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The family finally flert in Leipzig inwhere Siegfried received his first musical training and private piano instruction. At a gathering of composers in Leipzig, he presented his first attempts at composition to the composer Emil von Reznicekwho arranged a three-year tuition-free scholarship at the Leipzig Conservatory.

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From August to September he worked as a piano teacher in Magdeburg. It was during this period that he changed his name to Sigfrid Karg-Elertadding a variant of his mother’s maiden name to his surname, and adopting the Swedish spelling of his first name.

Having returned to Leipzig, he started devoting himself to composition, primarily for the piano encouraged by Edvard Griegwhom he greatly admired ; and in he met the Elsrt publisher Carl Simon, who introduced him to the harmonium.


From then on until his death he created one of the most significant akrg extensive catalogs of original works for this instrument.

Encouraged by the organist Paul Homeyerhe reworked several of these harmonium compositions for organ, before composing his first original organ piece, 66 Chorale Improvisations, Op.

In Karg-Elert married Luise Kretzschmar — ; four years later their daughter Katharina was born. After having served as a regimental musician during World War I, Karg-Elert was appointed instructor of music theory and composition at the Leipzig Conservatory in The cultural climate in Germany in the s and s was very hostile to the internationally oriented, French-influenced Karg-Elert; and although his works were eleet outside Germany, especially in the U.

All this led to him accepting an invitation for an organ concert tour of America in the spring of The tour proved to be a disastrous mistake, musically Conley After his return to Leipzig, his health started deteriorating rapidly.

Sigfrid Karg-Elert

He died there in Aprilaged The popularity of his compositions declined for a period after World War II, before a successful revival in the late s; today his works for the organ are frequently included in recitals. Karg-Elert regarded himself as an outsider. In general terms, his musical style can be characterised as being late-romantic with impressionistic and expressionistic tendencies.

His profound knowledge of music theory allowed him to stretch the limits of traditional harmony without losing f,ute coherence.


Sigfrid Karg-Elert – Wikipedia

His favourite instrument to compose for was the Kunstharmoniuma versatile French creation that allowed him the range of colors he preferred. He composed primarily for small ensembles or solo instruments like organ, piano and harmonium Conley The 30 Caprices for flute were written specifically for a friend of Karg-Elert’s, a flautist bound for elerr in the war.

These short exercises were designed to challenge linear one-staff thinking and in short, keep the friend from becoming bored. They are now a standard set of technical, dynamic, and phrasing exercises for young flute students all over the world.

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30 Caprices for Flute Solo, Op.107 (Karg-Elert, Sigfrid)

Sonata in B-flat major – Op. Performed by Felix Skowronekflute and Anita Cummings, piano.

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