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  • A great Swiss composer, Hannes Fuhrer

    5:57

    Hannes Fuhrer from Hohfluh-Hasliberg in canton Bern is considered one of Switzerland's greatest yodel composers and choir directors and has done much to promote yodelling among the younger generation. This is a portrait of the man who has written more than seventy of the country's favourite yodelling tunes. (Julie Hunt, swissinfo.ch)

  • My Top 20 Composers - A personal list

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    Note: This list is a personal list of favourite composers. I am not ranking them in order of their greatness, but instead I rank them in terms of where they would come in my personal favourites. I am sure that some people will be highly surprised that I have not a single baroque composer in my list, or the fact that Mozart is not in the list! This is because I relate more to music of the romantic era, or the 20th century as there is I believe more power and passion in the music.
    I was originally going to do a top 25 list, but that would have made the video far too long. But if you want to know, the extra five I would have included would have been Mozart, Bach, Bartok, Schoenberg and Berlioz.

    I dedicate this video to my good friend, Basil. Please take a look at his channel which has many great videos on it. :)

    Please feel free to write comments on the video, remember that these are just my own personal favourites. :)

    Please take a listen to my own compositions if you are interested -

    Thank you for watching/listening!

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  • The Greatest Classical Music Composers: Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Tchaikovsky...

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    THE GREATEST CLASSICAL MUSIC COMPOSERS

    00:00 Mozart - Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550: I. Molto allegro
    08:12 Mozart - Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major, K. 331: III. Alla turca
    11:05 Bach - Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie
    12:26 Bach - Siute No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067: VI. Minuetto
    13:44 Beethoven - Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 Pastoral: I. Erwachen heiterer Empfindungen bei der Ankunft auf dem Lande. Allegro ma non troppo
    24:25 Grieg - Holberg Suite, Op. 40: IV. Aria
    29:05 Schubert - Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D. 759 Unfinished: I. Allegro moderato
    40:02 Tchaikovsky - Serenade for Strings in C Major, Op.48: I. Allegro
    50:04 Vivaldi - The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 1 in E Major, RV 269 Spring: I. Allegro
    53:21 Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467: I. Allegro maestoso
    01:07:52 Mozart - Divertimento in D Major, K. 251: I. Allegro molto
    01:12:31 Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048: I.
    01:19:57 Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major, BWV 1049: I. Allegro
    01:25:44 Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15: II. Largo
    01:35:57 Mozart - Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551 Jupiter: I. Allegro vivace
    01:46:12 Beethoven - Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93: IV. Allegro vivace
    01:53:52 Beethoven - Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93: I. Allegro vivace e con brio
    02:03:44 Vivaldi - The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 3 in F Major, RV 293 Autumn: I. Allegro
    02:08:47 Mozart - Lucio Silla, K. 135: Ouverture. I. Molto allegro
    02:12:31 Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36: I. Andante sostenuto

    All tracks performed by Orchestra da Camera Fiorentina conducted by Giuseppe Lanzetta except Tchaikovsky's works performed by Aachen Symphony Orchestra conducted by Giuseppe Lanzetta

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  • My Alltime Favorite Composers Pt. 10

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    Dedicated to my subscribers.

    This part features Medieval/Renaissance/Baroque/Classical Era composers.

    The next part will feature Romantic Era/20th/21st Century composers.

    You may give suggestions.

    * Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger wasn't born in Germany, but might have been born in Italy.
    * The picture I used for Frantisek Pavol Rigler isn't him, but Franz Krommer.

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  • Famous Swiss orchestra marks 100 years

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    As western Switzerland's symphony orchestra (the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande) turns 100, a look back at its long legacy.

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  • Top 10 Composers

    6:00

    #10:

    - WHAT? SO LOW ON THE LIST? HOW COULD YOU???
    - It happens, don't worry. The thing is, this is my own personal top 10 according to my musical tastes.

    #9:

    Some days, you just can't get rid of a bomb!

    #8:

    I CAN ACTUALLY PLAY THIS SONG!

    #7:

    - You like sick piano music, don't you?
    - I like sick and peaceful music.

    #6:

    - You're a Godzilla fan?
    - Come on! You know I always was a Godzilla fan!

    #5:

    - I listen to this song when it's raining in my head.
    - What??

    #4:

    - I like to listen to this song when I mow the lawn!
    - o_O

    #3:

    - What are you doing?
    - I have reached enlightenment

    #2:

    - Triumph!
    - Of what?
    - Of German Romanticism!

    #1:
    - We couldn't get rid of the bomb.
    - And the bomb exploded.

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  • Great Classical Music Composers pt. 8

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    Part 8 of a 15-part series featuring excerpts from music by the greatest composers of classical music. This is an expanded version of the original keonepax series. I hope you like it. Part 8 features Ponchielli, Saint-Saëns, Delibes, Waldteufel, Bizet, Bruch, and Mussorgsky.

  • My Top 10 Classical Composers And Their Pieces

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    This is my first upload about the subject classical music.
    Please Comment, so that i can continue Uploading videos
    on this subject.

    10) Carl Nielsen - Alladin Suite (Oriental Festive March)
    9) Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 4 (4th Movement)
    8) Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 5 (Allegro Molto)
    7) Franz Schubert - Symphony no. 8 (Allegro Moderato)
    6) Sergei Rachmaninoff - Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini (18th Variation)
    5) Maurice Ravel - Bolero
    4) Giuseppe Verdi . Nabucco (Va, Pensiero / Or THe Chorus Of The Hebrew Slaves)
    3) Camille Saint Säens - Danse Macabre
    2) Igor Stravinsky - The Firebird (Lullaby Suite)
    1) Ludwig Van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7 (Allegretto)

  • Famous Composers in Color!

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    Through a special process of my own invention, I present life-like colorized photographs of the great composers: Liszt,Grieg,Wagner,Dvorak,Guilmant, Janacek,Saint-Saens,Debussy,Ravel, Rachmaninoff, Bartok, Kodaly,Sibelius,Stravinsky and Hindemith. Complete and full rights for the use of the music to this video was legally obtained at my expense from pond5.coms composer: Soundsvisual. (arr. of Parry Jerusalem) I am fully licensed to the use of this music for this project and have been granted full ownership for this project.

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  • Classical Composers The French

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    My list of some of the most important (and also some of the most neglected) french classical composers.

  • Great Composers - Antonin Dvorak

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    Antonin Dvorak, generally known as the greatest Czech composer ever to have lived. In this video I have included excerpts from some of Dvorak's greatest masterpieces. Time limit restrictions on youtube have restricted me from included more pieces, like music from his operas, but I have tried to include as many pieces as possible! I really love Dvorak's music and would be very interested to hear your opinion of the pieces in this video, so please do leave comments.

    Please do stay and watch the whole video, as many of my absolute favourite pieces by Dvorak are at the end, including the serenades, 8th symphony and the amazing tone poem The Noon Witch.

  • Great Composers Part 2 - The Germans, Austrians, Swiss, etc..

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    I'm sorry for the spelling mistakes..

    I know some poeple might complain that I haven't included Handel or Richard Strauss or Johann Strauss and others. I will include the in Part 2 of the the Germans Swiss, Austrians etc.. video.
    I will also do the same with the Russians, and possibly with other videos of the series.

    You might have noticed That I have only put 1 Wagner Piece and 1 Bruckner piece. I only put 1 because of the duration of the pieces, not because its the only best music they have.

    There is much more to explore about these composers. All of them are great, and all of them have masterpieces. I invite you to look through Youtube and search accounts that have an abundance of Classical music videos. In my Channel you will find a list of such channels.

    Other complaints might be because of the Mahler pieces. I have to apologize, but I have only listened to a bit of Mahlers music, so I have only put the bits that I know, but he still has other treasures out there!!

    I hope you enjoy this video as much as I do!

    My next part of the series is:

    Great Composers: The Scandinavians

    I will include composers such as Grieg, Nielsen, Sibelius, Yngve Skold, Hugo Alfen etc..

    After that I will upload Great Composers: The French.

    After that, I will upoad Great Composers: The Spanish. In this part of the series, I will include something really spetial in the video. Im not going to reveal anything, because its a secret!

    I hope you enjoy it!

  • Great Classical Music Composers part 4

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    Part 4 of a 15-part series featuring excerpts from music by the greatest composers of classical music. This one features Rossini, Schubert, Berlioz, and Strauss I.

  • The Great Composers Pt. 1 : The Dutch Composers 1

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    It's based on the list of Dutch composers from Wikipedia.

    Some composers aren't included because I can't find any music of them.

