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Jost Meier (*1939)
Jost Meier was born on March 15, 1939 in Solothurn (Switzerland). After matriculating, he began studying mathematics and physics. He studied the cello and begann composing in adolescence. After studying at the conservatories of Biel and Bern (in Rolf Looser’s class) hewent to Holland to study with Frank Martin. Following a spell as cellist in the Zurich Tonhalle orchestra and the Camerata Bern,...
Two cultures clash each other
This work is influenced by the bilingual French-German environment of the city of Biel-Bienne (Switzerland). Two cultures clash each other. Latine impulses are expressed by some sorts of toccatas or dancing passages, the german ones rather by counterpointic elaborations within fugato passages.
- 1967, rev. 2007
- Editions Bim