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Book Review: Out of Time. The Vexed Life of Georg Tintner, by Tanya Buchdahl Tintner

Book Review: Out of Time. The Vexed Life of Georg Tintner, by Tanya Buchdahl Tintner

When a Composer Conducts his Life “Today I am 25 years old. I have achieved almost nothing. How time flies,” wrote Georg Tintner in an autobiographical note on his birthday in 1942. World War II was at its height, and the young Austrian composer and conductor was far away, living in Auckland, New Zealand, where […]

The Last Romantic Yearning

The Last Romantic Yearning

Austria and New Zealand, two countries on opposite ends of the world, don’t seem to have much in common. But the lives and work of five Austrians give insight into a little-known fruitful cultural relationship that has endured over two centuries. One of the most scenic rail routes is located on New Zealand’s South Island. […]

Georg Tintner: Life as an Ellipse

The tragic death of conductor Georg Tintner (1917 – 1999) triggered a documentary oral-history interview for the Orpheus Trust and a subsequent extensive biographical and compositional analysis, intermittently supported through small grants, that have documented for the first time the range and character of his work as a composer . Through a series of conversations […]

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