Why? [7] (A similarity had been mentioned by Wolfgang Schmieder, editor of the Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis.) Check out Praeludium et Fuga in A Minor, BWV 543: II. No. JSBachPrelude&Fugue A minor BWV 543 transcribed for piano.ogg 9 min 58 s; 15.54 MB. A most powerful and inexhaustible remedy, not only for all those composers and musicians who suffer from “misunderstood Wagner,” but also for all those “contemporaries” who suffer from spinal maladies of all kinds. Nevertheless, as far as Bach's music is concerned, Liszt became highly influential as a performer, transcriber and teacher. [20] Straube's organ playing reflected late-romantic style: as in Reger's works, his use of the Walze and Swell roller mechanisms, pioneered by Wilhelm Sauer, permitted rapid changes of dynamics and orchestral colour. With his view that Bach was "the St. Thomas Aquinas of music," Liszt ultimately had an almost religious zeal for respecting the score as written by Bach. Pick all the languages you want to listen to. He picks out the fugue of BWV 543, nicknamed "The Great", as a quintessential example: its performance on the organ, where Mendelssohn effortlessly mastered the pedalwork; the fugue as a compositional model for both Mendelssohn and Brahms; the piano transcription regularly played by Liszt and Brahms; and the actual publication of Liszt's transcription, which inspired budding pianists. Peters. [1], In his book on the reception of Bach's organ works in nineteenth-century Germany, the musicologist Russell Stinson immediately singles out Felix Mendelssohn, Robert Schumann, Franz Liszt and Johannes Brahms. Listen to Praeludium et Fuga in A Minor, BWV 543 on the English music album Bach by Juan de la Rubia, only on JioSaavn. [15][18][19], In 1898, before any recognition for his music, Reger had travelled to St. Paul's Church, Frankfurt am Main to hear a recital of his works by the Berlin organist Karl Straube. In 1903 Straube had gone to teach at the conservatory in Leipzig, where he became organist at the Thomaskirche and later, in 1918, the Thomaskantor, a position once filled by Bach. Listen to music from Praeludium et Fuga in A minor, BWV 543 like Bach and Bach: Praeludium et Fuga in A minor, BWV 543. In the 1880s, American pupils of Liszt, particularly Carl Lachmund, attested to his pleasure in hearing or speaking about the fugue, be it at a Weimar dinner party in his honour, where students sang it together, or in a masterclass discussing its performance. Listen to Praeludium Et Fuga In A Minor, BWV 543: II. In his book, Stinson gives the A minor prelude of BWV 543 as the main example for how the process works, with particular attention given to how the pedal part can be filled in from the right hand. The semiquaver figures begin as a solo in the manual:[1][2], and then, after a lengthy demisemiquaver embellishment over a tonic pedal point, are heard again in the pedal. - [5] (1996) Präludium und Fuge a-moll BWV 543. There are currently excellent sources for BWV 543/1 and BWV 543/2 from Commons. Unlike most of Bach's minor-key keyboard works, it ends on a minor chord rather than a picardy third. [9], Because of the piece's overall rhapsodic nature, many organists play this piece freely, and in a variety of tempi; it can be easily transcribed to a different instrument. - [12] (1996) Prélude et fugue en la mineur, BWV 543. 6:34 PREVIEW Valet will ich dir geben, BWV 736. In search of originality, I found myself trapped in one of my deepest loves. What does—pardon, what should—Sebastian Bach mean for our time? BWV 543-fugue.ogg 7 min 2 s; 6.56 MB. • "Prelude and fugue, a BWV 543". "[12], In 1847, exhausted by his years on the concert circuit, Liszt retired to the Weimar, where in 1848 he was appointed to be Kappelmeister at the Grand Duchy, the same role once filled by Bach. Praeludium et Fuga in A minor, BWV 543: 10 : Praeludium. Hs. Escúchalo en streaming y sin anuncios o compra CDs y MP3s ahora en Amazon.es. 3 No. The traditional aspects are the semiquaver arpeggiated passage work with its "latent counterpoint" which incorporates a descending chromatic bass line. He was aided by the copyist Joachim Raff at various stages. By Johann Sebastian Bach. The manuscript became part of the Amalienbibliothek, the music library of Princess Anna Amalia of Prussia; it is now in the Berlin State Library. 