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Brun: Symphony No 8, Variations / Brun, Sacher, Et Al


Release Date: 07/14/2009 
Label:  Guild   Catalog #: 2351   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Fritz Brun
Performer:  Adrian Aeschbacher
Conductor:  Fritz BrunPaul Sacher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Radio Beromünster Studio OrchestraZurich Collegium Musicum
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The recent series of Guild releases devoted to the music of the Swiss master Fritz Brun, continues with two archive recordings of his music of the greatest importance with regard to a fuller understanding of his art. This couples two major works - the powerful Eighth Symphony for full orchestra and a set of Variations on an original theme for piano and string orchestra - both heard in definitive performances from 1946. The Symphony is conducted by Fritz Brun himself and is played with total commitment by the Studio-Orchester Beromünster, and the Variations, written in 1944, are played by the fine Swiss pianist Adrian Aeschbacher with the Collegium Musicum Zürich conducted by the legendary Paul Sacher. This is a very important Read more issue, and the original recordings have been excellently refurbished. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 8 in A major by Fritz Brun
Conductor:  Fritz Brun
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Radio Beromünster Studio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 54 Minutes 32 Secs. 
2. Variations for String Orchestra and Piano by Fritz Brun
Performer:  Adrian Aeschbacher (Piano)
Conductor:  Paul Sacher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Collegium Musicum
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; Switzerland 
Length: 21 Minutes 38 Secs. 

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