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Published by North-South Books in New York .
Written in English



  • Germany.


  • Folklore -- Germany

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The life of the trickster Till unfolds in a series of pranks, from his rowdy infancy to his final joke at his own funeral.

Edition Notes

Statementadapted by Heinz Janisch ; illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger ; translated by Anthea Bell.
ContributionsZwerger, Lisbeth, ill., Bell, Anthea.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.J33 Me 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3948250M
ISBN 10155858806X
LC Control Number2001037077

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The Merry Pranks of Till Eulenspiegel. By Heinz Janisch, By Lisbeth Zwerger, Translated by Anthea Bell. minedition Classic. JUVENILE FICTION. 32 Pages, x Hardcover Picture Book, $ (US $) (CA $) Publication Date: September ISBN Till Eulenspiegel, An Enigmatic Character When Col. John Gaustad and I first discussed preparing an article about Till Eulenspiegel, both of us knew him by his common name, "The Merry Prankster," yet neither of us knew much more than that. We embarked upon our research expecting to discover a light-hearted people's hero, a player of practical jokes. Till Eulenspiegel’s Mer­ry Pranks, After the Old Rogue’s Tale, Set in Ron­do Form for Large Orches­tra, Opus Richard Georg Strauss was born in Munich, Bavaria, on J , and died at his home in Garmisch, Ger­many, on Sep­tem­ber 8, His Opus 28 tone poem enjoys the full title Till Eulen­spiegels lustige Stre­iche, nach alter Schel­men­weise — in Ron­deau­form. Composed between , Richard Strauss’ Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks is one of his most popular tone poems. The story behind the music is based on the pranks and tomfoolery of the German peasant folk hero Till Eulenspiegel. Known as being a rogue mocker of authority, Till is one of the most adventurous figures in German folklore.

Other articles where Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks is discussed: Richard Strauss: Works: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche (–95; Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks), wherein Strauss found the exact instrumental sounds and colours to depict the 14th-century rogue Till’s adventures, from his scattering pots and pans in a market and mocking the clergy to his death-squawk on a D.   The prankster Till Eulenspiegel, depicted with owl and mirror (title page of the Strasbourg edition of ). (Public Domain) Even as a child, Till Eulenspiegel was full of mischief. For example, in one tale, the neighbors of the Eulenspiegels complained to Till. Strauss's Till Eulenspiegel. Thursday, PM. Thursday, STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks *Not part of May 21 Friday Matinee program. News Releases Press Quotes Publications Program Books Press Kit Radio Broadcasts Youtube Channel Audio Streaming Sound Recordings and DVDs Orchestra Archives. Get this from a library! The merry pranks of Till Eulenspiegel. [Heinz Janisch; Lisbeth Zwerger; Anthea Bell] -- The life of the trickster Till unfolds in a series of pranks, from .

  Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks (Dover Miniature Scores) Paperback – July 2, by Richard Strauss (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ /5(4). Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks provide humor at the expense of others, often the nobility, clergy, or other people in authority. This kind of commentary on the vices and positions of authoritative figures was not uncommon in the literary, artistic, nd musical worlds. More By and About This Author Hans Christian Andersen Medalist Zwerger cunningly illustrates 11 folktales about the famous German prankster--from Till's triple dunking at his baptism, to his.   Overview Some folks will believe anything and that’s just what Till counts on as he pranks his way around the world. Till Eulenspiegel, a classic trickster character from Medieval folklore shows us how important a little foolishness can : Heinz Janisch.