20274", "Sebastian Bachs Orgelfugen für das Pianoforte: zu 4 Händen eingerichtet", "Bach, J.S., Sechs Preludien und Fugen für Orgel (vierh. Stinson (2006) points out that this kind of gimmickry was not uncommon at that time: "Indeed, [Liszt] is reported to have accompanied Joachim in the last movement of Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto with a lighted cigar in his right hand the entire time! Period: Baroque: Piece Style Baroque: Instrumentation organ Navigation etc. . During his period in Rome, there was a service at the church of the French Embassy, where Liszt performed one of Bach's fugues: according to Stinson, Liszt is unlikely to have had the pedal technique required for any of the Great Six, so almost certainly it was one of the WTC. In the published version of Peters, Liszt chose to place the B minor prelude and fugue, BWV 544 last, altering the standard order in most of the editions for organ. Their collaboration not only involved concert tours, but a special "Bach–Reger–Musikfest" in June 1913, organized as the fifth Heidelberg Music Festival. 1, of 1709, and in a Fugue in E minor by Pachelbel." "[1][5][6], The musicologist Peter Williams has pointed out that the catchy "lengthy sequential tail" of this fugue subject (its last 3 bars) "easily confuse[s] the ear about the beat" and is harmonically an exact "paraphrase" of the sequence in bars 6-8 of Vivaldi's double violin concerto Op. Praeludium et Fuga in A Minor, BWV 543: I. After three months in Woronińce, Liszt set to work on preparing the transcriptions of BWV 543–548. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.co.uk. Bach Fugue in A-minor BWV 543 by Matthias Havinga, Bätz-organ (1830), Ronde Lutherse Kerk/Koepelkerk Amsterdam. Check out Praeludium et Fuga in A Minor, BWV 543 by Juan de la Rubia on Amazon Music. [8] Williams writes that the fugue "has often been likened to the keyboard fugue BWV 944 [...] and claimed as some kind of version of it [but] the resemblances – contours of subject and countersubject, a perpetuum mobile element, a rather free close – are too slight" to support the comparisons. [2], According to David Schulenberg, the main sources for BWV 543 can be traced to the Berlin circle around Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach and Johann Kirnberger. Despite his injuries, he moved through US university appointments to the University of Minnesota, re-establishing his career as an organist. by Riedl Composer Time Period Comp. No ads. 5. Marie-Claire Alain. The other secondary source for BWV 543 came through the copyist Johann Gottfried Siebe and Kirnberger. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Praeludium et Fuga in A minor, BWV 543. Prélude BWV 543.jpg 220 × 134; 8 KB. Women also played an important role: Clara Schumann as a highly reputed pianist and fellow advocate of Bach; and Mendelssohn's accomplished sisters, Fanny and Rebecka, who played the fugue in piano arrangements either together or with their brother Felix. Movements/Sections Mov'ts/Sec's: 6 preludes and fugues Präludium und Fuge (A minor) arrangement of Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 543, by Johann Sebastian Bach; Präludium und Fuge (C major) arrangement of Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 545, by Johann Sebastian Bach; Präludium und Fuge (C minor) arrangement of Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 546, by Johann Sebastian Bach Descubre Praeludium et Fuga in A Minor, BWV 543 de Juan de la Rubia en Amazon Music. by Jolanda Zwoferink on Amazon Music. - [7] (1996) Prélude et fugue en la mineur BWV 543. [23][24][25] In 2018, Dean Billmeyer, from the same university and a former organ pupil of Fleischer, wrote an account on the performance tradition of Straube, accompanied by performances from Germany, including a recording of BWV 543 from the Sauer orgen in the Michaeliskirche, Leipzig. - [1] (1997) Prélude et fugue en la mineur BWV 543. As a Bachian, organist and composer, Reger's views on Bach reception, in particular his public writings, are well recorded in the literature. The sources for BWV 543 are summarised in the section above. "[9], Through their connection with the publisher C. F. Peters, the family of Fanny, Rebecka and Felix Mendelssohn are known