This work is likely not in the public domain in the US (due to first publication with the required notice after , plus renewal or “restoration” under the. Swiss / French composer Arthur Honegger (): Pacific ( Symphonic movement for orchestra); Rugby (Tone poem for orchestra);. 3, ‘Liturgique’ / Pacific / Rugby. By Arthur Honegger, Takuo Yuasa. • 7 songs. Play on Spotify. 1. Symphony No. 3, “Liturgique”: I. Dies irae: Allegro.

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Still, Honegger was wary of music that required visual or symbolic aids and liked to think of Rugby as an absolute, rather than programmatic, work. Honegger was pictured on the Swiss twenty franc banknote eighth seriesissued October and replaced in The ice hockey player Doug Honegger is his grandnephew. A more lyrical line emerges from rugbu violins, but is soon swept away in a flurry of activity.

Rugby (mouvement symphonique)

Despite the differences in their styles, he and fellow Les Six member Darius Milhaud were close friends, having studied together at the Paris Conservatoire. Honeggwr 10 December They had one daughter, Pascale, born in Introspection Late Night Partying.

Honegger’s symphonic movement Rugby was recorded with him conducting the Paris Symphony Orchestra in a electrical recording, which can be heard on YouTube. It is intended for private use only.

Arthur Honegger – Rugby – orchestra (pocket score)

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. Symphonies 1 – 5, etc. Between its outbreak and his death, he wrote his last four symphonies numbers two to hobegger which are among the most powerful symphonic works of the 20th century. In contrast with this work is the lyrical, nostalgic Symphony No.


Far from reacting against German romanticism as the other members of Les Six did, Honegger’s mature works show evidence of a distinct influence by it. As regards the use for private purposes, it is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific content, and to place it on your own website or a website of third parties.


These short, intense works took their inspiration in part from purely practical concerns: Wikiquote has quotations related to: Milhaud dedicated his fourth string quintet to Honegger’s memory, while Francis Poulenc similarly dedicated his Clarinet Sonata. In particular, any sale or commercial use of these data is prohibited. Any other use of the website content beyond the use stipulated above, particularly the distribution, modification, transmission, storage and copying requires prior written consent of swissinfo.

In addition to his pieces written alone, he collaborated with Jacques Ibert on both an opera, L’Aiglonand an operetta. Historic recordings under the direction of the composer. A pointillistic section features the bassoons and basses. They lived apart for the duration of their marriage, with the exceptions of one year from to following Vaurabourg’s injury in a car accident, and the last year of Honegger’s life, when he was not well enough to live alone.

Problems playing this file? For me they are living creatures and I love them as others love women or horses. His most frequently performed work is probably the orchestral work Pacificwhich was honeggger by the sound of a steam locomotive. Bachian counterpoint, driving rhythms, melodic amplitude, highly coloristic harmonies, an impressionistic fugby of orchestral sonorities, and a concern for formal architecture.


In the early s, Honegger shot to fame with his “dramatic psalm” Le Roi David King Davidwhich is still in the choral repertoire. Neuer Inhalt Horizontal Line. For a longer list of compositions, see List of compositions by Arthur Honegger.

Rugby, H.67 (Honegger, Arthur)

For other hoonegger, see Honegger surname. In he wrote his last composition, A Christmas Cantata. Neoclassical ballet Neoromanticism music Neotonality Modernism music. He made his Paris rygby debut in and in wrote the ballet Le dit des jeux du mondegenerally considered to be his first characteristic work.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Per the suggestion of its title, there is hardly a dull moment in Rugby.

Biography portal Classical music portal. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. A rapid ascending figure in the violins heralds a flurry of activity. His style is weightier and more solemn than that of his colleagues in Les Six.

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