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Dmitri Shostakovich Dmitri Shostakovich
1906-1975

String Quartet No. 7 in f-sharp-minor, Op 108
1960
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All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music. Walter Pater

Françaix, Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano

November 20th, 2005

Jean Françaix, 1912-1997

Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano, 1994

Jean FrançaixJean Françaix was a modern French composer very much in the Neo-Classical tradition of Poulenc: he eschewed the trends of atonality and the rejection of traditional form, choosing wit, color and a supple lightness in the service of producing musical “pleasure.” Prolific throughout his life, Françaix was a piano virtuoso, an active performer, a skilled orchestrator and a composer in myriad forms and ensembles. As was characteristic of many great French composers, Françaix had a skillful penchant for the wind instruments. A relatively recent work, his Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano was commissioned by the International Double Reed Society for their 24th Festival in 1994. « more »


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