    Dedicated to my subscribers

    Dutch composers born in other countries are also included.

    And PLEASE give me your favorites from this part! (It's for the recap.)

    * Konrad Boehmer passed away in October 4, 2014.

  • UMS `n JIP ::::: Swiss Contemporary Music Duo ::::: Ensemble Presentation

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    UMS 'n JIP
    Swiss Contemporary Music Duo
    voice, recorder & electronics
    Ulrike Mayer-Spohn
    Javier Hagen



    UMS 'n JIP ['umsnjip] is one of the most innovative and accomplished Swiss contemporary music ensembles. Founded in 2007 by Ulrike Mayer-Spohn [UMS] and Javier Hagen [JIP], it is, alongside Ensemble Modern, Intercontemporain and Kronos Quartet one of the most active contemporary music ensembles worldwide performing more than 100 international concerts annually, including mobile chamber operas & multimedia performances. UMS 'n JIP explore new musical and scenic settings for voice, recorders and electronics ranging from live to digital performance as well as European to non-European music. Since their studies (composing, audio design & musical performance) in Holland, Germany, Italy and Switzerland, UMS and JIP have been invited for guest lectures at the music universities of Paris, Moscow, Istanbul, Adelaide, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Riga, Rostov, Taganrog, Barcelona, Basel as well as to prestigious contemporary music and theatre festivals on 5 continents where they have premiered more than 200 works as soloists and as a duo, collaborating with both world famous and aspiring young composers such as Goebbels, Rihm, Kagel, Reimann, Eötvös, Huang Ruo and Guo Wenjing.

  • 25 The Greatest Composers

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    This one, is for another
    video called Top 25 composers
    owner NiceplayeR700. This is my list from No. 25 to 1.
    And also, I rank them in greatness. I know all of you will be surprised that I do not have a single renaissance composer or one single Medieval composer, and the fact that Beethoven and Mahler are not on the list!
    I was thinking on making Top 35 composers, but my mother will say the video will be too long. The extra 10 I would include would be R. Strauss, Resphigi, Sousa, Beethoven, Dukas, Mendelssohn, Pachelbel, Rossini, Rosas and Vivaldi.

  • How I Compose Music vs.The Academic world of Composers/Musicians

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    Be yourself always. Do not be fooled with lofty degreed people who can do nothing other than have a brain locked tight: there is Only one way. Think freely. Do not allow yourself to be robbed of natural ability by the frauds. Seek out those those who HAVE actually made a name for themselves. Pieces of paper do NOT make the artist. College Professors may stifle your thought process for life. Remember, it is all about money, not you.

  • The most famous composers. 44: Wagner

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    Wilhelm Richard Wagner (22 May 1813 -- 13 February 1883) was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist and conductor primarily known for his operas (or music dramas, as they are sometimes called). His compositions, particularly those of his later period, are notable for their complex textures, rich harmonies and orchestration, and the elaborate use of leitmotifs: musical themes associated with individual characters, places, ideas or plot elements. His advances in musical language, such as extreme chromaticism and quickly shifting tonal centres, greatly influenced the development of European classical music. His Tristan und Isolde is sometimes described as marking the start of modern music.
    Wagner's life was characterized, until his last decades, by political exile, turbulent love affairs, poverty and repeated flight from his creditors. The effect of his ideas can be traced in many of the arts throughout the 20th century; their influence spread beyond composition into conducting, philosophy, literature, the visual arts and theatre. Wagner's controversial writings on music, drama and politics have attracted extensive comment in recent decades, especially where they have antisemitic content.

    Richard Wagner, con nombre completo Wilhelm Richard Wagner (Leipzig, Reino de Sajonia, Confederación del Rin, 22 de mayo de 1813 -- Venecia, Reino de Italia, 13 de febrero de 1883), fue un compositor, director de orquesta, poeta, ensayista, dramaturgo y teórico musical alemán del Romanticismo. Destacan principalmente sus óperas (calificadas como «dramas musicales» por el propio compositor) en las que, a diferencia de otros compositores, asumió también el libreto y la escenografía.
    Su ópera Tristán e Isolda se describe a veces como punto de inicio de la música académica contemporánea. La influencia de Wagner se extendió también a la filosofía, la literatura, las artes visuales y el teatro. Hizo construir su propio teatro de ópera, elFestspielhaus de Bayreuth, para escenificar sus obras del modo en que él las imaginaba y que contienen diseños novedosos. Allí tuvo lugar el estreno de la tetralogía del Anillo y Parsifal, donde actualmente se siguen representando sus obras operísticas más importantes en un Festival anual a cargo de sus descendientes. Los puntos de vista de Wagner sobre la dirección orquestal también fueron muy influyentes. Escribió ampliamente sobre música, teatro y política, obras que han sido objeto de debate en las últimas décadas, especialmente algunas de contenido antisemita y por su supuesta influencia sobre Adolf Hitler y el nazismo.
    Wagner logró todo esto a pesar de una vida que se caracterizó, hasta sus últimas décadas, por el exilio político, relaciones amorosas turbulentas, pobreza y repetidas huidas de sus acreedores. Su agresiva personalidad y sus opiniones, con frecuencia demasiado directas, sobre la música, la política y la sociedad lo convirtieron en un personaje polémico, etiqueta que todavía mantiene. El impacto de sus ideas se puede encontrar en muchas de las artes del siglo XX.

  • Baroque Music - Classical Music from the Baroque Period

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    BACH - BRANDENBURG CONCERTO NO. 3 IN G MAJOR, BWV 1048
    I. — 00:00
    II. Adagio 05:55
    III. Allegro 06:21
    Orchestra da Camera Fiorentina conducted by Giuseppe Lanzetta

    VIVALDI - SINFONIA IN C MAJOR, RV 112
    I. Allegro 11:06
    II. Andante 13:04
    III. Presto 14:56
    Kaunas Chamber Orchestra conducted by Silvano Frontalini

    TELEMANN - VIOLA CONCERTO IN G MAJOR, TWV 51:G9
    I. Largo 15:39
    II. Allegro 19:12
    III. Andante 22:20
    IV. Presto 27:02
    Giovanni Antonioni, Warmia Symphonic Orchestra conducted by Silvano Frontalini

    CORELLI - CONCERTO GROSSO NO. 9 IN F MAJOR, OP. 6
    Preludio. Largo 30:07
    II. Corrente. Vivace 32:13
    III. Gavotta. Allegro 34:05
    IV. Minuetto. Vivace 35:10
    Kiev Camera Orchestra conducted by Liviu Buiuc

    VIVALDI - THE FOUR SEASONS, CONCERTO NO. 1 IN E MAJOR, RV 269 SPRING
    I. Allegro 38:25
    II. Largo 41:42
    III. Allegro pastorale 44:50
    Christiane Edinger, Orchestra da Camera Fiorentina conducted by Giuseppe Lanzetta

    BACH - BRANDENBURG CONCERTO NO. 5 IN D MAJOR, BWV 1050
    I. Allegro 49:07
    II. Affettuoso 59:48
    III. Allegro 1:05:26
    Orchestra da Camera Fiorentina conducted by Giuseppe Lanzetta

    VIVALDI - STRINGS CONCERTO IN B-FLAT MINOR, RV 164
    I. Allegro 1:10:55
    II. Adagio 1:12:55
    III. Allegro 1:13:53
    Kaunas Chamber Orchestra conducted by Marek Tracz

    CORELLI - CONCERTO GROSSO NO. 10 IN C MAJOR, OP. 6
    Preludio. Largo 1:15:14
    II. Adagio 1:17:54
    III. Allegro 1:21:44
    IV. Minuetto. Vivace 1:24:42
    Kiev Camera Orchestra conducted by Liviu Buiuc

    VIVALDI - THE FOUR SEASONS, CONCERTO NO. 4 IN F MINOR, RV 297 WINTER
    I. Allegro non molto 1:26:28
    II. Largo 1:29:56
    III. Allegro, Lento 1:32:08
    Christiane Edinger, Orchestra da Camera Fiorentina conducted by Giuseppe Lanzetta

    BACH - SUITE NO. 2 IN B MINOR, BWV 1067
    I. Ouverture. Lentamente 1:35:46
    II. Rondeau 1:43:30
    III. Sarabande 1:45:01
    IV. Bourrée 1:48:00
    V. Double 1:50:01
    VI. Minuetto 1:53:29
    VII. Badinerie 1:54:44
    Andreas Blau, Orchestra da Camera Fiorentina conducted by Giuseppe Lanzetta

    BACH - HARPSICHORD CONCERTO NO. 1 IN D MINOR, BWV 1052
    I. Allegro 1:56:05
    II. Adagio 2:03:52
    III. Allegro 2:09:53
    Saulis Dirvanauskas, Kaunas Chamber Orchestra conducted by Silvano Frontalini

    BACH - DAS WOHLTEMPERIERTE KLAVIER I: PRÉLUDE & FUGUE NO. 22, BWV 867 2:17:44
    Saulis Dirvanauskas (piano solo)

    BACH - ORCHESTRAL SUITE NO. 3 IN D MAJOR, BWV 1068: II. ARIA 2:20:31
    Giovanni Umberto Battel (piano solo)

    BACH - DAS WOHLTEMPERIERTE KLAVIER I: PRÉLUDE & FUGUE NO. 21, BWV 866 2:26:52
    Saulis Dirvanauskas (piano solo)

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  • Great Composers: The Spanish Part 1

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    Hello Everyone!
    C
    This is the next part of the series Great Composers, and I thought I would make it of the Spanish. This is only part 1 of the Spanish composers, because there are many more that need to be included.

