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Universal Edition - Jenö Takács – Eisenstädter Divertimento

Jenö Takács

Jenö Takács
Eisenstädter Divertimento

Opus: op. 75
Year of composition: 1961/1962
Subtitle: Suite
Scored for: for orchestra
Composer: Jenö Takács
Instrumentation: 2 2 2 2 - 4 2 1 0 - timp, perc(2), hp, str
Instrumentation details:
2 2 2 2 - 4 2 1 0 - timp, perc(2) - hp - str
Table of Contents:
Arie
Präludium
Reigen
Soldatentanz
Winzertanz
Duration: 11′10″
Dedication: Dem Burgenland und seinen Landsleuten gewidmet
 
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Eisenstädter Divertimento, op. 75

Work Introduction

The work is subtitled “Siegendorf and Cincinnati;” it is dedicated to Burgenland and its populace.

Although Eisenstadt is famous because of Haydn, who was conductor and composer at Prince Esterházy’s court for many years, this divertimento bears no relation to Haydn’s work. It is based on motifs and musical fragments Takács found in a notebook dated 1689, which is housed today in the Sopron Museum. However, the composition is not an arrangement; the old motifs are much more the source of its inspiration. Its musical style, not at all modern, reflects Takács’ penchant for breathing new, modern life into old material. It reminds him of the “gently rolling hills of Burgenland, the great, smooth Neusiedlersee,” his homeland.

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