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To translate Tomasi’s views on his own music: He became extremely sought-after as a guest conductor all over Europe. He says of the first movement, “of odd and burlesque pace, the principal topic must be interpreted like an improvisation, with some lyric and dark abandonments rather discrete.

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The harmonic motion is very slow with only a G minor chord until rehearsal 2. Inhe won the second Grand Prix de Rome for his cantata, ‘Coriolan’, and a First Prize for Orchestral Conducting, hfnri were both awarded unanimously.

This fantasia like beginning has a short clarinet cadenza with a descending arpeggiated figure that will later appear in the dance. Henri Tomasi was born in a working-class neighborhood of MarseilleFrance, on 17 August The first number stands for Trumpetthe second for Hornthe third for Trombonethe fourth separated from the first three by a dot for Euphonium and the fifth for Tuba.


There is other worthy chamber music by Tomasi utilizing the clarinet to explore. Following many of the titles in our Brass Ensemble catalog, you will see a set of five numbers enclosed in square brackets, as in this example:. Sometimes there are instruments in the ensemble other than those shown above.


There is a brief slow interlude before the first tempo returns. It is in ABA form with the interior section marked Lent and fantasque This is punctuated by a figure marked brusquement and counteracted with three bars marked tendrement. There are polychords present. He spent equal time composing and conducting. Then, a song of extreme softness, pointing out the atmosphere of night will rise out of this tumult to create an idyllic environment. Later, to celebrate the centennial of his birth, his ashes were moved to the village of his ancestors in Penta di CasincaCorsica.

The furious agreements of the beginning will bring back to reality soloist and orchestra for an increasingly disheveled final conclusion. His gift for composition was developed during this time as he excelled in improvisation at the keyboard. ttomasi

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He still performed at cafes and in the cinemas to earn money. Perhaps one can conjecture that the jeune young Indian is expressing nostalgia for his homeland.

There are traditional key centers in a flexible framework. In the third example, we have a rather extreme use of the henti.

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His last piece for the theater, “In Praise of Madness the nuclear era “, is a cross between opera and ballet and contains references to Nazism and napalm. Usually a conventional concerto has an exposition in the orchestra, but here the clarinet starts unaccompanied with a similar figure to Bach’s E Major Partita for Solo Violin Lerner 7.


The marking at the beginning is Bien scande, which refers to placing tomssi stress or accent when indicated. Typically, balladd scores have the tuba linked to euphonium, but it does happen where Trombone is the principal instead.

He composed two woodwind quintets and in addition to the reduction of the Cinq Danses Profanes et Sacrees. Strings are a standard configuration 4 first violin, 4 second violin, 3 viola, 2 cello, 2 bass.

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The changing meters give it impetus. This introduction is followed with ternary form with return above an ostinato of Sicilian rhythm. The works for clarinet by Tomasi have been relegated to the background of this oeuvre but they deserve to be performed with more regularity.

Note the inclusion of the saxes after bassoon for this band work. Delecluse observed that “the concerto had gained enormous popularity throughout Europe; many critics consider it a masterpiece. The second movement, Danse Profane has the French horn as soloist. Suddenly, it will be a romantic and fantastic escape; rides through landscapes of dream, continuations, etc.