    I have not been active on YouTube for quite some time. If you wish to know why, watch the video previous to this one, because I have left a description there.

    Now, most of you might already know the music of this video, because I did put some well known pieces in it. In part 2, I will add less known composers, and less known music but that are still masterpieces, like the pieces that are played in this video.

    Please leave a comment expressing your opinion about this countries music. Even though I live in Spain, I'm not a big fan of Spanish classical music. I much prefer the Scandinavian and Russian classical music. What is your opinion?

    I will be uploading a composition of mine before the new year. It is an Elegy for piano, my last piece of Op.1.

    I hope you have enjoyed the video!

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  • Great Composers - Franz Schubert (part 1 at AugustusAurelianus1

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    Great Composers - Franz Schubert (additional episodes)
    This video represents the continuation of the video in my Master Channel = in other words - part 1 of 4 located at my Master Channel = AugustusAurelianus1) The additional parts are uploaded here due to the intransigence of Youtube vis-a-vis alleged copyright issues
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    Schubert was an Austrian composer whom I consider as one of the greatest composers of Western Civilization.
    Although he died at an early age, Schubert was tremendously prolific. He wrote some 600 Lieder, nine symphonies (including the famous Unfinished Symphony), liturgical music, operas, some incidental music, and a large body of chamber and solo piano music. Appreciation of his music during his lifetime was limited, but interest in Schubert's work increased dramatically in the decades following his death at the age of 31. Franz Liszt, Robert Schumann, Johannes Brahms and Felix Mendelssohn, among others, discovered and championed his works in the 19th Century. Today, Schubert is admired as one of the leading exponents of the early Romantic era in music and he remains one of the most frequently performed composers.

    PORTUGUESE
    Franz Peter Schubert foi um compositor austríaco do fim da era clássica (o qual eu considero como um dos maiores da civilizaco ocidental), com um estilo marcante, inovador e poético do romanticismo. Escreveu cerca de seiscentas canções (o Lied alemão), bem como óperas, sinfonias, incluindo (Sinfonia Incompleta) sonatas entre outros trabalhos. Não houve grande reconhecimento público da sua obra durante sua curta vida; teve sempre dificuldade em assegurar um emprego permanente, vivendo muitas vezes à custa de amigos e do trabalho que o pai lhe dava. Morreu sem quaisquer recursos financeiros com a idade de 31 anos. Hoje, o seu estilo considerado por muitos como imaginativo, lírico e melódico, fá-lo ser considerado um dos maiores compositores do século XIX, marcando a passagem do estilo clássico para o romântico. Podemos defini-lo como mais um artista incompreendido pelos seus contemporâneos.

  • René Gerber, Concertino for piano and String Orchestra

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    René Gerber, Concertino for piano and String Orchestra (1945)

    1. Allegretto (4.39)
    2. Andante (3.15)
    3. Presto (5.49)

    Marie-Louise de Marval, piano
    Kammerensemble de Berne
    Théo Loosli, conductor

    René Gerber (29 June 1908 in Travers – 21 October 2006) was a Swiss composer. A student of Paul Dukas and Nadia Boulanger, among others, he taught at the Collège Latin (Neuchâtel) and became the director of the Conservatoire de Musique de Neuchâtel.
    An exponent of neoclassicism and “French clarity”, his compositions follow traditional forms. He composed symphonic music (including the orchestral suite The Old Farmer's Almanach),15 concertos, chamber music, vocal music, piano music, a work for organ, two operas inspired by Shakespeare plays (Romeo and Juliette, Midsummer Night’s Dream).

    The music on my channel is meant to introduce a large audience to music by unknown classical composers and unknown classical music by famous composers in the music period of about 1870 till about 1970.
    The program presents works by relatively unknown composers and unknown music by well-known composers and has no commercial purposes.
    Tens of thousands of people around the world learn about unknown music through our channel (educational task) and unite the people from the many countries who give their comments and reactions. If someone, for any reason, would deem that a video appearing in this channel violates the copyright, please inform us immediately before you submit a claim to YouTube, and it will be our care to remove immediately the video accordingly.

  • Luke Neptunes Soundtrack soundset for Rev2 OUT NOW

    36:40

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  • Willy Burkhard, Concertino for Cello and String Orchestra op 60

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    Willy Burkhard, Concertino for Cello and String Orchestra op. 60 (1940)

    1. Allegretto con moto -- Cadenza -- Moderato (6.43)
    2. Andante quasi adagio (4.22)
    3. Moderato -- Allegro -- Cadenza -- Moderato -- Allegro molto (6.35)

    Patrick Demenga, cello
    Zurich Chamber Orchestra
    Howard Griffiths, conductor

    Willy Burkhard (17 April 1900, Evilard, Canton of Bern – 18 June 1955) was a Swiss composer.
    Willy Burkhard was an extremely influential composer of the 20th century. Burkhard was born in Evilard, Canton of Bern, Switzerland, which is the second largest canton in all of Switzerland.

    He attended and graduated from a teachers' training college called the Muristalden and went on to study with E. Graf in Berne. His studies led him even further in his travels including Leipzig to study piano with Robert Teichmüller and composition with Sigfrid Karg-Elert. After Leipzig he moved on to Munich to study with Walter Courvoisier and later to Paris to work with Max d’Ollone.

    It wasn't until 1924 that he began teaching composition, theory and the piano in Berne. He was appointed to the conservatory there in 1928. He conducted several choirs and small orchestras there. In 1933 due to health reasons, he was compelled to live for several years in Montana and Davos for his own good. He settled in Zürich in 1942 and taught composition and music theory at the conservatory there. In 1950 he received a prize from the Schweizerischer Tonkünstlerverein or the Swiss Association of Musicians.
    Although Burkhard's main interest was to compose for the voice, he is most commonly known mainly to have renovated church music. After his illness, the kindness and compassion that he received from his friends and loved ones led him to become deeply humbled and turn to religion. He wrote a large number of cantatas based on spiritual and biblical texts. Some of the reasons that he was partial to biblical texts were due to its simple yet interpretive language and its metrical forms.

    Burkhard was one of the most original and diverse composers of his generation; he wrote operas, oratorios, sonatas, suites, serenades, cantatas, concertos, organ music, orchestral charts, and chamber music as well. Burkhard believed that it was the composers mission to go out on a limb to create and discover new modes of expression by combining the old ones, but never following already set musical fashions. The trick was to create a new unique sound that resounded as one solid stylistic sound as that reflected some of what the composer's personality entailed. He would teach his students exactly this and never steer them away from their original findings.

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  • The Swiss Classical Music Label / Trailer Spring 2014 Claves records

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    Claves is a Swiss record label, founded in 1968 in Thun.

    Dedicated to every kind of classical music, Claves likes to give priority to young artists, renowned musicians playing rare repertoires, Swiss interpreters and composers, works previously unreleased on CD, and historical re-releases.

    The independent label's fame was first acquired thanks to two Swiss interpreters who are still active today: pianist, harpsichordist and conductor Jörg Ewald Dähler and flautist Peter-Lukas Graf, who made many recordings that are still in great demand today, especially in the Eastern countries.

    Later on, the label had the privilege to develop a close association with Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Teresa Berganza and Ernst Haefliger. On the orchestral side, the English Chamber Orchestra, the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra (Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne) and the Kremlin Chamber Orchestra all regularly record with Claves.

