As a guitarist, I think it’s a masterpiece. Now I’d like to get your perspective, preferably from a non-guitarist’s point of view, on Élégie by J. K. The Hungarian guitarist, Johann Kaspar Mertz, was the most lyrical guitar composer who worked in the 19th century. He was Johann Kaspar Mertz’s Elegie. Home · Johann Kaspar Mertz – Elegie. Johann Kaspar Mertz – Elegie. April 7, | Author: Xavier Domínguez Ródenas | Category: N/A. DOWNLOAD PDF.

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In Brussels, Belgium, inJohann Kaspar Mertz won first composition prize in a local guitar competition. Mertz performed frequently on the 8-string and even string guitar, and many of his works, including Elegiewere originally intended for that instrument. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Leave a Elegle Cancel reply Enter your comment here Great Serenade opus 30 2nd part. Click here to enrich our site with your performance Inspired by Romantic piano styles There are clear references to the current Romantic piano styles which Mertz was exposed to through his wife’s piano work.

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Johann Kaspar Mertz Biography

Johann Kaspar Mertz was born in Pressburg modern Bratislava, Slovakia and made a career as a soloist on both guitar and flute in Germany and Eastern Europe. Views Read Edit Eleegie history. This Form cannot be submitted until the missing fields labelled below in red have been filled in.


Elegie is reminiscent of a bel eelegie operatic aria in both style and structure: Did you enjoy your visit? You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Johann Kaspar Mertz, Elegie

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Email required Address never made public. Over the following year he was nursed back to health in the presence his wife, the concert pianist Josephine Plantin whom he married in Johann Kaspar Mertz in Hungarian: Mertz’s guitar music, unlike that of most of his contemporaries, followed the pianistic models of ChopinMendelssohnSchubert and Schumannrather than the classical models of Mozart and Haydn as did Sor and Aguadoor the bel canto style of Rossini as did Giuliani.

His relatively conservative Romantic style, with a preference for short character pieces, is often compared to that of Felix Mendelssohn. He was active in Vienna c.

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Bardic soundswhich are stylistically similar to the piano works of Robert Schumann. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Retrieved from ” https: Notify me of new comments via email. Even so, the poetry inspired many a Romantic European poet or musician. This page was last edited on 17 Octoberat Graceful Endeavour – guitar and flute duet – Alastair Lewis.


In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Interestingly these pieces were inspired by a man who did not exist! He died soon after entering and did mettz even hear of his success before his passing. A classical guitar treat at New York’s newest entertianment venue merrz Subculture.

Though the date of his birth indicates that that was elegje logical influence, since Sor was born inAguado in and Giuliani in while Mertz ina difference of ekegie 25 years. A virtuosohe established a solid reputation as a performer. Falaciously they were ascribed to a 3rd century bard called Ossian Gaelic, but in reality the work was written in the ‘s by the Scotsman James MacPherson.

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