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Furer Arthur

(28. 03. 1924 - 08. 11. 2013)

Furer Arthur
Furer Arthur
Hiltystr. 32
CH-3006 Bern
Schweiz
Tel: +41 (0)31 352 59 66


Biography
Arthur Furer was born in Worb, a village close to the Swiss capital of Berne. He graduated from the cantonal teacher's seminar and subsequently studied violin, school singing and choir leading at the conservatory in Berne, his training was rounded off by studies at Berne University. He initially worked as the solo violist with the Bernese Chamber Orchestra, as violinist in the symphony orchestra and as a multifaceted chamber musician, also together with the chamber ensemble of Radio Berne.
From 1952 until 1988 Furer was responsible for the musical training of students at the Marzili Seminar in Berne, he also lead various established choirs.
As a result of these comprehensive activities, within which the compositions of his own work played a key role, Furer was awarded the Pro-Arte Foundation Prize in 1966 and the music prize offered by the canton of Berne in 1984.
Further awards were attributed at various international competitions, the greatest accolade was awarded at the 6th Concorso lnternazionale di Musica "G.B. Viotti" 1955 of Vercelli (I).
"Free from the ties of any particular contemporary school I search, with every composition, for an appropriate style which suits the content and myself at that time." (Arthur Furer)


Work list
Kanon (1945)
for 3 violins or 3 violas (solo or choral) or three high voices
Texts: Rainer Maria Rilke
Suitable for tuition purposes.
Duration: 3' 00"
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Drei frühe besinnliche Lieder (1947-1948)
for baritone, piano and violin
Texts: Theodor Storm
Lose
Schliesse mir die Augen beide
Mondlicht
Duration: 7' 00"
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Concertino in e, op. 11 (1949)
for solo violin, string orchestra and timp
Maestoso / vivace - Quasi un'improvvisazione - Rondo finale.
Duration: 22' 00"
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Streichquartett in c (1949)
Tranquillo / agitato - Intermezzo - Sotto voce / appassionato.
Duration: 16' 00"
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7 Miniaturen (1951)
for violin and piano
Toccatina - Arlequinade - Valse noble et Sicilienne - Bouderie - Plainte - Petite marche des marionettes - Finale.
Duration: 7' 30"
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Immer wieder werden Gärten sein (1951)
Motet
for chamber choir (SATB)
Texts: W.P. Barfuss
Duration: 3' 40"
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Alle Menschen müssen sterben (1951)
Prelude and choral
for choir (unisono) and organ or string quartet
Texts: , Arthur Furrer, J.G. Albinus
Duration: 4' 00"
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Kein schöner Land (1952)
Folk song theme
for male, female or children's choir
Duration: 2' 20"
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Es wollte sich einschleichen (1952)
Folk song theme
for male or female choir
Duration: 2' 00"
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Sinfonie 1952 (1952)
for orchestra (2(pic).2(ca).2.2(cbn)/2.2.3.0/timp.perc/str)
Duration: 30' 00"
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Solosonate (1952)
for violin
Tempo rubato - Tranquillo - Maestoso, ma non troppo lento.
Duration: 17' 00"
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Sonate (1953)
for violin and piano
Allegro moderato - Molto tranquillo - Allegro con brio (tranquillo) / Presto.
Duration: 20' 00"
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CH-3011 Bern
15 Blumenlieder (1953-1954)
Song cycle "Das heitere Herbarium"
for female choir (3-4-part) and piano ad libitum
Texts: K.H. Waggerl
Duration: 20' 00"
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Zwei Tierlieder (1955)
for 2 unbroken voices and 1 broken voice
Der Panther (Rilke)
Huhn und Karpfen (Seidel)
Also suitable for a children's choir.
Duration: 4' 00"
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Magali (1956)
Folk song theme
for male, female or children's choir
Provençal text written phonetically.
Duration: 2' 15"
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Lou bastimen (1956)
Folk song theme
for male, female or children's choir
Provençal text written phonetically.
Duration: 2' 15"
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Se amor mai da vu se vede (1956)
for 4-part female choir
Old Venetian text.
Duration: 2' 00"
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Bläserquintett (1956)
for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon
Duration: 16' 00"
Edition Kunzelmann
Grütstr. 28
CH-8134 Adliswil
3. Violinkonzert (1956-1957)
for solo violin and orchesta (2(pic).2.2.2(cbn)/3.3.2.0/perc/str)
Quasi una fantasia di marcia - Cantilena romantica - Allegro comodo.
