Main Works

MUSIC FOR ORCHESTRA OR INSTRUMENTAL GROUPS
MUSICAL PLAYS (radio or stage)
CHORAL MUSIC
PIECES FOR VOICE (without choir)
PIECES FOR SOLO INSTRUMENTS
PIECES FOR TWO INSTRUMENTS
PIECES OF CHAMBER MUSIC





 

MUSIC FOR ORCHESTRA OR INSTRUMENTAL GROUPS

TITLE

DATE
DURATION

INSTRUMENTS PUBLISHERS COMMISSION FIRST PERFORMANCE
Monodrame


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1969

18 mn

(concerto for violin)
for Violin and Orchestra (2.2.2.2 - 2.2.2.1 - 2 percu - 1 harp - 10.8.6.6.4)
E.F.M. now
Billaudot
Radio-France
First performance in Paris by Devy Erlih and the Chamber Orchestra of Radio-France conducted by Daniel Chabrun (1970)

Espaces Nocturnes


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1976

18 mn

for Flute,
Alto Flute, Clarinet,
Bass Clarinet, Percussion, Harp and Bass
Radio France Publisher Radio-France First performance in Paris by Maurice Bourgue's group of wind instruments conducted by Daniel Chabrun (1977)

CD MANDALA "MAN 5086"

Harmonie du Soir


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1975-
1977

17 mn

for a twelve-string group (4-3-2-2-1) Unpublished Ministry of Culture First performance in Grenoble by the String Orchestra of Grenoble conducted by Stéphane Cardon (1977)

CD MANDALA "MAN 5086

Ressac

1985

10 mn

for orchestra (2.2.2.2 - 2.2.0.0 - 2 percu - strings)

Hortensia Publisher (now Alphonse Leduc)

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Commissioned by the Ministry of Culture and the Poitiers Regional Conservatory Premièred in Poitiers on May 24th, 1986

Cérémonie


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1986

4 mn

for a group of Saxophonists (between 15 and 200)

Lemoine Publisher, Claude Delangle’s collection

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Boulogne-Billancourt Conservatory Premièred during the 5th Meetings Saxophonists/
Composers in Boulogne (December 13, 1986)

Améthyste


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1990

9mn30

for a twelve-String group (4-3-2-2-1) Unpublished Stringendo Orchestra (Jean Thorel) Premièred in Paris Salle Gaveau (1990)

CD MANDALA "MAN 5086"

Des Fleurs en Forme de Diamants


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1997

10 mn

(Concerto for guitar)
for guitar and 7 instruments (Flute, Clarinet in B b, Bassoon, Marimba, Viola, Cello, Double Bass)
Unpublished Ministry of Culture

First performance in Bordeaux by Olivier Chassain and the Group « Musique Nouvelle » conducted by Michel Fusté-Lambezat

CD MANDALA "MAN 5086"

 

Diptyque (Diptych) for organ and Strings

2002-2003

12 mn

Organ, 3 first violins, 2 second violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, 1 double bass Unpublished Commission from the “Ensemble Orchestral Stringendo” (EOS) First performance on 03/01/2004 at Notre-Dame du Val-de-Grâce (Paris) by Julien Bret and "Ensemble Orchestral Stringendo" conducted by Jean Thorel

CD MANDALA "MAN 5086"

Hommages


2005

4 mn

flute (taking piccolo), oboe, clarinet in B b, bassoon, horn, trombone, percussion (1 instrumentalist), double bass Unpublished Commission from the “Ensemble Orchestral Stringendo” (EOS) First performance on 14/06/2005 in Paris, 14th district Town Hall by "Ensemble Orchestral Stringendo" conducted by Jean Thorel

Lignes et résonances


 

2008-2009

7 mn

wind quintet, string quintet, and percussion Unpublished Commission from the Opus Neuf ensemble First performance on 21/03/2009 in Paris Rossini Hall. Ensemble Opus Neuf conducted by Mathilde Vittu.

