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Julius Berger – Margarita Höhenrieder – Peter Sadlo: In Memoriam

Title: In Memoriam – Kammermusik von Harald Genzmer – Gedenken an Peter Sadlo

Catalogue No.: SM 114

Release: 04.02.2008


Born in Blumenthal, near Bremen, Germany, he studied composition with Paul Hindemith at the Berlin Hochschule for Music beginning in 1928. From 1938 he taught at the Volksmusikschule Berlin-Neu Köln. During the second world war he served as a clarinetist. From 1946 to 1957 he taught at the Musikhochschule in Freiburg im Breisgau. From 1957 to 1974 he taught at the Munich Hochschule für Musik. Among his notable students was the Egyptian composer Gamal Abdel-Rahim. He died on December 16, 2007 in Munich. One of its last desires was it to carry out its music into the world. Margarita Höhenrieder, Julius Berger and Peter Sadlo were close friends of the composer. Berger: “He was one of the most important German composers of the 20th century. Its legacy will inspire still many generations. I am proud to have him personally known”.


Zweite Sonate für Violoncello und Klavier

01 Adagissimo – Allegro – Harald Genzmer
02 Prestissimo e sempre leggiero, e poco marcato – Harald Genzmer
03 Adagio – Harald Genzmer
04 Finale. Vivace – Harald Genzmer

Suite in C für Klavier

05 Moderato – Harald Genzmer
06 Allegro – Harald Genzmer
07 Andante – Harald Genzmer
08 Presto – Harald Genzmer

Konzert für Klavier und Schlagzeug
09 Molto lento – Harald Genzmer
10 Adagio – Harald Genzmer
11 Intermezzo. Prestissimo – Harald Genzmer
12 Finale. Lento e rubato – Vivace – Harald Genzmer