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Contemporary Swiss Music - Ernest Bloch (MH 29/1975)

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Contemporary Swiss Music. Ernest Bloch.

Programme Contents:

1. Ernest Bloch: Prelude. From "Suite for Violin no. 1".
Roberto Sawicky, violin.

2. Lucienne Bloch Dimitroff speaks about her father composing "Helvetia".

3. Ernest Bloch: Helvetia, Symphonic Fresco (excerpt).
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Ernest Ansermet, conductor.

4. Lucienne Bloch Dimitroff speaks about her father composing "Avodath Hakodesh".

5. Ernest Bloch: Avodath Hakodesh, Sacred Service for Baritone, Mixed Choir and Orchestra (excerpt).
Kurt Widmer, Baritone. Chamber Choir of St. Gall. Municipal Orchestra of St. Gall. Werner Heim, conductor.

6. Suzanne Bloch speaks about her father's position in contemporary music.

7. Ernest Bloch: First Poem. From "Two Last Poems (Maybe...) for Flute and Orchestra.
André Pépin, flute. Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Pierre Colombo, conductor.

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