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Swiss Radio International

Music from Switzerland
on Compact Disc

Classic, Folk, Jazz, and more!

Swiss Radio International

SRI Catalog 98 1 04/02/04, 21:02

Swiss Radio International Musica Helvetica

Die Musica Helvetica-Serie umfasst zahlreiche Tonträger mit Musik aus der
Schweiz und wird laufend erweitert. Sie präsentiert Schweizer Interpreten
(-innen) und Komponisten(-innen) aus allen musikalischen Sparten: von authen-
tischer Volksmusik über Klassische Musik bis zu Jazz, Blues und Rock.
Musica Helvetica Tonträger werden übrigens an über 1200 Radiostationen in
weltweit rund 100 Ländern abgegeben und tragen so zur Verbreitung schwei-
zerischen Kulturschaffens im Ausland bei.

Musica Helvetica – eine Produktion von

Schweizer Radio International – SRI Enterprises

The Musica Helvetica series, an ongoing project, features recordings with music La série Musica Helvetica comprend de nombreux supports de son avec de la
from Switzerland – Swiss performers or composers in all musical genres and musique provenant de Suisse. Elle présente des interprètes et des composi-
epochs, from genuine folk music to classical compositions, from jazz to blues teurs suisses de tous les genres musicaux: de la musique traditionnelle authen-
to rock. tique, en passant par la musique classique, jusqu’au Jazz, au Blues et au Rock.
Musica Helvetica recordings are distributed to more than 1200 radio stations Les productions Musica Helvetica sont d’ailleurs transmises pour diffusion à
in some 100 countries and are thus an important contribution to the represen- plus de 1200 stations de radio dans une centaine de pays et contribuent ainsi
tation of Swiss culture abroad. à la promotion de la culture suisse dans le monde entier.

Musica Helvetica – a production of Musica Helvetica – une production de

Swiss Radio International – SRI Enterprises Radio Suisse Internationale – SRI Enterprises

SRI Enterprises – Music Productions / CH-3000 Berne 15 – Switzerland Fax: 41 31 350 95 81 Website: www.srg-ssr.ch/sri E-mail: music@sri.srg-ssr.ch

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Berne Symphony Orchestra Swiss Classic

Musique Espérance Symphonically Swiss Molto Furioso

A Concert for Hope and Solidarity Contemporary Swiss Composers 20th Century Swiss Composers
W.A. Mozart 1756 – 1791 Sándor Veress 1907 – 1992 Paul Kletzki 1900 – 1973
Piano Concerto in D Minor, K. 466 Four Transylvanian Dances Symphony No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 18
Johannes Brahms 1833 – 1897 Ernest Bloch 1880 – 1959 Frank Martin 1890 – 1974
Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98 Symphony for Trombone and Ballade for Saxophone and Orchestra
Dmitrij Kitajenko, conductor of the Orchestra Rolf Liebermann 1910
Miguel Angel Estrella, Piano
Berne Symphony Orchestra Fritz Brun 1878 – 1959 Furioso for Orchestra
Berne Symphony Orchestra
Symphony No. 2 in B-flat Major
Dmitrij Kitajenko, Conductor René Koch, Baritone
Berne Symphony Orchestra Christian Roellinger, Alto Saxophone
MH CD 83.2
Dmitrij Kitajenko, Conductor Berne Symphony Orchestra
Dmitrij Kitajenko, Conductor

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Swiss Composers Series Swiss Composers Series