    In the 1980's, Claves enjoyed a very special partnership with Swiss conductor Marcello Viotti -- shooting star of the conducting world, guest of the greatest lyrical scenes such as the MET, Scala, Wiener Staatsoper, Fenice, etc. -- resulting in a series of first releases of single act Rossini operas. The Duo Crommelynck also marked this period with an important series of recordings embracing almost all the piano duet (four hands) repertoire; they had completed their final Schubert recording just months before their tragic death in 1994.

    Claves, besides its numerous baroque music recordings, are also interpretation pioneers, with artists ranging from the historical to the most recent ones, such as Swiss conductor and organist Diego Fasolis.

    The publication of archives, together with the Radio Télévision Suisse (Swiss broadcasting corporation), is one of the label's strong points, with a fabulous catalogue: Haskil, Milstein, Michelangeli, Gilels, Kogan, Magaloff, Francescati, Stern, Grumiaux and Van Cliburn. As for young artists, the label pursues intense collaborations with the likes of Nicolas Altstaedt, Mélodie Zhao, Cédric Pescia, Xavier de Maistre and Corey Cerovsek.

    The catalogue today includes almost 500 recordings, all available on CD in about twenty countries, and, since 2007, on the world wide online market (iTunes, Spotify, Deezer, Qobuz, etc.). Thanks to this, Claves' public has grown impressively with regular sales in over 50 countries, and streaming in over 200 countries and territories.



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  • The most famous composers. 12: Haydn

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    Franz Joseph Haydn (31 March 1732 -- 31 May 1809), known as Joseph Haydn, was an Austrian composer, one of the most prolific and prominent composers of the Classical period. He is often called the Father of the Symphony and Father of the String Quartet because of his important contributions to these forms. He was also instrumental in the development of the piano trio and in the evolution of sonata form.
    A lifelong resident of Austria, Haydn spent much of his career as a court musician for the wealthy Esterházy family on their remote estate. Isolated from other composers and trends in music until the later part of his long life, he was, as he put it, forced to become original.At the time of his death, he was one of the most celebrated composers in Europe.
    Joseph Haydn was the brother of Michael Haydn, himself a highly regarded composer, and Johann Evangelist Haydn, a tenor. He was also a close friend of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and a teacher of Ludwig van Beethoven.

    Franz Joseph Haydn (Rohrau, cerca de Viena, Austria, 31 de marzo de 1732 -- Viena, 31 de mayo de 1809) fue un compositor austriaco. Es uno de los máximos representantes del periodo clasicista, además de ser conocido como el «Padre de la sinfonía» y el «Padre del cuarteto de cuerda» gracias a sus importantes contribuciones a ambos géneros. También contribuyó en el desarrollo instrumental del trío con piano y en la evolución de la forma sonata.
    Vivió durante toda su vida en Austria y desarrolló gran parte de su carrera como músico de corte para la rica y aristocrática familia Esterház y de Hungría. Aislado de otros compositores y tendencias musicales hasta el último tramo de su vida, estuvo, según dijo, «forzado a ser original». En la época de su muerte, era uno de los compositores más célebres de toda Europa.
    Era hermano de Michael, que también fue considerado un buen compositor, y de Johann Evangelist, un tenor. Tuvo una estrecha amistad con Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, del que incluso se cree que llegó a ser mentor, y fue profesor de Ludwig van Beethoven. El listado completo de las obras del compositor se puede consultar en el catálogo Hoboken, sistema de ordenación creado por Anthony van Hoboken.

  • Ernest Bloch, Hiver-Printemps

    14:39

    Ernest Bloch, Hiver-Printemps

    1. Hiver
    2. Printemps

    Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra
    David Shallon, conductor

    Ernest Bloch (July 24, 1880 – July 15, 1959) was a Swiss-born American composer. Bloch was a pre-eminent artist in his day and left a lasting legacy. He is recognised as one of the greatest Swiss composers in history. As well as producing musical scores, Bloch had an academic career that culminated in his recognition as Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley in 1952.
    Bloch was born in Geneva on July 24, 1880 to Jewish parents. He began playing the violin at age 9. He began composing soon after. He studied music at the conservatory in Brussels, where his teachers included the celebrated Belgian violinist Eugène Ysaÿe. He then travelled around Europe, moving to Germany (where he studied composition from 1900–1901 with Iwan Knorr at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt), on to Paris in 1903 and back to Geneva before settling in the United States in 1916, taking US citizenship in 1924. He held several teaching appointments in the US with George Antheil, Frederick Jacobi, Quincy Porter, Bernard Rogers, and Roger Sessions among his pupils.

    In 1917, Bloch became the first teacher of composition at Mannes School of Music, a post he held for three years. In December 1920 he was appointed the first Musical Director of the newly formed Cleveland Institute of Music, a post he held until 1925. Following this he was director of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music until 1930. He spent most of the following decade in Switzerland where he composed his Avodath Hakodesh (Sacred Service) before returning to the US in 1939.

    In 1941, Bloch moved to the small coastal community of Agate Beach, Oregon[6] and lived there the rest of his life. He taught and lectured (mostly summers) at the University of California, Berkeley until 1951. In 1952 he is named Professeur Eméritus de l'Université de Berkeley, even though he was not a full-time professor.

    He died on July 15, 1959 in Portland, Oregon, of cancer at the age of 78. In keeping with a special tradition, Lucienne Bloch and her husband, Steve Dimitroff, prepared several death masks of Ernest Bloch.

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  • Richard Flury, Altisberg Suite

    32:20

    Richard Flury, Altisberg-Suite (1953)

    1. Pastorale (Andante)
    2. Waldfest (Allegro molto)
    3. Nocturne (Allegro moderato)
    4. Auf dem Burghubel (Allegro agitato)

    Studioorchester Beromünster
    Paul Burkhard, conductor

    Richard Flury was a Swiss composer and conductor. Flury was born in the town of Biberist in 1896 and died there in 1967. He studied music at several Swiss universities -- those in Geneva and Berne among them -- and then returned to the Biberist area in 1919 to teach at the Solothurn City School of Music.
    In 1931, he joined the faculty of the Solothurn Canton School. He was a relatively prolific composer: three operas, seven symphonies, a half-dozen solo concertos (for piano or violin, or in one case for both at the same time), seven string quartets, almost a dozen violin sonatas, dozens of piano pieces, and a large body of sacred music including four masses.

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  • Ernest Bloch, Poemes dautomne

    22:36

    Ernest Bloch, Poemes d'automne

    1. La Vagabonde
    2. L’Abri
    3. Le Declin
    4. Invocation

    Brigitte Balleys, soprano
    Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra
    David Shallon, conductor

    Ernest Bloch (July 24, 1880 – July 15, 1959) was a Swiss-born American composer. Bloch was a pre-eminent artist in his day and left a lasting legacy. He is recognised as one of the greatest Swiss composers in history. As well as producing musical scores, Bloch had an academic career that culminated in his recognition as Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley in 1952.
    Bloch was born in Geneva on July 24, 1880 to Jewish parents. He began playing the violin at age 9. He began composing soon after. He studied music at the conservatory in Brussels, where his teachers included the celebrated Belgian violinist Eugène Ysaÿe. He then travelled around Europe, moving to Germany (where he studied composition from 1900–1901 with Iwan Knorr at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt), on to Paris in 1903 and back to Geneva before settling in the United States in 1916, taking US citizenship in 1924. He held several teaching appointments in the US with George Antheil, Frederick Jacobi, Quincy Porter, Bernard Rogers, and Roger Sessions among his pupils.

    In 1917, Bloch became the first teacher of composition at Mannes School of Music, a post he held for three years. In December 1920 he was appointed the first Musical Director of the newly formed Cleveland Institute of Music, a post he held until 1925. Following this he was director of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music until 1930. He spent most of the following decade in Switzerland where he composed his Avodath Hakodesh (Sacred Service) before returning to the US in 1939.

    In 1941, Bloch moved to the small coastal community of Agate Beach, Oregon[6] and lived there the rest of his life. He taught and lectured (mostly summers) at the University of California, Berkeley until 1951. In 1952 he is named Professeur Eméritus de l'Université de Berkeley, even though he was not a full-time professor.

    He died on July 15, 1959 in Portland, Oregon, of cancer at the age of 78. In keeping with a special tradition, Lucienne Bloch and her husband, Steve Dimitroff, prepared several death masks of Ernest Bloch.

