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DESBRIÈRE, J.: 5 Pièces étranges / 8 Préludes intérieurs / Piano Concerto (P. Gallois, Löfstrand, Sinfonia Finlandia Jyväskylä)

    

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DESBRIÈRE, J.: 5 Pièces étranges / 8 Préludes intérieurs / Piano Concerto (P. Gallois, Löfstrand, Sinfonia Finlandia Jyväskylä)

One of the generation of composers that includes Dutilleux, Françaix and Ibert, Jacques Desbrière inhabits a long-standing French tradition of tonal and modal composition from Couperin to Poulenc, his Piano Concerto also embracing the expressive language of Ravel in deliberate quotations. Desbrière’s friendship with renowned flautist and conductor Patrick Gallois inspired several pieces for flute and piano in the late 1980s. Of these the Cinq pièces étranges has achieved worldwide popularity. The solo piano suite Préludes intérieurs also belongs to this fruitful period, all of these works demonstrating to perfection the composer’s ideal of an authentically modern aesthetic of beauty. Also conducted by Patrick Gallois, Desbrière’s Sinfonia can be heard on Naxos 8.557985.


Desbriere, Jacques

  5 Pieces etranges
1.   No. 1. Andante moderato 00:03:27
2.   No. 2. Andante 00:02:22
3.   No. 3. Assez vif 00:01:23
4.   No. 4. Quasi adagio 00:01:46
5.   No. 5. Allegretto 00:02:54
  8 Preludes interieurs
6.   No. 1. Tranquillo 00:01:38
7.   No. 2. Pas trop lent 00:01:43
8.   No. 3. Energique, rythme 00:00:47
9.   No. 4. Egal et fluide 00:01:20
10.   No. 5. Doucement allant 00:01:59
11.   No. 6. Doucement allant 00:01:20
12.   No. 7. Moderato cantabile 00:03:30
13.   No. 8. Rapide, energique 00:00:44
  Piano Concerto
14.   I. Largo - Allegro vivace 00:13:01
15.   II. Tres calme 00:05:22
16.   III. Tres vif 00:06:46

Total Playing Time: 00:50:02






Composer(s):
Desbriere, Jacques

Conductor(s):
Gallois, Patrick

Orchestra(s):
Sinfonia Finlandia Jyvaskyla

Artist(s):
Gallois, Patrick; Lofstrand, Cecilia

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music; Concertos; Instrumental

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: 9.70201

Barcode: 730099720113

Distribution Note(s):

March 2014 digital release. Exclusively available for streaming and download. Not available on CD.


 



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