Erich Wolfgang Korngold

Born 29 May 1897. Died 29 November 1957
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
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1897-05-29
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Erich Wolfgang Korngold

Erich Wolfgang Korngold Biography (Wikipedia)

Erich Wolfgang Korngold (May 29, 1897 – November 29, 1957) was an Austrian-born composer and conductor. A child prodigy, he became one of the most important and influential composers in the history of Hollywood. He was a noted pianist and composer of classical music, along with music for Hollywood films, and the first composer of international stature to write Hollywood scores.

When he was 11, his ballet Der Schneemann (The Snowman), became a sensation in Vienna, followed by his Piano Sonata which he wrote at age 13, played throughout Europe by Artur Schnabel. His one-act operas Violanta and Der Ring des Polykrates were premiered in Munich in 1916, conducted by Bruno Walter. At 23, his opera Die tote Stadt (The Dead City) premiered in Hamburg and Cologne. In 1921 he conducted the Hamburg Opera. During the 1920s he re-orchestrated, re-arranged and nearly re-composed, for the theater, operettas by Johann Strauss II. By 1931 he was a professor of music at Vienna State Academy.

At the request of director Max Reinhardt, and due to the rise of the Nazi regime, Korngold moved to the U.S. in 1934 to write music scores for films. His first was Reinhardt's A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935), which was well received by critics. He subsequently wrote scores for such films as Captain Blood (1935), which helped boost the career of its starring newcomer, Errol Flynn. His score for Anthony Adverse (1936) won an Oscar, and was followed two years later with another Oscar for The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938).

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Erich Wolfgang Korngold
5 Lieder (Op.38) [1947]
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5 Lieder (Op.38) [1947]
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Much ado about nothing - suite Op.11: Overture
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Much ado about nothing - suite Op.11: Overture
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
The Sea Hawk (Main titles)
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The Sea Hawk (Main titles)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35 (3rd mvt)
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Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35 (3rd mvt)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Much Ado about Nothing Suite, Op 11 (Hornpipe)
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Much Ado about Nothing Suite, Op 11 (Hornpipe)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Violin Concerto in D, Op 35, Finale
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Violin Concerto in D, Op 35, Finale
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) - Marian and Robin Love Theme
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The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) - Marian and Robin Love Theme
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Symphony in F sharp (2nd mvt)
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Symphony in F sharp (2nd mvt)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 (3rd mvt)
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Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 (3rd mvt)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Gefaßter Abschied
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Gefaßter Abschied
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Sextet in D major Op.10 for strings
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Sextet in D major Op.10 for strings
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Straussiana
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Straussiana
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
The Sea Hawk: Freedom
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The Sea Hawk: Freedom
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
The Adventures of Robin Hood - Love Scene
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The Adventures of Robin Hood - Love Scene
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
The Sea Hawk (Main titles; The Hanging Man; Happy Sailing; End titles)
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The Sea Hawk (Main titles; The Hanging Man; Happy Sailing; End titles)
Richard Wagner
Magic Fire (1955) - Der Ring Des Nibelungen, Performance - Montage
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Magic Fire (1955) - Der Ring Des Nibelungen, Performance - Montage
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Piano Quintet
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Piano Quintet
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Much Ado About Nothing Suite, Op 11
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Much Ado About Nothing Suite, Op 11
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Violin Concerto in D (Op. 35)
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Violin Concerto in D (Op. 35)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Much ado about nothing - 4 pieces arr. for violin and piano [from the incidental music] - no.3; Gartenscene [Garden scene]
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Much ado about nothing - 4 pieces arr. for violin and piano [from the incidental music] - no.3; Gartenscene [Garden scene]
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Symphony in F sharp, Op 40
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Symphony in F sharp, Op 40

Symphony in F sharp, Op 40

Orchestra
WDR Radio Orchestra, Cologne
Conductor
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Love Scene from 'The Adventure of Robin Hood'
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Love Scene from 'The Adventure of Robin Hood'
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Der Schneemann (Prelude; Serenade)
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Der Schneemann (Prelude; Serenade)

Der Schneemann (Prelude; Serenade)

Performer
Heinz Haunold
Orchestra
Bruckner Orchestra of Linz
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Einfache Lieder Op.9 For Voice And Piano
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Einfache Lieder Op.9 For Voice And Piano
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
The Sea Hawk (Main title; Reunion; Finale)
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The Sea Hawk (Main title; Reunion; Finale)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 (2nd mvt)
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Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 (2nd mvt)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Much Ado About Nothing Suite, Op 11
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Much Ado About Nothing Suite, Op 11
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35
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Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) - The Fight, Victory and Epilogue
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The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) - The Fight, Victory and Epilogue
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Suite for Two Violins, Cello and Piano Left Hand Op.23 - 'Rondo-Finale'
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Suite for Two Violins, Cello and Piano Left Hand Op.23 - 'Rondo-Finale'
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Much ado about nothing Suite - Overture
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Much ado about nothing Suite - Overture
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 (3rd mvt)
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Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 (3rd mvt)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Piano Quintet Op. 15 (3rd mvt)
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Piano Quintet Op. 15 (3rd mvt)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Einfache Lieder Op.9 - no.1; Schneeglockchen [Eichendorff]
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Einfache Lieder Op.9 - no.1; Schneeglockchen [Eichendorff]
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
5 Lieder, Op.38
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5 Lieder, Op.38
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Captain Blood: Main Title
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Captain Blood: Main Title
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
4 Shakespeare Songs, Op.31
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4 Shakespeare Songs, Op.31
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Concerto in D major Op.35 for violin and orchestra
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Concerto in D major Op.35 for violin and orchestra

Concerto in D major Op.35 for violin and orchestra

Performer
Aylen Pritcin
Orchestra
Serghei Lunchevivi National Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
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