Swiss Composers 1 Swiss Composers 2 Swiss Composers 3 Swiss Composers 4

Willy Hess 1906 Richard Flury 1896 – 1967 Joseph Lauber 1864 – 1952 Paul Juon 1872 – 1940
Othmar Schoeck 1886 – 1957 Ernest Bloch 1880 – 1959 La Gentille Batelière Ernest Bloch 1880 – 1959
Heinrich Sutermeister 1910 Caspar Diethelm 1926 Cinq Rondels Mignons Hans Huber 1852 – 1921
Paul Müller-Zürich 1898 – 1993 Gaspard Fritz 1716 – 1783 Sonata Fantasia in una Parte
Esther Nyffenegger, Cello
Willy Burkhard 1900 – 1955 Aloys Fornerod 1890 – 1965 Le Dernier Souvenir
Desmond Wright, Piano
Klaus Huber 1924 Trois Morceaux Caractéristiques
Sibylle Tschopp, Violin
MH CD 98.2
Desmond Wright, Piano Mirjam Tschopp, Violin Elisabeth Mattmann, Soprano
Andrea Kollé, Flute Isabel Tschopp, Piano Marianne Keller Stucki, Flute
Sylvia Schwarzenbach, Clarinet
MH CD 85.2 MH CD 90.2
Agathe Rytz-Jaggi, Piano
MH CD 97.2

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Classical Excursions Classical Excursions

East West Symphony Swiss Ethnophony BlueNaissance

and other compositions by Folk meets Classic In Between
Heinrich Schweizer 1943
Huber: Concerto for Hammered From Frescobaldi to Dave Brubeck,
East West Symphony Dulcimer and String Orchestra / from chorales to bluesettes, the
Historical Symphony Suite Liebermann: Suite on Six Swiss Folk innovative sound of BlueNaissance
Five Days in Avignon Songs / Daetwyler: Alphorn Concerto employs a combination of elements
Swiss Panorama No.1 / Ulrich: Ethnophony for Ländler from classical music and jazz, blues
Suite for Flute, Bassoon and Piano Ensemble and Orchestra and the renaissance.
and more
Swiss Chamber Philharmonic Stefan Schlegel, Trombone, Bass
China Broadcasting Orchestra of Benno Bernet, Hammered Dulcimer Trumpet
Traditional Musical Instruments Martin Roos, Alphorn Paolo D’Angelo, Organ, Accordion
Zurich Symphony Orchestra Ländler Ensemble ad hoc Heinz della Torre, Trumpet,
Bian Zushan, Conductor Patrice Ulrich, Conductor Flugelhorn
MH CD 102.2 MH CD 103.2 MH CD 105.2

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Classical Choirs Women in Music

Johann Sebastian Bach Christmas Carols and Tunes in Der Traum hat offene Augen
Switzerland Women Composers Throughout
Magnificat in D Major, BWV 243
the Centuries
Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis, BWV 21 A collection featuring Christmas
Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, carols and tunes in Switzerland’s four Fanny Mendelssohn 1805 – 1847
BWV 225 national languages in addition to Clara Schumann 1819 – 1896
bells and carillons from Switzerland’s Alma Mahler 1879 – 1964
Solisti e Coro della Radio Svizzera,
four cultural regions. Erika Radermacher 1936
Ensemble Vanitas Basler Madrigalisten Elisabeth Glauser, Voice
Diego Fasolis, Conductor Fritz Näf, Conductor Eva Zurbrügg, Violin
Ensemble Galliarda Basel Angela Schwartz, Cello
MH CD 88.2
Marianne Lüthi & Manfred Harras, Erika Radermacher, Piano
SRI CD 002.2
MH CD 87.2

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Blues & Ambient Grooves Blues & Ambient Grooves

Philipp Fankhauser Tillman & Ambient Groove Artists

His Kind of Blues Lingo
Swiss musician Philipp Fankhauser’s The Jolimont Project is a coming
dream of living and performing the together of musicians from all over
blues has led him to the USA, where the world exploring the ambient
he is making a mark with his unique groove with their traditional
style of the blues. Among the instruments and modern techniques.
musicians who perform with Philipp
Martin Tillman (CH), Tom Vedvik
on this portrait recording are the
(Norway), Scarlet Rivera (USA), Terry
Checkerboard Blues Band, the
Glenny (USA), Michel Willi (CH),
Memphis Horns, Walter Liniger,
Satnam Ramgotra (India), Yotis
Margie Evans and Andrew Love.
Kiourtzoglou (Greece), Marc
MH CD 93.2 Halbheer (CH), Tommy Eyre (GBR)
Distributed by COD Records
MH CD 100.2

