Stockholm Chamber Brass – Ewald: Brass Quintets Nos. By Niklas Åslund. 14 songs. Play on Spotify. 1. Brass Quintet No. 1, Op. 5: I. ModeratoVictor Ewald, . Index of /nuhorns1/Brass Chamber Music/brass chamber music/brass quintet/ Ewald/Brass Quintet No. 1. Parent Directory · 01 Trumpet · 02 Trumpet .

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It is seen to consist of two piston-valved cornetsrather than the modern choice of trumpets ; bras rotary-valved alto hornrather than the French horn ; a rotary-valved tenor hornrather than the trombone ; and a rotary-valved tuba played by Ewald himself. Of these instruments, it is the alto and tenor horns that are most strikingly different from their modern quintet counterparts.

Brass players however are indebted to him for something very different — a series of quintets which have become a staple of the repertoire and which represent almost the quiintet, and certainly the most extended examples of original literature in the Romantic style. Rimsky-Korsakov also reports ewalr by then, the Friday evening quartet sessions had begun to suffer a certain stagnation.

Petersburg, and was also the cellist with the Beliaeff Quartet for sixteen years. Due to the aforementioned taxing nature of the piece, an alternative E flat part is provided for the 1st trumpet in Op. Russian composers Male composers births deaths People from Saint Petersburg. And of course one cannot reject the theory that it was simple pragmatism of utilizing insurments and performers close at hand.

In addition, we can infer that Ewald must have received much of his undisputed craftsmanship and sense of form from the training, formal or informal, in the Belaiev circle. For that reason Ewald soon became and was to remain throughout his life one of the most active and versatile members of a remarkable circle of dilettante musicians.

Both Bellon and Ewald wrote music that displayed the increased virtuosity and homogeneity possible as a result of developments in brass instrument design and manufacture in the second half of the 19th century. Ewald’s Brass Quintets No.

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Recently, Canadian Brass published critical editions all of the Victor Ewald quintets edited by Tony Rickard, taking into account, and benefiting from, all recent scholarship surrounding these works. His next published work, the Brass Quintet No. For many years it was wrongly thought that Ewald was the composer of only one quintet, his Op. VAT in the EU. Petersburg Quartet Society in March, Ewald duly reworked the piece for quinter quartet and it was in this form that it was published as his Op.


Petersburg Conservatory, was one of Brsas composition teachers. Retrieved from ” https: He also collected and published Russian folk songs.

This was the most influential ensemble in St. The original instrumentation of Ewald’s three brass quintets is: More important for Victor Ewald were the Friday evening string quartet sessions held in Belaiev’s house, the publisher himself playing the viola, Ewald the cello. In that year, which was also the year in which he was appointed professor, he apparently ceased composing brasd a time.

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Certainly this suggestion is one that might find favour with modern-day trombonists required to rise to nrass challenge of what can only be described as, at times, unidiomatic writing. Ewald was a professor of Civil Engineering in St. They are in no way included as a definitive statement, but rather in the hope that they may be of assistance to musicians discovering these pieces for the first time.

Tenor Horn in B flat; Trombone. Views Read Edit View history.

Among these were Borodin, Glazunov, Sokolov, and others. Petersburg in the late 19th century, introducing much of the standard quartet literature to Russian concertgoers. Several other works followed, a Romance, Opus ewalf, and Deux morceaux, Opus 3, for cello and pianoand a string quintet, Opus 4 For some time it was considered that Quintet no.

Photographic evidence from about brasss that Ewald himself played in a brass quintet. There is no documented evidence of exactly for whom Bfass composed his quintets, or the exact instruments on which he envisaged them being performed.

Alto Horn in E flat; Horn in F. The apparent confusion between the numbering and approximate date of composition of the quintets arises from another long-held misconception, also corrected by the eewald of Mr.

The sessions started before dinner and always continued until well into the night, never ending before 3 in the morning. This group, whilst all being amateur in the strict sense of the word, made, with the influence of a shared interest in indigenous folksong, a significant contribution to the development of a distinctive Russian national musical style which, for the majority of the 19th century had been almost entirely submerged by the Germanic tradition in both teaching and practice.


EWALD Brass Quintet No. 1 opus 5 – McNaughtan Publishing

An obituary signed by his fellow professors of the I. In he did write one piece, the eighth variation Andante cantabile of a collective work, Variations sur une theme populaire russe for string quartet, one of the other composers being Scriabin. Quintett was born in Saint Petersburg and died in Leningrad. The Canadian Brass editions do not set out to provide an Urtext, but rather to give performers a consistent and practical set of material for concert use.

Sokolov, a teacher at the St. The edition therefore follows the instrumentation conventions of the modern brass quintet, in that it is scored for two trumpets in B flatFrench horn in Ftrombone and brss. This page was last edited on 16 Julyat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Founded in by Anton Rubenstein, this institution was the first of its kind in Russia and it was here that Ewald received lessons in cornet, piano, horn, cello, harmony and composition.

In the present edition, the score is written in concert pitch, and there are several alternatives in the set of parts, to facilitate performance either on the original instruments, the instruments of the modem brass quintet, or whatever. A further nine years of investigation was necessary to authenticate the manuscripts, before the pieces were given their first modern performance during the season in a series of concerts by the American Brass Quintet at Carnegie Hall.

His first known work is a string quartet, Opus 1, which was awarded a third prize in a competition of the St. According to the testimony of Rimsky-Korsakov, himself a frequent visitor, the Friday evening sessions had started some time beforewith the number of visitors increasing during the winter of It was published by Belaiev in However, the popularity of his quintets has in no way diminished because of this.