to have played in private or performed in public Bach organ works arranged for two pianos or piano four-hands. Although less prolific than copyists like Johann Friedrich Agricola, from the many hand-copies circulated for purchase by Anon 303, including those from the Sing-Akademie zu Berlin recovered from Kiev in 2001, commentators agree that the professional copyist who must have enjoyed a close relationship with C. P. E. Bach. Download English songs online from JioSaavn. His new mistress was Princess Carolyne von Sayn-Wittgenstein, who lived in a country estate at Woronińce in Ukraine; their companionship continued until Liszt's death. Liszt first gave a straight rendition, which was a perfect classical way of playing; then he gave a second more colourful but still nuanced rendition, which was equally appreciated; finally he provided a third rendition, "as I would play it for the public ... to astonish, as a charlatan!" Escúchalo en streaming y sin anuncios o compra CDs y MP3s ahora en Amazon.es. Escúchalo en streaming y sin anuncios o compra CDs y MP3s ahora en Amazon.es. In August 1844, Liszt stayed in Montpellier while performing in the region. [1], Although Philipp Spitta has seen elements of northern traditions of the early Prelude BWV 543a/1 typical of the school of Buxtehude, Williams (2003) has pointed out that the same features are also present in the later version BWV 543/1. In fact the previous year Liszt had eloped to Geneva with Marie d'Agoult, with whom they eventually had three children. Download the JioSaavn app and claim exclusive rewards worth $25. Bach/Liszt: The Great Prelude & Fugue in a, bwv 543 5/6. Media in category "BWV 543 – Prelude and Fugue in A minor for organ" The following 5 files are in this category, out of 5 total. 3:21 PREVIEW Praeludium et Fuga in A Minor, BWV 543: II. Crystal clear audio. 7. 39 42 45 ae 50 52 24 30 33 (34) ii 342 36 iöi aaa— 23 Éii Biii 121 354 45 45 131415 iiiii 342 35 39 43 Fuga iiiëj ìii ÞÈiii iii.. 20 . "[34][35], BWV 543 – Prelude and Fugue in A minor for organ, Prelude and Fugue in A Minor, BWV 543 – Prelude, Prelude and Fugue in A Minor, BWV 543 – Fugue, Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion, "Preludes and Fugues (Praeludia) BWV 531–552", "Johann Sebastian Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, and Johann Jacob Froberger: The Dissemination of Froberger's Contrapuntal Works in Late Eighteenth-Century Berlin", International Music Score Library Project, "Johann Sebastian Bach, Präludium und Fuge, A-Moll", "Nunc Dimmitis, obituary of Heinrich Fleischer", "Sebastian Bachs Orgelfugen für das Pianoforte : zu 4 Händen eingerichtet, A-Wn Mus. 9. this change, however, does not and cannot mean that the early version is wrong or that the composer was mistaken. Praeludium Fuga Year/Date of Composition Y/D of Comp. [10][11][12], As a child, Liszt had been instructed by his father master the keyboard works of Bach, with daily exercises on fugues from the Well-Tempered Clavier. Bach ... von Johann Sebastian Bach Für das Pianoforte zu zwel Händen gesetzt von Franz Liszt R 119, sw462 PRÄLUDIUM UND FUGE a-Moll, BWV543 Praeludium . By Johann Sebastian Bach. The highly embellished cadence that follows—full of manual runs over sustained pedal notes—leads into a contrapuntal exploration of the opening material in sequence; this is followed by a very free peroration. However, the idea of any close relationship (let alone a reincarnation) has been challenged. An additional source is the score made by the copyist Michael Gotthardt Fischer; it is now stored in the Irving S. Gilmore Music Library of Yale University. 1:25 PREVIEW Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 625. As Stinson points out, "Liszt's lifelong advocacy of this movement—as a performer, transcriber, and teacher—is surely one reason for its enduring popularity. The fugue theme, like that of the prelude, is composed of arpeggiated chords and downward sequences, especially in its later half. Check out Praeludium et Fuga in A Minor, BWV 543: I. by Jolanda Zwoferink on Amazon Music. 6:42 PREVIEW Christe, du lamm Gottes, BWV 619. Werbefrei streamen oder als CD und MP3 kaufen bei Amazon.de. The differences between the two versions of the prelude are discussed in Williams (2003): the earlier version is 43 bars long, while the later version is 53 bars long. 4. