One important fact you need to know about August Wenzinger


cello-Fact #1 Hundreds of music scores formerly owned by Swiss cellist August Wenzinger are now available for borrowing from the Queensland Conservatorium Library – 1109 titles to be exact!

The recently catalogued Wenzinger collection includes scores by famous composers Strauss, Bach and Schubert. Check out the library catalogue for the complete list of Wenzinger titles.

Wenzinger was a renowned cellist and music scholar, and was the founder and director of the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Switzerland. For further information on Wenzinger, read his biography in the music database Oxford Grove Music Online.

You can also enjoy the classical sounds of Wenzinger in the Naxos Music Library:

Brahms: String Sextet No. 1 in B-Flat Major, Op. 18

Performed by Bertschmann, Albert – viola, August Wenzinger – cello, Busch Quartet, The (Kalmus Music & Co., 1949), 36 mins

Mozart: Adagio and Rondo in C Minor, K. 617
Includes performance by August Wenzinger – cello,  (Deutsche Grammophon, 2011), 15 mins

The Queensland Conservatorium Library has a wealth of music resources, including scores, CDs, DVDs, videos, books, journals, electronic databases and CD databases of music for you to listen to.

A score of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony? A DVD on pop music in Australia? Not a problem. The music library collection is an excellent resource for both research and enjoyment.