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  • Ernest Bloch, Concertino for flute, viola and string orchestra

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    Ernest Bloch, Concertino for flute, viola and string orchestra

    Allegro comodo – Andante – Allegro

    Cappella Istropolitana
    Milan Radič, viola
    Eva Aroutunian, piano
    Kaspar Zehnder, flute and conductor

    Ernest Bloch (July 24, 1880 – July 15, 1959) was a Swiss-born American composer. Bloch was a pre-eminent artist in his day and left a lasting legacy. He is recognised as one of the greatest Swiss composers in history. As well as producing musical scores, Bloch had an academic career that culminated in his recognition as Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley in 1952.
    Bloch was born in Geneva on July 24, 1880 to Jewish parents. He began playing the violin at age 9. He began composing soon after. He studied music at the conservatory in Brussels, where his teachers included the celebrated Belgian violinist Eugène Ysaÿe. He then travelled around Europe, moving to Germany (where he studied composition from 1900–1901 with Iwan Knorr at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt), on to Paris in 1903 and back to Geneva before settling in the United States in 1916, taking US citizenship in 1924. He held several teaching appointments in the US with George Antheil, Frederick Jacobi, Quincy Porter, Bernard Rogers, and Roger Sessions among his pupils.

    In 1917, Bloch became the first teacher of composition at Mannes School of Music, a post he held for three years. In December 1920 he was appointed the first Musical Director of the newly formed Cleveland Institute of Music, a post he held until 1925. Following this he was director of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music until 1930. He spent most of the following decade in Switzerland where he composed his Avodath Hakodesh (Sacred Service) before returning to the US in 1939.

    In 1941, Bloch moved to the small coastal community of Agate Beach, Oregon[6] and lived there the rest of his life. He taught and lectured (mostly summers) at the University of California, Berkeley until 1951. In 1952 he is named Professeur Eméritus de l'Université de Berkeley, even though he was not a full-time professor.

    He died on July 15, 1959 in Portland, Oregon, of cancer at the age of 78. In keeping with a special tradition, Lucienne Bloch and her husband, Steve Dimitroff, prepared several death masks of Ernest Bloch.

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  • The Best of French Composers

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    This is a selection of works by some of the best french composers:

    1) 00:01 Lully: Marche pour la cérémonie des Turcs.
    2) 00:17 Lully: Marche Royale.
    3) 00:38 Charpentier: Te Deum, Prelude.
    4) 00:56 Couperin: Les Barricades Mistérieuses.
    5) 01:16 Rameau: Les Indes Galantes, Les Sauvages.
    6) 01:32 Herold: Overture to Zampa.
    7) 01:50 Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture.
    8) 02:07 Berlioz: The Damnation of Faust, Hungarian March.
    9) 02:27 Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique, March To The Scaffold.
    10) 02:44 Gounod: Faust, Soldiers Chorus.
    11) 03:02 Gounod: Funeral March for a Marionette.
    12) 03:20 Offenbach: The Tales of Hoffmann, Barcarolle.
    13) 03:36 Offenbach: Orpheus in the Underworld, Can Can.
    14) 03:56 Offenbach: La Vie Parisienne.
    15) 04:14 Saint-Saëns: Danse Macabre.
    16) 04:34 Delibes: Coppelia, Galop Finale.
    17) 04:54 Delibes: Lakmé, The Flower Duet.
    18) 05:15 Waldteufel: Skater's Waltz.
    19) 05:32 Bizet: Carmen Suite No.1, Les Toreadors.
    20) 05:51 Bizet: Carmen Suite No.2, Habanera.
    21) 06:08 Bizet: L'Arlesienne Suite No.2, Farandole.
    22) 06:30 Chabrier: Joyeuse Marche.
    23) 06:46 Massenet: Neopolitan Scenes.
    24) 07:05 Massenet: Thaïs, Méditation.
    25) 07:27 Fauré: Pavane.
    26) 07:48 Debussy: Suite bergamasque, Clair de Lune.
    27) 08:07 Debussy: La Mer, From Dawn Till Noon on the Sea.
    28) 08:30 Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice.
    29) 08:50 Satie: Gymnopedie No. 1.
    30) 09:08 Ravel: La Valse.
    31) 09:26 Ravel: Bolero.
    32) 09:41 Ravel: Alborada del Gracioso.

    Although some composers (Lully, Offenbach) weren't native to France, they obtained the French nationality later. That's why I've included them as french composers.

    This video is not meant to disparage the works of other composers. There are lots of beautiful pieces that aren't included here, this is just a selection, it's almost impossible to fit them all in one video because of the time limit.

  • Volkmar Andreae, Concertino for oboe & orchestra, Op 42

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    Volkmar Andreae, Concertino for oboe & orchestra, Op. 42

    1. Andante - Presto - Andante
    2. Serenade. Allegretto ma non troppo Lento
    3. Rondo. Allegro

    John Anderson, oboe
    Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
    Marc Andreae, conductor

    Volkmar Andreae (5 July 1879 – 18 June 1962) was a Swiss conductor and composer.
    Andreae was born in Bern. He received piano instruction as a child and his first lessons in composition with Karl Munzinger. From 1897 to 1900, he studied at the Cologne Conservatory and was a student of Fritz Brun, Franz Wüllner, Isidor Seiss and Friedrich Wilhelm Franke. In 1900 he was a soloist tutor at the Munich Hofoper. In 1902 he took over the leadership of the Mixed Choir of Zurich (Gemischten Chores Zürich), where he remained until 1949, also leading the Stadtsängerverein Winterthur from 1902 to 1914 and the Männerchores Zürich from 1904 to 1914.

    From 1906 to 1949 he led the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich and from 1914 to 1939 the Conservatory of Zurich. (He was offered the opportunity of succeeding Gustav Mahler as conductor of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra in 1911, but he declined.) Later he worked as freelance composer in Vienna and worked internationally as a conductor (especially with the works of Anton Bruckner). He composed opera, symphony and chamber music, piano, violin, and oboe concertos, piano music, as well as choir music and songs. He died in Zurich.

    He is mentioned in Chapter XXI of Thomas Mann's novel Doctor Faustus, where he is cited as conducting the Thirteen Brentano Lieder by the fictional composer Adrian Leverkühn. This fictional concert is said to have taken place in 1922 in the Tonhalle in Zurich.

    His grandson is the conductor Marc Andreae, who recorded various of his grandfather's works for the Guild label.

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  • Whats Inside the Melody: March of the Swiss Soldiers

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    This is a melody from the opera 'William Tell', composed by Gioachino Rossini and premiered in 1829. The tune serves as the main theme for the final part of Overture.

    The theme was often cited in different movies, cartoons, and computer games. Some other famous composers quoted the theme in their own works (Johann Strauss Sr. in Op. 29B, Dmitri Shostakovich in Symphony No. 15).

    We use the Diagram to show a path of the melody through four musical measures. You can experiment with melodies using Melody Composer Squared app.

  • Frank Martin, Violin Concerto

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    Frank Martin, Violin Concerto (1951)

    1. Allegro tranquillo
    2. Sndante molto moderato
    3. Presto

    Baiba Skride, violin
    BBC National Orchestra of Wales
    Thierry Fischer, conductor

    Frank Martin (15 September 1890 – 21 November 1974) was a Swiss composer, who lived a large part of his life in the Netherlands.
    Born into a Huguenot family in the Eaux-Vives quarter of Geneva, the youngest of the ten children of a Calvinist pastor named Charles Martin, Frank Martin started to improvise on the piano prior to his formal schooling. At the age of nine he had already written a few songs without external musical instruction. At 12, he attended a performance of Johann Sebastian Bach's St. Matthew Passion and was deeply affected by it.

    Respecting his parents' wishes, he studied mathematics and physics for two years at Geneva University, but at the same time was also studying piano, composition and harmony with his first music teacher Joseph Lauber (1864–1953), a Geneva composer and by that time a leading figure of the city's musical scene. In the 1920s, Martin worked closely with Émile Jaques-Dalcroze from whom he learned much about rhythm and musical theory. Between 1918 and 1926 Martin lived in Zurich, Rome and Paris. Compositions of this time show him searching for an authentic musical voice of his own.
    Among a dozen major scores for the theater are operatic settings of Shakespeare (Der Sturm [ The Tempest ], in August Wilhelm Schlegel's German version [1952–1955]) and Molière (Monsieur de Pourceaugnac [1960–1962]), and the satirical fairy tale La Nique à Satan (Thumbing Your Nose at Satan [1928–1931]). His works on sacred texts and subjects, which include another large-scale theater piece, Le Mystère de la Nativité (The Mystery of the Nativity) 1957/1959, are widely considered to rank among the finest religious compositions of the 20th century. Fellow Swiss musician Ernest Ansermet, a champion of his music from 1918 on, conducted recordings of many of Martin's works, such as the oratorio for soloists, double chorus & orchestra In Terra Pax (1944), with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande.[2]

    Martin developed his mature style based on his personal variant of Arnold Schoenberg's twelve tone technique, starting using it around 1932, although he didn't abandon tonality. His preference for lean textures and his habitual rhythmic vehemence make his style different from the one of Schoenberg. Some of Martin's most inspired music comes from his last decade. He worked on his last cantata, Et la vie l'emporta, until ten days before his death. He died in Naarden, the Netherlands, and was buried in Geneva at the Cimetière des Rois.

