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Siegfried Palm

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Siegfried Palm (25 de Abril de 1927 6 de Junio de 2005) fue un violonchelista alemn conocido mundialmente por sus interpretaciones de msica contempornea. Muchos compositores del siglo XX como Kagel,Ligeti, Xenakis, Penderecki y Zimmermann escribieron msica para l. Tambin fue Rector del Hochschule fr Musik Kln y Director de la Opera Alemana de Berln.

1 Biography 2 Music for Siegfried Palm 3 Discography 4 Other Positions 5 Awards 6 Literature 7 References 8 External links

Siegfried Palm naci en Barmen. A la edad de 8 aos su padre le di sus primeras lecciones de violonchelo; luego estudio con Enrico Mainardi en sus clases magistrales en Salzburg y Lucerne.[1][2] Ha tocado como chelista principal en varias orquestas, entre otras en Lbeck desde 1945, en la NDR Symphony Orchestra, Hamburg bajo la batuta de Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt desde 1947[3], y la WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne 1962-1968.[4] Siegfried Palm estreno mundialmente conciertos para chelo as como msica de cmara contemporanea. Perteneci al Hamann-Quartett 19511962. He played in a duo with the pianist Aloys Kontarsky 1962-1983, and since 1967 he was a member of the piano trio Rostal/Schrter/Palm, replacing Gaspar Cassad. In 1962 he became teacher of a master class for violoncello at the Hochschule fr Musik Kln (then called Staatliche Hochschule fr Musik), and from 1972 until 1976 head of this institute.[4] He started teaching at the Internationale Ferienkurse fr Neue Musik in Darmstadt in 1962.[4] From 1976 until 1981 he was Intendant of the Deutsche Oper Berlin[4]. He was president of the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM)[5] 1982-1988,[4] and president of the Deutsch-Franzsischer Kulturrat 1988-2000.[6] He conducted master classes and workshops around the world, as at the Carl-

Flesch-Akademie in Baden-Baden, the Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada, at the Royal Conservatory in Stockholm 1966, Dartmouth College1969, Marlboro College several times between 1970 and 1990, the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki 1971, and in Los Angeles 1983[2]. He also served in the juries of international competitions.[1] Palm appeared as the music teacher Wendell Kretzschmar in the 1982 German film Doktor Faustus. [7][8] Siegfried Palm influenced the music of his century considerably, comparable to the cellists Gregor Piatigorsky and Mstislav Rostropovich. He suggested composers to write new works for his instrument, and it is partly due to him that the cello advanced to one of the most important solo instruments in contemporary music. Siegfried Palm played a cello built 1708 by Gianbattista Grancino that Julius Klengel had played before. He died in Frechen.


for Siegfried Palm

Siegfried Palm premiered new music, many composers wrote new works for him, some dedicated to him, music for cello and orchestra as well as chamber music and music for cello solo.[2][3][4][6][9] Music has included:

Dieter Acker (Marginalien) Sven-Erik Bck (Ricercare p S.P. for cello) Boris Blacher (concerto) Hans Ulrich Engelmann (mini-music to siegfried palm) Morton Feldman (concerto) Johannes Fritsch (SUL B) Wolfgang Fortner (Zyklus, New-Delhi-Musik) Cristbal Halffter York Hller (Pas de Deux) Mauricio Kagel (Match for two cellists and one percussionist, Siegfriedp) Milko Kelemen Rolf Liebermann (Essai 81) Gyrgy Ligeti (concerto) Tilo Medek (concerto, Schattenspiele) Krzysztof Penderecki (Sonata for cello and orchestra, Capriccio per Siegfried Palm) Robert H.P. Platz (SCHREYAHN) Aribert Reimann (Wolkenloses Christfest)

Wolfgang Rihm (Monodram, Fremde Szene) Giuseppe Sinopoli (Tombeau dArmor III) Dimitri Terzakis (Dialog der Seele mit ihrem Schatten, Duo) Graham Waterhouse (Three Pieces for Solo Cello) Robert Wittinger Iannis Xenakis (Nomos Alpha) Isang Yun (Nore, Glisses) Winfried Zillig (concerto) Bernd Alois Zimmermann (concerto dedicated, Canto di Speranza, sonata for cello solo, Short Studies (4) for Cello solo premiered)

Numerous recordings of Siegfried Palm appeared with various labels, among others Deutsche Grammophon, EMI, Philips Classics Records and Teldec. Many of them are still available.[10]

Groe Interpreten Neuer Musik: Siegfried Palm, Wergo. Intercomunicazione, Deutsche Grammophon[11]



President of the ESTA (European String Teachers Association)[1] President of Internationales Jugendfestspieltreffen Bayreuth[6] Member of the lecturer team of the Marlboro Music School and Festival[4]

Deutscher Schallplattenpreis, 1969 and 1976[1] Grand Prix du Disque International, 1972 and 1975[2] Chevalier du Violoncelle Indiana University 1998[12] Great Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany[6] Verdienstorden des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Order of Merit of North Rhine-Westphalia) Officer of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres Chevalier of the Ordre national du Mrite[13]


Michael Schmidt: Capriccio fr Siegfried Palm. Ein Gesprchsportrt. ConBrio, Regensburg 2005, ISBN 3-932581-71-7 (German)[9][14]

Studien zum Spielen neuer Musik, Edition Breitkopf 8334, Wiesbaden 1985, OCLC 13797038 Entries to Siegfried Palm in WorldCat Literature by and about Siegfried Palm in the German National Library catalogue