Eric Gaudibert

Eric Gaudibert

GEMMES QUATRE PIECES POUR ORCHESTRE SYZYGY POUR FLUTE ET PIANO PRÉPARÉ ASTRANCE POUR QUINTETT A VENT

Born in Vevey (1936), Eric Gaudibert first studied piano at the Lausanne Conservatory, where his main teacher was Denise Bidal. With a teaching diploma and a prize for virtuosity in his pocket he then headed for Paris and entered the Ecole Normale de Musique to study piano with Alfred Cortot and composition with Henri Dutilleux and Nadia Boulanger. Entrusted in 1972 with the musical animation o...

More

CHF 22.00 Add
Erich Schmid

Erich Schmid

SUITE NACH GEDICHTEN VON RAINER MARIA RILKE SONATINE IIRHAPSODIE FÜR KLARINETTE UND KLAVIER, OP. 113 GESÄNGE NACH SONETTEN VON MICHELANGELO RILKE, OP. 125 BAGATELLEN FÜR KLAVIER, OP. 14GESÄNGE DER ZEIT, OP. 15

Eric Schmid was born in 1907 in Balsthal. After a year as primary teacher, Schmid studied from 1927 on at Dr. Hoch's conservatory in Francfurt am Main, with Bernhard Sekles (composition), Hermann von Schmeidel (conducting) and Fritz Malata (piano). This town's rich musical life also brought him into contact with the Avantgarde of the time: HIndemith, Schreker, Krenek, Schönberg, Berg, Webern, B...

More

CHF 22.00 Add
Ernst Pfiffner

Ernst Pfiffner

HAFIS-ZYKLUSFÜNF GEISTLICHE GESÄNGEMOTETTEN NR. 9/10 AUS MARANATHABIBLISCHE SZENE VON DER GEKRÜMMTEN FRAUODE“... ET APERUIT OCULOS...”

The work of Ernst Pfiffner is never an end in itself. It is first and foremost exegetic, a meditation, a sermon, an annunciation and realization of the word and omnipresence of God. The composer Pfiffner is not interested in the slightest in belonging to any of the schools of New Music or bowing to any of their dogmas. He writes tonally, atonally or serially according to the requirements of wha...

More

CHF 22.00 Add
Ernst Widmer

Ernst Widmer

CAITITI-LUA NOVABLÄSERQUINTETT IIPULSARS3. SINFONIE IN EINEM SATZCEREMONY AFTER A FIRE RAID

The Swiss/Brazilian composer Ernst Widmer was born in 1927 in Aarau. His career is unusual. The versatile output of this composer (more than 190 works) is the result of a spectacular life story. After obtaining diplomas in piano theory, Ernst Widmer studied composition with Willy Burkhard at the Zurich Conservatory, in the same class as Klaus Huber and Giuseppe Englert. His musical career began...

More

CHF 22.00 Add
Fabio Di Càsola

Fabio Di Càsola

Musica per clarinetto solo

Di Càsola devoted himself to the clarinet with extraordinary enthusiasm and great commitment. He studied in Geneva, and in 1990 he was awarded First Prize at the CIEM International Music Competition in Geneva. This was the first time in sixteen years that a clarinetist had won this highly prestigious competition. It did not take long for international recognition to follow and he was invited to...

More

CHF 22.00 Add
Felix Profos

Felix Profos

Komponisten-Portrait

Felix Profos (*1969)studied the piano with Hans-Jürg Strub in Winterthur, composition with Roland Moser in Basle and with Vladimir Tarnopolski in Moscow, and music theory with Gerald Bennett in Zurich. Profos's compositions for orchestra, ensembles, soloists, electronics and video have been performed at the Gaudeamus Festival in Amsterdam, the Berlin Festival, the European Music Month in Basle ...

More

CHF 22.00 Add
Francesco Hoch

Francesco Hoch

DUNEAGLI SPETTATORITRASPARENZA PER NUOVI ELEMENTIRIFLESSIONI SULLA NATURA DI ALCUNI VOCABOLIFIGURA ESPOSTA

Born in Lugano in 1943, Francesco Hoch attended the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory in Milan, where he majored in composition, under Franco Donatoni, and in singing, with minors in orchestral conducting and electronic music. His composing activities date from 1968. He has composed for various instrumental and vocal formations, chamber music as well as orchestral, for mixed and for children’s ...

More

CHF 22.00 Add
Franz Furrer-Münch

Franz Furrer-Münch

Komponisten-Portrait

The Zurich pianist and composer Werner Bärtschi once remarked that the only true outsider is Franz Furrer-Münch, as someone who seeks his own answers. Furrer-Münch is not one to rush enthusiastically towards an easy goal. Scrupulous and self-critical, he continually asks questions; he is, metaphorically speaking, a traveler. Isn't this the theme of the first piece on this CD, 'Hier auf die...

More

CHF 22.00 Add
Frédéric Rapin

Frédéric Rapin

Concertos suisses pour clarinettes

The combination of a clarinet and an accompanying string orchestra is one much loved by composers. Some integrate the clarinet as if it were emerging from the heart of the orchestra, while some on the other hand remain attached to the concertante tradition. The soloist on this CD, Frédéric Rapin, gave the first performances of the works by Balissat, Kovach and Chalier recorded here, which works...

