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Ferdinand Ries

Ferdinand Ries (28 November 1784 [baptised] – 13 January 1838) was a German composer. Ries was a friend, pupil and secretary of Ludwig van Beethoven. He composed eight symphonies, a violin concerto, eight piano concertos, three operas, and numerous other works in many genres, including 26 string quartets. In 1838 he published a collection of reminiscences of his teacher Beethoven, co-written with Franz Wegeler. The symphonies, some chamber works —most of them with piano— his violin concerto and his piano concertos have been recorded, demonstrating a style which is, unsurprising due to his connection to Beethoven, somewhere between those of the Classical and early Romantic eras.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 28th, 1784 (Bonn), Died January 13th, 1838 (Frankfurt am Main)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1905

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-2797 12-in. 10/11/1905 Am Rhein und beim Wein Ellison Van Hoose Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ries, Ferdinand," accessed July 30, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103172.

Ries, Ferdinand. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 30, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103172.

"Ries, Ferdinand." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 30 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103172

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