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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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Is the work available from a publisher? Krenek’s Suite for guitar, op.

He also was friends with Krenek and Schoenberg. I will have to make sure to pick up this one and see if Guiatr can talk someone from the local mandolin society into considering this some day. What other piece by an equally important 20th century kreneek do mandolinists have? Ernst krenek–suite for mandolin and guitar. I sometimes give it to students who I feel will be receptive to it at Cal Poly Pomona, where I teach. Glad to have another Krenek advocate and another recorded version of the piece.

Ernst Krenek – Suite for Mandolin & Guitar, Op

Not only is their performance of the Krenek Suite wonderful but the entire album is fantastic. In short, Ted was one of the first classical guitarists to suitee the–at the time–new language on modernism.

I feel I have a special connection to this music as my instructor and one of guihar mentors at UCLA, where I studied classical guitar, was the late Theodore Norman see: Forum rules Topics archived from Public Space and its subforums after a long period of inactivity, or redundant for some other reason. In the end, though, I don’t think the piece really “works” that well, and yuitar 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.


Mark, thank you for your kind words. Forum guitare classique – Forum chitarra classica – Foro guitarra clasica – Free sheet music for classical guitar – Delcamp. One of the students did take his guitar along, though, and played his Suite for Guitar for him, which he apparently enjoyed.

To this day I reget it. The movement is the Krejek, one of my favorites of the Suite. Nunc is a great piece.

I have searched the forums and am surprised that there has been no mention of Ernst Krenek’s Suite for mandolin and guitar, op. Coming from one of the persons responsible for making this piece happen, I consider that a big compliment.

I bought my copy off of sheetmusicplus.

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I remember listening to Marteau with Norman on guitar way back, and learning the Krenek Suite for guitar. 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. Peter Yates and I performed this peice four times last year.

Regarding hearing more of our performance: I wrote to the Krenek Foundation in Austria, but I think they were not rkenek interested because they didn’t answer and they didn’t add the CD to guitad discography. Classical Guitar Skip to content.

Back in the early 90’s Ted took some students out to Palm Springs, where Krenek was living before he died. Krenek wrote music as he conceived it and left it up to the performers to translate it to their instruments.

I find this to be a major modern work for mandolin, and a piece that I love. However, I must explain something first. I’ve just begun thinking of a sonata for mandolin and guitar in the last few years at the suggestion of a friend.


I don’t think I’ve got Krenek’s suite but I’ve got Hausmusik and the guitar part is extremely accessible. Unfortunately, only one concert was professionally recorded, so that is all I have to offer. This section is read-only. Maybe it is the Italian background of the composer? I think that your performance of the third movement is first-rate!

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

I recorded the Suite op.

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. 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.

An excerpt from the last part of the text: There were some chamber works as well with guitar and maybe mandolin, but I’ve never come across op. You should email the Krenek archive about it, if you have not already. When done well, it can really draw in the audience in an intimate way, as the title of the movment suggests.