Biography of Jean-Michel Damase (1928-2013)

27.01.1928
Born in Bordeaux son of a harpenist
1933
Music theory at Samuel Rousseau school
Studies in Paris with Busser, Delvincourt, Cortot and Dupre
1943
Price of the conservatory for piano
Composer, pianist, teacher and conductor.
Strongly influenced by Ravel.
1947
Prix de Rome
1960
Grand prix du Disque for a complete recording of the Nocturnes and barcarolles of Fauré
1967
Head of the Boulogne conservatory
21.04.2013
Dies

Sheet music for flute:

L. de Lorenzo
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(flute)
Edition Henry Lemoine, 27 496 H. L.
Rating: difficult
  1. Lento - Moderato - Piu animato, Scherzando - Allegro - Tres large
A musical apraisal of the flutist Leonardo de Lorenzo, written in 2001.


Pantomimes
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(flute, marimba)
Edition Henry Lemoine, LEMOINE 27837
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegretto
  2. Allegro vivace
  3. Moderato
  4. Allegretto
  5. Presto


Suite Pastorale (C-Dur)
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(3 flutes)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Carillons
  2. Pastourelle
  3. Rondeau
Parts and Score.
Really nice. The first movements makes flutes sound like bells, the third one sounds a bit like Flute en vacances by Casterede.


CDs with/from Jean-Michel Damase

Flute Music of France (1989)
  1. Gabriel Fauré: Fantaisie Op. 79 (05:03:00)
  2. Louis Aubert: Madrigal (04:20:00)
  3. Albert Roussel: Joueurs de Flute:
  4. Pan (03:07:00)
  5. Tityre (01:05:00)
  6. Krishna (03:10:00)
  7. Mr. de la Pejaudie (01:34:00)
  8. Gabriel Fauré: Morceau de Concours (02:49:00)
  9. Charles Koechlin: 14 Pieces pour Flute et piano Op. 157 (12:16:00)
  10. Jean-Michel Damase: Nocturne (02:14:00)
  11. Philippe Gaubert: Madrigal (03:48:00)
  12. Camille Saint-Saëns: Romance op. 37 (05:43:00)
  13. Francis Poulenc: Sonata:
  14. Allegro malinconico (04:15:00)
  15. Cantilena (04:14:00)
  16. Presto giocoso (03:28:00)
Ensemble Aventure
French Music for Harp, Flute & Bassoon (2002)
    Maurice Ravel: Sonatine:
  1. Modere (04:23:00)
  2. Mouvement du menuet (02:44:00)
  3. Anime (04:22:00)
  4. Jean-Michel Damase: Trio (1946):
  5. Allegretto (04:30:00)
  6. Andante (03:22:00)
  7. Allegro (03:46:00)
  8. André Jolivet: Pastorale de Noel:
  9. L'Etoile (03:47:00)
  10. Les Mages (03:19:00)
  11. La Vierge et l'Enfant (03:03:00)
  12. Entree et Danse des Bergers (02:37:00)
  13. A. H. Vte du Boisbaudry: Sonata op. 1:
  14. Allegro (07:01:00)
  15. Adagio (06:47:00)
  16. Rondeau allegro (05:51:00)

Literature von/über Jean-Michel Damase

Last edit 24.04.2013