Ernest Bloch (July 24, 1880 July 15, 1959) was a Swiss-born American composer. Bloch was born in Geneva on July 24, 1880 to Jewish parents. He began playing the violin at age 9. He began composing soon after.
He studied music at the conservatory in Brussels, where his teachers included the celebrated Belgian violinist Eugène Ysaÿe. He then travelled around Europe, moving to Germany (where he studied composition from 19001901 with Iwan Knorr at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt), on to Paris in 1903 and back to Geneva before settling in the United States in 1916, taking American citizenship in 1924.
He held several teaching appointments in the U. With George Antheil, Frederick Jacobi, Quincy Porter, Bernard Rogers, and Roger Sessions among his pupils. See: List of music students by teacher: A to B#Ernest Bloch.
In 1917 Bloch became the first teacher of composition at Mannes College The New School for Music, a post he held for three years. In December 1920 he was appointed the first Musical Director of the newly formed Cleveland Institute of Music, a post he held until 1925. Following this he was director of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music until 1930. In 1941, Bloch moved to the small coastal community of Agate Beach, Oregon and lived there the rest of his life.
He taught and lectured at the University of California, Berkeley until 1952. He died on July 15, 1959 in Portland, Oregon, of cancer at the age of 78. His body was cremated and his ashes were scattered near his home in Agate Beach. David Amos is an American conductor who studied at San Diego State University and Indiana University. He has made it his specialty as an orchestral conductor to introduce to the public lesser known works of composers worthy of greater recognition, as well as more obscure music of famous composers.
Amos has commissioned new works as well as conducted many world premiere performances in concert and in recordings. His musical training includes two degrees from San Diego State University, and doctoral studies in conducting at Indiana University. He has conducted and recorded over 150 compositions on more than thirty-two compact discs. DVD-AUDIO disc that will play in 24/96kHz on a standard DVD video player (no footage included) - can only be played on a DVD player. This listing is for a rare DAD CD, featuring the music of.DAD CD Title / Tracks. Concerto Symphonique for Piano & Orchestra. Scherzo Fantasque for Piano & Orchestra. David Amos, conductor Micah Yul, piano London Symphony Orchestra. The DAD (Digital Audio Disc) CD is from the. DAD made in the USA. The DAD CD, JEWEL CASE AND INSERTS are in. The DAD CD is actually. See the pictures with this listing as these are of the actual item. This CD is an audiophile quality pressing any collector of fine MFSL, half speeds, direct to discs, Japanese/UK pressings etc. Can attest to the difference a quality pressing can make to an audio system.
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