SRI Catalog 98 12-13 04/02/04, 21:03

Jazz in Switzerland Jazz in Switzerland

This special English edition of the

Jazz in Switzerland production is
available only for broadcasting
stations and for sale outside of
Switzerland. The original multilingual
edition is available on the Elite
Special label (9544002/1-4).
Jazz in Switzerland 1930 – 1975
The four CDs of this beautiful
anthology feature recordings from
the archives of Swiss radio, jazz
festival promoters, the Arlesheim
Jazz Museum and eminent jazz
musicians. Packaged in a decorative
box, the CDs are accompanied by a
richly illustrated 100-page booklet Quartett • Four Nuts and a Peanut •
with detailed notes in English. Fred Böhler Trio • Loys Choquart
Ensemble • Darktown Strutters Trio •
MH CD 107–110.2 4CDs Raymond Droz Dixieland Group •
Harlem Ramblers • New Orleans Wild
Featuring: Lanigiro Syncopating Cats • Francis Notz Septet • Roland
Melody Kings • Morris & his Music Best • Kurt Weil Sextet • George
feat. Coleman Hawkins • Orchestre Gruntz Trio • Metronome Quintet •
Bob Engel • Magnolians • Varsity Jazz Helen Merrill–George Gruntz • Flavio
Club • Tanzorchester der Original Ambrosetti • Elsie Bianchi Trio • Swiss
Teddies • René Weiss Quartet • Jerry All Stars • Unterhaltungsorchester
Thomas Swingtette • Orchestre Mac Beromünster • Hans Kennel Quintet •
Strittmatter • Fred Böhler and his Alex Rohr Quartet • Heinz Bigler &
Orchestra • Glyn Paque Trio • Hazy Jazz Live Trio • Free Sounds • Irène
Osterwald and his Orchestra • Swiss Schweizer Trio • Pierre Favre Trio •
The “Live Jazz Paintings” featured on the covers of the Jazz in Switzerland
BeBop Team • Ernest Höllerhagen Pierre Cavalli Trio and more! production were painted by Swiss artist Werner Meier.

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Jazz Co-productions SRI on Stage Series

SWITZERJAZZ Kurt Weil & Vibes Revisited SRI on Stage SRI on Stage
Late – But Not Too Late presents live at Mahogany Hall, Berne
The small country of Switzerland Swiss Radio International leaves no
boasts a relatively large number of Whether as professor, producer, stone unturned to seek – and find! –
“4 on the floor” plus special guests
talented jazz musicians. This album, editor or vibraphonist, Kurt Weil has listeners. For example, at Switzer-
at Mahogany Hall in Berne on
from a live concert featuring 35 long been one of the “Who’s Who” land’s leading trade and agricultural
September 7, 1997: Jann Browne
leading Swiss jazz musicians, can be of the Swiss jazz scene. He celebrates fairs. It organises “SRI Days” as a
(vocals), Joy Lynn White (vocals,
considered a reflection of the current a fiery and “swinging” comeback on backdrop for the art of musicians
guitar), Matt Barnes (vocals, guitar),
jazz scene in this country, lively, this CD – with nine of his own well- from Switzerland – and abroad. The
Pat Gallagher (vocals, guitar), Pietro
healthy, and thoroughly Switzerjazz! crafted compositions. live recordings on this CD will thrill
Bianchi (accordion, mandolin) and
lovers of top-class country music,
Big Band de Lausanne / The Young Columbia 487886 2 Kurt Bislin (harmonica).
rhythm and blues, rock and pop
Bloods / The Survivors / The Lost Distributed by SONY Music
every bit as much as they did the SRI CD 002.2 STAGE
original audiences.
TCB 96452
Distributed by TCB Records

