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Hermann Scherchen

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Hermann Scherchen was a German conductor and arranger, (June 1, 1891June 12, 1966).

Making his debut with Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire", he was a champion of 20th century composers such as Richard Strauss, Webern, Berg, Varse.

He is probably best known for his orchestral arrangement (and recording) of Johann Sebastian Bach's Art of Fugue.

Quote

  • "Music does not have to be understood. It has to be listened to."

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