Marvin Wolfthal

Updated on May 9, 2015


Music

News

     Universal Edition, Vienna has published my Lulu Fantasy (2008), a paraphrase for solo piano of Alban Berg's opera Lulu.

     Winner of International Piano Magazine's 2009 award for best new work for piano. Duration 14' ca.

     It's available here:      

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     and here:

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Gallery


Elliott Carter Elliott Carter

Listen to my recording of Carter's NightFantasies

Pierre Boulez
 

Stefan Wolpe
 

Carl Ruggles
 

Sir Harrison Birtwistle
 

Alban Berg
 

Claudio Arrau

 


Recordings
 

A Concert at Longy - Photograph by Katherine S. Wolfthal

My talk on "Understanding Contemporary Classical Music":
Listen to the lecture  
Some suggestions for listening

For a copy of this lecture on a CD please send a request
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Elliot Carter - Night Fantasies (1980)
This recording is from the Manhattan School of Music 1984 Faculty Recital Series
Here is an interesting essay about the compositional techniques used in this great work.
Biography of Carter

Charles Tomlinson Griffes - Sonata (1918)
Biography of Griffes
This recording is from the Manhattan School of Music 1985 Faculty Recital Series.

Isaac Albeniz - La Vega
Biography of Albeniz
This recording is from the Manhattan School of Music 1986 Faculty Recital Series.

Robert Schumann - Quartet in E flat, op. 47 for Piano and Strings
    with

       
Yumi Okada, violin
          Mark Berger, viola
          Sally Sayuri Takada, violoncello

I    Sostenuto assai - Allegro ma non troppo
II   Scherzo: Molto vivace
III  Andante cantabile
IV  Finale: vivace

Recorded at the Longy School, Cambridge, MA on October 20, 2004

Johannes Brahms - Quintet in F minor, op. 34 for Piano and Strings
    with

          Yi Ching Fedkenheuer and Yumi Okada, violins
          Mark Berger, Viola
          Sally Sayuri Takada. violoncello

I    Allegro non troppo
II   Andante, un poco adagio
III  Scherzo: Allegro
IV  Poco sostenuto - Allegro non troppo

Recorded at the Longy School, Cambridge, MA on October 20, 2004

Repertoire



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Computer Science


Donald Knuth
 


 


    A good photo of Katherine