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 Tracks

Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Suite for 2 Violins, Cello and Piano Left Hand, Op.23
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Suite for 2 Violins, Cello and Piano Left Hand, Op.23

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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
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Symphony in F sharp, op. 40
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Symphony in F sharp, op. 40
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Die Tote Stadt Act 3
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Die Tote Stadt Act 3
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Die Tote Stadt Act 2
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Die Tote Stadt Act 2
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Die Tote Stadt Act 1
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Die Tote Stadt Act 1
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35
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Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Lieder des Abschieds, Op.14
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Lieder des Abschieds, Op.14
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Much Ado About Nothing Suite, Op 11
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Much Ado About Nothing Suite, Op 11
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Straussiana
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Straussiana
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Love Scene (The Adventures of Robin Hood)
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Love Scene (The Adventures of Robin Hood)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
String Quartet no.2 in E flat major, Op.26 (4th mvt)
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String Quartet no.2 in E flat major, Op.26 (4th mvt)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Love Scene from Robin Hood
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Love Scene from Robin Hood
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Violin Concerto
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Violin Concerto
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Violin Concerto in D, Op 35
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Violin Concerto in D, Op 35
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Symphony in F sharp (3rd mvt)
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Symphony in F sharp (3rd mvt)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex Suite
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The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex Suite
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Violin Concerto
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Violin Concerto
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Marietta's Lute Song (Die tote Stadt)
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Marietta's Lute Song (Die tote Stadt)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Aria: 'Mein Sehnen, mein Wahnen' from Die Tote Stadt, Act 2
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Aria: 'Mein Sehnen, mein Wahnen' from Die Tote Stadt, Act 2
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Tanzlied des Pierrot (from Die tote Stadt)
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Tanzlied des Pierrot (from Die tote Stadt)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Theme and Variations
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Theme and Variations
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Symphony in F sharp, Op 40: Finale; Allegro
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Symphony in F sharp, Op 40: Finale; Allegro
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Tomorrow
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Tomorrow
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
The Sea Hawk
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The Sea Hawk
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
Much Ado about Nothing Suite, Op.11 (Hornpipe)
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Much Ado about Nothing Suite, Op.11 (Hornpipe)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Cello Concerto in C major, Op. 37
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Cello Concerto in C major, Op. 37
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Schauspiel Overture, Op 4
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Schauspiel Overture, Op 4
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Kings Row (Main title)
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Kings Row (Main title)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Sinfonietta in B major, Op 5 (2nd mvt)
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Sinfonietta in B major, Op 5 (2nd mvt)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
The Sea Hawk
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The Sea Hawk
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
5 Lieder Op.38
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5 Lieder Op.38
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
The Sea Hawk - film score
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The Sea Hawk - film score
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Larghetto from Piano trio in D major, Op.1
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Larghetto from Piano trio in D major, Op.1
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
String Quartet No 2 (2nd mvt)
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String Quartet No 2 (2nd mvt)
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
The Sea Hawk; end titles
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The Sea Hawk; end titles
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Rose Garden (The Sea Hawk)
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Rose Garden (The Sea Hawk)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Violin Concerto, Op 35 (3rd mvt)
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Violin Concerto, Op 35 (3rd mvt)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
The Adventures of Robin Hood - symphonic suite
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The Adventures of Robin Hood - symphonic suite
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Violin Concerto in D, op. 35
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Violin Concerto in D, op. 35
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
String Quartet No 2 in E flat major, Op 26 (4th mvt)
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String Quartet No 2 in E flat major, Op 26 (4th mvt)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Piano Quintet Op. 15 (3rd mvt)
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Piano Quintet Op. 15 (3rd mvt)
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