Toute la nature sort de l'or


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2009

7 mn

shino-bue, shakuhachi, traverso, recorder, baroque oboe, hichiriki, 2 stands of percussion,
kotos, harpsichord, positive organ, 2 violins, 2 violas da gamba

Unpublished Commissionned by Muromachi orchestral ensemble First performance on 24/02/2010 in Tokyo, by "Muromachi orchestral ensemble" conducted by Hiroaki Takaha

Secret d'un paysage


 

2012-2013

12 mn

Concerto for violin and 17 instruments : shinobue, traverso, shakuhachi, oboe, bassoon, percussion (2 stands), biwa, koto, harpsichord, two violins, two violas da gamba, two cellos, bass Unpublished Commissioned by the French Ministry Culture First performance on 26/10/13 in Tokyo Tsuda Hall by Hae-Sun Kang, Violin and "Muromachi orchestral ensemble" conducted by Hiroaki Takaha

 

MUSICAL PLAYS (radio or stage)


TITLE

DATE
DURATION

INSTRUMENTS PUBLISHER COMMISSION FIRST PERFORMANCE

L'Homme qui avait perdu sa voix


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1984

35 mn

for 4 voices and 11 instrumentalists: Flute, Clarinet, Horn, Trumpet, Percussion (4 players), Piano, Violin, Bass

Text by René David

Radio-France Publisher Radio-France (radio play) Tape-recorded by Radio-
France
Broadcast for the first time on France-Culture (1987)

Les Mille-Pattes


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1989

13 mn

Musical Tale for children Choir and instruments
The accompaniment can be adapted for whatever kind of instrumental group

Text by René David

Lemoine Publisher (10.000 scores)

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Ministry of Culture "Fête de la musique",
21 June 1989

 

CHORAL MUSIC



TITLE

DATE
DURATION

INSTRUMENTS PUBLISHER COMMISSION FIRST PERFORMANCE

Le Journal d'Anne Frank


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1968-1970

27 mn

for female choir and 8 instrumentalists : Flute, Harpsichord, Harp, electric Guitar, Viola, Bass, Percussion (two players)

Billaudot Publisher Radio-France Tape-recorded by Radio-France (1970)
Often broadcast

Les Rois-Mages

1987-1989

60 mn

Oratorio for 6 voices, choir and instrumental ensemble composed of Flute, Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone, Trumpet, Percussion (1 player), Guitar, String Quintet

Text by Vincent Fournier

Amphion Publisher Ministry of Culture Premièred in Périgord in 1990
(Castle of Bourdeilles)

Sept Chants Sacrés


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1990

15 mn

for female Choir and Organ
on latin poems about the Creation

Unpublished Radio-France First performance of Songs 1, 2, 3 and 7
at Saint-Claude
(«Festival du Haut-Jura»)
on 18/06/2004
by the
Benjamin Britten
Choir conducted
by Nicole Corti.

Trois Chants pour un Noël


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1995

7 mn 30

for children Choir, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Percussion

Text by René David

Unpublished Radio-France Premièred in December 1995 at Auditorium Messiaen, "Maison de Radio-France" (Paris)

CD MANDALA "MAN 5086"

Missa Brevis


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1996

12 mn

for mixed chorus (sopranos, altos, baritones) and organ Unpublished   First performance in Fresnes in 1999, by the group « les chanteurs d’Eole », Hermineh Yérissians conductor, Anne-Marie Blondel organ

Psaume de Joie

1998

10 mn

for a mixed chorus, Percussion (2 instrumentalists) and Double Bass. Unpublished « Société des Concerts de l’E.N.M.D. » of Saint-Omer (Pas-de-Calais)

Premièred in 1998 at the Cathedral of Saint-Omer, François Bocquelet conductor

 

Le Noël du Grillon


  

2007

8 mn

12 females voices (double choir), english horn, cello and harp. Unpublished   First performance in Saint-Joseph-de-Caluire (69) on 28/09/12, by the Choir « Calliope », conducted by Régine Theodoresco

 


PIECES FOR VOICE (without choir)



TITLE

DATE
DURATION

INSTRUMENTS PUBLISHER COMMISSION FIRST PERFORMANCE

Quatre Mélodies sur le Poème de Cante Jondo
de Federico Garcia Lorca


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1965

7 mn 30

for Alto or Soprano and Piano

Unpublished   Rewarded in 1967: quadrennial Prize of Composition offered by the "Confédération des Travailleurs Intellectuels de France".