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.co.uk. Bach's contemporary relevance (“Was ist mir Johann Sebastian Bach und was bedeutet er für unsere Zeit?”); as Anderson concludes, "The brevity of Reger’s “essay,” however, does not prevent the emergence of certain themes that are developed at greater length elsewhere in his writings: the nature of progress, the “illness” of contemporary musical culture, German nationalism, the guilt of the critics." As a concert pianist, however, Liszt was not drawn to the organ. Entdecken Sie Praeludium Et Fuge in A Minor, BWV 543: Praeludium von Megumi Yoshida bei Amazon Music. Mathsci 23:13, 19 October 2020 (UTC) You have to realize that the piece is divided into two parts, and that since it has no formal name, people refer to it by a plethora of variation on Praeludium et Fuga Organo de Pleno. 2 No. Three years later, writing to Pictet from Rome, Liszt praised the "magnificent" Six Fugues, offering to send him a copy if he lacked one. By Johann Sebastian Bach. By Johann Sebastian Bach. His friendship with the Schumanns and Mendelssohn and the Bach library he had assembled with them enabled Laurens to become one of the main experts on Bach organ works in France. Fuga Venue : 1736 Erasmus Bielfeldt organ, St. Wilhadi, Stade, Germany [12], Already in 1836, early in his career, it is known that Liszt had developed a reverence for Bach's great "six preludes and fugues", BWV 543–548, or the "The Great Six" fugues as they became known in the nineteenth century. 7:45 PREVIEW Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord in E Major, BWV 1016: Adagio (Transcription for Organ) By Johann Sebastian Bach. Pianoforte vierhändig, Bach (J. 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Praeludium 2. The four-hand arrangement of BWV 543 comes from his collection Ausgewählte Orgelwerke, published in 1896 by Augener & Co in London and G. Schirmer in New York, contains ten pieces, with a high level of difficulty. BWV 543: Title : Praeludium et Fuga in a / Prelude and Fugue in A Minor 1. Entdecken Sie Praeludium et Fuga in A Minor, BWV 543: Fuga von Kei Koito bei Amazon Music. Unlimited downloads. [3][4], There are two versions of the Prelude, both dating from the same period in Weimar (1708–1713). As further evidence of the reputation of the fugue, Stinson observes that, "Schumann attended and reviewed Mendelssohn's only public performance of the movement, Liszt heard Clara play her piano transcription of it, and Clara eventually played Liszt's transcription. На этой странице вы можете бесплатно скачать и слушать онлайн песню 05 Prelude And Fugue In A Minor Bwv 543 исполнителя Johann Sebastian Bach (Иоганн Себастьян Бах) … By Johann Sebastian Bach. Liszt included it in his transcriptions of the "six great preludes and fugues" BWV 543–548 for piano (S. 462), composed in 1839–1840 and published in 1852 by C. F. The term Lisztomania was coined by Heinrich Heine in 1844 to describe the frenzy generated by his Berlin audiences, even amongst the musically informed. BWV 543-prelude.ogg 3 min 42 s; 4.77 MB. By Johann Sebastian Bach. After Reger's death in 1916, a series of Straube's pupils in Leipzig helped maintain that tradition, despite the Orgelbewegung, the German organ reform movement that had started in the 1920s. By Johann Sebastian Bach. The versions of the 4-part fugue for BWV 543a and BWV 543 are identical; it lasts 151 bars. 3. Due to the sequential nature of the subject, the majority of the fugue is composed of sequences or cadences. Aside from Williams' observations about the fugue subject, the fugues BWV 543 and 944 differ in their larger outlines: their harmonic structure and the series of expositions and episodes are not parallel. Liszt performed the A minor fugue regularly in Berlin between 1842 and 1850. 10:18 PREVIEW Die Kunst der Fuge, BWV 1080: I. Contrapunctus I. - J.S. Even in his later years, Liszt's A minor fugue remained one of his favourites: when he was invited to play at a private evening concert, with guests of honour Prince Albert of Prussia and his wife Princess Marie of Saxe-Altenburg, Liszt's first choice was the fugue and in his letter of thanks disclosed that Clara Schumann now as matter of course played his transcription rather than her own. When Liszt moved to Berlin in 1841, the first concerts where his new piano transcriptions of the Great Six were heard were at the beginning of 1842, with the E minor fugue of BWV 548 at the Singakademie and the A minor fugue of BWV 543 in Potsdam. 