French Cello Music

Magnard, Koechlin, Widor - French Cello Music (Mats Lidstrom - cello & Bengt Forsberg - piano)

Magnard, Koechlin, Widor - French Cello Music (Mats Lidstrom - cello & Bengt Forsberg - piano)
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Covers + Booklet | 362 Mb
Label: Hyperion - Date: 2003

Mats Lidström opens his notes for this exciting and varied new release with these emphatic words: “Let it be known that cellists’ repertoire is unlimited”! In that spirit this outstanding duo offer us a feast of fine fare from the neglected French repertoire. This includes the remainder of the Breton song arrangements by Koechlin which where unknown to the players when they recorded the first set and have here been recorded for the first time from the manuscript in the composer’s family’s collection. As for Widor, he has come down in history ………….
Anthony Bailes - Une Douceur Violente: 17th-century French Lute Music (2011, Ramee # RAM 1104) [RE-UP]

Anthony Bailes - Une Douceur Violente
17th-century french lute music by Jacques de Gallot (1625-1690), Pierre Gallot (1660-1715) & Charles Mouton (1617-1699)
EAC+LOG+CUE | WV: 298 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Ramee # RAM 1104 | Country/Year: France 2011
Genre: Classical | Style: Baroque, Lute Music

…The Burwell lute tutor states: "[On] other instruments we sing, but on the lute we speak". That is exactly what Bailes does, and in a very eloquent manner.
Patrick Gallois, Lydia Wong - French Flute Music: Poulenc, Messiaen, Dutilleux, Jolivet, Boulez, Sancan (2005)

French Flute Music: Poulenc, Messiaen, Dutilleux, Jolivet, Boulez, Sancan (2005)
Patrick Gallois, flute; Lydia Wong, piano

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 224 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 144 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | # 8.557328 | Time: 00:59:33

Since the end of the seventeenth century French composers have shown a particular skill and deftness of touch in writing for the flute. The instrument owes much of its prominence in French music of the twentieth century to the use made of it in orchestral colouring by composers such as Debussy and Ravel, as well as to a group of highly gifted players associated in one way or another with the Paris Conservatoire. They include the soloist on this recording, Patrick Gallois, a pupil of Jean-Pierre Rampal. This collection of works composed during the last sixty years ranges from Poulenc’s Sonata, marked by rhythmic vitality and a delicate vein of sentimentality, Messiaen’s Le merle noir, inspired by bird song, to Boulez’s Sonatine, which the composer himself has characterised as ‘organised delirium’.
Post-War French Popular Music: Cultural Identity and the Brel-Brassens-Ferre Myth

Adeline Cordier, "Post-War French Popular Music: Cultural Identity and the Brel-Brassens-Ferre Myth"
English | ISBN: 1409426068 | 2014 | 179 pages | PDF | 1 MB

Perspectives on the Performance of French Piano Music  

Posted by nebulae at July 22, 2015
Perspectives on the Performance of French Piano Music

Scott McCarrey, Lesley A. Wright, "Perspectives on the Performance of French Piano Music"
English | ISBN: 1409400646 | 2014 | 228 pages | PDF | 4 MB
French Piano Music: The Ultimate Collection Parts I, II by CD Sheet Music (Repost)

French Piano Music: The Ultimate Collection Parts I, II by CD Sheet Music
French | Jun 1, 2006 | ISBN 1423428048, 1423428056 | 3500 pages | RAR/PDF | 367,2 MB
Style and Performance for Bowed String Instruments in French Baroque Music

Style and Performance for Bowed String Instruments in French Baroque Music by Mary Cyr
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1409405699 | 256 pages | PDF | 5,6 MB
Koechlin & Pierné: Cello Sonatas (Mats Lidström - cello, Bengt Forsberg - piano) [repost]

Koechlin & Pierné: Cello Sonatas (Mats Lidström - cello, Bengt Forsberg - piano) [repost]
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Covers + Booklet | 277 Mb
Label: Hyperion - Date: 1998

'Of all the divine French cello sonatas, only the Debussy from 1915 is heard live today. But getting to know Pierné's puts French cello music in a new perspective. His Sonata is absolutely loaded with beautiful material and, as far as cello writing goes, Pierné knew no limits. The fast middle section starts out strict, however hinting desire. Build-up upon build-up become frustrating, and yet, sensual. The more he wants the thicker the chords, the bigger the shifts. It's all terribly exciting, but the expression is serious. The slow section from the beginning returns with intensified beauty, even managing ……
French Piano Music : The Ultimate Collection. Parts I, II

French Piano Music : The Ultimate Collection. Parts I, II
CD Sheet Music™ | 2000 | ISBN: N/A | English | PDF | 3500 pages | 384.2 Mb

CD Sheet Music(TM) is the revolutionary series of masterworks on CD-ROM that transforms a PC or MAC computer into a virtual music library. Now you can quickly locate, view and print the great works of the classical repertoire. Compared to traditional printed sheet music or music downloads, it is incredibly inexpensive.
Joachim Held - Musique pour le Roi: French Lute Music of the Baroque (2008)

Joachim Held - Musique pour le Roi: French Lute Music of the Baroque (2008)
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | 1 CD | Complete Scans | 271 MB
Classical | Label: hänssler CLASSIC | Cat.: 98523 | RS/MU

On this CD renowned lutenist Joachim Held presents exemplary interpretations of representative masterpieces of the French Lute School in works of Robert de Viseé, Charles Mouton, Jacques Gallot and "Vieux" Gaultier.