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Italian by birth, Giuseppe Becce was the first German film composer of significance and one of the first major figures in European film music. Becce took minor instrumental studies at the conservatory of the University of Padua before relocating to Berlin in , taking composition with Leopold Schmidt. In , he tried his hand at operetta in Das Bett de Pompadour," following it with the grand opera Tulia ; neither was outstandingly successful. In producer Oskar Messter was looking for a composer for his feature-length film Richard Wagner; as much of Wagner 's own music was still under copyright, Messter wanted a score that would imitate Wagner 's style without replicating his themes exactly. Becce composed the score for Messter, and as he bore a superficial resemblance to Wagner himself, played the title role in the film. Richard Wagner was a hit, and Becce found himself regarded as a maverick in a new medium although he'd undertake screen acting only once more in his career.

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Italian by birth, Giuseppe Becce was the first German film composer of significance and one of the first major figures in European film music. Becce took minor instrumental studies at the conservatory of the University of Padua before relocating to Berlin in , taking composition with Leopold Schmidt.

In , he tried his hand at operetta in Das Bett de Pompadour," following it with the grand opera Tulia ; neither was outstandingly successful. In producer Oskar Messter was looking for a composer for his feature-length film Richard Wagner; as much of Wagner 's own music was still under copyright, Messter wanted a score that would imitate Wagner 's style without replicating his themes exactly.

Becce composed the score for Messter, and as he bore a superficial resemblance to Wagner himself, played the title role in the film. Richard Wagner was a hit, and Becce found himself regarded as a maverick in a new medium although he'd undertake screen acting only once more in his career. Giuseppe Becce scored more than films over a career that stretched from all the way to Unlike many of his colleagues in the silent film industry, Becce welcomed the arrival of synchronous sound, commenting in that "the development of talkies will go hand in hand with development of film music, because sound film will help to evolve the style of film music that serious composers are already trying to achieve.

The early sound period was the era of Giuseppe Becce 's greatest triumphs. Giuseppe Becce 's musical style was overwhelmingly Germanic, conservative and rooted in the post-Romantic tradition, which served the cause of the mountain films well, but earned him few friends among his more modernist colleagues. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Blues Classical Country. Electronic Folk International.

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Giuseppe Becce

Giuseppe Becce February 3, — October 5, was an Italian-born film score composer who enriched the German cinema. He showed his musical talents early and was named the director of the student musical orchestra at the Padua University when he studied geography. In he moved to Germany and studied musical composition with Arthur Nikisch and Ferruccio Busoni. In the silent movie Richard Wagner , directed by Carl Froelich , Becce played the title role and wrote the accompanying music. He continued to write such music for a series of subsequent movies.

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Advertising Enquiries. Giuseppe Becce February 3, — October 5, was an Italian-born film score composer who enriched the German cinema. He showed his musical talents early and was named the director of the student musical orchestra at the Padua University when he studied geography. In he moved to Germany and studied musical composition with Arthur Nikisch and Ferruccio Busoni. In the silent movie Richard Wagner , directed by Carl Froelich , Becce played the title role and wrote the accompanying music.

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