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Othmar Schoeck

vc, vn, 1886-1957 CH, Brunnen
Musician / Composer / Conductor of Classical

Othmar Schoeck (1 September 1886 – 8 March 1957) was a Swiss composer and conductor.He was known mainly for his considerable output of art songs and song cycles, though he also wrote a number of operas, notably his one-act Penthesilea, which was premiered at the Semperoper in Dresden in 1927 and revived at the Lucerne Festival in 1999. He wrote a handful of instrumental compositions, including two string quartets and concertos for violin (for Stefi Geyer, dedicatee also of Béla Bartók's first concerto), cello and horn.

     
Instruments
  • Violoncello
  • Violin
Popular Tracks   
Notturno: V. Rasch und kräftig (quasi Recit.) on Othmar Schoeck: Notturno by Othmar Schoeck, Christian Gerhaher & Rosamunde Quartett
In der Fremde, Op. 15, No. 4 on Lieder der Heimat / Songs from Home by Regula Mühlemann
Das holde Bescheiden, Op. 11: No. 9, Mein Fluss on Othmar Schoeck: Lieder - Complete Edition, Vol. 11 by Othmar Schoeck, Lynne Dawson, Ian Bostridge & Julius Drake
Serenade for Small Orchestra, Op. 1: Allegro ma non troppo on Mozart & Schoeck: Serenades by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Musikkollegium Winterthur & Roberto González-Monjas
Horn Concerto, Op. 65: I. Lebhaft, energisch bewegt on Othmar Schoeck: Violin Concerto & Horn Concerto by Othmar Schoeck, Stefi Geyer, Dennis Brain & Volkmar Andreae
12 Eichendorff Lieder, Op. 30 (arr. C. Poltera): No. 7. Nachklang on Schoeck: Cello Concerto / Cello Sonata / 6 Songs Transcription by Othmar Schoeck, Christian Poltéra & Tuomas Ollila-Hannikainen
Horn Concerto, Op. 65: I. Lebhaft, energisch bewegt on Strauss, R.: Horn Concertos Nos. 1 and 2 / Schoeck, O.: Horn Concerto, Op. 65 / Pfluger, H.-G.: Horn Concerto by Andrew Joy, Werner Andreas Albert & Wolf-Dieter Hauschild
Suite for String Orchestra in A-flat Major, Op. 59: Adagio on Vivaldi: Concerto RV 581 - Bach: Grand Overture, Op. 18, No. 1, W. C26 - Mozart: Piano Concerto, No. 12, K. 414 - Stravinsky: 3 Pieces for String Quartet by Augustin Hadelich, Andrea Bacchetti, Rudolf Baumgartner & Lucerne Festival Strings
Horn Concerto, Op. 65: I. Lebhaft, energisch bewegt on Schoeck: Orchestral Works by Othmar Schoeck, Musikkollegium Winterthur & Werner Andreas Albert
Nachruf Op.20, No.14 on The Art of Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
SerenadesWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Othmar Schoeck, Musikkollegium Winterthur, Roberto González-Monjas2017Album
ENCORE!Gerhard Taschner, Manuel De Falla, Pablo de Sarasate, Giuseppe Tartini, Niccolò Paganini, Othmar Schoeck2017Album
Der Mond Is AufgegangenGustav Mahler, Othmar Schoeck, Richard Strauss, Britta Glaser, Matthias Veit2017Album
Symphony No. 8 • Schoeck (orch. Brun) Three SongsFritz Brun — Othmar Schoeck, Bratislava Symphony Orchestra, Bernadett Fodor, Adriano2016Album
Violin ConcertosAlexander Glazunov · Othmar Schoeck - Chloë Hanslip, Orchestra Della Radio Televisione Della Svizzera Italiana, Alexander Vedernikov2013Album
NotturnoOthmar Schoeck - Rosamunde Quartett, Christian Gerhaher2009Album
Elegie Op. 36Othmar Schoeck - Klaus Mertens, Mutare Ensemble, Gerhard Müller-Hornbach2008Album
Chorwerke Choral MusicOthmar Schoeck – MDR Rundfunkchor & MDR Sinfonieorchester, Mario Venzago, Howard Arman2007Album
Vom Sein Oder Nicht Sein: Notturno Op. 47 / Hamlet-FragmenteOthmar Schoeck / Ruth Zechlin - Klaus Mertens2003Album
Horn ConcertosOthmar Schoeck, Charles Koechlin, Ethel Smyth, Marie Luise Neunecker1998Album
Das Geistliche Lied Um Max RegerMax Reger, Karl Hasse, Othmar Schoeck1997Album
