The clarinettist Bernhard Henrik Crusell (–) was more than a virtuoso writing works as a vehicle for his own performances. His compositions are today . Bernhard Henrik Crusell (15 October – 28 July ) was a Swedish- Finnish clarinetist, . Clarinet Concerto in E-flat major, Op. 1. Movements: Allegro . Bernhard Henrik Crusell, Gerard Korsten, Uppsala University Chamber Orchestra , Per Billman – Crusell: Clarinet Concertos – Music.

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Helsinki was made capital of the new autonomous Grand Duchy of Finland in Crusell was a skillful linguisttranslating cruselp important Italian, French, and German operas for performances in Sweden.

If a CD is scheduled for re-issue within the next months, the message ‘To be reissued on …’ will replace the ‘Buy Archive CD’ button. Although the rondo is in duple time it is characterized by a strong skipping rhythm generally associated with the triple-time polacca. Crusell at the Crusell Society website in Finnish.

An operaLilla slavinnan The Little Slave Girlwas first performed in Stockholm in and was repeated 34 times in the following 14 years. The National Library of Sweden holds two manuscript autobiographies. The slow movement Andante pastorale is clwrinet D flat major and has much of the romantic warmth traditionally associated with that key.

In he was elected to the Swedish Musical Academy, an honour bestowed on Crusell in Alle werden mit einer Koda oder Kodetta abgerundet. He died in Stockholm. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The exact composition date of Op 1 is not known.

Clarinet Concerto No.1, Op.1 (Crusell, Bernhard Henrik)

Although Crusell spent most of the rest of his life in Sweden, he always considered himself a Finn. Crusell war am The layout of the three movements is firmly classical although here and there one notices the influence of Beethoven.

He studied painting in London during the s and returned to Sweden to inherit huge estates and to found an important art collection. Wallenstjerna at Sveaborg Finnish: Crusell received an education at Sveaborg and excelled in music and languages.


Wikimedia Commons has media related to Bernhard Henrik Crusell. Le mouvement lent est le mouvement le plus long et le plus profond de ses trois concertos. Petersburgon his return trip to Sweden, he performed in Helsinki on 7 Julywith the pianist Fredrik Lithander as his accompanist, and in Turku on 30 July, in a concert organized by the orchestra of the Turku Society of Music. The centre of musical activities was Turku, where the Turku Society of Music Turun Soitannollinen Seurafounded inhad done invaluable work in promoting music and had set up an orchestra of its own.

Bernhard Crusell – Wikipedia

Unlike Spohr, and uninfluenced surprisingly by Tausch who had shocked the musical world by taking his concertos up to the fourth C, Crusell limits the upward range of his solo parts to G in alt. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats.

Gustav IV Adolf of Swedenanxious to keep Crusell in the royal orchestra, denied a petition for an extension of leave and as a positive inducement made him chief conductor of the bodyguard regiment bands. Then in the s Franz Tausch, the great teacher and performer, set unbelievably high standards in technical difficulty and range, especially as far as the altissimo register was concerned.

In June Crusell made another trip to see Tausch in Berlin, and the two men discussed clarinets. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.

Sveaborg was a Swedish fortress built on six islands just off the coast of Helsinki. His grandfather, Bernhard Kruselius had learned the trade of bookbinding in Turku and Stockholmthen settled in Pori where he fathered nine children, including Crusell’s father Jakob, who also became a bookbinder. NystadFinlandinto a poor family of bookbinders. In Wallenstjerna transferred to Stockholm and Crusell went with him. Crusell was born on the 15 Octoberat Nystad in Finland.

Der lebhafte, reizvolle erste Satz von Op. This service offers a production-quality CDR with printed label, inlay tray card and, at the minimum, a 2pp booklet including cover artwork and complete track listingpackaged in a normal jewel case. On this recording the cadenza just before the reprise, and the subsequent ornamentations, are by Alun Francis. In Stockholm, Crusell continued his studies and established himself as a clarinet soloist.


After the turn of the century Crusell followed their leads but limited his upper range, as did Mozart, to G in alt. He made himself fluent in several languages and also, not surprisingly in view of his heritage, had a strong interest in literature. His translation of Mozart’s Le nozze di Figarofirst performed inresulted in his induction into the Geatish Societyan association of literary academics in Sweden.

In his little town of birth there was only one person who had an active interest in music: When the four-year-old Bernt started showing interest in the clarinet his parents tried to beat it out of him; however, he somehow managed to get hold of a primitive two-keyed instrument on which he developed quite a respectable technique.

The slow movement is the longest of his three concertos and the most profound. In many instances we will provide complete printed booklets, but please note that this is not always the case. In he received financial assistance which enabled him to live in Berlin for a few months and study with the well-known German clarinetist Franz Tausch — Op 1 is dedicated to Count Gustaf Trolle-Bonde — at whose mansion Crusell was a frequent guest.

Crusell at the Crusell Society website.

This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat This is followed by a very slow and comparatively uncomplex Adagio movement of only forty-eight bars including a codetta. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Von bis war er der erste Klarinettist im schwedischen Hoforchester und machte sich einen Namen als einer cruzell besten Solisten seiner Zeit. Crusell versieht diesen Satz mit einer ausgeschriebenen Kadenz, Op.