Eugene Hartzell
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Hartzell Eugene

Compositions

# Titlesort icon Year of Origin Duration Instrumentation Category Sheet Music Shop
1 A Keats Songbook - Nine Songs for Tenor and Guitar 1978 ~ 27m
2 Adagio for Cello and Piano ~ 4m
3 Air and Variations for Harp - Monologues 15 1981 ~ 9m
4 An das Licht - for Tenor and Piano 1999 ~ 17m
5 Approximations for Cello - Monologues 14 1980 ~ 8m
6 Aria for Musical Saw 1978 ~ 4m
7 Autumnals - Four Pieces for 4-Part Mixed Chorus and Harp 1982
8 Ave Verum Corpus - for unaccompanied choir 1956
9 Bagatelles - for Flute, Bass Clarinet and Piano 1988 ~ 8m
10 Barbershopera - Opera collage for Barbershop Quartet 1982 ~ 8m
11 C, D, F, E and Other Notes - for (13) Strings 1990 10m
12 Cantata for tenor and piano "Westron Wind" 1965 ~ 15m
13 Capriccio for Flute - Monologues 4 1965 9m
14 Changes for Clarinet - Monologues 20 1994 ~ 9m
15 Clarinet Quintet 1993 22m
16 Combinations for (Viennese) Horn - Monologues 18 1987 ~ 6m
17 Companion Pieces to a Wind Quintet 1973 ~ 16m
18 Concerto - for Double Bass and Strings 1994 ~ 21m
19 Concerto quasi una Fantasia - for Bass Clarinet and Orchestra 1986 ~ 18m
20 Configurations for Bass Clarinet - Monologues 13 1980 ~ 7m
21 Considerations for Contrabass - Monologues 6 1967 7m
22 Constellations - for Saxophone Quartet 1987 ~ 13m
23 Divertimentino - for Saxophone Quartet 1988 9m
24 Divertimento for Bassoon - Monologues 3 1964 8m
25 Duo - for Cello and Harp 1983 9m
26 Duo - for Violin and Bass Clarinet 1988 ~ 10m
27 Duo - for Violin and Clarinet 1992 ~ 10m
28 Ein Mädchen, ein junger Mann, ein Autobusbahnhof - Opernsketch 1991 ~ 7m 30s
29 Elegy for English Horn - Monologues 12 1979 ~ 6m
30 Encore Piece from Episodes - for Violin and Piano 1985 ~ 2m
31 English Mass - for unison choir and organ 1956
32 Episodes - for Violin and Piano 1982 ~ 10m
33 Excursions for Viola - Monologues 7 1969 10m
34 Five American Folksongs 1981
35 Five Duos for Two Guitars
36 Five Poems by E.E. Cummings - for bass and piano 1956
37 Five Sketches for Oboe - Monologues 2 1964 7m
38 Five Songs - for Baritone and Piano 1982 ~ 9m
39 Five Songs - for Tenor and Piano 1971 ~ 11m
40 Flute Quintet 1996 ~ 22m
41 Four Latin Lyrics - for Tenor and Orchestra 1981 20m
42 Four Madrigals - for 4-Part Mixed Chorus a cappella 1962
43 Four Songs - for Soprano and Piano 1973 6m
44 Fourteen American Folksongs 1986
45 Fünf Choräle und Choralvorspiele 1956
46 Grounds for John Donne - Seven Songs for Tenor and Harp 1979 ~ 27m
47 Gyrations for Guitar - Monologues 11 1978 ~ 7m
48 Hinweis für den Benutzer: Früh- und Gelegenheitswerke tw. unter http://www.eugene-hartzell.org/
49 Horn Trio 1995 ~ 11m
50 Kammersymphonie - für 11 Instrumentalisten 1997 ~ 16m
51 Largo - for String Quartet 1992 9m 30s
52 Lyrics for Violin - Monologues 19 1993 ~ 8m
53 Menschheits Spott 2000
54 Missa Brevis - for solo bass and chamber orchestra (and piano) 1956
55 Nachtgesänge - Sechs deutsche Lieder für Baßbariton und Klavier 1995 ~ 15m
56 Nightpiece - for Orchestra 1993 12m
57 Nine Haikus - for Baritone and Clarinet 1978 ~ 8m
58 Nine Uncritical Pieces for Piano 1968 20m
59 On D - for Two Flutes 1991 ~ 8m
60 Outgrowths of a Wind Quintet 1976 ~ 17m
61 Phrases for Horn - Monologues 10 1977 ~ 8m
62 Projections for Wind Quintet 1970 16m
63 Psalm 13 - for 4-Part Mixed Chorus a cappella 1983
64 Psalm 130 - for 4-Part Mixed Chorus and Organ 1973 10m
65 Psalm 23 - for 4-Part Mixed Chorus a cappella 1983
66 Psalm 3 - for 4-Part Mixed Chorus a cappella 1983
67 Recessional - for Organ 1991
68 Reflections for Violin - Monologues 9 1975 8m
69 Sechs Lieder für Baßbariton und Klavier 1995 15m
70 Seven Pieces for a Young Pianist 1963 11m
71 Short Takes I - for Flute, Clarinet, Horn, Violin, Cello and Piano 1990 ~ 11m
72 Short Takes II - for Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello and Piano 1990 ~ 7m
73 Sinfoniettina - for (13) Strings 1980 ~ 14m
74 Six Pieces for Piano
75 Sonata - for Cello and Piano 1989 ~ 18m
76 Sonata - for Clarinet and Piano 1981 ~ 18m
77 Sonata - for Horn and Piano 1981 ~ 16m
78 Sonata - for Oboe and Piano 1992 ~ 14m
79 Sonata - for Soprano Saxophone and Piano 1983 15m
80 Sonatina for Clarinet - Monologues 1 1957 10m
81 Sophistications for Trombone - Monologues 16 1982 ~ 7m
82 Spring and Three Flowers - for Soprano and Orchestra 1969 14m
83 St. Louis Choruses for Trumpet (or Flügelhorn) - Monologues 8 1975 ~ 6m
84 String Quartet 1979 19m
85 String Quartet 1962 ~ 21m
86 String Trio 1995 ~ 16m
87 String Trio 1964
88 Symphony I - for Strings 1965 21m
89 Symphony II (Concertante) - for Wind Quintet and Strings 1968 22m
90 Synopsis of a Symphony 1970 9m
91 Three American Folksongs - for Medium Voice and Piano 1979
92 Three Latin Lyrics - for Six-Part Chorus a cappella 1976 ~ 13m
93 Three Madrigals - for 6-Part Chorus a cappella 1969
94 Three Pieces for Woodwond Quintet
95 Time Pieces - Five Songs for Soprano, Clarinet and Piano 1984 ~ 24m
96 Toccata and Passacaglia - for Organ 1983 ~ 10m
97 Toying for Tuba - Monologues 17 1983 6m
98 Trio - for Flute, Bass Clarinet (or Bassoon) and Piano 1969 15m
99 Trio - for Violin, Clarinet and Piano 1982 ~ 16m
100 Twelve Poems - by Jehane Markham for Mezzo Soprano, Viola and Piano 1980 ~ 20m
101 Two German Duets - for Soprano, Baritone and Piano 1985 ~ 5m
102 Two Lauds for Tenor and Chamber Orchestra 1956
103 Two Pieces - for Orchestra 1962 12m
104 Two Pieces for Glockenspiel and Xylophone
105 Two Songs for Soprano (and piano) 1956
106 Variante für Blockflöten und Schlagwerk 1969
107 Variants for Alto or Tenor Saxophone (and Percussion) - Monologues 5 1965 7m
108 Variation Allsorts - for Double Bass and Piano 1988 ~ 9m
109 Variations - for Chamber Orchestra 1989 ~ 14m
110 Variations on a Rhythmic Line - for violin, guitar and double bass 1997 ~ 4m 30s
111 Victimae Pascali - Easter Hymn 1956
112 Vocalise for Double Bass - Monologues 21 1996 ~ 6m
113 Wer sagt uns, dass Verbrechen sich nicht lohnt? - Fünf Szenen für drei Sänger und 1999 ~ 20m
114 Workpoints 1 - for flute and bassoon 1977 ~ 9m
115 Workpoints 10 - flute and clarinet 1982 7m
116 Workpoints 2 - for oboe and clarinet 1977 8m
117 Workpoints 3 - for flute and horn 1977 ~ 7m
118 Workpoints 4 - for flute and oboe 1978 ~ 7m
119 Workpoints 5 - for clarinet and horn 1978 ~ 8m
120 Workpoints 6 - for oboe and bassoon 1979 ~ 8m
121 Workpoints 7 - for horn and bassoon 1980 ~ 8m
122 Workpoints 8 - for clarinet and bassoon 1980 ~ 8m
123 Workpoints 9 - for oboe and horn 1982 ~ 7m
124 Zwei Gedichte von Andreas Gryphius - for Soprano, Violin, Viola, Cello 1991 ~ 10m
125 Zwei Stücke - für Flöte, Oboe, Klarinette( in A), Bratsche, Vibraphon und Xylophon

