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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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.

In short, Ted kremek one of the first classical guitarists to embrace the–at the time–new language on modernism. 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.

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I sometimes give it to students who I feel will be receptive to it at Cal Poly Pomona, where I teach. I know it well. I bought my copy off of sheetmusicplus. Krenek fans don’t need to worry about whether or not he wrote anything guitqr the guitar.

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I, unfortunately, never had the opportunity to meet Krenek, but some as my fellow students did make the trip from L. I find this to be a major modern work for mandolin, and a piece that I love.

Indeed a highly interesting krenke in the mandolin and guitar repertoire. I find Nunc to be full of more overtly “lyrical” gestures. I respect the Krenek but it doesn’t move me. I would say that Krenek is around the level of Hindemith in terms of accessibility.


Oh well, what can one do? According to Ted Norman, Krenek composed most of it while he was staying at his house in L. Mark, thank you for your kind words.

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I’ve just begun thinking of a sonata for mandolin and guitar in the last few years at the suggestion of a friend. 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. Nunc is a great piece. But this works it is far to be a collection of musical quotes: This works is irenek source of musical ideas.

Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. All I can do is describe my feelings about what I enjoy about a particular work or a particular irenek body of works. I feel I have a special connection to this music as my instructor krenfk one of my mentors at UCLA, where I studied classical guitar, was the late Theodore Norman see: I remember listening to Marteau with Norman on guitar way back, and learning gyitar Krenek Suite for guitar.

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Don’t take this as a criticism of Petrassi’s music. I’ve just uploaded another movement for the Suite on my myspace page. Maybe it is the Italian background kgenek the composer? Krenek wrote music as he conceived it and left it up to the performers to translate it to their instruments.

However, I find that in much of Krenek’s music the lyricism is contained within a pretty strict formal framework. Please consider supporting us suits disabling your ad blocker on our website. There were some chamber works as well with guitar and maybe mandolin, but I’ve never come across op.


Board index All times are UTC. Forum rules Topics archived from Public Space and its subforums after a long period of inactivity, or redundant for some other reason. Yes, it is published by Barenreiter. It’s no coincidence that the Suite for mandolin and guitar is full of baroque-like textures: 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.

One of the students did take his guitar along, though, and played his Suite for Guitar for him, which he apparently enjoyed. Just my 2 cents. Regarding hearing more of our performance: Guiitar in the early 90’s Ted took some students out to Palm Springs, where Krenek was living before he died.

Buzz, The Krenek op. He is a top rate composer.

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Not only sulte their performance of the Krenek Suite wonderful but the entire album is fantastic. 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.

Is the work available from a publisher? I regret that I passed up on that opportunity.