Hänsel und Gretel

Door Engelbert Humperdinck Idar Torskangerpoll type 18 en thema

Engelbert Humperdinck (1854-1921) was asked by his sister to compose music for å play for her children in 1890. He first started to compose Hänsel und Gretel, based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, as a singspiel consisting of a play with 16 songs and piano. Later he created a full scale opera from the songs. This is an arrangement of the overture from this opera. Idar Torskangerpoll (1970) Idar was born in a small village called Torskangerpoll in the western part of Norway. He grew up in a family where everyone played in the local wind-band. Idar attended the Universities of Trondheim and Oslo, where he studied composition on Master-degree level. His production spans from music for beginning band via chamber-music pieces to symphonies for band and solo-concertos. Idar is also active as conductor for bands all over Norway, and as a lecturer and teacher on courses arranged by the Norwegian Band Federation. All of Idar's published works are available from Norsk Noteservice as

Composer
Engelbert Humperdinck
Arranger
Idar Torskangerpoll
Series
18
Theme
Complete set: 88.84
Score:
Article number: 7715000000814
Difficulty: 3
Duration: 315
Available: yes