SRI Catalog 98 16-17 04/02/04, 21:03

Swiss Folk Music Swiss Folk Music

Dances and Tunes 23rd Swiss National Yodelling Zurich Boys’ Choir Zürcher Sängerknaben
for House Organ, Violin and Dulcimer Festival Thun The Most Beautiful Swiss Folk Songs Die schönsten Volkslieder und
and Tunes Melodien aus der Schweiz
The musical works featured on this
The 23rd National Yodelling Festival
recording were clearly in the folk Zurich Boys’ Choir Zürcher Sängerknaben
was a record-breaking event: some
tradition of their time as performed Alphons von Aarburg, Conductor Alphons von Aarburg, Leitung
13,000 yodlers, alphorn players and
among the rural societies of the The Ludus Ensemble Das Ludus Ensemble
flag throwers [Fahnenschwinger]
Emmental (Canton Berne) and
gathered in Thun for performances, MH CD 111.2 MH CD 112.2
Toggenburg (Eastern Switzerland),
competitions and leisurely moments
but not far removed from so-called
together. This recording features
“serious” music.
leading ensembles and
Jürg Neuenschwander, House Organ instrumentalists and culminates with
Johannes Utzinger, Violin the performance of the 2,500
Christian Schwander, Dulcimer yodellers during the final ceremony.
MH CD 61.2 MH CD 96.2

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Swiss Folk Music Swiss Folk Music

Musique traditionnelle des cantons

de Genève, Jura, Neuchâtel et Vaud
ainsi que des régions francophones
des cantons de Berne, Fribourg et
Valais. Musica Helvetica vous pré-
sente des “classiques” confirmés de
la musique traditionnelle de la Suisse
romande, mais aussi des chansons et
des pièces instrumentales plus récen-
tes. En plus, vous découvrirez des
enregistrements rares de carillons
et de boîtes à musique.
Le CD consacré au Chablais met en Musique traditionnelle de la Suisse Musique traditionnelle de la Suisse Musique traditionnelle du Chablais
évidence, à travers la musique tradi- Romande Romande Traditional Music from the Chablais
tionnelle, toutes les richesses cultu- Folk Music from French-Speaking Folk Music from French-Speaking Region
relles engendrées par la proximité de Switzerland Switzerland
This CD features the Chablais Region
régions aussi diverses que le Valais
Deux CDs avec des textes explicatifs Musica Helvetica presents folk music of Western Switzerland. The musical
central, la vallée d’Aoste et la Savoie,
en français et en anglais. from the French-speaking cantons of traditions of French-speaking Switzer-
voire le pays de Saanen (canton de
Two CDs with extensive documenta- Geneva, Vaud, Neuchâtel and Jura, land mix with musical influences from
Berne) et le Pays d’Enhaut (canton
tion in French and English. as well as from the French-speaking the Upper Valais, the Savoy Alps, the
de Vaud). Cette musique témoigne
regions of the cantons of Fribourg, Italian Aosta Valley, and the region
d’une culture vivante attachée à ses MH CD 81.2 / MH CD 82.2 2CDs
Berne and Valais, traditional “classics”, between the Bernese Saanenland
traditions mais aussi habituée, par
songs and instrumental pieces. These and the “Pays d’Enhaut” in the can-
atavisme, à intégrer les nouvelles
are supplemented by rare recordings ton of Vaud. They provide beautiful
influences véhiculées sur cet extra-
of carillons and music boxes. testimony of a lively, joyful culture.
ordinaire lieu de passage qu’est la
vallée du Rhône. MH CD 81.2 MH CD 82.2

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Swiss Radio International




Version I
Cover Photograph: Heinz-Dieter Finck
Layout & Design: Mark Manion, Bern
Printed in Switzerland by Küng AG, Näfels

SRI Enterprises – Music Productions

CH-3000 Berne 15 – Switzerland / Fax: ++41 31 350 95 81
Website: www.srg-ssr.ch/sri / E-mail: music@sri.srg-ssr.ch
Swiss Radio International An enterprise of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation SBC

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