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  • Paul Müller Zürich, Concerto for Cello & Orchestra, Op 55

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    Paul Müller-Zürich, Concerto for Cello & Orchestra, Op. 55

    1. Allegro energico
    2. Andante sostenuto
    3. Allegro vivace

    Grace Whitney, cello
    The Louisville Orchestra
    Robert Whitney, conductor

    Paul Müller-Zürich (actually Paul Müller; born June 19, 1898 in Zurich, † July 21, 1993 in Lucerne) was a Swiss composer.

    He studied with Philipp Jarnach and Volkmar Andreae at the Zurich Conservatory, then with Jean Batalla in Paris. From 1927 to 1968 Müller-Zürich was a music theory teacher at the Zurich Conservatory. His students included a. the composer Hermann Haller and Franz Tischhauser (composer). As a teacher, conductor, composer and organizer, he was one of the most important figures in Swiss musical life in the 20th century.

    In 1953 he was awarded the City of Zurich Music Prize. In 1958 he received the composition award of the Swiss Tonkünstlerverein, of which he became president in 1960. The Louisville Philharmonic Society in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, commissioned him in 1954 to compose a cello concerto, which was published as part of the orchestra's record subscription series.

    Paul Müller-Zürich's estate is kept in the music department of the Zurich Central Library.

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  • The Best of Claves records Vol. I / The Swiss Classical Label since 1968

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    Best downloaded tracks 2014 by Claves records

    1. Xavier De Maistre - CD 2506
    Bedrich Smetana (1824-1884)
    The Moldau 00:00
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    2. Maria Bayo, Ursula Dütschler - CD 9023
    Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725)
    Le violette 09:49
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    Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
    Sonata for Bassoon and Piano, Op. 168
    Allegro scherzando 11:54
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    Ernest Bloch, Concerto Grosso No. 1

    1. Prelude: Allegro Energico e Pesante
    2. Dirge: Andante Moderato
    3. Pastorale and rustic dances
    4. Fugue

    Eastman-Rochester Orchestra
    Herman Herbert, conductor

    Ernest Bloch (July 24, 1880 – July 15, 1959) was a Swiss-born American composer. Bloch was a pre-eminent artist in his day and left a lasting legacy. He is recognised as one of the greatest Swiss composers in history. As well as producing musical scores, Bloch had an academic career that culminated in his recognition as Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley in 1952.
    Bloch was born in Geneva on July 24, 1880 to Jewish parents. He began playing the violin at age 9. He began composing soon after. He studied music at the conservatory in Brussels, where his teachers included the celebrated Belgian violinist Eugène Ysaÿe. He then travelled around Europe, moving to Germany (where he studied composition from 1900–1901 with Iwan Knorr at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt), on to Paris in 1903 and back to Geneva before settling in the United States in 1916, taking US citizenship in 1924. He held several teaching appointments in the US with George Antheil, Frederick Jacobi, Quincy Porter, Bernard Rogers, and Roger Sessions among his pupils.

    In 1917, Bloch became the first teacher of composition at Mannes School of Music, a post he held for three years. In December 1920 he was appointed the first Musical Director of the newly formed Cleveland Institute of Music, a post he held until 1925. Following this he was director of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music until 1930. He spent most of the following decade in Switzerland where he composed his Avodath Hakodesh (Sacred Service) before returning to the US in 1939.

    In 1941, Bloch moved to the small coastal community of Agate Beach, Oregon[6] and lived there the rest of his life. He taught and lectured (mostly summers) at the University of California, Berkeley until 1951. In 1952 he is named Professeur Eméritus de l'Université de Berkeley, even though he was not a full-time professor.

    He died on July 15, 1959 in Portland, Oregon, of cancer at the age of 78. In keeping with a special tradition, Lucienne Bloch and her husband, Steve Dimitroff, prepared several death masks of Ernest Bloch.

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  • Richard Flury, Waldsinfonie

    19:12

    Richard Flury, Waldsinfonie (1942)

    Orchestra della Radio Svizzera Italiana
    Richard Flury, conductor

    Richard Flury was a Swiss composer and conductor. Flury was born in the town of Biberist in 1896 and died there in 1967. He studied music at several Swiss universities -- those in Geneva and Berne among them -- and then returned to the Biberist area in 1919 to teach at the Solothurn City School of Music.
    In 1931, he joined the faculty of the Solothurn Canton School. He was a relatively prolific composer: three operas, seven symphonies, a half-dozen solo concertos (for piano or violin, or in one case for both at the same time), seven string quartets, almost a dozen violin sonatas, dozens of piano pieces, and a large body of sacred music including four masses.

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  • Willy Burkhard. Messe, opus 85

    47:30

    Willy Burkhard, Messe, opus 85

    1. Kyrie (10.14)
    2. Gloria (10.32)
    3. Credo (11.39)
    4. Sanctus (3.37)
    5. Benedictus (3.34)
    6. Agnus Dei (7.29)

    Katharina Beidler, soprano
    Michel Brodard, Bass
    Gabrieli-Chor Bern
    Berner Symphonieorchester
    Hans Gafner, conductor

    Willy Burkhard (17 April 1900, Evilard, Canton of Bern – 18 June 1955) was a Swiss composer.
    Willy Burkhard was an extremely influential composer of the 20th century. Burkhard was born in Evilard, Canton of Bern, Switzerland, which is the second largest canton in all of Switzerland.

    He attended and graduated from a teachers' training college called the Muristalden and went on to study with E. Graf in Berne. His studies led him even further in his travels including Leipzig to study piano with Robert Teichmüller and composition with Sigfrid Karg-Elert. After Leipzig he moved on to Munich to study with Walter Courvoisier and later to Paris to work with Max d’Ollone.

    It wasn't until 1924 that he began teaching composition, theory and the piano in Berne. He was appointed to the conservatory there in 1928. He conducted several choirs and small orchestras there. In 1933 due to health reasons, he was compelled to live for several years in Montana and Davos for his own good. He settled in Zürich in 1942 and taught composition and music theory at the conservatory there. In 1950 he received a prize from the Schweizerischer Tonkünstlerverein or the Swiss Association of Musicians.
    Although Burkhard's main interest was to compose for the voice, he is most commonly known mainly to have renovated church music. After his illness, the kindness and compassion that he received from his friends and loved ones led him to become deeply humbled and turn to religion. He wrote a large number of cantatas based on spiritual and biblical texts. Some of the reasons that he was partial to biblical texts were due to its simple yet interpretive language and its metrical forms.

    Burkhard was one of the most original and diverse composers of his generation; he wrote operas, oratorios, sonatas, suites, serenades, cantatas, concertos, organ music, orchestral charts, and chamber music as well. Burkhard believed that it was the composers mission to go out on a limb to create and discover new modes of expression by combining the old ones, but never following already set musical fashions. The trick was to create a new unique sound that resounded as one solid stylistic sound as that reflected some of what the composer's personality entailed. He would teach his students exactly this and never steer them away from their original findings.

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  • Paul Juon, Mysterien Op 59, for cello and orchestra

    11:13

    Paul Juon, Mysterien Op. 59, for cello and orchestra

    Pi-Chin Chien, cello
    Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra
    Tomasz Bugaj, conductor

    Paul Juon (Russian: Па́вел Фёдорович Юо́н, Pavel Fyodorovich Yuon; 6 March 1872 – 21 August 1940) was a Russian-born Swiss composer.
    He was born in Moscow, where his father was an insurance official. His parents were Swiss, and he went to a German Primary school in Moscow. He entered the Moscow Conservatory in 1889, where he studied violin with Jan Hřímalý and composition with Anton Arensky and Sergei Taneyev. He completed his studies at the Hochschule für Musik in Berlin, under Woldemar Bargiel. His first (privately) printed works, two Romanzen (lieder) appeared in 1894, the year he began studies with Bargiel. During his time in Berlin he was a composition professor, employed by Joseph Joachim; his students included Hans Chemin-Petit, Werner Richard Heymann, Nikos Skalkottas, Henry Jolles, Pancho Vladigerov, Philipp Jarnach, Heinrich Kaminski, Lauri Ikonen, Max Trapp, Heino Kaski, Yrjö Kilpinen, Gerhart von Westerman, Hans Moltkau, Giannis Konstantinidis, Wilhelm Guttmann, Stefan Wolpe and Gunnar Johansen. He retired to Switzerland in 1934, and died in Vevey.

