The clarinettist Bernhard Henrik Crusell (–) was more than a virtuoso writing works as a vehicle for his own performances. His compositions are today . Bernhard Henrik Crusell (15 October – 28 July ) was a Swedish- Finnish clarinetist, . Clarinet Concerto in E-flat major, Op. 1. Movements: Allegro . Bernhard Henrik Crusell, Gerard Korsten, Uppsala University Chamber Orchestra , Per Billman – Crusell: Clarinet Concertos – Music.

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All three concertos were definitely written for professional players the quartets are for amateurs.

A picture of Crusell’s Grenser clarinet can be found here. In Wallenstjerna transferred to Stockholm and Crusell went with him.

Clarinet Concerto No.2, Op.5 (Crusell, Bernhard Henrik)

Allegretto is high-spirited and gives ample opportunity for technical display, though Crusell wisely reserves his most brilliant writing for the coda. Bernhard Henrik Crusell 15 October — 28 July was a Swedish – Finnish clarinetistcomposer and translator[1] “the most significant and internationally best-known Finnish-born classical composer and indeed, — the outstanding Finnish composer before Sibelius claarinet.

Originally issued on CDA Still dissatisfied with his technique he left for Berlin to spend seven months in studying with Franz Tausch, who greatly improved his tone.

Inafter Jakob completed his apprenticeship, he moved to Uusikaupunki and married Helena Ylander, but she died about one year later. Prince Ckarinet took a lively interest in the music performed by the bands and himself dabbled in composition. In he was awarded a Gold Medal by the Swedish Academy and was inducted into the Order of Vasafor service to the state and society. Er trat der schwedischen Gotischen Gesellschaft bei und vertonte die Gedichte vieler eminenter Literaten, die er dort kennenlernte.


Both first movements are in the usual sonata form, second movements in ternary, third movements in rondo. Crusell here uses the chalumeau register to particularly good effect. He made himself fluent in several languages and also, not surprisingly in view of his heritage, had a strong interest in literature.

All of these were published by Peters of Leipzig and Crusell thus became the first Finnish composer to see his work in print. In his final years in a letter to Runeberg he called himself a “finsk landsman” a Finn.

Jetzt begann Crusell ernsthaft mit dem Komponieren. His grandfather, Bernhard Kruselius had learned the trade of bookbinding in Turku and Stockholmthen settled in Pori where he fathered nine children, including Crusell’s father Jakob, who also became a bookbinder.

Op 1 is in E flat major with the second movement in the subdominant; Op 11 is in B flat major with the second movement again in the subdominant.

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As a result of a war in andSweden ceded Finland to Russia. Crusell now concegto to compose in earnest. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Crusell at the Crusell Society website.

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Scored for clarinet and strings alone, it opens with a long melody for the clarinet clncerto by held chords and gentle pizzicato triplets on the cellos. The first movement of Op cgusell again has three themes. Accessed 31 October Alle werden mit einer Koda oder Kodetta abgerundet.


Don’t show me this message again. Crusell at the Crusell Society website in Finnish. All diese Werke wurden von Peters von Leipzig herausgegeben und Crusell wurde somit der erste finnische Komponist, der sein Werk gedruckt erleben konnte. Crusell versieht diesen Satz mit einer ausgeschriebenen Kadenz, Op.

Le dernier mouvement est une forme rondo-sonate, cette fois dans le plus pur style de la polacca. In Stockholm, Crusell continued his studies and established himself as a clarinet soloist. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. In his little town of birth there was only one person who had an active interest in music: One night, the four-year-old Berndt was sitting in the street, leaning against a wall, on top of the world with admiration for the sweet melodies.

There follows a rondo containing three episodes. All became best-sellers on publication and programmes of the time abound with performances. The Crusell family had been in the bookbinding trade for several generations and none of them appears to have had any great love for music. Crusell provides a written-out cadenza for this movement, whereas in Cruxell 1 he gives neither cadenza nor cadence point.