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Composer of the Week: Honegger


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5/5. 1945-55. At the end of the Second World War Arthur Honegger was able to resume a hectic schedule of concerts. The sudden onset of ill health slowed his pace of life considerably and this, combined with the experience of living through a war, gave him a rather pessimistic outlook. Donald Macleod and Guy Barker look at his last decade.
Alain Marion (flute), Pascal Devoyon (piano)
Symphony No 4 (Deliciae Basiliensis) (1st mvt) Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Concerto da Camera Etienne Plasman (flute), Nicholas Chalvin (cor anglais), Luxembourg
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Arturo Tamayo Symphony No 5 (Di Tre Re) (1st mvt) Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Munch
Pacific 231 Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Arthur Honegger
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Guy Barker
Flute: Alain Marion
Flute: Pascal Devoyon
Conductor: Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Flute: Nicholas Chalvin
Conductor: Arturo Tamayo
Conductor: Charles Munch

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Composer of the Week: Honegger

BBC Radio 3, 25 November 2005 12.00

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