Duration: 28' 00"
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Divertimento, op. 19 (1957)
Concerto
for string orchestra and two contrast instruments (clarinet and piano)
Allegro alla marcia - Visione - Scherzo - Finale.
Duration: 17' 00"
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Kleine geistliche Kantate ("O welch eine Tiefe des Reichtums") (1957)
for high voice (preferably soprano), obligatory viola and organ
Duration: 7' 00"
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Jahreszeitenlieder (1957)
for three-part elite female choir (poss. trio solo)
Texts: W. Dietiker
An den Frühling
Blumenmärchen
Sommertag
Sommerstille
Aufschwung
Herbsttag
Winter
Wintermärchen
In addition to 4 intonations for 3 violins (or alto saxophone or clarinet) ad libitum.
Duration: 16' 00"
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Oboen-Quintett (1959)
Concertino
for oboe, 2 violins, viola and violoncello
Con moto - Aria - Finale.
Duration: 15' 00"
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Ein Lied in die Haushaltung ("Wir ziehn nun unsern Zahn heraus") (1959)
Scherzo lied
for alto, choir voices (1 broken and 2 unbroken), violin and piano
Texts: Matthias Claudius
For children's choir.
Duration: 2' 45"
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Oboen-Concertino (1959)
for solo oboe and string orchestra
Con moto - Aria - Finale.
Duration: 15' 00"
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Portum Inveni (1960)
Cantata
for choir (SATB) high solo voice from the choir and orchestra (1.1.0.0/1.1.1.0/timp/str)
Three-part cantata after choral texts and texts painted on the walls of houses in the German language. Specially suitable for the inauguration of new buildings, also for secular celebrations.
Duration: 17' 00"
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Wanderlied (1960)
for 1 broken and 2 unbroken voices
Silesian folksong.
Also suitable for children's choir.
Duration: 1' 00"
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O Vater der Barmherzigkeit (1960)
for a-cappella choir (SA, male voices)
Texts: Arthur Furer
After a melody from the time of the 30-year war.
Duration: 1' 30"
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Es geht wohl zu der Sommerzeit (1960)
for 2 unbroken and 1 broken voice
Anonymous song melody for the Thirty Years War.
Duration: 3' 45"
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Altabessinisches Bardenlied ("Der Gesang ist mein Gefährte") (1961)
Small three-part motet
for male choir
Duration: 2' 00"
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Ehre der Arbeit (unserer Ahnen) (1961-1962/79)
for male or female choir (2-3-part) and orchestra (2.2.2.2/4.3.3.0/timp.perc/str)
Also in a version for choir and piano (trumpet, horn, trombone ad lib.).
Duration: 11' 00"
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Ein kleines Lied (1963)
for three-part female choir (also suitable for children's choir)
Texts: Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
Duration: ' 35"
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Gebätt ("Herr Gott, Röseli rot") (1963)
for a-cappella choir (SATB)
Text: mixed Middle High German and dialect.
Duration: 3' 00"
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Ernst und Heiter (1963)
for 3 violins and violoncelo (+ double bass)
Entrata - Capriccio - Marcia solenne - Ballo - Conclusione.
This suite of concert etudes can be performed solo or chorally. It is particularly suitable for music schools and advanced amateur orchestras without violas.
Duration: 16' 00"
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Morgenlied (1963)
for 1 broken and 2 unbroken voices
From 'Des Knaben Wunderhorn'.
Duration: 1' 00"
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Die kleine Hex (1963)
Bicinium
for female choir (also suitable for children's choir)
Duration: ' 35"
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Sechs geistliche Lieder (1963-1964)
"Chorals" for liturgical use
for voice and organ with violin ad lib. (concertante: violin obligatory)
Wacht auf vom Schlaf (Furer)
In uns ist alle Schwäche (Thürer)
Abendmahlslied (Gretler)
Pfingstlied (Walter)
Herr, Du siehst (Zehnder)
Gottes Wort (Walter)
The numbers 1, 4 and 5 for mixed choir also.
