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I- ORCHESTRAL WORKS

SYMPHONY NO. 1 FOR STRING ORCHESTRA AND PERCUSSION, op. 4 (1944) – 16’

I- Allegro

II- Choral

III- Allegro

         Major performances:

22 October 1948 (Bruxelles, Belgium), conducted by Franz André

March 1949 (Milan, Italia), conducted by Ennio Gerelli

April 1949 (Luxembourg), conducted by Henri Pensis

June 1949 (Netherlands), conducted by Kees Hartvelt

April 1950 (Lille, France), conducted by Maurice Soret

July 1951 (Lille, France), conducted by Maurice Soret

January 1967 (Hilversum, Netherlands), conducted by Roelof Krol

26 June 1976 (Hilversum, Netherlands), conducted by Roelof Krol

June 2013 (St. Petersburg, Russia), conducted by Vladimir Lande

SYMPHONY NO. 2, op. 10 (1948) – 21’
I- Volontaire et très rythmé – attacca
II- Assez lent et très expressif
Scoring : 3.3.3.3/4.3.3.1/Timp/1Perc/Piano/Celesta/Vibraphone/Strings
         Major performances:
14 April 1950 (Bruxelles, Belgium), conducted by Daniel Sternefeld
20 March 1954 (Concert Pasdeloup, Paris), conducted by Jean Fournet
August 1950 (London, England), BBC symphony orchestra
January 1970 (Maestrich, Netherlands)
March-April 1971, series of 6 concerts (Paris, France), conducted by André Rieu

June 2013 (St. Petersburg, Russia), conducted by Vladimir Lande

SYMPHONY NO. 3 FOR STRING ORCHESTRA, op. 11 (1949) – 19’
I- Adagio – attacca
II- Allegro – attacca
III- Adagio
         Major performances:
14 October 1950 (Luxembourg), conducted by Daniel Sternefeld
16 December 1950 (Luxembourg), conducted by Daniel Sternefeld
25 May 1951 (Bruxelles, Belgium)
2 November 1952 (Paris, France), conducted by Eugène Bigot
January 1953 (Lille, France)
March 1953 (Lille, France)
1967 (Hilversum, Netherlands), conducted by Roelof Krol
1969 (Hilversum, Netherlands), conducted by Roelof Krol
1972 (Hilversum, Netherlands), conducted by Roelof Krol
4 February 2000 (Prague, Czech Republic), conducted by Vladimir Valek

SYMPHONY NO. 4, op. 13 (1951) – 18’
In One movement
Scoring : 3.3.3.3/4.3.3.1/Timp/2Perc/Piano/Harp/Celesta/Strings
         Major performances:
17 October 1951 (Bruxelles, Belgium), conducted by Daniel Sternefeld
27 August 1953 (Netherlands), conducted by Daniel Sternefeld
18 January 1954 (Paris, France), conducted by Eugène Bigot
February 1954 (Luxembourg)
1963 (Hilversum, Netherlands)
1964 (Haarlem, Netherlands), conducted by Hein Jordans

June 2013 (St. Petersburg, Russia), conducted by Vladimir Lande

PRELUDE, FUGUE AND POSTLUDE, FOR STRING ORCHESTRA, PIANO AND TIMPANI, op. 14 (1952) – 10’
         Major performances:
8 November 1952, performed twice (Luxembourg)
29 & 30 October 1955 (Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands), conducted by Eduard van Beinum
1957 (Paris, France), conducted by Tony Aubin
1964 (Hilversum, Netherlands)
1966 (Hilversum, Netherlands)
1972 (Hilversum, Netherlands)
1975 (Nice, France)
1976 (Luxembourg)
4 February 2000 (Prague, Czech Republic), conducted by Vladimir Valek

SYMPHONY NO. 5 « Hymn to Life », op. 15 (1952-56) – 29’
In Memoriam Arthur Honegger
1- Le Combat (The Struggle)
2- Rêves et Visions (Dreams and Visions) – attacca
3- La montée vers la lumière (Ascent to the Light)
Scoring : 3.3.3.3/4.3.3.1/Timp/1Perc/Strings
         Major performances:
25 December 1957 (Bruxelles, Belgium), conducted by Daniel Sternefeld
1958 (Bruxelles, Belgium), conducted by Daniel Sternefeld
May 1960 (Paris, France), conducted by Eugène Bigot
5-7 July 1990 (Hilversum, Netherlands), conducted by Jan Stulen