More

CHF 22.00 Add
Fritz Voegelin

Fritz Voegelin

Komponisten-Portrait

Fritz Voegelin worked in Columbia until 1992. He was the general music director in Medellin, thus running both the opera and the city's concert life. He taught conducting at the university, and was guest conductor of the National Philharmonic of Venezuela, in Caracas. With the exception of Acercamiento, the works on the present recording were all commissioned by their respective performers, and...

More

CHF 22.00 Add
Geneviève Calame

Geneviève Calame

DIFFÉRENTIELLE VERTICALE

Since childhood, Geneviève Calame has been fascinated by the world of dreams. Rather solitary by nature, she explores different planes of reality, expressing them through the energy in sounds. Very strictly constructed, her works are poetic in nature, sometimes powerful, sometimes meditative. She studied composition with Jacques Guyonnet, followed courses with Pierre Boulez, Henri Pousseur, Jea...

More

CHF 22.00 Add
Gérard Zinsstag

Gérard Zinsstag

WENN ZUM BEISPIELINNANZIFORISTRAUMA

Gérard Zinsstag prefers to call himself a "loner". If this implies a fierce need for independence, a refusal to be inveigled into some ideological or aesthetical trend or confined to a group or coterie, one cannot but agree. His irrepressible quest for intellectual freedom, his rejection of dogma, of revealed truth for the sake of free examination, also expresses itself in his love of...

More

CHF 22.00 Add
Gitarren Duo Scheidegger / Schmidt

Gitarren Duo Scheidegger / Schmidt

Zeitgenössische Gitarren-Duos

There is only a limited repertoire of really worthwhile contemporary music for guitar. This fact is perhaps not least a result of the rather introverted character of both the instrument and those who play it, and their tendency to cordon themselves off academically in their own professional concert scene. This degree of specialization means that composers of the first rank rarely decide to writ...

More

CHF 22.00 Add
Giuseppe G. Englert

Giuseppe G. Englert

LES AVOINES FOLLESFRAGMENT & CARACOLLA JOUTE DES LIERRESBABELSOPRA LA GIROLMETA

Giuseppe G. Englert was born in Fiesole in Italy. In 1938 his family moved to Switzerland where he attended first the college of Ascona and then that of Einsiedeln. From 1945 until 1948 he studied organ under the tutelage of Heinrich Funk at Zurich Conservatory and composition under Willy Burkhard. He subsequently relocated to Paris where he undertook further organ studies under André Marchal. ...

More

CHF 22.00 Add
Grammont Sélection 1

Grammont Sélection 1

Uraufführungen aus dem Jahr 2007

What is the state of Swiss music in 2007? The present 'Grammont Sélection' unites for the first time some of the most important Swiss world premières of the year. It documents a single calendar year, not least for the benefit of other ensembles and concert organizers who might profit from it. The selection was made according to which works were both suitable and available. It is subjective, dis...

More

CHF 29.00 Add
Grammont Sélection 2

Grammont Sélection 2

Schweizer Uraufführungen 2008

This selection by no means offers a complete overview of the Swiss music scene in 2008. We have excluded productive fields such as electro-acoustic and improvised music - indeed, all 'notation-less' music altogether - sonic art and projects that deal in 'cross-over'. Similarly, we have also left out solo works and music for small-scale chamber ensembles. It is not as if nothing of value had bee...

More

CHF 29.00 Add
Grammont Sélection 3

Grammont Sélection 3

Créations de l'année 2009 en Suisse

Thanks to their extensive education in mastering all the theoretical, instrumental and technological parameters of sound, the new generation of composers restores the old model of the composer-interpreter in a climate of permanent interaction of different artistic practices and knowledge systems. Their vehicles of expression thus do not function in the same manner as the creative processes know...

More

CHF 29.00 Add
Grammont Sélection 4

Grammont Sélection 4

Uraufführungen aus dem Jahre 2010

The 2010 festival of the Swiss Musicians' Association took place as part of the Lucerne Festival, which itself had taken new Swiss music as one of its central themes. Besides a 'portrait' of the composer-in-residence Dieter Amann, this so-called '(z)eidgenössisCH' - A Festival of World Premières offered a concert marathon that drew much attention and offered a view of Swiss contemporary music i...

More

CHF 29.00 Add
Grammont Sélection 5

Grammont Sélection 5

Uraufführungen aus dem Jahr 2011

Roman Brotbeck is the administrator of the Grammont Sélection 5. He explains: 'This selection of the numerous works by Swiss composers that received their world premières in 2011 is subjective, but makes reference to the earlier CDs in this 'Sélection' series. When I took a closer look at them, it struck me how many names on the current Swiss music scene were still absent from them. It was...

More

CHF 29.00 Add
Grammont Sélection 6

Grammont Sélection 6

Schweizer Uraufführungen aus dem Jahr 2012

Swiss world premières of 2012 - Eight works from three of Switzerland's linguistic regions, a colourful juxtaposition of diverse aesthetic approaches and several world-famous performers alongside ambitous up-and-coming musicians - all this is to be found in this edition of the CD series "Grammont Sélection", the sixth since its conception in 2007. Whereas each of the previous editions bore the ...

More

CHF 29.00 Add