Ina Lohr (1903–1983)
Schola Cantorum Basiliensis Scripta
Herausgegeben von Thomas Drescher, Martin Kirnbauer
Vol. 9 Anne Smith

Ina Lohr (1903–1983)

Transcending the Boundaries of Early Music

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Although almost forgotten today, Ina Lohr played a significant role in Basel’s 20th-century musical world. In 1930 she became Paul Sacher’s musical assistant, helping in the preparations for performances of the Basel Chamber Orchestra, of which he was the director. Just three years later, she was one of the courageous pioneers who under the direction of Paul Sacher founded the now internationally renowned Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. As Ina Lohr was instrumental in creating its program, her work indirectly had an enormous impact on the Early Music Movement. Through her biography, we learn to see Early Music within the complex cultural and religious matrix of her time, forcing ourselves to transcend our own boundaries to understand her life.

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Reihe Titel der Reihe - Schola Cantorum Basiliensis Scripta
Abbildungen 65 s/w
Seitenanzahl 488 arabisch
Format: 16.3 x 24 cm
Bindung Buch, Broschiert
ISBN 978-3-7965-4106-3
Erscheinungsdatum: 01.03.2020

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Anne Smith studied with Hans-Martin Linde at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, receiving her concert diploma in 1977. From 1979 until her retirement in 2016 she taught recorder and Renaissance flute there herself, whilst actively participating in various chamber ensembles. Previous publications include The Performance of 16th-Century Music: Learning from the Theorists.