Franz Schreker

Franz Schreker (* 23. March 1878 in Monaco; † 21. March 1934 in Berlin) was a Austrian composer.

The son of a Jewish yard photographer from Böhmen and a nut/mother from a altsteirischen aristocracy family was one of the usually-played German-speaking composers of its time,before its work was forbidden by the national socialists. 1931 were withdrawn due to the LV terror the planned premiere of its opera Christophorus, and he was forced to the resignation from his office as a director of the citizens of Berlin college of music, which he had led since 1920.

To 21. March 1934he deceased at the consequences of an impact accumulation. Schrekers work enjoys in the meantime of a certain Renaissance, like e.g. the performance of the opera “the drawing” with the salt citizen festivals 2005 shows. Its musical language is characterised by constant harmonious fluctuation with schillernden, irisierenden chords.In addition, he is late romantic, shows expressionistische elements. The psyche of the Protagonisten of its operas on the extreme, an influence of the psychoanalysis at that time Freuds are exposed. In the 20's it applied nearly as the largest opera composer in Germany after Wagner, its operas reached occasionallyeven higher performance numbers than those of smelling pool of broadcasting corporations bunch. By the national socialists as degenerate pursued, its work became then after that 2. World war forget. The Libretti of its operas wrote Schreker themselves.

Table of contents

stage works operas

  • 1901 - 1902: Flames - 1 act
  • 1912: The play work and the princess - 2 document, pro log
  • 1912: The far sound - opera in 3 documents
  • 1915: The play work
  • 1918: The drawing - operain 3 documents
  • 1918: The treasure graves
  • 1924: Irrelohe
  • 1924 - 1928: Christophorus or the vision of an opera - play, 2 document (3 pictures), sequel
  • 1927 - 1928: The singing devil
  • 1929 - 1932: That forge from Gent

Orchestra works

  • 1896: Dear song for caper orchestras and harp
  • 1899: Scherzo
  • 1899: Symphonie A-moll op.1
  • 1900: Scherzo for caper orchestras
  • 1900: Intermezzo - sentence for caper orchestra op.8
  • 1902 - 1903: Corner-hard, symphonische Ouvertüre for large orchestra and organ op.12
  • 1903: Romantic one Suite op.14
  • 1904: Fantastic Ouvertüre op.15
  • 1908: The birthday of the Infantin
  • 1908: Fixed tome and Walzerintermezzo
  • 1908: Valse lente
  • 1908 - 1909: A dance play
  • 1913: Play to a drama
  • 1916: Chamber Symphonie
  • 1928: Small Suite for chamber orchestras
  • 1929 -1930: Four small pieces for large orchestra
  • 1932 - 1933: The woman of the Intaphernes - Melodram
  • 1933: Play to a large opera

other ones of works

  • of dance plays
  • of songs

composition pupils


see also: In the time of the national socialism composer [

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literature

  • Michael Haas, Christopher Hailey (Hrsg.): Franz Schreker. Border courses - border sounds. Inclusive one 2 CDs.Begleitpublikation to the exhibition “franz more schreker: border courses - would bordersound " the Jewish museum of the city Vienna of 15. December 2004 to 25. April 2005. Mandelbaum publishing house, Vienna 2004.ISBN 3-85476-133-3

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