8. After bars 36, there are semiquaver motifs in the manuals answered by similar motifs in the pedals: there are brisé effects similar to those found in chorale prelude BWV 599 or the Passacaglia, BWV 582/1; and pedal motifs similar to those found in the chorale prelude BWV 643. The Toccata-like Prelude in A minor—in the stylus phantasticus—bears the hallmarks of Bach's early, north German-influenced style, while the fugue could be considered a later product of Bach's maturity.[1][2]. Live performance of J.S. Entdecken Sie Praeludium et Fuga in A Minor, BWV 543 von Juan de la Rubia bei Amazon Music. For both of these chorale preludes from the Orgelbüchlein, however, it is the systematic use of motifs that establish a particular musical mood. [17] According to Anderson (2006a), in 1905 Reger was one of several German musicians, artists and critics surveyed by Die Musik on J.S. The copyist associated with C. P. E. Bach has only been identified as "Anonymous 303"; the manuscript is now housed in the Berlin State Library. "[15][16] In 1905 Reger became the regular piano partner of Philipp Wolfrum, director of music at Heidelberg University and author of a two-volume monograph on Bach. 1707-17 First Pub lication. BWV 543 Praeludium et Fuga in a / Prelude and Fugue in A Minor - 2. There is an additional source from the copyist Joachim Andreas Dröbs whose score for BWV 543 formed part of a collection by Johann Christian Kittel, now in the Leipzig University Library. 6. By Johann Sebastian Bach. 4:51 PREVIEW Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 662. The same applies for the corresponding passages for bars 17–18 in BWV 543a/1 and bars 26–28 in BWV 543/1. Later he also divided his time between Budapest and Rome, teaching masterclasses. In the same year Liszt became close to the circle of George Sand and Adolphe Pictet, both Bach devotees. BWV 543 I-Catalogue Number I-Cat. 4. Descubre Praeludium et Fuga in A Minor, BWV 543: Fuga de Kei Koito en Amazon Music. Listen to Praeludium Et Fuge In E Minor, BWV 548: Praeludium by Megumi Yoshida, 95 Shazams. The Fugue ends in one of Bach's most toccata-like, virtuosic cadenzas in the harmonic minor. The main source was an unidentified copyist associated with Bach's pupil Johann Ludwig Krebs; the manuscript is now in the Berlin State Library. 5. - Johann Sebastian Bach, comp. After the birth of their first child, Liszt asked his mother in 1836 for his copies of The Art of the Fugue and the Great Six. f. Klav. Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV 548 is a piece of organ music written by Johann Sebastian Bach sometime between 1727 and 1736, during his time in Leipzig.The work is sometimes called "The Wedge" due to the chromatic outward motion of the fugue theme. Replay the Songs, Artists & Albums that Made 2020 Memorable. [12], During that period, as a travelling musician, Liszt's pianistic pyrotechnics proved a huge attraction for concert-goers. In Alessandro De Rosa's 2019 book, Ennio Morricone: in his own words, Morricone described the main musical theme for the 1970 film Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion as an "ambiguous tango." To be “Bachian” means to be authentically German, unyielding. Bach arranged this Vivaldi concerto as his solo organ "concerto" BWV 593, probably in 1714–16. A secondary source is from the copyist Johann Peter Kellner, written around 1725 and also now in the Berlin State Library. Scopri Praeludium Et Fuge in A Minor, BWV 543: Praeludium di Megumi Yoshida su Amazon Music. The theme can be traced back to Bach's organ concerto in A minor BWV 593, transcribed for organ from Antonio Vivaldi's concerto for two violins, Op.3, No.8, RV 522, part of his collection L'estro armonico. "[12], In 1895–1986, Max Reger made a number of arrangements of Bach's organ works, both for piano duet and for piano solo. In addition the triplet semiquavers in the later prelude are notated as demisemiquavers. by Jolanda Zwoferink, 3,216 Shazams. 