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 (hŏn′ĭ-gər, hō′nĕg′ər, ô-nĕ-gĕr′), Arthur 1892-1955.
French-born Swiss composer. A proponent of the modern movement in French music, he is remembered for a number of compositions, including Pacific 231 (1923).
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(ˈhɒnɪɡə; French ɔnɛɡɛr)
(Biography) Arthur (artyr). 1892–1955, French composer, one of Les Six. His works include the oratorios King David (1921) and Joan of Arc at the Stake (1935), and Pacific 231 (1924) for orchestra
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(ˈhɒn ɪ gər, ˈhoʊˌnɛg ər)

Arthur, 1892–1955, Swiss composer, born in France.
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Noun1.Honegger - Swiss composer (born in France) who was the founding member of a group in Paris that included Erik Satie and Darius Milhaud and Francis Poulenc and Jean Cocteau (1892-1955)Honegger - Swiss composer (born in France) who was the founding member of a group in Paris that included Erik Satie and Darius Milhaud and Francis Poulenc and Jean Cocteau (1892-1955)
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It could be present on the stem of trees, shrubs, roofs, walls and rocks (Honegger et al., 2003).
The concert had begun with Honegger's Pastorale d'ete, and Grainyte-Tyla deftly layered the opening string phrases, set them gently rocking, and then let Elspeth Dutch's long horn solo float far above in undisturbed stillness.
Saturday, April 27, with Arthur Honegger's "King David." Composed in 1921 as incidental music for a play, the chorus will perform this with a narrator and soloists for the various roles.
The chamber disc with Josef Suk is a pleasant surprise--Suk was a frequent companion of Navarra's at his performances in Prague--, dedicated to the works of Kodaly, Honegger, and Martinu: a remarkably spontaneous session by two wonderfully in-tune instrumentalists.
The exception is Honegger's own "From Faery to Madness: The Facts in the Case of Howard Phillips Lovecraft," which should have been placed before the Vance piece if the chronological arrangement were to have been strictly followed.
Honegger and Verdi in addition to this one), and it deserves a bigger, more demographically varied audience than it got this particular Saturday night, which left this veteran operagoer--closer to the war's hundred years than to Joan's nineteen--feeling relatively youthful.
Sasnauskas' Chamber Choir) in an impressive 20th century oratorio Le Roi David by Arthur Honegger, a French composer of Swiss heritage.
The use of provocations provides a unique opportunity for us to connect young children to quality literature--and to all the early literacy practices that can happen for young children (Honegger, n.d).
Edited by Michele Notari, Rebecca Reynolds, Samuel Kai Wah Chu, and Beat D|beli Honegger
THE music of Beethoven, Hindemith and Honegger will fill Christ Church, New Mill, on Sunday, April 17, played by professional musicians in aid of the charity Medecins sans Frontieres.
He also received the Prix Arthur Honegger (1977), the Sibelius Prize of the Wihuri Foundation, the National Prize of Poland (both in 1983), the Premio Lorenzo il Magnifico (1985), the University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition (1992), the Prize of the International Music Council/UNESCO (1993) and the Music Prize of the city of Duisburg (1999), the Cannes Award as "Living Composer of the Year" (2000), the Romano Guardini Prize of the Catholic Academy in Bavaria (2002) and the Praemium Imperiale (2004).