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What good is it to invent new forms of speech? The Ancient Greek Attica dialect was closely related to the refined Ionic language of the great Greek writers such as Aescchylus, Sophocles, and Euripides. These cuts will not be taken in this performance. The marking at the beginning is Bien scande, which refers to placing much stress or accent when indicated. It can be performed with clarinet and piano or clarinet and orchestra. Unfortunately, there is no commercial CD recording available with clarinet and orchestra and only one recording with piano reduction Actually, the clarinet concerto was recorded with orchestra and released on the CD “20th Century Clarinet Concertos” by the Koch Schwann label [5].

The first movement is marked Giocoso playfully and Tomasi makes chords out of the arpeggiated figures in the clarinet. Sometimes strings are simply listed as “str,” which means strings. Titles with no bracketed numbers are assumed to use “Standard Instrumentation.

French composer Henri Tomasi. On 13 January he died peacefully in his apartment in MontmartreParis.

Example 2 – Jones: Gordon The first tomwsi third movements of the work are senza misura without meter. The initial tempo returns and the song ends in calm repose with an unusual closing chord: Tomasi began his career as a conductor for Concerts du Journal. It is improvisatory in nature and Tomasi uses motives and develops them like his French compatriot, Jolivet. The furious agreements of the beginning will bring back to reality soloist and orchestra for an increasingly disheveled henrri conclusion.


The initial theme returns, and it closes even more slowly and sadly.

His harmonic inspiration derived from Debussy and Ravel. He was influenced by Raveland later by Richard Strauss. The copyright was later taken over by Gerard Billaudot in Richard Wagner was never an influence on him. There, he enrolled his son in music theory and piano lessons. Pressured by his father, he played for upper-class families, where he felt herni to be on show like a trained animal.

The second movement, Danse Profane has the French horn as soloist. There are traditional key centers in a flexible framework. Sometimes there are instruments in the ensemble other than those shown above. The harmonic motion is very slow with only a G minor chord until rehearsal 2. In Tomasi was drafted into the French Army and was named marching-band conductor at the Villefranche sur Mer fort.

Typically, orchestra scores have the tuba linked to euphonium, but it does happen where Trombone is the principal instead. It was repeated at the Holland Festival in June.

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He composed two woodwind quintets and in addition to the reduction of the Cinq Danses Profanes et Sacrees.

The wealth of fomasi color and motivic work are reminiscent of Ravel. There is other worthy chamber music by Tomasi utilizing the clarinet to explore.


An hour-long documentary film about the composer produced by Jacques Sapiega was made in Herni Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Tomasi’s music is fundamentally lyrical. The nontraditional elements include polychords, chords with added notes, clusters, and dissonance. The dance is a play with freedom and constraint. He performed in diverse venues such as upscale hotelsrestaurantsbrothelsand movie houses.

This is followed by a section in serial form that is soft and brooding in mood. The works for clarinet by Tomasi have been relegated to the background of this oeuvre ballxde they deserve to be performed with more regularity. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Letters that tomxsi duplicated as in A in this example indicate multiple parts. The first movement, Danse Agreste Rustic Dance in the original work features the oboe. Titles listed in our catalog without bracketed numbers are assumed to use “Standard Instrumentation.

Music that doesn’t come from the heart isn’t music. The early Charlie Chaplin vallade also intrigued him and influenced his works. A significant rate of frightening difficulty will bring us back little by little to a tempo first more stressed, to lead to final giocoso‚Ķ” He says of the Nocturne Night: The system used above is standard in the orchestra music field.

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