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  • The most famous composers. 11: Händel

    4:13

    George Frideric Händel (23 February 1685 -- 14 April 1759) was a German-born British Baroque composer, famous for his operas, oratorios, anthems and organ concertos. Handel was born in 1685, in a family indifferent to music. He received critical musical training in Halle, Hamburg and Italy before settling in London (1712) and becoming a naturalised British subject in 1727. By then he was strongly influenced by the great composers of the Italian Baroque and the middle-German polyphonic choral tradition.
    Handel is regarded as one of the greatest composers of all time, with works such as Water Music, Music for the Royal Fireworks andMessiah remaining popular. Handel composed more than forty operas in over thirty years, and since the late 1960s, with the revival of baroque music and original instrumentation, interest in Handel's operas has grown. His operas contain remarkable human characterisation—especially for a composer not known for his love affairs.

    Georg Friedrich Andel (Halle, 23 de febrero de 1685 -- Londres, 14 de abril de 1759) fue un compositor alemán, posteriormente nacionalizado inglés, considerado una de las cumbres del Barroco y uno de los más influyentes compositores de la música occidental y universal. En la historia de la música, es el primer compositor moderno en haber adaptado y enfocado su música para satisfacer los gustos y necesidades del público, en vez de los de la nobleza y de los mecenas, como era habitual.
    Considerado el sucesor y continuador de Henry Purcell, marcó toda una era en la música inglesa siendo el compositor más importante entre Purcell y Elgar en Inglaterra. Es el primer gran maestro de la música basada en la técnica de la homofonía y el más grande dentro del ámbito de los géneros de la ópera seria italiana y el oratorio.
    Entre sus numerosas óperas y oratorios, cabe mencionar: Agrippina (1709), Rinaldo (1711), Amadigi di Gaula (1715), Giulio Cesare in Egitto (1724), Tamerlano (1724), Rodelinda (1725), Tolomeo (1728), Acis y Galatea (1731), Poro, re dell'Indie(1731), Esther (1732), Atalía (1733), Orlando (1733), Deborah (1733), Alcina (1735), El festín de Alejandro (1736), Saúl (1739), Israel en Egipto (1739), Il Allegro, il penseroso e il moderato (1740), El Mesías (1741), Samson (1743), Sémele (1744), Hércules (1745), Baltasar (1745), Judas Macabeo (1746), Salomón (1748), Susana (1749), Teodora (1750) y Jephtha (1751), que son obras maestras de referencia obligada dentro del género.

  • Richard Flury, Fastnachtssinfonie

    18:43

    Richard Flury, Fastnachtssinfonie (1928)

    Studioorchester Beromünster
    Richard Flury, conductor

    Richard Flury was a Swiss composer and conductor. Flury was born in the town of Biberist in 1896 and died there in 1967. He studied music at several Swiss universities -- those in Geneva and Berne among them -- and then returned to the Biberist area in 1919 to teach at the Solothurn City School of Music.
    In 1931, he joined the faculty of the Solothurn Canton School. He was a relatively prolific composer: three operas, seven symphonies, a half-dozen solo concertos (for piano or violin, or in one case for both at the same time), seven string quartets, almost a dozen violin sonatas, dozens of piano pieces, and a large body of sacred music including four masses.

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  • Frank Martin, Ballade for piano and orchestra

    16:54

    Frank Martin, Ballade for piano and orchestra (1939)

    Christian Benda, piano
    Orchestra Della Svizzera Italiana
    Sebastian Benda, conductor

    Frank Martin (15 September 1890 – 21 November 1974) was a Swiss composer, who lived a large part of his life in the Netherlands.
    Born into a Huguenot family in the Eaux-Vives quarter of Geneva, the youngest of the ten children of a Calvinist pastor named Charles Martin, Frank Martin started to improvise on the piano prior to his formal schooling. At the age of nine he had already written a few songs without external musical instruction. At 12, he attended a performance of Johann Sebastian Bach's St. Matthew Passion and was deeply affected by it.

    Respecting his parents' wishes, he studied mathematics and physics for two years at Geneva University, but at the same time was also studying piano, composition and harmony with his first music teacher Joseph Lauber (1864–1953), a Geneva composer and by that time a leading figure of the city's musical scene. In the 1920s, Martin worked closely with Émile Jaques-Dalcroze from whom he learned much about rhythm and musical theory. Between 1918 and 1926 Martin lived in Zurich, Rome and Paris. Compositions of this time show him searching for an authentic musical voice of his own.
    Among a dozen major scores for the theater are operatic settings of Shakespeare (Der Sturm [ The Tempest ], in August Wilhelm Schlegel's German version [1952–1955]) and Molière (Monsieur de Pourceaugnac [1960–1962]), and the satirical fairy tale La Nique à Satan (Thumbing Your Nose at Satan [1928–1931]). His works on sacred texts and subjects, which include another large-scale theater piece, Le Mystère de la Nativité (The Mystery of the Nativity) 1957/1959, are widely considered to rank among the finest religious compositions of the 20th century. Fellow Swiss musician Ernest Ansermet, a champion of his music from 1918 on, conducted recordings of many of Martin's works, such as the oratorio for soloists, double chorus & orchestra In Terra Pax (1944), with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande.[2]

    Martin developed his mature style based on his personal variant of Arnold Schoenberg's twelve tone technique, starting using it around 1932, although he didn't abandon tonality. His preference for lean textures and his habitual rhythmic vehemence make his style different from the one of Schoenberg. Some of Martin's most inspired music comes from his last decade. He worked on his last cantata, Et la vie l'emporta, until ten days before his death. He died in Naarden, the Netherlands, and was buried in Geneva at the Cimetière des Rois.

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  • Ernest Bloch, Baal shem

    16:18

    Ernest Bloch, Baal shem

    1. Vidui
    2. Nigun
    3. Simchas Torah

    Ittai Shapira, violin
    English Chamber Orchestra
    Charles Hazlewood, conductor

    Ernest Bloch (July 24, 1880 – July 15, 1959) was a Swiss-born American composer. Bloch was a pre-eminent artist in his day and left a lasting legacy. He is recognised as one of the greatest Swiss composers in history. As well as producing musical scores, Bloch had an academic career that culminated in his recognition as Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley in 1952.
    Bloch was born in Geneva on July 24, 1880 to Jewish parents. He began playing the violin at age 9. He began composing soon after. He studied music at the conservatory in Brussels, where his teachers included the celebrated Belgian violinist Eugène Ysaÿe. He then travelled around Europe, moving to Germany (where he studied composition from 1900–1901 with Iwan Knorr at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt), on to Paris in 1903 and back to Geneva before settling in the United States in 1916, taking US citizenship in 1924. He held several teaching appointments in the US with George Antheil, Frederick Jacobi, Quincy Porter, Bernard Rogers, and Roger Sessions among his pupils.

    In 1917, Bloch became the first teacher of composition at Mannes School of Music, a post he held for three years. In December 1920 he was appointed the first Musical Director of the newly formed Cleveland Institute of Music, a post he held until 1925. Following this he was director of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music until 1930. He spent most of the following decade in Switzerland where he composed his Avodath Hakodesh (Sacred Service) before returning to the US in 1939.

    In 1941, Bloch moved to the small coastal community of Agate Beach, Oregon[6] and lived there the rest of his life. He taught and lectured (mostly summers) at the University of California, Berkeley until 1951. In 1952 he is named Professeur Eméritus de l'Université de Berkeley, even though he was not a full-time professor.

    He died on July 15, 1959 in Portland, Oregon, of cancer at the age of 78. In keeping with a special tradition, Lucienne Bloch and her husband, Steve Dimitroff, prepared several death masks of Ernest Bloch.

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  • The Great Composers Part 2

    10:17

    The Great Composers Part 2. Selected by Bora Bahar.
    Hope you enjoy :-)

  • Great Classical Music Composers pt. 9

    10:09

    Part 9 of a 15-part series featuring excerpts from music by the greatest composers of classical music. This is an expanded version of the original keonepax series. I hope you like it. Part 9 features Dvořák and Massenet, but mainly Tchaikovsky, my favorite composer.