4:15 PREVIEW Sonata for Viola da gamba and Harpsichord in G Major, BWV 1027/1027a: Adagio (Transcription for Organ) By Johann Sebastian Bach & Kei Koito. Leipzig: Bach Archive; et al. He initially was there for 13 years. . And, there's more. Stinson (2006) gives the technical details of the different stages of transcription, which started from simple notes in Haslinger's score: these are recorded in the Goethe- und Schiller-Archive in Weimar. Williams also cites similarities "between the subject’s outline and that of the A minor Fugue BWV 559, or between the pedal figures in both Preludes' closing stages [and] in the Prelude’s opening [right hand] figure, in a Corrente in Vivaldi’s Op. [13][14][15] While making the transcription in 1895 in Wiesbaden, Reger commented dismissively to Ferruccio Busoni, the Italian composer and fellow Bach transcriber, that, "It’s too bad that Franz Liszt did such a bad job on his transcriptions of Bach’s organ pieces—they’re nothing but hackwork. Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 543 is a piece of organ music written by Johann Sebastian Bach[1] sometime around his years as court organist to the Duke of Saxe-Weimar (1708–1713). While there, he met up with his friend Jean-Joseph Bonaventure Laurens, an organist, artist and writer. Later he realized that it reminded him of the theme of The Sicilian Clan, released one year earlier. [1], This 4-voice fugue BWV 543 has been compared to Bach's harpsichord Fugue in A minor, BWV 944, a 3-voice fugue that was probably written in 1708, and this organ fugue has even been called "the final incarnation" of BWV 944. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. He chose the edition of Haslinger as a starting point, although probably also consulted the 1844 Peters edition. He remarked "[a]fter reflecting further on this resemblance, I then realized that the other theme as well was derived from my own idealization of Johann Sebastian Bach's Fugue in A Minor BWV 543. Werbefrei streamen oder als CD und MP3 kaufen bei Amazon.de. Entdecken Sie Praeludium Et Fuge in A Minor, BWV 543: Fuge von Megumi Yoshida bei Amazon Music. bearb. During this period there were reports that Liszt resorted to stunts in front of live audiences, which prompted possibly deserved charges of charlatanry. Прелюдия и Фуга ля минор, BWV 543; Preludium og fuge i a-moll, BWV 543; Preludio y fuga en la menor, BWV 543; Prélude et fugue en la mineur; Preludio e fuga in la minore, BWV 543: Authorities Wikipedia; BNF: 139096646: Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian: Opus/Catalogue Number Op./Cat. Praeludium et Fuga in A Minor, BWV 543, from the album Bach, was released in the year 2016. Werbefrei streamen oder als CD und MP3 kaufen bei Amazon.de. In 1857, having attended a Bach organ recital at the Frauenkirche, Dresden, which captivated both Clara Schumann and Joseph Joachim, Liszt's reaction had been, "Hm, dry as bones." Praeludium et fuga in A Minor, BWV 543: Fuga. The sources for BWV 543a, which is presumed to be an earlier version of BWV 543 differing markedly from the prelude but identical to the fugue, originate in Leipzig. In his much cited response, Reger wrote: "Sebastian Bach is for me the Alpha and Omega of all music; upon him rests, and from him originates, all real progress! That Bach could be misjudged for so long, is the greatest scandal for the “critical wisdom” of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries." 5:26 PREVIEW Dies sind die heilgen zehen Gebot, BWV 678. 6. Praeludium et Fuga in A Minor, BWV 543. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. The versions of the fugue are identical, whereas the two versions of the prelude are distinct, the first version BWV 543/1a is shorter and presumed to be the earlier. These include solo passages at the start; semiquaver passages with hidden two- or three-part counterpoint in both the manuals and pedals; virtuosic demisemiquaver passages with trills leading to a cadence; and running semiquaver and demisemiquaver figures throughout, including at the start and in the coda. 10. Bach Digital. [20][22] One of Straube's Leipzig pupils, Heinrich Fleischer, was called up for service in Germany in 1941; in Russia he was injured in an automobile accident in 1943; after three days of surgery at Równo, he was informed that two fingers of his left hand would have to be amputated, one completely and the other partially.