Complete String QuartetsOthmar Schoeck – Minguet Quartett1996Album
Horn Concerto • Prelude • Serenade • SuiteOthmar Schoeck - Bruno Schneider, Musikkollegium Winterthur, Werner Andreas Albert1995Album
Swiss Composers 1Willy Hess, Othmar Schoeck, Heinrich Sutermeister, Paul Müller-Zürich, Willy Burkhard, Klaus Huber, Desmond Wright, Andrea Kollé1994Album
Violin Concerto, Op. 21 • Suite From PenthesileaOthmar Schoeck / Bettina Boller, Andreas Delfs, Schweizer Jugend-Sinfonie-Orchester1992Album
Das Stille LeuchtenOthmar Schoeck - Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Hartmut Höll1989Album
Lebendig BegrabenOthmar Schoeck1986Album
Massimilla DoniOthmar Schoeck1986Album
Werke Von = Works By = Œuvres De Vivaldi · Pachelbel, Boccherini, SchoeckFestival Strings Lucerne / Rudolf Baumgartner, Antonio Vivaldi · Johann Pachelbel, Luigi Boccherini, Othmar Schoeck1986Album
Zwei Violinsonaten – KlavierstückeOthmar Schoeck, Charles Dobler, Hans-Ulrich Lehmann1986Album
Eichendorff LeiderDorothea Schinz, Hansjürg Kuhn, Robert Schumann, Othmar Schoeck1986Album
Zwei Violinsonaten – KlavierstückeOthmar Schoeck, Hans-Ulrich Lehmann, Charles Dobler1986Album
Cellokonzert / Lyriches AndanteOthmar Schoeck, Max Reger - Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss / Johannes Goritzki1985Album
Eichendorff-LiederAnnemarie Burkhard, Simon Burkhard, Robert Schumann, Hugo Wolf, Hans Pfitzner, Othmar Schoeck1985Album
Lieder von Othmar Schoeck Und Johannes BrahmsOthmar Schoeck, Johannes Brahms, Margrit Conrad, Karl Grenacher1983Album
Streichquartette (D-dur Op. 23 / C-dur Op. 37)Othmar Schoeck, Neues Zürcher Quartett1982Album
PenthesileaOthmar Schoeck1982Album
Liederzyklen von Othmar Schoeck Und Willy Burkhard - Gaselen Op. 38 • Frage Op. 9Othmar Schoeck, Willy Burkhard1981Album
NotturnoOthmar Schoeck, Berner Streichquartett, Niklaus Tüller1980Album
Hermann Hesse LiederOthmar Schoeck / Gottfried von Einem - Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Karl Engel1977Album
Vom Fischer Un Syner Fru – Dramatische Kantate Op. 43Othmar Schoeck, Münchner Philharmoniker1977Album
PenthesileaOthmar Schoeck1976Album
Elegie Op. 36Othmar Schoeck, Peter Lagger, Camerata Zürich, Räto Tschupp1975Album
Songs (for Tenor, Chorus and Orchestra)Othmar Schoeck1973Album
Piano Concerto, Op. 18 / "Sommernacht," Pastorales Intermezzo For String Orchestra, Op. 58Hermann Goetz / Othmar Schoeck1971Album
Elegie Op. 36 / Lieder Nach Gedichten Von Eichendorff Und HesseOthmar Schoeck1968Album
Notturno / Dover BeachDietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Juilliard String Quartet - Othmar Schoeck / Samuel Barber1968Album
"Lebendig Begraben" - 14 Gesänge Nach Gedichten Von Gottfried KellerOthmar Schoeck, Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Fritz Rieger, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau1962Album
LiederabendMaria Stader, Franz Schubert, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Othmar Schoeck1958Album
Lieder Von Othmar Schoeck • Schoeck-RecitalDietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Margrit Weber / Othmar Schoeck1958Album
Berlioz Enesco Schoeck PártosAbraham Comfort, Hector Berlioz, George Enescu, Othmar Schoeck, Ödön PártosAlbum
Der Postillon, Op. 18Othmar SchoeckAlbum
«Vom Fischer Un Syner Fru» Dramatische Kantate Op. 43 / Serenade Aus «Don Ranudo» / Serenade Op. 1Othmar SchoeckAlbum
Violinkonzert Op. 21, Hornkonzert Op. 65Othmar Schoeck, Zürcher Kammerorchester, Edmond De Stoutz, Ulrich Lehmann, Józef BrejzaAlbum
LiederWalter Courvoisier, Marty Urech, Dr. Schütz, Othmar SchoeckSingle
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