Cristóbal Halffter: Orchestral Works.
Anillos', an orchestral work by Spanish composer Cristóbal Halffter (pictured above) in a performance by the Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra (o. .
Rodolfo Halffter Escriche (October 20, 1900 – October 14, 1987) was a Spanish composer. Born in Madrid, Spain, into a family of musicians, Rodolfo Halffter was the brother of Ernesto Halffter and uncle of Cristóbal Halffter, also composers. His father Ernest Halffter Hein came from Königsberg, Germany. His mother was Rosario Escriche Erradón, a Catalan who taught the first music lessons to her children.
The Spanish composer Cristóbal Halffter Jiménez-Encina, born 24 March 1930 in Madrid, is the nephew of two other composers, Rodolfo and Ernesto Halffter. In 1936, Halffter's family moved to Velbert, Germany, to escape the Spanish Civil War, but they returned to Madrid in 1939, and Halffter studied with Conrado del Campo at the Madrid Royal Conservatory, graduating in 1951. His works include Elegías a la muerte de tres poetas españoles; Officium defunctorum for choirs and orchestra; two violin concertos; two cello concertos – the second commissioned by the Baden-Baden orchestra for Mstislav Rostropovich; Tres poemas de la lirica española for baritone and orchestra commissioned by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Concierto para piano y orquesta for Paul Sacher and the Munich-based Bavarian.
Cristobal Halffter (composer 1930-) - Play streams in full or download MP3 from Classical Archives (classicalarchives. com), the largest and best organized classical music site on the web. Biography, musicology. Cristobal Halffter (1930-); ESP. About/bio. Recordings: 13 tracks.
Cristóbal Halffter Jiménez-Encina (born 24 March 1930) is a Spanish classical composer. He is the nephew of two other composers, Rodolfo and Ernesto Halffter. During the 1960s and 1970s, Halffter composed a number of works relating to human rights, including the 1968 choral work Yes, speak out, yes (Cummings . He was awarded Spain's highest award for composition, the Premio Nacional de Música, in 1989 (Alonso 2001). Also he has received the 2009 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Contemporary Music (Anon. Halffter's works include the opera Don Quijote (2000) (Robés, Halffter, Amorós, and Cervantes 2004).
RTVE Orchestra - Cristobal Halffter, Cristobal Halffter - Officium Defunctorum. End of status report. Officium Defunctorum. Spanish Radio & Tv Orchestra and Chorus. There is no data regarding place and date of recording. A&B Master Records - CD - 93-1 - DDD - (P)1993 - 1 CD.
Christóbal Halffter Christóbal Halffter (born 1930) was the most prominent of the group of composers who emerged in Spain in the 1950's, rejecting the folk-music orientation of earlier 20th-century Spanish composers and entering into the mainstream of European composition. Halffter made effective use of many of the compositional techniques of his time. His works show fine craftsmanship, a sense of color, and expressive qualities. By the mid-1960's, Halffter had established himself among the international avant-garde.
Cristóbal Halffter (born 24 March 1930 in Madrid) is a Spanish composer. In 1936, Halffter's family moved to Germany to escape the Spanish Civil War, but they returned to Madrid in 1939, and Halftter studied at the German School there, graduating in 1951. In 1955, he was appointed conductor of the Falla orchestra.
|1||Oradek, for large orchestra ("Hommage à Frank Kafka")||Cristobal Halffter||20:39|
|2||Dortmunder Variationen, for large orchestra||Cristobal Halffter||18:27|
|3||Tiento del premer tono y Batalla Imperia, for orchestra||Cristobal Halffter||10:35|
Credits:hr_Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) - Orchestra
Medi Gasteiner-Girth - Producer
Cristobal Halffter - Conductor, Liner Notes, Primary Artist
Steven Lindberg - Liner Note Translation
Josef Oehrlein - Photography
Rüdiger Orth - Engineer
Martine Passelaigue - Liner Note Translation
Pere Porta - Producer
Brigitte Weinmann - Editing
Dominik Weinmann - Layout Design, Typesetting
Wulf Weinmann - Producer
Udo Wüstendörfer - Editing, Mastering, Producer