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Ravel - Debussy - Philippot

Local Brass Quintet


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A singular project
During a concert given in Matignon for the Fête de la Musique in 2018, we performed Debussy's La Fille aux cheveux de lin. Gabriel Philippot, who had come to hear his arrangement of Granados' Valses poéticos, fell under the spell, amazed that Debussy renders so well in brass quintet. So the idea came to him to offer us his own transcription of Debussy's La plus que lente. When, a year later, we presented this piece on stage in Paris, it was a real trigger, as much for us as for the public - and for Gabriel himself who, once again present at this concert, found that the formation brought a new light and a formidable added value in terms of chordal support, richness of timbre, contrast, etc.

And so, little by little, the idea for this second CD was born. After our first recording, Stay Tuned, which explored the Hispanic and French musical universes, choosing the identity of the program was indeed easy thanks to the feedback from the public, colleagues and Gabriel: it was obvious that this new recording had to honor French music. But, rather than starting with a very vast repertoire as for the previous CD, we decided to concentrate on two quasi-contemporary composers: Ravel and Debussy, two emblematic figures of the French music of the beginning of the 20th century. This choice also seemed interesting to us because it is not often defended and explored by our group and by our family of instruments.

As with our first CD, our wish was to explore several facets of these composers and to show how a brass band can transform their orchestral and piano pieces, and even their string quartets - something unheard of for our band! And as French music continues to create beautiful works even today, we had the idea to complete this journey with a new work, Trois Danses, specially composed by Gabriel Philippot as a tribute to these great elders who have forever marked music and whose sensitivity and audacity still nourish the imagination of contemporary artists.

Local Brass Quintet

Reviews on... -> Audiophile magazine - Pizzicato - Froggy's delight - Radio Coteaux

Radios : France Musique/Pas très original, ça - France Musique/La Quatre saisons n'est pas qu'un pizza

 

 

La fille aux cheveux de lin, L. 117 - Claude Debussy (Arr. Huug Steketee)
Quatuor à cordes en Fa Majeur, M. 35 (II. Assez vif, très rythmé) - Maurice Ravel (Arr. Gabriel Philippot)
La plus que lente, L. 121 - Claude Debussy (Arr. Gabriel Philippot)
Concerto pour piano en Sol Majeur (II. Adagio assai)* - Maurice Ravel (Arr. Gabriel Philippot)
Trois danses pour quintette de cuivres (Création) - Gabriel Philippot
Clair de lune, L. 75 - Claude Debussy (Arr. Gabriel Philippot)
Danse (Tarentelle Styrienne) 5’34 Claude Debussy (Arr. Gabriel Philippot)
Quatuor à cordes en Sol Majeur, Op. 10, L. 113 (III. Andantino, doucement expressif) - Claude Debussy (Arr. Javier Rosetto)
Don Quichotte à Dulcinée, M. 84 - Maurice Ravel (Arr. Gabriel Philippot)
Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune* - Claude Debussy (Arr. Gabriel Philippot for brass quintet and piano)

    Local Brass Quintet

François PETITPREZ Trumpet
Javier  ROSSETTO Trumpet
Benoit COLLET French horn
Romain DURAND Trombone
Tancrède CYMERMAN Tuba

 

*Mathilde NGUYEN Piano

 

 


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