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Schwertsik on Schwertsik

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This interview with Kurt Schwertsik, filmed at his home in Vienna, explores his musical development, his radical shift from Darmstadt to tonality and his unique blend of melancholy and humour. Featured works include Earthly Sounds, Baumgesänge (Tree Songs), Instant Music, Nachtmusiken and Wiener Chronik 1848.

The Schwertsik on Schwertsik web documentary is presented by Boosey & Hawkes and directed by Tommy Pearson of Red Ted Films.

Recordings heard on this video are courtesy of:
ABC Classics
Chandos Records
Largo Records
Radio Ö1 / ORF (Austrian Broadcasting Corporation)
RSO Wien (ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna)

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