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Three suites for cello solo

Max Reger (composer), Pieter Wispelwey (performer)
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Title
Three suites for cello solo
Composer
Max Reger 1873-1916
Performer
Pieter Wispelwey  (cello)
Publisher
Channel, 1996
1 cd
Recording date
1995
EAN
0723385959625
CDR
CCX0616

About Max Reger

Johann Baptist Joseph Maximilian Reger (19 March 1873 – 11 May 1916), commonly known as Max Reger, was a German composer, pianist, organist, conductor, and academic teacher. He worked as a concert pianist, as a musical director at the Leipzig University Church, as a professor at the Royal Conservatory in Leipzig, and as a music director at the court of Duke Georg II of Saxe-Meiningen.

Reger first composed mainly Lieder, chamber music, choral music and works for piano and organ. He later turned to orchestral compositions, such as the popular Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Mozart (1914), and to works for choir and orchestra such as Gesang der Verklärten (1903), Der 100. Psalm (1909), Der Einsiedler and the Hebbel Requiem (both 1915).

Career

Born in Brand, Bavaria, Reger studied music theory in Sonder…Read more on Wikipedia