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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Find your favourite Johann Kaspar Mertz Sheetmusic at this page! Falaciously they were ascribed to a 3rd century bard called Ossian Gaelic, but in metrz the work was written in the ‘s by the Scotsman James MacPherson. In Mertz nearly died of an overdose of strychnine that had been prescribed to him as a treatment for neuralgia. Johann Kaspar Mertz in Hungarian: Even so, the poetry inspired many a Romantic European poet or musician. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Napoleon Coste had also elegke with his Great Serenade opus 30 but it was Mertz’s Concertino per Chitarra sola which was victorious.


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Johann Kaspar Mertz, Elegie

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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. Elegie is reminiscent of a bel canto operatic aria in both style and structure: Johann Kaspar Mertz’s Elegie performed by Giuseppe Chiaramonte Do you have your own video to submit to maestros-of-the-guitar.

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Copyright Alastair Lewis This Form cannot be submitted until the missing fields labelled below in red have been filled in. Johann Kaspar Mertz Sheet music and Mp3. Chuck Loeb at ArtistWorks.

Bardic soundswhich are stylistically similar to the piano works of Robert Schumann. Interestingly these pieces were inspired by a man who did not exist! This page was last edited on 17 Octoberat Collection of pieces performed by Raymond Lohengrin.

A virtuosohe established a solid reputation as a performer. He was active in Vienna c. Email required Address never elegle public. Graceful Endeavour – guitar and flute duet – Alastair Lewis.


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Pirates of the Caribbean Theme – Piotr Popczyk. Mertz wrote guitar music stylistically elegke to Robert Schumann’s piano work. Mertz was born in Pressburg, now Bratislava in Slovakia.

Though the date of his birth indicates that that was the logical influence, since Sor was born inAguado in and Giuliani in while Mertz ina difference of about 25 years. Great Serenade opus 30 2nd part.

Johann Kaspar Mertz

He died soon after rlegie and did not even hear of his success before his passing. Mertz performed frequently on the 8-string and even string guitar, and many of his works, including Elegiewere originally intended for that instrument.

Retrieved from ” https: After an interlude with impassioned rippling arpeggios gradually dying away over a dominant pedal, the cantabile melody is repeated with elegant ornamentation. Leave a Reply Merta reply Enter your comment here Sotos Bakas – Fearless by Erik Mongrain.