Biography of Arthur Honegger (1892-1955)

10.03.1892
Born in Le Havre son to Swiss parents
1909
Studies in Zurich and in Paris with Widor and D´Indy
Member of the group of composers Les Six in Paris
1939
Teaches at the Ecole Normale de Musique
1948
Honorary doctor of the University Zurich
Most important opus for flutist is Danse de la Chevre, dedicated Leroy
27.11.1955
Dies in Paris

Sheet music for flute:

Danse de la Chèvre
edition on notenbuch.deCD-Aufnahmen bei jpc.deMP3-Download bei amazon.de
(flute)
Editions Salabert, E. M. S. 8438
Rating: mid-grade
Music made of the story of a flute playing shepherd and his nosey goats. Two pages of lovely sound pictures, technically not so difficult. A mood piece I would say.


Romance
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(flute, piano)
Rating: easy
  1. Andantino


CDs with/from Arthur Honegger

Pro Arte Wind Quintet
jpc
    Jacques Ibert: Trois Pieces Breves:
  1. Allegro (02:28:00)
  2. Andante (01:33:00)
  3. Assez lent; Allegro scherzando (03:01:00)
  4. Jean Françaix: Quintette (1948):
  5. Andante tranquillo; Allegro assai (04:11:00)
  6. Presto - Trio Un poco piu lento (04:02:00)
  7. Tema con Variazioni (06:28:00)
  8. Tempo di marcia francese (04:00:00)
  9. Decide (03:58:00)
  10. Romance (02:38:00)
  11. Final (04:29:00)
  12. Arthur Honegger: Danse de la Chevre (03:45:00)
  13. Darius Milhaud: La Cheminee du Roi Rene:
  14. Cortege (02:01:00)
  15. Aubade (01:39:00)
  16. Jongleurs (01:13:00)
  17. La Maousinglade (02:23:00)
  18. Joutes dur l'Art (00:56:00)
  19. Chasse a Valabre (01:34:00)
  20. Madrigal - Nocturne (02:23:00)
Peter-Lukas Graf, Michio Kobayashi
  1. Cecil Chaminade: Concertino (08:02:00)
  2. Georges Hüe: Fantaisie (07:50:00)
  3. Georges Enescu: Cantabile et Presto (05:48:00)
  4. Philippe Gaubert: Nocturne et Allegro scherzando (05:58:00)
  5. Albert Roussel: Joueurs de Flute:
  6. Pan (02:59:00)
  7. Tityre (01:08:00)
  8. Krishna (03:36:00)
  9. Mr. de la Pejaudie (01:47:00)
  10. Olivier Messiaen: Le Merle noir (05:26:00)
  11. Claude Debussy: Syrinx (03:12:00)
  12. Arthur Honegger: Danse de la chevre (03:04:00)
  13. Jacques Ibert: Piece (05:54:00)

Literature von/über Arthur Honegger

Last edit 22.12.2012