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Ignaz Brüll

Ignaz Brüll (7 November 1846 – 17 September 1907) was a Moravian-born pianist and composer who lived and worked in Vienna.

His operatic compositions included Das goldene Kreuz (The Golden Cross), which became a repertory work for several decades after its first production in 1875, but eventually fell into neglect after being banned by the Nazis because of Brüll's Jewish origins. He also wrote a small corpus of finely crafted works for the concert hall and recitals. Brüll's compositional style was lively but unabashedly conservative, in the vein of Mendelssohn and Schumann.

Brüll was also highly regarded as a sensitive concert pianist. Johannes Brahms regularly wanted Brüll to be his partner in private performances of four-hand piano duet arrangements of his latest works. Indeed, Brüll was a prominent member of Brahms's circle of musical and literary friends, many of whom he and his wife frequently entertained.

In recent years, Brüll's concert music has been revived on CD, and well-received recordings are available of his piano concertos, among other non-vocal works.

In 1872 he was appointed professor at the Horak Institute in Vienna.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 7, 1846 (Prostějov), Died September 17, 1907 (Vienna)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-13237 12-in. 5/5/1913 Wie anders war es! Otto Goritz Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 46165 10-in. 10/29/1915 Lied des Bombardon Robert Leonhardt Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick X10395-X10396 12-in. 4/16/1923 Wie anders war es Michael Bohnen Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick X10475-X10476 12-in. 4/26/1923 Bom! Bom! Bom! Michael Bohnen Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick XE22380-XE22381 12-in. 4/12/1927 Wie anders War es Michael Bohnen Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick XE22390-XE22391 12-in. 4/12/1927 Bom! Bom! Bom! Michael Bohnen Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Gramophone 833y 10-in. 12/13/1909 Terceto de la reja Sra. Benítez ; Sr. Gotós ; Sr. Valverde Vocal trio, with orchestra and vocal chorus composer  
Gramophone 16142u 10-in. 11/14/1910 Canción andalusa Sra. Piños Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Brüll, Ignaz," accessed September 24, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103689.

Brüll, Ignaz. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 24, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103689.

"Brüll, Ignaz." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 24 September 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103689

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