Johann Evangelist Schlier
1792 - 1873
Austria
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Johann Evangelist Schlier (22/10/1792 - 27/05/1873), an instrumental and vocal composer, born and died at Salzburg. Pupil of Conzertmeister Otter the violin, and of Michael Haydn in harmony. In 1813 he went to Munich to study medicine, but joined a Bavarian marching regiment and took part in the campaigns of 1814-15. After the war he remained in the army, entering the Austrian service, and in 1820 took part with his regiment in the expedition to Naples. His health having become impaired by the hardships of military life, he was pensioned in 1826, and returned to Salzburg, where he devoted himself exclusively to music. Until 1841 he was Kapellmeister of the Museums-Gesellschaft, and of the Musikubungs-Verein ; he retired to Ischl in 1842, but returned afterwards to his native city. Works : Die Ueberschwemmuug von Wien, melodrama ; Overture to the tragedy Die Grafeu Ogiuski ; Jubel-Ouverture ; Several cantatas for festival occasions ; Gross ist der Herr, hymn ; Spauische National - Symphonic. Grand Requiem ; German mass ; do. Requiem ; do. Libera ; Tautum ergo ; Libera ; Songs and part-songs.
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Grand Requiem
Period:Early Romanticism
Composed in:1840
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
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Requiem
Period:Romanticism
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
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Libera me (2x)
Period:Romanticism
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
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