General Information

Date of Birth:  21. May 1932
Place of Birth:  Cincinnati
Country of Birth: 
Date of Death:  20. April 2000
Place of Death:  Vienna

Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1949 - 1953

Kent State University, Kent/Ohio: music theory, history, English literature

1953

Kent State University, Kent/Ohio: Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts

1953 - 1955

composition, music history, voice - Bachelor of Music

1955

Master of Music

1956 - 1958

private studies: composition

1956 - 1958

private studies: singing (Sergei Radamsky)

1960 - 1962

continuation of studies

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1958 - 1960

7th U.S. Army Symphony Orchestra: military services in the Federal Republic of Germany, as pianist and percussionist

1960 - 1970

The London Times: music correspondent for the British daily newspaper - reports from Austria, Bayreuth, Warsaw, Prague and Zagreb

1960 - 2000

freelance music correspondent, staff of publishing companies at Doblinger Musikverlag and Universal Edition, radio and television presenter, speaker in commercials and films, translator and composer

1974 - 1991

Radio Austria International: editor and presenter - more than 3,000 programmes or features, appearances as television presenter

1987 - 2000

collaboration and co-founder of the ensemble together with René Staar and Erik Freitag

Performances (Selection)

PeriodPerformanceCompositionOrganisationLocation
1969

Chamber Music Society Baltimore (Bonnie Lake)

1972

Marion Barnum

1986

Alexandria Museum of Fine Arts (Abdel Fattah Ibrahim)

1986

Carnegie Recital Hall

1994

Goethe Institute (James Rapport)

1996
1996

Thomas Larcher (Pf), Ernst Kovacic (Vl)

1997

Borromäus-Saal

1997

special concert on the occasion of the composer's birthday, performances of several works

2001
2004
2005

performance of several compositions on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the composer's death

2007
2007
2007

Trio for Violin, Clarinet and Piano

2007
2007

Bläsersolisten Aargau, Castle Klingnau - Rittersaal

Commissions (Selection)

PeriodCommissionCompositionCommissioner (Organisation)Commissioner (Person)

Ensemble Garmonia Mira

James Rapport

Mankato Symphony Orchestra

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
1955

"Ditson Fellowship" (art scholarship)

1999

honorary membership

1999

music award