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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Arthur Honegger (1892-1955), as I've said before, was one of those modernists of the first half of the twentieth century who nonetheless clung to the last vestiges of Romanticism.
El evento tiene lugar anualmente en algun pais que pertenezca a la International Society of Contemporary Music (en Mexico, se llevo a cabo en 1993, organizado, entonces, por la Sociedad Mexicana de Musica Nueva), importante organizacion fundada en Salzburgo en agosto de 1922 por compositores como Anton Webern (1883-1945), Paul Hindemith (1895-1963), Arthur Honegger (1892-1955) y Darius Milhaud (1892-1974), por citar algunos.
Over the course of five years, de Mare and Borlin built a company of mythic fame, using Swedish and Danish dancers and some of the most promising of Paris's young artists--poets such as Jean Cocteau, painters including Fernand Leger and Giorgio di Chirico, and composers from Les Six, such as Darius Milhaud and Arthur Honegger.
Early study was with Ross Lee Finney, Nadia Boulanger, and Arthur Honegger.
He also wrote the libretto for the opera Le Livre de Christophe Colomb (1933; The Book of Christopher Columbus), with music by Darius Milhaud, and the oratorio Jeanne d'arc au bucher (1939; "Joan of Arc at the Stakes"), with music by Arthur Honegger.
Sprout divides her study into five cases exploring the wartime music and (often fickle) postwar reception of five composers: Francis Poulenc, Arthur Honegger, Olivier Messiaen, Maurice Durufle, and Serge Nigg.
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 case of Swiss-born Arthur Honegger is altogether different.
For the Czech composers embracing such bases for creation, the most acceptable representatives of the "new French-music" were Arthur Honegger and Darius Milhaud, both of whom in the second half of the 19205 gained respect and recognition on the part of the period critics.
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.
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.