SYMPHONY NO. 6 « Manfred », op. 18 (1959-63) – 31’
1- Manfred et les esprits
2- Manfred dans les Alpes
3- La mort de Manfred
Scoring : 3.3.3.3/4.3.3.1/Timp/1Perc/Piano/Harp/Celesta/Strings
         Major performances:
January 1964 (Hilversum, Netherlands), conducted by André Rieu
March 1965 (Hilversum, Netherlands), conducted by André Rieu
May 1975 (Hilversum, Netherlands), conducted by André Rieu

June 2013 (St. Petersburg, Russia), conducted by Vladimir Lande

II- CHAMBER MUSIC

SONATA FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO NO. 1 IN A MINOR (1941-42) – 13’
1- Allegro
2- Andante molto sostenuto
3- Allegro

STRING QUARTET IN C-SHARP MINOR (1940; rev. 1942) – 12’
In One movement

SONATA FOR CELLO AND PIANO (1942) – 12’
1- Récit : Plutôt lent (Rather slow) – attacca
2- Final : Moderato, très calme (very calm)

SONATA FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO NO. 2 (1942-43) – 19’
1- Allegro
2- Adagio non troppo
3- Allegro moderato

INTRODUCTION ET ALLEGRO EN FORME DE SCHERZO, FOR FLUTE, OBOE, CLARINET, BASSOON AND PIANO, op. 6 (1945) – 8’
À Marcel Despaul

TRIO FOR THREE PIANOS, op. 8 (1946-47)
À Pierre D’Arquennes
1- Vivace – Adagio 
2- Allegro vivace e con brio

III- VOCAL AND CHORAL WORKS

THREE POEMS OF FRANCIS CARCO, op. 3 (1944) – 6’
For Baritone and Instrumental Ensemble (flute, harp, piano, violin, viola, cello)
1- Madrigal (extrait des « Petits Airs »)
2- Amour (extrait de « La Bohême et mon cœur »)
3- Berceuse (extrait de « La Bohême et mon cœur »)

Performed on 10 June 1955: Eugène Bousquet (baritone), Suzanne Cotell (harp), Pierre Truys (violin), Alain Banquart (viola), Jean-Louis Hardy (cello), Yves Ramette (piano)

THREE POEMS OF CLAUDE APEL, op. 9 (1947)
For Narrator and Piano

CHANTS D’AMOUR (LOVE SONGS), op. 16 (1959) – 8’
For Mezzo-soprano and Piano
À Maryse Trilles
1- Chanson d’amour 
2- L’attente
3- Insinuant
4- Le doute
5- Le rêve

LA FLÛTE DE JADE, op. 17 (1960) – 4’
For Mezzo-soprano and Piano, on poems by Franz Toussaint
À Maryse Trilles
1- L’Orage favorable
2- La dernière promenade
3- Une chanson

SALVE REGINA, op. 28 (1982) – 4’
For Soprano solo, mixed choir and organ
À Vox Ardens, à Claire François

PSALM 116, op. 29 (1982) – 6’
For Soprano solo, mixed choir and organ
À Vox Ardens, à Claire François

AVE MARIA, op. 30 (1983) – 3’
For Soprano, Tenor and organ
À Claire François, à Gaetan D’Alauro

CHRISTUS, op. 31 (1983) – 13’
Cantata for mixed choir and organ
À Vox Ardens

IV- ORGAN WORKS

CONCERTO FOR SOLO ORGAN, op. 19 (1964) – 20’

Performed by Arie J. Keijzer on 1 July 1969, on 7 July 1969 and on 15 October 1971

RICERCARE, op. 20 (1965) – 10’
These two works can be performed together as SOLUM IN MODUM (1964-65) – 30’

  - SOLUM IN MODUM performed by Henk Klop on 23 March 1972

ORGANARIA, op. 21 (1969)

