Music of the Other Germany

Avery Fisher Hall
10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Hanns Eisler, Paul Dessau, Rudolf Wagner-Régeny, Udo Zimmerman, Siegfried Matthus--these are composers who created music in the greatest of German traditions, in an environment that, despite rampant censorship and oppression, was a hothouse of artistic experimentation. Program Hanns Eisler - Auferstanden aus Ruinen, Hymne der DDR (1949) ( Marjorie Owens, Soprano ) Paul Dessau - In memoriam Bertolt Brecht (1957) ( U. S. Premiere ) Rudolf Wagner-Régeny - Mythological Figures (1951) ( U.S. Premiere ) Udo Zimmermann - Sinfonia come un grande lamento, in memory of F. Garcia Lorca (1977) ( U. S. Premiere ) Hanns Eisler - Goethe Rhapsody (1949) ( U. S. Premiere; Marjorie Owens, Soprano ) Siegfried Matthus - Responso (1977) ( New York Premiere )

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