Eiji Oue

Biography

Country: Japan  
Japanese conductor Eiji Oue began with piano lessons at the age of 4, and at 15 commenced with studies at the Taho School of Music. His teacher there was Hideo Saito, the same conductor who instructed Seiji Ozawa, and it was an invitation from Ozawa that brought Oue to the United States for the first time in 1978. Leonard Bernstein took an interest in Oue at Tanglewood, and in Bernstein's last years Oue served as the older maestro's assistant, Read more touring with him and helping set up the Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo, Japan, one of Bernstein's last ventures.

Not long after Bernstein died, Oue was named music director of the Erie Philharmonic, a position he held until accepting the directorship of the Minnesota Orchestra. It was with Minnesota that Oue made his reputation, partly through a series of excellent orchestral collections for the Reference Recordings label, including Mephisto and Co, Exotic Dances from the Opera, and Ports of Call. Oue decided to step down from his position with the Minnesota Orchestra in 2002, partly to concentrate on other positions held elsewhere -- he was named principal conductor for the NDR Symphony Orchestra in 1997, at the Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra in 2003, and as music director of the Grand Teton Music Festival in Wyoming. In September 2006, Oue commenced as music director of the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra. Read less

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Biography

Country: Japan  
Japanese conductor Eiji Oue began with piano lessons at the age of 4, and at 15 commenced with studies at the Taho School of Music. His teacher there was Hideo Saito, the same conductor who instructed Seiji Ozawa, and it was an invitation from Ozawa that brought Oue to the United States for the first time in 1978. Leonard Bernstein took an interest in Oue at Tanglewood, and in Bernstein's last years Oue served as the older maestro's assistant, Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
I. Allegro
II. Largo, molto espressivo
III. Allegretto
I. Molto sostenuto - Allegro molto e energico - Tempo I -
II. Poco marcato - attacca
III. Andante con moto - Allegro agitato - Molto tranquillo
Overture
The People's Feast
The People's Calamity
The People's Insurrection
I. Allegro maestoso
II. Adagio
III. Allegro spirituoso
I. Allegro maestoso (cadenza by K. Barati)
II. Adagio
III. Rondo a la clochette, "La campanella"
Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi: O Fortuna
Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi: Fortune plango vulnera
I. Primo vere: Veris leta facies
I. Primo vere: Omnia sol temperat
I. Primo vere: Ecce gratum
Uf dem anger: Tanz
Uf dem anger: Floret Silva
Uf dem anger: Chramer, gip die varwe mir
Uf dem anger: Reie
Uf dem anger: Swaz hie gat umbe
Uf dem anger: Chume, chum geselle min
Uf dem anger: Swaz hie gat umbe
Uf dem anger: Were diu werlt alle min
II. In taberna: Estuans interius
II. In taberna: Olim lacus colueram
II. In taberna: Ego sum abbas
II. In taberna: In taberna quando sumus
III. Cour d'amours: Amor volat undique
III. Cour d'amours: Dies, nox et omnia
III. Cour d'amours: Stetit puella
III. Cour d'amours: Circa mea pectora
III. Cour d'amours: Si puer cum puellula
III. Cour d'amours: Veni, veni, venias
III. Cour d'amours: In trutina
III. Cour d'amours: Tempus est iocundum
III. Cour d'amours: Dulcissime
Blanziflor et Helena: Ave formosissima
Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi: O Fortuna
Concierto de Aranjuez: I. Allegro con spirito
Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez: II. Adagio
Concierto de Aranjuez: III. Allegro gentile
The Albéniz Concerto (a concerto for guitar and orchestra after the piano music of Isaac Albéniz): El Albaicin
The Albéniz Concerto (a concerto for guitar and orchestra after the piano music of Isaac Albéniz): Cataluńa
The Albéniz Concerto (a concerto for guitar and orchestra after the piano music of Isaac Albéniz): Evocación
The Albéniz Concerto (a concerto for guitar and orchestra after the piano music of Isaac Albéniz): Cadenza
The Albéniz Concerto (a concerto for guitar and orchestra after the piano music of Isaac Albéniz): Aragón
I. Langsam
