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His profound knowledge of music theory allowed him to stretch the limits of traditional harmony without losing tonal coherence.

The popularity of his compositions declined for a period after World War II, before a successful revival in the late s; today his works for the organ are frequently included in recitals. In general terms, his musical style can be characterised as being late-romantic eledt impressionistic and expressionistic tendencies.

Caprices for Flute, Op. The family finally settled in Leipzig inwhere Siegfried received his first musical training and private piano instruction.

It was during this period that he changed his name to Sigfrid Karg-Elertadding a variant of his mother’s maiden name to his surname, and adopting the Swedish spelling of his first name.

In Karg-Elert married Luise Kretzschmar — ; kagg years later their daughter Katharina was born. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.


Chaconne from 30 Studies for Flute Solo (S. Karg-Elert) – Free Flute Sheet Music |

These short exercises were designed to eert linear one-staff thinking and in short, keep the friend from becoming bored. Retrieved from ” https: He died there in Aprilaged His favourite instrument to compose for was the Kunstharmoniuma versatile French creation that allowed him the range of colors he preferred. Sonata in B-flat major – Op.

Views Read Edit View history. Encouraged by the organist Paul Homeyerhe reworked several of these harmonium compositions for organ, before composing his first original organ piece, 66 Chorale Improvisations, Op.

Sigfrid Karg-Elert – Wikipedia

All this led to him accepting an invitation for an organ concert tour of America in the spring of This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat By eelrt this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Performed by Felix Skowronekflute and Anita Cummings, piano.

From then on until his death he created one of the most significant and extensive catalogs of original works for this instrument.

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The 30 Caprices for flute were written specifically for a friend of Karg-Elert’s, a flautist bound for service in the war. The cultural climate in Germany in the s and s was very hostile to the internationally oriented, French-influenced Karg-Elert; and although his works were admired outside Germany, especially in the U. From August to September he worked as a piano teacher in Magdeburg. He composed primarily for small ensembles oarg solo instruments like organ, piano and harmonium Conley Having returned to Leipzig, he started devoting himself karh composition, primarily for the piano encouraged by Edvard Griegwhom he greatly admired ; and in he met the Berlin publisher Carl Simon, who introduced him to the harmonium.


At a gathering of composers in Leipzig, he presented his first attempts at composition to the composer Emil von Reznicekwho arranged a three-year tuition-free scholarship at the Leipzig Conservatory.

Allegro alla Handel Sonata in B-flat major – Op. After having served as a regimental musician during World War I, Karg-Elert was appointed instructor of music theory and composition at the Leipzig Conservatory in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Flute Sonata, Op.121 (Karg-Elert, Sigfrid)

After his return to Leipzig, his health started deteriorating rapidly. They are now a kadg set of technical, dynamic, and phrasing exercises for young flute students all over the world.

The tour proved to be a disastrous mistake, musically Conley Karg-Elert regarded himself as an outsider.