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Rudolf Petzold (Composer)

Born: July 17, 1908 - Liverpool, England
Died: November 17, 1991 - Michaelshoven, Germany

The German composer and teacher, Rudolf Petzold, was born in England to a German father and English mother. From 1930 to 1933 he was a pupil of Jamach at the Cologne Hochschule für Musik, where he taught in 1937-1938. After teaching at the Frankfurt am Main Hochschule für Musik in 1941-1942, he again taught at the Cologne Hochschule für Musik from 1946 to 1970, and was also its deputy director from 1960 to 1969.

Works

Orchestral:
3 symphonies (1942, 1953, 1956); Concerto for Violin and Strings (1960).
Chamber:
4 string quartets (1932, 1948, 1955, 1972); Piano Trio (1961); Cello Sonata (1964); Sonata for Solo Violin (1965); Piano Sonata (1967); Violin Sonata (1969).
Vocal:
Sacred cantatas (including Werfel Cantata, Te Deum, Komm, Heilger`Geist, Du, schöpferisch); choruses.

 

Source: Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Classical Musicians (1997)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (April 2006)

Use of Chorale Melodies in his works

Title

Chorale Melody

Year

Komm, heiliger Geist for Choir, Soli, Orchestra, op. 36

Komm, Heiliger Geist, Herre Gott

1957

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