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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You should email the Krenek archive about it, if you have not already. 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 do when they are being shut off.

Oh well, what can one do? Regarding hearing more of our performance: All I can do is describe my feelings about what I enjoy about a particular work or a particular composer’s body of works.

Krrenek rules Topics archived from Public Space and its subforums after a long period of inactivity, or redundant for some other reason. I like very much this language and when I studied this work I was fascinated to find different references to music history every two bars.

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Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. When do we get to hear the rest of it? Ted Norman is listed as the editor of the Suite for guitar, and I remember him saying that a fair bit of editing was required, as there were chords that were unplayable, etc.

Thanks for this, Buzz. Glad to have another Krenek advocate and another recorded version of the piece. I’ve just uploaded another movement for the Suite on my myspace page.


He also was friends with Krenek and Schoenberg. According to Ted Norman, Krenek composed most of it while he was staying at his house in L. I feel I have a special connection to this music as my instructor and one of my mentors at UCLA, where I studied classical guitar, was the late Theodore Norman see: Krenek’s Suite for guitar, op.

Indeed a highly interesting work in the mandolin and guitar repertoire. Buzz, The Krenek op. However, I must explain something first. She too said that there was a fair bit of editing necessary for that piece, for the same reasons.

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Hello Buzz, Thank you for the link with Krenek’s Suite op. Peter Yates and I performed this peice four times last year. I think that your performance of the third movement is first-rate! Mark, thank you for your kind words. The clip is very nice but too brief. Topics archived from Public Space and its subforums after a long period of inactivity, or redundant for some other reason. To this day I reget it. I have searched the forums and am surprised that there has been no mention kenek Ernst Krenek’s Suite for mandolin and guitar, op.

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Forum guitare classique – Forum chitarra classica – Foro guitarra clasica – Free sheet music for classical guitar – Delcamp. 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. However, I suuite that the Krenek pieces both the guitar Suite and the guitar and mandolin Suite are also great works.

I probably won’t keep that movement up on my page for too long, but if anyone is interested in hearing another movement and doesn’t mind some 21st century inturuption they should give it a listen. He is a top rate composer. 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 bigger impact; “Nunc” by Petrassi comes right to mind.


I wrote to the Krenek Foundation in Austria, but I think they were not so interested because they didn’t answer and they didn’t add the CD to their discography. Not only is their performance of the Krenek Suite wonderful but the entire album is fantastic.

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. I respect the Krenek but it doesn’t move me.

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Don’t take this as a criticism of Petrassi’s music. I know it well.

The movement is the Soliliqui, one of my favorites of the Suite. I would say that Krenek is around the level of Hindemith in terms of accessibility.

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. I find Nunc to be full ktenek more overtly “lyrical” gestures.

I couldn’t go because of some reason or another. I know some people, like yourself, that are fans of modernism but feel that Krenek’s musical language can be a bit austere sorry if I am putting words in your mouth. Guitwr fans don’t need to worry about whether or not he wrote anything for the guitar. 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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