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Symphonic music : orchestra  

Op. 2 quater (1943)
Ophélia
on a poem by Arthur Rimbaud

Op. 2 quater - Ophélia for 4 voices choir with orchestra
Op. 2 quinquies - Ophélia for 4 voices choir and piano

Written in 1943 for the Prix de Rome.
Conductor score signed and dated: May 5th, 1943
Reduced score signed and dates : May 2nd, 1943

(With orchestra)

Version for choir and piano: Op. 2 quinquies - Ophélia

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association: score

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association


Op. 11 (1942)
Variations sur un chant de la Lorraine
for symphony orchestra

Reduced version for piano duet : Op. 11 bis - Variations sur un chant de la Lorraine (handwritten score dated 1942).

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association


Op. 12 (1944)
Evocations (Psaume 136)
baryton, choir, organ and orchestra (strings + 2.2., tenor oboe, 2.2.4.3.3.1., tymbals, cymbale, harp)
First performance :

  • Société des Concerts du Conservatoire, Dijon
    Performed by :
    • Ensemble Joseph Samson,
    • André Fleury (orgue)
  • Conductors : André Amellér et J. F. Samson

Reduced version for baryton, choir, organ and piano : Op. 12 bis - Evocations

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association


Op. 13 (1946)
Chanson de Noël
for instrumental group

Duration: 3 mn
First performance :

  • Orchestre de la RTF Bordeaux
    Conductor : Lucien Mora

Reduced version for clarinet and piano : Op. 37 bis - Douce chanson

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score, audio

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association

digital recording available


Op. 15 bis (1943)
Stance
Poem by Emile Despax
(Premières mélodies)
Version with orchestra

Dedication : à Mademoiselle Janine Marteau

Op. 15 - Version with piano (August 1943)

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association


Op. 16 bis (1945)
Parlons bas
Poem by Henry Spiess
(Premières mélodies)
Version with orchestra (August 6th, 1945)

Dedication : à Madame Katia Oudiette

Op. 16 - Version with piano (August 1943)

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score, audio

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association

digital recording available


Op. 17 bis (1944)
Les mains
Poem by Henry Spiess
(Premières mélodies)
Version with orchestra

Dedication : pour Jacqueline Cochard en toutes amitiés, Paris le 23 septembre 1948

Op. 17 - Version with piano

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score, audio

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association

digital recording available


Op. 18 bis(1944)
La voix
Poem by Henri de Régnier
(Premières mélodies)
Version with orchestra

Dedication : à Madame M. L. Moncy

Op. 18 - Version with piano

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association


Op. 19 bis (1944)
Comme les jours dorés
Poem by Cécile Sauvage
(Premières mélodies)
Version with orchestra

8 juin 1944, Concours de composition

Dedication : à Madame Denyse Grouésy

Op. 19 bis - Version with piano

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score, audio

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association

digital recording available


Op. 31 (1947)
Esquisses pour le théâtre

3.3.3.3. - 4.4.3.1. piano, glock, timpani and drums

Handwritten score dated : Paris, January 2nd, 1947

Duration: 10 mn
First performance :

  • Orchestre des Concerts Colonne, Paris
    March 17th, 1947
    Conductor : Paul Paray

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score, audio

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association

digital recording available


Op. 34 (1948)
Symphonie

3.3.3.3. - 3.3.3.1. cymbal, glock, 2 harps, celesta

Dedication : à la mémoire du Général Leclerc, Libérateur de Paris
Score dated December 1947

Duration: 25 mn
First performance :

  • Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire de Dijon
    Conductor : André Amellér

Op. 34 bis - Reduced version for the piano

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association


Op. 42 (1955)
Danse de Séléné (suite symphonique)

2.2.2.1. - 2.2. timpani, harp, drums, keyboards

Duration: 15 mn
First performance :

  • Orchestre de Toulouse
    Conductor : Jean Clergue

Op. 42 bis - Danse de Séléné (reduction for piano)
Op. 42 - Danse de Séléné (in "Ballets")

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score, audio

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association

digital recording available

Video on YouTube :


Op. 42 - Danse de Séléné

Ballet music

Argument by Pélissane





Op. 45 (1949)
Légende du Rhin
Ballet en 2 tableaux. Argument de Pélissane.

