Biography of Karl Wiener (1891-1942)

27.03.1891
Born in Vienna
Studies at Vienna music academy with Robert Fuchs and Franz Schreker
Due to an injury during World War I he becomes paralyzed on the right side of his body
Band master in Saarbrücken and Stettin
1923
Moves to Berlin and works as a left handed pianist, musical adviser of Berlin broadcasting hour
1933
Looses the engagement at the broadcast
1936
Musical dramatic adviser of the Jewish cultural bound
1941
Closure of Jewish cultural bound
1942
Transportation to Sachsenhausen
22.07.1942
Killed in Sachsenhausen

Sheet music for flute:

Drei Stücke op. 20
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(flute, english horn, clarinet)
Universal Edition, U. E. 1152
Rating: easy
  1. Duo - ruhig fließend - schnell - erstes Zeitmaß
  2. Intermezzo - Leicht, flüchtig
  3. Terzett: Gemessen - Etwas bewegter
Dedicated to a man named Alred Lichtenstein. If this is the at the time of the publication already dead poet, is not clear.
Published in 1926 and to be ordered as a special edition from the publishing house.
The first movement is a duet for flute and English horn, the second for flute and clarinet and the last is for all three together. The edition consists of a single score.


Last edit 08.02.2013