Articles about Carl Orff

Reviews--Recordings: Deutsche Oper Berlin - "Carl Orff: 'Gisei--Das Opfer'"
Opera News (2016) Vol. 81, No. 1, pp. 50

The belated premiere of "Gisei--Das Opfer" ("Gisei--The Sacrificial Victim"), at Darmstadt in 2010, caused little stir in the opera world, which ignores Orff's stage works despite their stylistic kinship with his popular "Carmina Burana." (Orff attended Munich performances of "Madama ...

Raising Standards
Choir & Organ (2016) Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 80-81

 

Carl Orff Meets Shinichi Suzuki
Orff Echo (2015) Vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 22-25

At first glance, the Suzuki Method of music instruction - focusing as it does on playing solo violin - has little in common with Orff Schulwerk's approach of teaching music through movement, play, singing, and experience. Yet the two famous ...

Das Weltenrad dreht sich!
Crescendo (2015) Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 17

 

Music for Children" Comparing Sections of Carmina Burana With Orff Schulwerk
Orff Echo (2015) Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 32-36

In this article, the musical qualities of Orff Schulwerk were compared with two movements of Carmina Burana that include a children's choir: Amor volat undique and Tempus est iocundum. The author examines the commonalities in elemental forms, contrasting timbres and ...