his theoretical works. This instrument is used when a lighter sound than that of the tenor trombone is needed, with greater facility in the upper register. He later continued both his work and studies at Melk Abbey. In he published at Leipzig a treatise on composition, of which a third edition appeared in 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.

An English version of this was published by Novello in 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. This provides a central challenge of performing the piece, as the trombonist must execute difficult ornamental work as well as sustained high register playing, and yet at the same time maintain a light and delicate approach.