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Special Events-Special Editions. Ernest Ansermet Centenary.

This content was published on April 11, 2008 - 12:32

Programme Contents:

1. Ernest Ansermet speaks about Igor Stravinsky in Switzerland.

2. Igor Stravinsky: Histoire du Soldat (excerpt).
Recorded in 1940.

3. Ernest Ansermet on his first performances of Stravinsky's works.

4. Claude Debussy: Pour la danseuse aux crotales. From "Six Epigraphes antiques".
Recorded in 1960.

5. Arthur Honegger: Chant de joie (excerpt).
Recorded in 1961.

6. Ludwig van Beethoven: Funeral March. From "Symphony no. 3, Eroica, in E flat, op. 55".
Recorded in 1963.

7. Ernest Ansermet on his association with the Diaghilev Ballets.

8. Ernest Ansermet on the ballet as a school for conductors.

9. Ernest Ansermet on the role of tonality and rhythm in music.

10. Ernest Ansermet on music as ameans of human communication.

11. Hector Berlioz: Symphony fantastique op. 14 (excerpt).
Recorded in 1961.

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