Deux Poèmes de Rimbaud


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1999

10 mn

for Soprano, Clarinet in B b, Tenor Saxophone, Marimba and Harp

Unpublished Jean-Pierre Caens and the Aix-en-
Provence Conservatory

Premièred in Aix-en-
Provence in February 2000 with Michel Camatte conductor, Laure Florentin soprano

L'herbier de Colette


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2004-2006

19 mn

Soprano (lirico leggero) and Piano

Unpublished - contact the composer Commissioned by the French State Sandrine Piau (Soprano) and Christian Ivaldi (Piano), 15/09/2006, Varetz (Corrèze), on the occasion of the National Heritage Days.

 

PIECES FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT



TITLE

DATE
DURATION

INSTRUMENTS PUBLISHER COMMISSION FIRST PERFORMANCE

Cinq Pièces Brèves pour Piano

1965

7 mn

Piano

Unpublished   Recorded by Radio-France in 1979

Trois Eaux-
Fortes


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1990-92

10 mn

Piano

Amphion Publisher

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Ministry of Culture

Premièred in France during the "Musicales en Valois" Festival (1992)
Recorded on CD by Michael Wladkovski (REM 311276 XCD)

 

Fleurs d'Opale


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1997

5-6 mn

Piano

Lemoine Publisher
« Album 20-21, volume 3 »

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Lemoine Recorded on CD by Geneviève Ibanez (Lemoine)

Triptyque


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1979

17 mn

Organ

Lemoine Publisher

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Radio-France First performance in Paris by Bernard Foccroule (1980)

Ave Maria

1985

3 mn 20

Organ     Recorded by Chantal de Zeeuw (CD CORIOLAN 318 301)

Métamorphoses


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1981

4 mn

Harp

Transatlantiques Publisher

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Ministry of Culture Recorded in a CD QUANTUM 6919 12.21.66 by Catherine Michel

Deux Soliloques

1991

6 mn

Horn

Amphion Publisher

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Ministry of Culture  

Volubilis


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1981

7 mn

Cello

Amphion Publisher

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Paris Conservatory Recorded on CD by Xavier Gagnepain (REM 311276 XCD)

Palette

1973

3 mn

Percussion

Heugel Publisher (See Alphone Leduc)

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Boulogne Conservatory for educational purposes  

Contrastes et Couleurs


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1983

2 mn 45

Guitar

Transatlantiques Publisher « Collection Rafael Andia, Album 'Panorama de la Musique Contemporaine pour Guitare' »

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Transatlantiques Recorded on CD by Marianne Delmas-
Mondin for Transatl-
antiques Publisher

Trois Figures du Zodiaque

 

15 mn Guitar      

Gémeaux


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1978

5 mn 30

Guitar

Amphion Publisher

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  Premièred by Mike Dezavelle at Radio-France, "Pouvoirs de la Musique" (08/12/78)

Lion

1991

3 mn 30

Guitar

Max Eschig Publisher

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"Royaume de la Musique"  

Balance


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1982

6 mn

Guitar

Transatlantiques Publisher

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City of Carpentras Finale of the 5th International Competition of Guitar of Carpentras (15/05/83), recorded by Tania Chagnot (Altais Music AM0503)

America


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1987

5 mn 30

Guitar Unpublished   First performance in Seville (Auditorium Manuel de Falla) on 20/09/87 by Betho Davezac

La Voix des Voiles

1989

4 mn

Guitar

Max Eschig Publisher

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Commissioned by the Sablé Festival, to celebrate the poet Pierre Reverdy Premièred by Betho Davezac in Sablé (20/08/89)

La houle à l'assaut des récifs


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2010

6 mn 15

Cello solo Henry Lemoine Publisher   First performance in Paris on 18/12/2012, ENM - salle Cortot by Aurélienne Brauner