Orchestra :
3.3.3.2. - 4.4.3.1. timpani, drum, xylophone, triangle, castanets, tambour basque, light drum, hanged cymbal, tom-tom, glock, cymbal, harp

Duration: 15 - 18 mn
First performance :

  • Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux, Paris, February 27th, 1949
    Conductor : André Amellér
  • Orchestre des Concerts Colonne, Paris, November 20th, 1949
    Conductor : Robert Blot


Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score

Op. 45 bis - Légende du Rhin, reduction for the piano.

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association


Op. 49 (1950)
Triptyque symphonique : Prélude, Divertissement, Interlude

3.3.3.3. - 4.4.3.1. timpani, drum, drums, harp

Duration: 15 mn
First performance :

  • Orchestre des Concerts Pasdeloup, Paris
    Conductor : Pierre Dervaux

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association


Op. 55 (1951)
Sampiero Corso (overture)

3.3.3.3. - 4.4.3.1. drums

Duration: 9 mn
First performance :

  • Orchestre de la Société des Concerts, Paris
    Conductor : André Cluytens

Dedication : Cordialement à André Cluytens qui en a donné la première audition à la Société des Concerts le 21 octobre 1951.

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association


Op. 72 (1952)
Annapurna (poème symphonique)
Duration : 15 mn
First performance :

  • Orchestre Radio Symphonique de Paris, September 23rd, 1956
    Conductor : Eugène Bigot

Dedication : à Maurice Herzog et à ses compagnons

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : audio

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association

digital recording available : Amaa01 January 17th, 1965

digital recording available : Amaa21 September 23rd, 1956 ; Conductor : Eugène Bigot


Op. 78 (1955)
Illustration musicale pour présentation des instruments

4 violins, 2 altos, 2 violincellos, 1 double bass, 1 flute, 1 piccolo, 1 oboe, 2 clarinets, 1 bassoon, 1 trumpet, 1 trombone, 3 horns, 1 saxophone, timbales, drum, basque drum, triangle, cymbale, hangged cymbale.

Handwritten score dated : January 8th, 1955

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association


Op. 81 (1955)
Le Temple de Gloire de Jean-Philippe Rameau
Ouverture
Transcription and orchestral realisation

Tablature : 1 small flute, 2 large flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 (4 horns ad libitum), 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, string quintet.

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association


Op. 83 (1953)
Hyrjoe le Joueur de Lvikko (poème symphonique)

2.2.2.2. - 4.2.3.1. timpani, harp, drums, keyboards

Duration: 13 mn
First performance :

  • Orchestre de la Société des Concerts, Paris
    Conductor : Robert Blot

Score dated : Paris, August 19th,1953

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score, audio

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association

digital recording available


Op. 85 (1954)
La Moresca (suite de danses sur des thèmes corses)

3.3.3.3. - 4.4.3.1. timpani, drums

Duration: 14 mn
First performance :

  • Grand orchestre symphonique de Liège
    Conductor : Charles Bartsch
  • Orchestre de la Radiodiffusion Belge, Bruxelles

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score, audio

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association

digital recording available


Op. 86 (1954)
Histoire d'un merle blanc
Argument of fairy-ballet, after a story by Alfred de Musset.
Score by André Amellér.
Scenario and cutting by Pierre Descaves and Pierre Rolland.

Fairy-ballet in 3 scenes :
- The scenes 1 and 2 are also used by "Les oiseaux du Vieux Paris"
- The scene 3 is the final of "l'histoire d'un merle blanc"
- An addendum ("Variations cacatoès") is part of the scene 3

Score dated of 1953.

Op. 86 bis - Reduced version for the piano.

