Arthur Honegger

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Swiss composer (born in France) who was the founding member of a group in Paris that included Erik Satie and Darius Milhaud and Francis Poulenc and Jean Cocteau (1892-1955)


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A special guest this year is the Lane Chamber Orchestra, directed by Hisao Watanabe, performing the short but moving "Pastrale d'[ETH]t by Arthur Honegger.
The supreme baroque expert, Professor Anthony Lewis, was the conductor, and, using his French connections (he had studied under the formidable Nadia Boulanger), he also introduced us to Une Cantate de Noel by Arthur Honegger.
Difficult though it is to credit, he "had traveled outside the Soviet Union, to Warsaw and Berlin, and had met a number of international musical luminaries, including Darius Milhaud, Alban Berg, and Arthur Honegger.
There he met Arthur Honegger, who interested him in the cinema, and in due course he was commissioned to write the music for Korda's film, The Thief of Baghdad, in London.
As a result, not just the music of Bohuslav Martinu, but also that of his most important contemporaries such as Albert Roussel, Arthur Honegger, Francis Poulenc, Darius Milhaud and others virtually vanished from concert podiums and have returned only since the end of the 20th century.
Jean Borlin, the only choreographer of Rolf de Mare's Paris-based Ballets Suedois (which existed only between 1920 and 1925), created it in collaboration with Swiss composer Arthur Honegger and Parisian painter Fernand Leger--a spectacular team.
Arthur Honegger, president of DRS Ahead Technology, said, "The strategic acquisition of these two product lines is highly complementary to the company's existing commercial magnetic data, audio recording and video head replacement and refurbishment businesses.
Singer Siri Vik joins Peplowski on clarinet and Ted Rosenthal on piano for a program that includes works by Darius Milhaud, Frances Poulenc, Germaine Taileferre, George Auric, Arthur Honegger and Louis Durey.
During his thirty-one years in that position his pupils included Nadia Boulanger, Darius Milhaud, Arthur Honegger, Edgard Varese, and Olivier Messiaen.
But the composition I would really urge everyone to try is Une Cantate de Noel by the Swiss composer Arthur Honegger, written during the early 1950s as he was already dying from heart disease, and bursting with cries from the depths which are eventually comforted by angelic children's voices and a joyous amalgam of Christmas carols from a multi-rhythmic choir and orchestra.
In the mid-1930s, Jean Renoir photographed probably the best footplate sequence at the opening of his film La Bete Humaine, but in 1923 the French composer Arthur Honegger composed the Pacific 231, another rail giant, which Vasily Petrenko conducts at the Liverpool Phil next week.
That same spring (1946) I applied for three fellowships: French, Russian an American (to study with Arthur Honegger or Sergei Prokofiev or Bohuslav Martinu).
Despite the Hollywood-centric perspective of this section, the reader inevitably has to wonder about those names that are so frequently repeated in the quoted passages, but that otherwise hold no place in Wierzbicki's narrative: such as Georges Auric, Arthur Honegger, Sergei Prokofiev, and Dmitri Shostakovich.
555974)Though a member of the group of composers known as 'Les Six', Arthur Honegger was someone of generally far more thoughtful cast than the whimsy and iconoclasm for which his colleagues were notorious.