Castérède: Complete Works For Flute, Vol. 1

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Label: NCL
Catalog: 8573949

Jennings, Christina; Fridkis, Jake; Arendt, Marcin; du Toit, Cobus; Lee, Doreen; Ferguson, Brook; Sutton, Patrick; Patterson, Kimberly; de Guise-Langlois, Romie; Kibbey, Bridget

Jacques Casterede’s distinguished career was centered in Paris, but with musical roots in the early twentieth-century traditions of neo-Classicism and Les Six- the wide variety of scope and intent in his work was never meant to compete with the radical avant-garde. The balletic Flutes en vacances has become one of his most popular pieces, while Ciels (‘Skies’) was a competition piece for the Conservatoire. The colors in Trois moments musicaux d’apres Corot depict paintings in sound while the Sonatine de Mai is more neo-Classical in mood.

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