Duration: 10' 00"
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Gebet (1965)
for a-cappella choir (SATB)
Texts: Niklaus von der Flüe
Duration: 1' 00"
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Wohl denen, die in deinem Hause wohnen (1966)
Introitus
for a-cappella choir (SATB)
Duration: 2' 00"
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Ein Sandkorn rinnt (1966)
for female or male choir
Texts: A. Schwengeler
Duration: 2' 15"
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Frühe Lieder (1943-1967)
for high or middle voice
Volkslied (anon)
Gefunden (Goethe)
Gleich und gleich (Goethe)
Rastlose Liebe (Goethe)
Erstes Liebeslied eines Mädchens (Mörike)
Ein Stündlein wohl vor Tag (Mörike)
Das verlassene Mägdlein (Mörike)
Auf ein altes Bild (Mörike)
Requiem (Meyer)
Wiegenlied (Brentano)
September (Hesse)
Bitte (Hesse)
Albumblatt (Borchert)
Auf dem Maskenball (Falke)
Erlösung (Barfuss)
Die alten Berner (Barfuss)
Di alte Bärner (Barfuss / Furer)
Bärner Wappespruch (Spiess)
Garteloube (Jäggi)
Duration: 38' 00"
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Fantasie, op. 27 (1966-1967)
for piano and chamber orchestra (1(pic).1.1.1/1.0.0.0/str)
In one movement (Tranquillo - Allegro energico - Tranquillo).
Duration: 9' 00"
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Anmutiger Vortrag (1967)
for female choir
Texts: Christian Morgenstern
Duration: 1' 30"
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Kathedrale (1967)
Triptycon
for two 3-part elite female choirs a cappella
Texts: H. Rhyn
Gotische Fenster
Wasserspeier
Das Münster
Duration: 8' 30"
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Kyrie (1967)
For Maundy Thursday
for choir (SATB), soli from the choir and organ
Texts: Jochen Klepper
Particularly suitable for the Eucherist.
Duration: 6' 00"
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Farbenspiel (1969)
for four-part female choir
Texts: H.R. Forster
Duration: 1' 15"
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Divertimento (1963-1973)
for octet (cl.bn/hn/2vn.va.vc.db)
Entrata - Capriccio - Malinconia - Scherzo - Marcia con brio.
Expansion of "Ernst und Heiter" to octet.
Also possible as divertimento for a small string orchestra and 3 wind instrumentalists.
Duration: 16' 00"
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Contas gadas (1973)
Rheato-Romanic love song (an old man)
for choir (SATB)
Texts: G. Deplazes
Duration: 3' 00"
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mal was andres (1976)
A background divertimento about music
for elite choir (SATB)
Texts: Arthur Furer
Duration: 8' 00"
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Narrenkanon (1976)
for elite choir (SATB)
Texts: M. Mumenthaler
Coda from "mal was anderes".
Manuscript
Diptychon (1976)
for choir (SATB)
Aufbruch
Einkehr
Duration: 4' 00"
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Herr, du siehst (1976)
for a-cappella choir (SA, male voices)
Texts: H. Zehnder
Duration: 1' 30"
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Drei lieder nach texten von kurt marti (1977)
for choir (SATB) and flute, trumpet, guitar, viola, small percussion
1. streiklied (small drum, small flute, trumpet)
2. psalm (guitar)
3. der täufer tot? (tambourine, flute, viola)
Duration: 7' 30"
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Licht vom Licht (1977)
Pentecost Song
for a-cappella choir (SA, male voices)
Texts: Silja Walter
Duration: 1' 00"
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Wacht auf (1977)
for a-cappella choir (SA, male voices)
Texts: Arthur Furer
Duration: 1' 30"
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3 liturgische Impressionen (1977)
for organ
Adventus(?) - Passio - Pascha/Pentecoste.
Single movements for the church service. The whole cycle for church concert.
Duration: 12' 30"
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Vita perennis (1978)
for tenor solo, male choir (TTBB) and orchestra (2.2.2.2/4.3.1.0/timp/str)
Texts: Josef Weinheber
German text: "Jahraus - jahrein".
Duration: 10' 00"
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Jhesus der herre min (1978)
Christmas cantata
for solo alto, choir (SATB) and instrumental ensemble or small chamber orchestra (1.1.0.1/0.0.0.0/str)
After the "Wihnahtlied" by Heinrich von Lauffenberg (1st half of the 15th century).
Duration: 7' 00"
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Golgatha (1980-1981)
for chamber choir (male and famale voices, in parts each seperated into 4), flute, 3 trombones and percussion
Compilation of text by M. Rohner und A. Furer. Polyglott (German, Hebrew, Latin, Greek). The foreign texts are notated phonetically.
Duration: 15' 00"
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"Le chant général" (1983)
Ode to the large tapestry by Jean Lurçat
for female choir (SSAA or soli) and piano
German text by Arthur Furer: "Es geht die Sonne auf".
Particularly suitable as vernissage music.
