Ave Maria

Composer: August Hyllested (1858-1946), s.a.

Photograph of Hyllested pasted in at beginning of Ca16-y.15. Links to more information on this book.

This music is assumed to be public domain in the USA. BEWARE: the modern-day recordings of that music are not!

(Danish - British?)


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A biographical dictionary of musicians (ed. Theodore Baker) G. Schirmer, 1905 - 695 pages
Hyllested August brilliant concert pianist and comp
born of Danish parents at Stockholm Sweden June 17 1858
Began study of pf when 5 years old and played in public as early as 1863 He was taught in Copenhagen by Holgcr Dahl until 1869 and then made a very successful concert tour through Scandinavia He now entered the Royal Cons at Copenhagen studying with Edm Neupert pf Gade comp and orchestr TPE Hartmann cpt W Tofte vln and Carl Attrup org Made 2nd Scandinavian tour in 1S75 as solo pianist and asst dir of the orch In 1876 he was app org of the Cath and dir of the Mus Soc NykjfSbing Ealster In 1879 he studied with Th Kullak pf and Fr Kiel comp in Berlin going thence to Liszt Gave concerts in Great Britain and Ireland 1SS3 4 in 1885 at Steinway Hall NY and travelled through the Eastern States and Canada 1886 91 asst dir of Chicago Mus College 1891 4 dir of piano dept in the Gottschalk Lyric School From 1S94 7 in Europe concertizing in Scandinavia Germany France and England in London H s
symph poem Elizabeth f full orch and double chorus was perf under his own leadership In 1897 II returned to Chicago He is court pianist to the Princess Louise of Denmark has received flattering testimonials from European sovereigns Publ works For pf 6 pieces Mazurka in Db Album leaf Scandin Dances Faust Fantasie Variations Melody Fantasia on Scotch melodies Grand Polonaise Valse sentimentale Impromptu in F Suite romantique Suite de ballet several transcriptions Songs My love is like a red red rose Album rhyme The Fallen Angel Ave Maria Serenade voice pf and vln MS works Op 2 Variations serieuses f pf op 25 Suite f pf in old style op 27 Sonata f pf Grand Polonaise in Eb 2 pf trios in B min and E For orch Music to the romantic play Die A heinnixe Symph poem f full orch and double ch Suite romantique Marche triomphale etc

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