Started by Dundonnell, December 06, 2007, 03:05:22 PM
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Quote from: snyprrr on May 28, 2009, 11:51:50 PMWhich are Bloch's "Swiss" works?Which are Honegger's "Swiss" works? Sym. No.4? Is his general craggy style Swiss, because his "Franch" sense of humor has a bit o' bitterness to it?
Quote from: Dundonnell on November 08, 2008, 04:23:17 PMSadly, I cannot recommend the Fritz Brun symphonies (on Guild) I have heard so far-Nos. 3, 5, 9 and 10.Despite the passionate advocacy of the eccentric musicologist and conductor Adriano the symphonies are turning out to be rather turgid affairs-Brucknerian but without a tithe of the inspiration.Won't stop me collecting them all, no doubt-just as I collected all the pleasant but pretty feeble Hans Huber symphonies Sometimes History does get it right
Quote from: bhodges on December 06, 2007, 04:08:46 PMEarlier this year, I did hear a short piece called Lied for violin and piano by Beat Furrer (b. 1954), that sort of sounded like Morton Feldman (but much shorter than most of his works). I liked it, but have no idea whether it's representative of his overall output or not. --Bruce
Quote from: snyprrr on May 26, 2009, 12:57:37 AMbtw- Holliger's SQ (1973) is THE last word...beyond Lachenmann OR Xenakis!!! please someone prove me wrong!
Quote from: Dundonnell on December 07, 2007, 07:17:01 AMI am not a fan of 'avant-garde' music although I am aware of composers like Klaus Huber and Heinz Holliger. I also did consider mentioning Rolf Liebermann. There is indeed a Naxos CD devoted to Liebermann and I might give it a go although the idea of a Concerto for Jazz Band and Symphony Orchestra doesn't much appeal to me, to be honest.
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Quote from: Maestro267 on March 10, 2020, 06:12:05 AMGoodness me, he must have been quite an age when that recording was made. Born in 1898, presumably still alive when the recording was made as they don't give a death year. Judging purely on the artwork (so I might be wrong), that looks like an 1980s issue at the earliest.
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