Duration: 4' 30"
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BEDENK(lich)ES (1967-1984)
Small lieder cycle
for high voice and piano
Roulett (Lehner)
Kontrast (Lehner)
Pegasus (Meng)
Wein (Lehner)
Gaukelspiel (Meng)
Albumblatt (Borchert)
Einem Kind (Meng)
Duration: 15' 00"
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Reminiszenzen (1985)
for flute, violoncello (or viola) and piano
Chinese series (based on original Chinese melodies) - Nostalgie - Plaisanterie.
Duration: 16' 00"
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Streichquartett no. 3 (1986)
"in memoriam"
Omaggio - Ricordanza - Finale.
Duration: 21' 30"
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Caeciliana (1986-1987)
for large orchestra (3(pic).3.3.2/4.3.3.0/timp.perc/str)
Duration: 8' 00"
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Der Gygechaschte (1987)
for female choir (also suitable for children's choir)
Texts: Mani Matter
Duration: 1' 15"
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Mensch (1987)
Motet
for a-cappella choir (SATB)
Duration: 2' 00"
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Gygechaschte (1987)
for male choir
Texts: Mani Matter
Duration: 1' 10"
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E chlyni Husmusig (Eine kleine Hausmusik)
for violin and viola, alternatively 2 violins
A series of short bicinia.
Duration: 8' 30"
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Drei Berner namens... (Johann Bieri, Otto Notter, Sami Streit) (1963-1988)
3 small scherzo motets from a child in Manne
for elite choir (SATB)
Duration: 4' 30"
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Balzli-Chleeblatt (1963-1988)
for three-part elite female choir
Texts: Ernst Balzli
Wysheite
Frouehärzli
Tröschterli
Duration: 7' 00"
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Arlequin et Colombine (1987-1988)
for female choir (also suitable for children's choir)
Texts: Paris, Arthur Furer
Duration: 1' 40"
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Zwöi bärndütschi Lieder (1987-1988)
for choir (SATB)
Es Chnöi (Morgenstern/Fahrer)
Gygechaschte (Matter)
Duration: 3' 30"
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Motto (1988)
for choir (SATB)
Texts: P. Lehner
Particularly suitable for the concert start.
Duration: 3' 00"
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Tapeteblueme (1988)
for female choir
Texts: Christian Morgenstern, Fahrer
Duration: 1' 00"
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Eselei (1988)
for male choir
Texts: Christian Morgenstern, Fahrer
Duration: 1' 35"
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Musik für Streicher (1988-1989)
for elite strings (ideal score: 4.4.3.2.1)
In three movements.
Duration: 18' 00"
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Musica (1990)
for viola solo
Improvvisando - Con moto/tranquillo - Scherzando.
Duration: 11' 00"
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Büssele (1990)
for 2 violins
Duration: 4' 30"
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Vivat Vita (1990)
Motet
for 4-part male choir
Texts: Fridolin Tschudi
German text: "Es lebe das Leben!".
Duration: 5' 30"
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Aus Zeit und Leid, ein Rückblick? (1990)
A situation scene
for baritone, 2 mixed choirs and orchestra (2(pic).2.2.2.3sx/4.2.3.1/timp/perc/str)
Texts: Arthur Furer, C.A. Loosli
Duration: 12' 00"
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Chinder-Lieder (1960-1991)
for voice and piano
Früelig (Reinhard)
Der Summer chunnt (Furer)
Rössli Hü (Furer)
Es Tänzli (Klavier solo)
Räge-Liedli (Furer)
Schlafliedli (Schürch / Furer)
Herbscht
Es Liedli ohni Wort (Klavier solo)
D Maria singt (Lehmann)
Winterliedli
Christmonat (Weinheber)
Die kleine Hex (Bicinium)
Ich möcht für 1000 Taler nicht
Arlequin et Colombine (Pariser Lesebuch / Furer)
Duration: 16' 30"
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Fabulette "Mirlababi" (1991)
Scherzo lied
for choir (2-part) and piano
Texts: Victor Hugo
For children's choir.
Duration: 3' 10"
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Balada (1992)
for flute and piano
Dodecaphonic dance-fantasy (Paso doble) in one movement.
Duration: 6' 00"
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Lob der Gottheit (1993-1994)
for soli (SABar), choir (SATB) and orchestra (1.1.1.1.sax/2.1.1.0/timp.perc/hp/str)
An ecumenical patchwork after words by Karl Wilhelm Ramler (Psalm 19) and Buddhist, Islamic and Jewish prayer texts.
The foreign texts are notated phonetically.
Duration: 15' 00"
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Bagatellchen (1991-1996)
for violin and piano
Violin with 2 fingerings.
For tuition.
