Richard Flury: The Life and Music of a Swiss Romantic

Richard Flury: The Life and Music of a Swiss Romantic

by Chris Walton

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780907689447
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 03/17/2017
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: A Man in a Hurry 11

Acknowledgements 15

1 First Musical Endeavours 17

2 High-School Music 31

3 War and Muses 42

4 Counterpoint in Bern 52

5 Geneva 60

6 Flury the 'Marxist' 66

7 Back to the Grind 77

8 The First Symphony 84

9 Needles and Knives 94

10 A Carnival Symphony 99

11 The Flury Festival and Eine florentinische Tragödie 107

12 Spreading his Wings 120

13 Life without Lily 133

14 Enter Rita 150

15 Politics Intrude 159

16 Of Forests and Chambers 169

17 Three Saints in One Act 175

18 Forever Young? 181

19 The Art of the Confectioner 192

20 Romantic at Heart 209

21 Naughty but Nice 218

Conclusion 231

Appendix: Catalogue of Works 239

Abbreviations 239

Operas 240

Ballets 242

Festspiele 242

Incidental Music 244

Orchestral Works 244

Concertos 250

Music for Wind Band or Brass Band 252

Chamber Music and Works for Solo Violin 256

Piano Works 269

Organ Works 276

Choral Works with Accompaniment 276

Choral Works a cappella 280

Songs for Voice and Ensemble or Orchestra 285

Songs for Voice and Piano 287

Arrangements 301

Writings 301

Bibliography 303

Index of Flury's Works 306

General Index 311

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