Biography of Benjamin Godard (1849-1895)

18.08.1849
Born in Paris into a wealthy family.
1863
Acceptance for the composition class of Henri Reber at the Paris conservatory, being a wonder child on the violin
1882
Head of the ensemble class at the conservatory, to which also Barrere belonged
10.01.1895
Dies in Cannes

Sheet music for flute:

Suite op. 116 (B-Dur)
edition on notenbuch.deCD-Aufnahmen bei jpc.deMP3-Download bei amazon.de
(flute, piano)
Zimmermann, ZM 22980
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegretto
  2. Idylle
  3. Valse


Suite de Trois Morceaux - 3. Valse 116 (B-Dur)
edition on notenbuch.deCD-Aufnahmen bei jpc.deMP3-Download bei amazon.de
(flute, piano)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Valse
Hard to read due to airy lines.


Valse - Aus Suite de 3 Morceaux 116 (B-Dur)
edition on notenbuch.deCD-Aufnahmen bei jpc.deMP3-Download bei amazon.de
(flute, piano)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegretto
  2. Idylle - Quasi adagio, molto tranquillo
  3. Valse
As lots of flute music in this time dedicated to Paul Taffanel. The last movement is possibly the best known.


CDs with/from Benjamin Godard

Claudi Arimany, Marc Grauwels, Annie Lavoisier, Orchestre de Chambre de Waterloo, Ulysse Waterlot
French Flute Favorites (2003)
Berlioz - Gounod - Donjon - Godard - Gaubert
jpc
  1. Jean-Marie-Baptiste Donjon: Offertoire, Op. 12 (04:42:00)
  2. Paul-Agricole Génin: Carnaval de Venise, Op. 14 (10:47:00)
  3. Benjamin Godard: Allegretto (01:43:00)
  4. Benjamin Godard: Idylle (05:12:00)
  5. Benjamin Godard: Sérénade à Mabel (05:05:00)
  6. Benjamin Godard: Légende pastorale (02:37:00)
  7. Philippe Gaubert: Divertissement grec (03:58:00)
  8. Hector Berlioz: Trio de "l'Enfance du Christ" Op. 25 (06:29:00)
  9. Charles Gounod: Petite Symphonie:
  10. Adagio - Allegretto (05:35:00)
  11. Andante cantabile (05:20:00)
  12. Scherzo (03:41:00)
  13. Finale (05:10:00)

Literature von/über Benjamin Godard

Last edit 18.08.2014