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Reinecke, Carl (Heinrich Carsten)

Reinecke, Carl (Heinrich Carsten) (b Altona, 1824; d Leipzig, 1910). Ger. pianist, violinist, composer, conductor, and teacher. Début as violinist 1835. Orch. violinist but then devoted himself to pf., making int. reputation. Court pianist, Copenhagen, 1846–8. After teaching in Cologne, Barmen, and Breslau, settled in Leipzig, becoming cond. of Gewandhaus Orch. 1860–95 and prof. of pf. and comp. at Cons. 1860–97, dir. 1897–1902. Wrote 5 operas; oratorio; cantatas; 3 syms.; 4 pf. concs.; hp. conc.; much chamber mus.; and pf. pieces. Wrote over 40 cadenzas for pf. concs. by other composers.

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Reinecke, Carl

Carl Reinecke (kärl rī´nəkə), 1824–1910, German composer, pianist, and conductor. After serving as court pianist (1846–48) in Denmark, he taught at the Cologne Conservatory and the Univ. of Breslau. In 1860 he moved to Leipzig, where he conducted the Gewandhaus concerts until 1895 and taught composition at the conservatory until 1902. He toured extensively as a pianist, gaining particular acclaim for his interpretations of Mozart. His compositions, the best of which are for piano, are in the German romantic tradition.

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