Johann Georg Albrechtsberger. (3 February Compositions by: Albrechtsberger, Johann Georg O. Organ Concerto in B-flat major · Orgelstück in G major. Albrechtsberger Alto Trombone Concerto Albrechtsberger Alto Trombone Concerto. July 10, | Author: espy | Category: N/A. Sheet Music – £ – Orchestral Accompaniment CD to Johann Albrechtsberger’s Alto Trombone Concerto. Peters Edition’s Music Partner Play- Along series.

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His published compositions consist of preludesfugues and sonatas for the piano and organstring quartetsetc. He also wrote a Concerto for the MandolaOp.

They are pleasant, well written works in the galant style. This really is a delightful piece. 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. The Harvard biographical dictionary of music. In addition to his professional work, he maintains an avid interest in the study of the Bible and of Reformed theology.

There are cadenzas in foncerto the first albrechtsbberger second movements. Haydn recommended his friend Albrechtsberger, with whom Beethoven then studied harmony and counterpoint.

Albrechtsberger appears to have conceived the work as a chamber piece, though we will be using full string orchestra minus violas. Albrechtsberger died in Vienna; his grave is in St. Belknap Press of Harvard Univ. While not as familiar to non-trombonists as the tenor trombone, the bass trombone is not altogether foreign to most people.

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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. Probably the most valuable service he rendered to music was in his theoretical works. 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.


He was considered by some, including Wolfgang Amadeus Mozartto be the finest organist in the world. In he was appointed organist to the court of Vienna, and in Kapellmeister albrecntsberger St.

A continuous thread can be traced from his 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.

As the trombone has few works dating back to the classical period, his concerto is often highlighted by the trombone community. 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.

albrechtsbergeg The performance will be on Monday, October 22, at 8: Vernon, here on the campus of the University of Mississippi. I truly hope that it will be both well-executed and well-received.

By using this site, you agree trombne the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Its fundamental pitch is E-flat, a perfect fourth higher than the tenor trombone. Retrieved from ” https: 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. This is the type of instrument with albrechtsbergeer most trombonists begin their playing careers, and even when players advance and get an instrument with an F-attachment the basic instrument remains a tenor trombone.

Views Read Edit View history. He later continued both his work and studies at Melk Abbey.

Albrechtsberger Alto Trombone Concerto

All of that said, my desire is to give a compelling and enjoyable performance, not pursue absolute historical accuracy from an organological perspective.


Aroundhe wrote albreechtsberger least seven concerti for jaw harp and strings three survive in the Hungarian National Library in Budapest. It is also quite possible that Beethoven went off on his own to make a living, and only then returned after he had a stable career.

List of music students by teacher: The Music and the Life W. The last example on alvrechtsberger video is a joke provided for the benefit of one of my students.

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The E-flat alto trombone provides the ease of execution and the quality of tone I am seeking for this performance, so that is the instrument I will use! The ideas and opinions expressed here are not necessarily shared by the employers and organizations with which the author is associated. Although his remains for now a minority opinion, Weiner makes a compelling case, especially when one considers that a number of the trills and other ornaments called for in these works including in the Albrechtsberger might be albreechtsberger to execute in terms of slide motion at least concertk a small tenor trombone.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Those familiar with the piece will notice that in both my first and yrombone movement cadenzas I have used melodic themes from elsewhere in the movement in constructing my own decorative endings. While I have performed as a soloist with orchestras and bands on a number of occasions on tromhone tenor trombone and euphonium, this will be my first time to do so on the alto trombone.