  • Little Known Composers - Albert Roussel

    10:56

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    Albert Charles Paul Marie Roussel was born at Tourcoing in northern France, otherwise known as French Flanders, on 5 April 1869, the only child of wealthy French industrialists who specialised mostly in textiles. The child was named after his father who died of consumption shortly after his birth. The young widow, Louise, whose maiden name was also Roussel, never recovered from this loss and she died in 1877. Although she lavished her son with love and attention and he was devoted to her, her broken heart could not be repaired. The boy was brought up by his grandfather, Charles Roussel-Defontaine, who was mayor of Tourcoing. Later, young Alberts aunt married Felix Requillard and Albert was brought up by him, his grandfather having died in 1880 when Albert was eleven.

    In 1884 he entered the College Stanislas in Paris training to become Naval officer and specialising in the study of mathematics. He always loved the sea since his early visits to the seaside resort in Belgium.

    While serving on these ships he began to compose. So promising were his first attempts that a fellow musical officer, Calve, the brother of a famous opera singer, suggested that Roussel show them to Edouard Colonne and the director of the Conservatory of Roubaix. The verdict was favourable and so Roussel resigned his commission from the Navy and went to Paris to study with Eugène Gigout.

    Roussels first success were Two Madrigals for four voices which won the prize from the Societe des Compositeurs in 1898.

    In 1908 he married Blanche Preisach and went on an extended tour to Cochin-China and India which travels inspired his Evocations Op. 15 and Padmavati, an opera ballet in two acts, Op. 28, completed in 1918.

    During World War One Roussel served with the Red Cross having been turned down for combat duty owing to ill-health. He was a transport driver both at Verdun and the battle of the Somme which greatly distressed him.
    In 1920 he purchased a delightful villa at Saint-Marguerite-sur-la-Mer near Varengeville and spent most of the rest of his life there quietly with his wife.

    The Piano Concerto, Op. 36 dates from 1927. It has been subject to unfair criticism being described as melodic nullity and that, at sixteen minutes, it is too short to be a concerto!

    Surprisingly his favourite composers were Bach and Chopin, whose music he often played first thing in the morning. Another leisure pursuit was tackling mathematical problems. The rest of the morning would involve composition and his afternoons usually meant long walks by the sea. He was an extraordinarily pleasant and kind man, very cultured but sometimes a little aloof.

    In 1930 Paris honoured him by holding a Musical Festival in Paris mainly devoted to his music.

    His setting of Psalm 80 was given in London at The Queens Hall on 28 July 1931 and the previous year he travelled to Boston for the premiere of his Symphony no. 3 in G minor, Op. 42, commissioned by Serge Koussevitzky for the Boston Symphony Orchestra, which I have no hesitation in saying is an unqualified masterpiece and the greatest French symphony written to date.

    The Symphony no. 4 in A, Op. 53 dates from 1934. The symphony is dedicated to Albert Wolff.
    One critic wrote of this splendid piece, Happy the man who can produce works like this that will last as long as men appreciate beauty.

    In the 1930s he composed two sumptuous ballet scores, Bacchus and Ariane (1930) and Aeneas (1936). There are also some choice chamber works of the very highest quality, namely the luscious Serenade for flute, string trio and harp (1925), the delightful Trio for flute viola and cello (1929), the String Quartet, which Michael Kennedy dates at 1832!, and the enchanting String Trio of 1937.

    Roussel was warned by his doctor to rest after a serious angina attack in the summer of 1936. He eventually went to Royan in the south west of France but on 13 August, 1937 he suffered a heart attack and was confined to his bed. His Trio for clarinet, oboe and bassoon will never be completed. On 23 August shortly before four oclock in the afternoon he died.

    His first love was the sea. He was an orphan, a sailor, husband, ambulance driver, professor, composer and one of that rare breed, a really nice guy! He is buried near his country house at Varengeville. His grave rightly overlooks the sea.

  • Joachim Raff, Ode au printemps, Op 76

    13:00

    Joachim Raff, Ode au printemps, Op. 76

    Michael Ponti, piano
    Hamburg Symphony
    Richard Kapp, conductor

    Joseph Joachim Raff (27 May 1822 – 24 or 25 June 1882) was a German-Swiss composer, pedagogue and pianist.
    Raff was born in Lachen in Switzerland. His father, a teacher, had fled there from Württemberg in 1810 to escape forced recruitment into the military of that southwestern German state that had to fight for Napoleon in Russia. Joachim was largely self-taught in music, studying the subject while working as a schoolmaster in Schmerikon, Schwyz and Rapperswil. He sent some of his piano compositions to Felix Mendelssohn who recommended them to Breitkopf & Härtel for publication. They were published in 1844 and received a favourable review in Robert Schumann's journal, the Neue Zeitschrift für Musik, which prompted Raff to go to Zürich and take up composition full-time.

    In 1845, Raff walked to Basel to hear Franz Liszt play the piano. After a period in Stuttgart where he became friends with the conductor Hans von Bülow, he worked as Liszt's assistant at Weimar from 1850 to 1853. During this time he helped Liszt in the orchestration of several of his works, claiming to have had a major part in orchestrating the symphonic poem Tasso. In 1851, Raff's opera König Alfred was staged in Weimar, and five years later he moved to Wiesbaden where he largely devoted himself to composition. From 1878 he was the first Director of, and a teacher at, the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt. There he employed Clara Schumann and a number of other eminent musicians as teachers, and established a class specifically for female composers. (This was at a time when women composers were not taken very seriously.)
    He died in Frankfurt on the night of June 24/25, 1882.

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  • Jacques Dalcroze, La Veillée, Suite lyrique pour choeur, soli et orchestra

    1:25:15

    Jacques Dalcroze, La Veillée, Suite lyrique pour choeur, soli et orchestra

    1. Introduction. Chœur mixte et soli d'alto et de ténor. Andantino
    2. Il pleut. Chœur mixte avec solo de baryton. Allegro moderato
    3. Coucou. Choeur mixte avec soli de soprano, alto, ténor et basse. Allegro
    4. À la fenêtre. Interlude
    5. Les Fées. Chœur de femmes avec soli de soprano et mezzo soprano. Allegro vivace
    6. La forêt parle. Interlude. Orchestre et chœur mixte. Lent
    7. Ronde de la Saint-Jean pour choeur mixte avec soli de soprano, alto, ténor et basse. Allegro commodo
    8. Rossignolet. Chœur mixte et solo de ténor. Andantino
    9. Trois fendeux. Chœur mixte et soli de soprano, alto et basse. Moderato
    10. Les vieux dansent….. Interlude. Allegro moderato
    11. Vision. Soprano solo et chœur mixte. Andantino
    12. Le petit mousse. Chœur mixte a capella. Tranquillo
    13. Farfadets. Orchestre et baryton solo. Moderato
    14. Veilleur de nuit. Soli de baryton et de ténor, Chœur d'hommes et de femmes. Lento assai
    15. Prière pour Chœur mixte. Moderato

    Sophie Graf, soprano
    Annina Haug, mezzo-soprano
    Valerio Contaldo, tenor
    Benoît Capt, baritone
    Le Chant Sacré Genève
    Orchestre de Chambre de Genève
    Romain Mayor, conductor

    Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, (born July 6, 1865, Vienna, Austria—died July 1, 1950, Geneva, Switz.), Swiss music teacher and composer who originated the eurythmics system of musical instruction.

    In his youth Jaques-Dalcroze studied composition, and by 1892 he was professor of harmony at the Geneva Conservatory. Convinced that current methods of training professional musicians needed reform, he revised the teaching of harmony and developed his system of rhythmic education, in which bodily movements are used to represent musical rhythms. About 1905 he applied eurythmics to elementary school children and later demonstrated his controversial methods in England and on the European continent. In 1910 he founded the first school for eurythmic instruction at Hellerau, Ger., and in 1914 established a central school in Geneva, which he headed until his death.

    Eurythmics was designed to deepen awareness of musical rhythms and aimed “to create by the help of rhythm a rapid and regular current of communication between brain and body.” His pupils were taught to indicate note values by movements of the feet and body and time values by movements of the arms. The Dalcroze method (or a modified version of it) was frequently used to give plastic expression to fugues, symphonies, and operas.
    Jaques-Dalcroze, who had studied with Anton Bruckner and Robert Fuchs in Vienna and with Léo Delibes in Paris, wrote three string quartets and two violin concerti, as well as numerous pieces for the piano. His arrangements of popular songs, children’s rounds, and chansons de geste were used for the teaching of eurythmics in schools. He also published the Méthode Jaques-Dalcroze (5 parts, 1907–14); Eurythmics, Art and Education (1930); and Rhythm, Music and Education (1922).

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