Duration: 2' 15"
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Ein kleines TE DEUM in deutscher Sprache (A small TE DEUM in the German language) (1970-1999)
for 4 soli (or small choir), mixed choir and instrumental ensemble (1.0.1.0/3.2.1.0/timp/pf)
Texts: Gertrud von Le Fort
Duration: 12' 00"
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Monopartita (2002)
Im Leben sterben - im Sterben leben
for flute solo
Tinnitus-Kondukt - Auflehnung - Choral.
Duration: 6' 30"
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Eine kleine Hirtenmusik (2008)
for piano solo
Duration: 5' 00"
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Diskographie
Festival L'art pour l'Aar. Die Konzerte. 2006 / 2007 (Müller und Schade Nr. 5050/2, 2007)
Interpreten:
Frischknecht, Hans Eugen
Monot, Pierre-Alain
Nouvel Ensemble Contemporain NEC
Werke:
Henking, Christian: Ich bin so müde von Seufzen (2001)
Schweizer, Alfred: Gitarrenmusik 5 (2002)
Frauchiger, Katrin: Lontano (2003-2004)
Furer, Arthur: Sechs geistliche Lieder (1963-1964)
Darbellay, Jean-Luc: Tschara (2007)
Schweizer, Alfred: Orchesterstück Nr. 5 "Greina" (2007)
Darbellay, Jean-Luc: Alize (2006)
Darbellay, Jean-Luc: Postojna (2004)
Frischknecht, Hans Eugen: 4 Bilder (2005)
Frischknecht, Hans Eugen: 4 Stücke (2001)
Gut, Ursula: ricercare (2006)
Mit weiteren Werken von: Hans Studer, Pierre-André Bovey, Gerhard Holzer, Olivia Schweingruber, Raphael Gogniat, Alain Corbellari, Daniel Andres, Christian Giger, Daniel Glaus, Willy Merz
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Brun - Laquai - Furer - Sturzenegger (Musiques Suisses Grammont Nr. MGB CTS 43, 1998)
Werke:
Brun, Fritz: Fünfte Symphonie, Es-Dur (1929)
Furer, Arthur: Concertino in e, op. 11 (1949)
Mit weiteren Werken von: Richard Sturzenegger, Reinhold Laquai
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Schweizer Chor-Musik, Vol. 2 (Swiss Pan Nr. 510 072, 1994)
Werke:
Pagliarani, Mario: Paesaggio - Madrigale (1991)
Martin, Frank: Verse à boire (1961)
Furer, Arthur: Drei lieder nach texten von kurt marti (1977)
Mit weiteren Werken von: Otto Barblan, Frank Martin, Robert Blum, Michel Hostettler
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Trio Elvetico: Reminiszenzen (ECHO Nr. 9411, 1986)
Interpreten:
Keller Stucki, Marianne
Stucki, Hans Walter
Trio Elvetico
Werke:
Furer, Arthur: Reminiszenzen (1985)
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
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Schönenberger, Walter: Es ist alles eine Frage des Masses, in: Der Bund (27. März 1999) (1999)
Pantillon, François: Arthur Furer des chemins universels, in: Revue musicale de Suisse Romande (Septembre 1997) (1997)
Favre, Max: Auf eigenem Weg zwischen den Fronten, in: Der Bund 73 (1994)
Kuhn-Indermühle, Brigitte: Arthur Furers Sololieder, in: Schweizer musikpädagogische Blätter 4 (1993)
Liebi, Agnes: Junge Menschen zur Musik geleitet, in: Der Bund (September 1988) (1988)
Etter, Martin: Ehrentag für Arthur Furer, in: Der Bund (24. September 1984) (1984)
Zimmermann, Marie-Louise: Arthur Furer. Komponist, Dirigent, Lehrer ("Ich bin auch ein Brückenbauer"), in: Brückenbauer (4.April 1984) 14 (1984)
Kläy, Walter: Die grossen Meister als Lehrer: Arthur Furer, in: Der kleine Bund (14. Mai 1979) (1979)
Favre, Max: Der goldene Mittelweg. Arthur Furer, in: Der Bund (26. März 1974) 71 (1974)
Kläy, Walter: Arthur Furer, in: Radio + Fernsehen 52 (1969)
Pfluger, Rolf: Das Musikleben in der Schweiz (Arthur Furer), in: Oesterreichische Musikzeitschrift (24. Jahrgang) 3 (1969)
Kaufmann, Arthur: Interview mit Arthur Furer, in: die linie, kulturpolitisch-zeitkritische umschau 6 (1964)
Weibel, Kurt: Der Komponist Arthur Furer, in: Radio + Fernsehen 26 (1960)