De Lumière et de cieux embrasés


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2010

5 mn

Harp

Henry Lemoine Publisher

  First performance in Auditorium, Museum of the City of Strasbourg by Constance Luzzati on 20/01/11



PIECES FOR TWO INSTRUMENTS



TITLE

DATE
DURATION

INSTRUMENTS PUBLISHER COMMISSION FIRST PERFORMANCE

Musique pour Trombone et Piano


1972

5 mn

Trombone and piano

Editions Françaises de Musique (now Billaudot)

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Commissioned by the Paris Conservatory  

Quatre Pièces en Duo

1975

5 mn

Double Bass and Piano

Hortensia Publisher (now Leduc)

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Commissioned by the Paris Conservatory

 

 

Méandres

1976

5 mn 30

Saxhorn, or Tuba, or Bass Trombone and Piano

Billaudot Publisher

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Commissioned by the Paris Conservatory  

Emeraude et Rubis

1982

3 mn

two flutes

Editions Musicales Transatlantiques

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Commissioned by the Ministry of Culture for educational purposes  

Saphir

1982

10 mn

For alto and baritone Saxophone and Piano Unpublished Composed at Max Jezouin’s request Premièred in Sèvres by Max Jezouin and Claude Jean (22/04/1983)

Jade

1983

2 mn 30

Saxophone and Percussion

Salabert Publisher

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Commissioned by the Ministry of Culture for educational purposes  

Trois Petits Préludes


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1985

10 mn

Saxophone and Piano

Lemoine Publisher

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Commissioned by the Ministry of Culture  

Tourbillons


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1986

3 mn

Clarinet and Piano

Billaudot Publisher « Album : clarinette 3, collection ' Panorama' »

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Billaudot  

Almost a Song


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1995

7 mn

Guitar and Viola

Max Eschig Publisher

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Commissioned by the Paris Conservatory for its Bicentenary Premièred in New-York in March 1996
Recorded on a CD by Olivier Chassain and Pierre-Henri Xuereb (MET CD 1021, England)

Parcours en duo


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2001 Baritone Saxophone and Percussion (4 kettledrums and vibraphone) Unpublished Commissioned by Jean-Pierre Caens first performance in Aix-en-Provence (March 2004) by Jean-Pierre Caens and Gisèle David

"Bruit de l'eau sur de l'eau..."


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2009

4 mn 40

2 violins or 2 baroque violins

Lemoine Publisher

Commissioned by Trans'Art Premièred in Reims on July 10th, 2009 by Sarah and Deborah Nemtanu

 

PIECES OF CHAMBER MUSIC



TITLE

DATE
DURATION

INSTRUMENTS PUBLISHER COMMISSION FIRST PERFORMANCE

Musique pour Trompette et Quintette de Cuivres


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1968

13 mn

1 trumpet soloist, 2 trumpets horn, trombone, tuba

E.F.M. now Billaudot Commissioned by the trumpet player Pierre Thibaud First performance in 1968 during the Aix-en
Provence Festival, by the Ars Nova Quintet

Quatuor de Saxophones


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1974

12 mn

Saxophone Quartet

E.F.M. now Billaudot

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Commissioned by the Deffayet Quartet

Premièred in Bordeaux during the International Congress of Saxophones held in 1974

 

Aube Marine


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1982

7 mn

Saxophone Quartet

Lemoine Publisher

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Commissioned by « Quatuor Contemporain » Premièred in Nuremberg (Germany) in 1982
Recorded by Quatuor Contemporain (long-playing record BNL recording 111401))

Océan Pathétique
Tribute to the painter Maurice Denis

1994

5 mn

Flute, Harp and String trio Unpublished   First performance in Cologne (28 March 1995)

Echoes in the valley

Echos dans la vallée


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1995-2011

7 mn 30

Violin, Clarinet and Piano Unpublished Commissioned by the Verdehr Trio (Michigan State University) Premièred in New Delhi in November 1995. New version (Echos dans la vallée) created on November 29, 2012, at Auditorium of the” CRR de Paris”.

 





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Phone : 33 (0)1 42 96 89 11
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