« ERMIA » POEM, op. 22 (1971)

Premiered by Arie J. Keijzer on 31 March 1973

Performed by Harm Jansen in 1978

PASTORALE, op. 23 (1976) – 24’

TOCCATA AND FUGUE, op. 26 (1979) – 13’
In Memoriam Georges Guynemer

Performed by Margreeth De Jong on 16 June 1986

« POUR UNE NUIT DE NOËL » TRIPTYCH, op. 27 (1983) – 15’
1- Étoiles d’or
2- Adoration des bergers
3- Joie de la Création

 

 

V- PIANO WORKS

INTRODUCTION AND SCHERZO, op. 1 (1943) – 5’

QUATRE ESQUISSES (FOUR SKETCHES), op. 2 (1943-44) – 10’
1- Dans les modes anciens
2- Choral
3- Jeux
4- Rêve

VARIATIONS ON A THEME OF HONEGGER, op. 5 (1945; rev. 1982) – 11’
Theme and Five Variations
À Arthur Honegger

Performed by Hélène Boschi on 10 June 1955

TRIPTYCH, op. 7 (1945-46)
1- Souple, noire = 88
2- Noire = 88
3- Noire = 54

FIVE MUSICAL MOMENTS, op. 12 (1947-50)
1- Féérie
2- Arabesque
3- Glas
4- Intermezzo
5- Carillons

VARIATIONS ON AN ORIGINAL THEME, op. 32 (1983-85) – 20’
À Hélène Boschi

NAIADS, op. 33 (1985-86) – 9’

FOUR PASTELS, op. 34 (1987-88) – 14’

À ma femme
1- Très libre, comme improvisé
2- Vif et léger
3- Très souple
4- Noire = 116, le tempo rigoureusement tenu

THREE ETUDES, op. 35 (1988-89) – 14’
1- Pour les intervalles (À Geneviève Ibanez)
2- Pour la main gauche (À Lélia Gousseau)
3- Pour les accords et la sonorité (À Willem F. Strietman)
    The three pieces can be performed in different orders.

PIANO SONATA NO. 1, op. 36 (1990-91) – 20’
In One movement
À Geneviève Ibanez

Premiered by Geneviève Ibanez on 14 March 1994

HUMORESQUE, op. 37 (1993-94) – 10’
À Pierre D’Arquennes

FOUNTAINS AND CASCADES, op. 38 (1996) – 6’

THE ELVES, op. 39 (1996-97) – 7’

ARABESQUES, op. 40 (1997-98) – 5’
À Dante Granato

POUR UN BAL IMAGINAIRE, op. 41 (1998-99) – 11’
1- Prélude
2- Danse des elfes
3- Scherzo des éphémères
4- Danse des elfes
5- Valse des libellules
6- Scherzo des lucioles
7- Ballet
8- Postlude

FIRST BARCAROLLE, op. 42 (1999-2000) – 5’
À Marie-Chantal Dupard

PIANO SONATA NO. 2, op. 43 (2001) – 7’
À Gaston Ramette mon frère et à son épouse Anne-Marie
1- Lento – Allegro un poco appassionato
2- Allegro vivace
3- Presto (Finale)

SECOND BARCAROLLE, op. 44 (2003) – 4’

BERCEUSE (LULLABY), op. 45 (2004) – 5’
À Maryse, ma femme

VARIATIONS ON A THEME OF MOZART, op. 46 (2005) – 12’
On the occasion of the 250th Anniversary of his birth
À Eric Himy
Theme : Andante (from the 2nd movement of Mozart’s Piano Sonata No. 16 in C major K. 545)
Var. I : Triolets (Legato e dolce)
Var. II : Doubles croches (Legato espressivo)
Var. III : Sol mineur (Andante espressivo)
Var. IV & V : Prélude et Fugue (Allegro – Sempre legato)
Var. VI : Menuets
Var. VII : Scherzo (Vivace)
Var. VIII : Choral (Très expressif)
Var. IX : Final (Allegro)
Postlude : Theme (Andante)

 


 

 
 
 
 
 

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