Beat Furrer (b.1954): Portrait of the Composer - Chamber Works, etc. / Trio Catch; Ensemble Proton Bern et al.
1 CD / Musiques Suisses / 2015-01-27Works: Beat Furrer: Aer, for clarinet, cello & piano; ...Cold and calm and moving, for flute, harp, violin, viola & cello; Lied for violin & piano; Auf tönernen füssen, for speaker, flute & percus...
Performers: Fried, Samuel [Piano]; Furrer, Eva; Haft, Maximillian; Hodges, Nicolas; Tscherne, Mira [Vocals]
Conductors: ; Kuhn, Matthias [Cello]
Ensemble: Ensemble Proton Bern; Trio Catch
Beat Furrer's art of composition is like an exploration of fundamental principles, an exploration that is made accessible in the work and through the act...continue...
Recording information: Bolzano, Italy (04/12/2013); Radio SRF 2 Kultur, Studio 1, Zürich, Switzerland (04/12/2013); Studio WDR, Köln (04/12/2013); Wien (04/12/2013); Bolzano, Italy (04/17/20...continue...
2 CD / Kairos Music Production / 2014-01-01Works: Beat Furrer: Wüstenbuch, opera; Ira-arca, for bass flute & double bass; Lied for violin & piano; Aer, for clarinet, cello & piano
Performers: Augestad, Tora; Brohier, Sebastien [Baritone (Vocal)]; Dubov, Mikhail [Piano]; Fauchere, Helene [Soprano Vocal]; Furrer, Eva; Fussenegger, Uli; Pessin, Vladislav
Conductors: Furrer, Beat;
Ensemble: Klangforum Wien; Trio Catch
Beat Furrer's new opera Wüstenbuch is based on several texts, from ancient Egyptian writings to contemporary authors. The Wüste ("desert") provides a base where Furrer...continue...
1 CD / Kairos Music Production / 2008-01-01Works: Beat Furrer: Piano Concerto; Invocation VI ("Por qué, pues has llegado aqueste corazón"), for voice & bass flute; Spur, for piano & string quartet; FAMA VI ("Wie hübsch ist es"), for v...
Performers: Augestad, Tora; Furrer, Eva; Fussenegger, Uli; Hodges, Nicolas; Hoffmann, Petra; Menke, Isabelle
Conductors: Rundel, Peter
Ensemble: Cologne West German Radio Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Kairos Music Production / 2001-01-01Works: Beat Furrer: Stimmen for chorus & 4 percussionists; Face de la chaleur for flute, clarinet, piano & 4 part orchestra; Quartet for (4) percussionists; Dort ist das Meer "Nachts steig' ich hinab"
Performers: Formenti, Marino; Furrer, Eva; Molinari, Ernesto
Conductors: Huber, Rupert; Furrer, Beat
Ensemble: Cologne Percussion Quartet; Vienna Concert Choir; Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Kairos Music Production / 2000-01-01Works: Hans Zender: Music to hear, for soprano, flute, echo flute & ensemble. Sonnet from William Shakespeare; Litanei, for 3 cellos; Muji no Kyo, for voice, flute, cello & keyboard; Furin no kyo, for sopra...
Performers: Emtage, Katrina; Furrer, Eva; Leitner, Benedikt; Lindenbaum, Andreas; Moffat, Julie; Molinari, Donna Wagner; Schueler, Roland
Conductors: Zender, Hans
Ensemble: Klangforum Wien
"He is also a composer of the avant-garde persuasion, though his kind of sound-bending and intellectually fraught material is more in the rear-guard today. Most...continue...
1 CD / Kairos Music Production / 1999-01-01Works: Beat Furrer: Nuun, for 2 pianos & orchestra; Presto con fuoco, for flute & piano; Still, for ensemble; Poemas, for mezzo-soprano voice, guitar, piano & marimba
Performers: Formenti, Marino; Furrer, Eva; Laurence, Elizabeth; Muller, Florian
Conductors: Eötvös, Peter; Cambreling, Sylvain
Ensemble: Klangforum Wien