Hanns Eisler (1898–1962) Leipziger Symphonie
Reconstruction (1998) arranged by Tilo Medek [orch] 1949-62 duration: 20'
2(picc).2.2.2. – 18.104.22.168. – timp – perc(2) – pno – str
When Hanns Eisler died in 1962, he left a folder of sketches bearing the title “Leipziger Symphonie” – sketches for a work he had promised the Gewandhaus Orchestra three years earlier.
The material in the folder seemed cohesive and compelling enough for the composer and Eisler specialist Tilo Medek to complete the four-movement work, which was premiered in the Eisler centennial year 1998. After the “Little Symphony” (1935) and the “German Symphony” for chorus and orchestra (1930-58), the posthumously completed score is Eisler's third work for this historically important symphony genre.
Performance material on hire
|1. Vorspiel und Idylle (Wilhelm Tell)|
|2. Con moto 1|
|3. Con moto 2 (Die Hexen von Salem)|
|4. Marsch ohne Worte (Linker Marsch)|