Dialogue Bach-Honegger. Bach: Musical Offering, The Art of Fugue. A. Honegger (1892-1955): Hymn for Strings, Largo for String Orch., Prélude, Arioso et Fughette sur BACH, Symphony No. 2 for String Orchestra. Festival Strings Lucerne, Dir. Achim Fiedler

Dialugue Bach - Honegger (CD OEHMS Classic) swissmusic

The chorale that brings Arthur Honegger's Second Symphony to its conclusion harbors special significance. This piece, composed between Nov. 1940 and Oct. 1941, is a moving document from a period of apocalyptic peril.

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