II. Thema: Scherzo, allegro vivace
III. Ruhig fliessend
IV. Lebhaft, doch nicht zu schnell: Tempo di bolero -
IV. Sehr langsam
V. Langsam -
V. Sehr lebhaft
VI. Sehr ruhig
VII. Massig bewegt -
VII. Sehr lebhaft -
VII. Fugato
I. Allegro moderato un poco
II. Andante
III. Vivace
I. Andante molto sostenuto - Poco a poco animando - Piu mosso, agitato - Andante - Poco piu mosso - Allegro agitato - Poco a poco meno mosso - Adagio, con gran espressione - Lento assai
II. Allegro molto agitato e con spirito - Meno mosso - Andantino semplice - Tempo I - Coda: Gajo
I. Allegro quasi presto - Coda: Prestissimo
II. Andante non troppo - Moderato - Tempo I, maestoso - Moderato - Tempo I
III. Prestissimo scherzando - Allegro - Tempo I
I. Allegro impetuoso - Molto meno mosso - Piu mosso - Molto agitato - Sostenuto, marziale
II. Andante marciale, lugubre - Tempo di marcia funebre e trionfale
I. Lento - Allegro molto e con fuoco - Doppio meno mosso - Poco piu mosso - Con fuoco - Piu mosso, agitato ed energico - Molto meno mosso - Strepitoso -
II. Largo
III. Allegretto capriccioso e con moto - Piu mosso - Presto assai
IV. Sostenuto assai - Allegro molto e energico - Presto
1. Allegro maestoso
2. Adagio
3. Rondo (Allegro spirituoso)
1. Recitative - Allegro molto
2. Adagio - Andante
3. Allegro moderato
No. 1. Fruhling (Spring)
No. 2. September
No. 3. Beim Schlafengehen (At Bedtime)
No. 4. Im Abendrot (In the Evening Glow)
I. Moderato
II. Largo
III. Allegro
No. 1.
No. 2. The Italian Cook and the English Maid
No. 3. Robert Browning
No. 4. The Death of Mr. Barrett
No. 5. Domesticity
I. Une rejouissance
II. Une caresse a ma femme
III. Un petit train du plaisir
No. 1. For the Healer, "David"
No. 2. For the God, "Apollo"
No. 3. For the Satyr, "Pan"
No. 4. For the Sorrower, "Orpheus"
No. 5. For the Angel, "Israfel"
No. 6. For the Saint, "Cecilia"
No. 7. For the Child, "Mozart"
I. Allegro non troppo
II. Adagio
III. Allegro
I. Non allegro
II. Andante con moto (Tempo di valse)
III. Lento assai
Colored Field: concerto for cello and orchestra: I. Colored Field
Colored Field: concerto for cello and orchestra: II. Pandora Dance
Colored Field: concerto for cello and orchestra: III. Hymns and Tablets
I. Il Sogno di Salomone (The Dream of Solomon)
III. La Danza di Belkis all'aurora (The Dance of Belkis at Dawn)
II. Danza guerresca (War Dance)
IV. Danza orgiastica (Orgiastic Dance)
I. I pini di Villa Borghese (The Pines of the Villa Borghese)
II. Pini presso una catacomba (Pines Near a Catacomb)
III. I pini del Gianicolo (The Pines of the Janiculum)
IV. I pini della via Appia (The Pines of the Appian Way)
I. Molto moderato
II. Allegro molto
III. Andantino quasi allegretto
IV. Molto deliberato
I. Spring (Dawn, Parade)
II. Summer (Noon, Processsion)
III. Fall (Twilight, March)
IV. Winter (Midnight, Cortege, Postlude - homage to Gustav Mahler)
I. Das Trinklied vom Jammer der Erde (The Drinking Song of Earth's Misery)
II. Der Einsame im Herbst (The Lonely One in Autumn)
III. Von der Jugend (Of Youth)
IV. Von der Schonheit (Of Beauty)
V. Der Trunkene im Fruhling (The Drunkard in Spring)
VI. Der Abschied (The Farewell): Schwer
VI. Der Abschied (The Farewell): Sehr massig
VI. Der Abschied (The Farewell): Fliessend
VI. Der Abschied (The Farewell): Schwer
VI. Der Abschied (The Farewell): Nicht eilen
VI. Der Abschied (The Farewell): Sehr massig
Meditation No. 1
Meditation No. 2
Meditation No. 3
I. Sennets and Tuckets
II. Waltz
III. Mazurka
IV. Samba
V. Turkey Trot
VI. Sphinxes
VII: Blues
VIII: In memoriam: March, "The BSO Forever"
Scene 1
Der zwischenvorhang
Sehr feurig
Sehr feurig
Etwas breiter
Etwas breiter
Sehr schnell
Sehr schnell
Sehr schnell
Sehr schnell
Ziemlich langsam
Ziemlich langsam
Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke, S110/R427, "Mephisto Waltz No. 1"
(first ending)
(second ending)
Rome - Palerme
Tunis - Nefta
Valencia
Promenade
I. The Gnome
Promenade
II. The Old Castle
Promenade
III. Tuileries
IV. Bydlo
Promenade
V. Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks
VI. Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuyle
VII. The Market Place at Limoges
VIII. Catacombae: Sepulchrum romanum
VIII. Con mortuis in lingua mortua
IX. The Hut on Fowl's Legs (Baba-Yaga)
X. The Great Gate of Kiev


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