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association


Op. 93 bis à 98 bis (1956)
Terre Secrète, 6 mélodies
for baryton
Version with orchestra :
Tablature : 1 flute, 1 oboe, 1 clarinet, 1 bassoon, 1 horn, harp and string quintet (6.4.4.3.2)

  • Je ne suis que cet enfant...
  • Arbres de cris...
  • La lune se perd...
  • Mai s'enroule au ciel des fontaines...
  • D'étés en étés...
  • Mon pays de crépuscule est là...

Poems after Georges-Emmanuel Clancier :

  • Terre secrète (Je ne suis que cet enfant...)
  • Chanson de l'adieu (Arbres de cris...)
  • Chanson de la femme verte (La lune se perd...)
  • Chanson de mai (Mai s'enroule au ciel des fontaines...)
  • D'étés en étés...
  • Mon pays de crépuscule est là...

Duration : 12 mn

First performance : versions with orchestra

  • Société des concerts du Conservatoire
    Dijon, March 14th, 1979
    • Baryton : Bernard Demigny
    • Conductor : André Amellér

Op. 93 à 98 - Terre secrète with piano

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score, audio

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association

digital recording available : Amaa22 (Baryton : Louis-Jacques Rondeleux ; Piano : Odette Pigault ; August 6th, 1957)


Op. 106 (1957)
A quoi rêvent les jeunes filles (ouverture)
Ouverture, Divertissement, Sérénade
Theater music for a play by Alfred de Musset

2.2.2.1., 1 bassoon, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani and strings

Duration: 7 mn (Ouverture)
First performance :

  • Radio Lille, France
    Conductor : Victor Clowez

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score, audio

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association

digital recording available


Available on YouTube
Saint-Claude symphonic orchestra (Jura - France)
Conductor : Bernard Dupaquier


Op. 124 (1958)
Les oiseaux du Vieux Paris
Musical story for orchestra and men choir ad libitum
Duration : 20 mn

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score

Op. 124 bis - Reduced version for the piano.

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association


Op. 181 (1970)
Hétérodoxes
4 mouvements : Oaradya, Areko-Arba, Triggiki, Dro-Namahito-Dro

2 flutes, 2 trumpets, string quartet, string orchestra and percussion

Duration: 25 mn
First performance :

  • Orchestre des Concerts Symphoniques de Musique de Chambre de Paris
    Conductor : Robert Blot
  • Orchestre symphonique de Lahti, Finlande
    Conductor : André Amellér

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score, audio

Editions Transatlantiques, Paris

digital recording available


Op. 204 (1973)
Dentelles et Broderies Valencianes (Puntillas y Bordados Valencianos)
en 4 parties

2 flutes, (1 piccolo), 2 oboes, (1 tenor oboe), 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 1 saxo alto, 2 trumpets, harp, timpani, bells, percussion and strings

Dedication : à ma femme.

Duration: 20 mn
First performance :

  • Orchestre de la Société des Concerts, Dijon
    November 13th, 1974
    Conductor : André Amellér

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association


Op. 397 (1976)
La pintade sacrée
(Conte sénégalais)
for orchestra with saxophone solo and drums

Duration : 35 mn approximately

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score, audio

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association

digital recording available (partial)


Op. 237 (1977)
Mélodie pour elle (Poème symphonique)

2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 1 contra-bassoon, 1 bass clarinet, 2 clarinets, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, timpani, celesta or timbre + rossignol and strings

Duration: 17 mn
First performance :

  • Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire, Dijon
    January 11th, 1978
    Conductor : André Amellér

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score, audio

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association

digital recording available


Op. 256 (1979)
Trois moments musicaux

1 piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboe, 1 tenor oboe, 2 clarinets, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, timpani, tom-tom, 4 gongs, cymbal, bass drum, drum, hanged light cymbale, xylophone and strings

Duration: 17 mn
First performance :

  • Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire, Dijon
    March 14th, 1979
    Conductor : André Amellér

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score, audio

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association

digital recording available


Op. 390
Trois symboles
pour orchestre

Sketch of unfinished work.

Referenced in the Multi-media library of our Association : score

- Unpublished
- Handwritten score available in the collection managed by the Association

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