Swiss Folk Music - Live! - At the Schinzenhof of Horgen (SFL 6/1982)

MUSICA HELVETICA (SFL 6/1982) Swiss Folk Music - Live! Original cover illustration by Walter Grieder swissmusic

This edition features recordings made during a birthday party held to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Swiss Calendar of Folk Music.

This content was published on April 16, 2008

This publication is one of the most important sources of information for Swiss folk musicians and folk music fans alike. The party was organised at the Schinzenhof, a popular rendezvous in the little town of Horgen on Lake Zurich. It attracted some of Switzerland's top folk music talents.

Musical content

1. Carlo Brunner and his Band: Fyrabig im Wasserfall - When Day Is Done, Ländler
(C. Brunner)
2. Baumgartner Accordion Duo: Diablerets-Schottisch
(K. Baumgartner)
3. Saum Singers: Jetz wei mer es Tschüppeli lustig sy - Let's Have Fun (Yodel song)
(F. Kaufmann)
4. Alpsteinblick String Band: Chromatic A-D, Dance
5. Mouth Organ Players of Lake Zurich: Im Hirsche z'Richeburg - At the Stag Tavern of Reichenburg, Ländler
(F. Habegger)
6. Orchestre champêtre La Rebögne: Pour rester jeune - Stay Young, Schottisch
(O. Held)
7. Friends of the Schwyzerörgeli, Biel: Mys Örgeli - My Little Accordion, Schottisch
(H. Straub)

Production information

Musica Helvetica. Swiss Folk Music Live - Live! SFL-6. At the Schinzenhof of Horgen. Produced 1982 for SBC / SRI by Lance Tschannen.

Background information

Switzerland is a small alpine nation shaped and influenced by great cultural cross-currents that have swept through Europe over centuries. Out of elements of diversity, the people of this country have forged a distinctly Swiss identity. And music is one of its most eloquent expressions. "Musica Helvetica" explores different facets of music in Switzerland from its earliest beginnings to the latest works of modern Swiss composers, from folk music to rock and jazz. This historical series span the years 1973 to 1998. These recordings are not available.

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