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The Complete Works of Louis Cahuzac

The Complete Works of Louis Cahuzac

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This recording gives listeners to hear a selection of rarely heard compositions written by Louis Cahuzac, one of the most celebrated and influential clarinet players of the 20th century recorded by his one time  student Philippe Cuper, Principal Clarinet of the Paris National Opera Orchestra and International Soloist. An invaluable disc of accessible music, performed with truest understanding and technical brilliance.

 

 

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The complete works of Louis Cahuzac

Louis Cahuzac was one of the most influencial and celebrated clarinet players of the 20th century and most prolific as a recording artist. His work as a composer is less widely known and therefore it is with particular pride that this third release from Principal Clarinet of the Paris National Opera Orchestra and International soloist Phiippe Cuper, is dedicated and devoted his teacher and mentor.

With the close relationship between these two players  that makes this recording of immense value, being a faithful account of how the pieces were ever meant to be played. This combined with a 20 page booklet with full and informative notes supported with rare photographs makes this an invaluable release. 

  • The Concertino, after Baermann’s Quintet *
  • Pastorale cévenole for clarinet and strings *
  • Etude for solo clarinet *
  • Sonate Classique Nr1 & 2 for two clarinets *
  • Additional French translation
  • Arlequin for solo clarinet;
  • Cantilèn for clarinet and piano
  • Variations sur un air du pays d’Oc for clarinet and piano…

Receiving their world premiere recording *

Philippe Cuper – Clarinet Christine Lagniel piano, Philippe Olivier Devaux 2nd clarinet

Les virtuoses de l’Opéra (Paris) – Christophe Guiot 1st violin, Thibault Vieux 2nd violin, Noëlle Cuper viola, Philippe Feret cello, Catherine Leroy double bass

 

 

Cuper pays fine homage to one of the masters of the instrument and the sound quality is excellent. There are some terrific photographs in the elegantly produced bi-lingual booklet (English/French) There’s a fabulous colour one of Cahuzac recording in a studio the year before his death whilst sitting on a large russet coloured box.’
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Download Free CD Booklet

Total Time: 74 minutes

CC0065

 

Additional information

Weight 0.234 kg
CD and Download options

CD + full download (mp3 & flac), Full download (mp3 & flac), Download 1 Louiz Cahuzac: Concertino (from Baermann's Quintet): I. Allegro comodo, Download 2 Louiz Cahuzac: Concertino (from Baermann's Quintet): II. Adagio, Download 3 Louiz Cahuzac: Concertino (from Baermann's Quintet): III. Allegro vivo, Download 4 Louiz Cahuzac: Andante pastorale for clarinet and strings, Download 5 Louiz Cahuzac: Arlequin, Download 6 Louiz Cahuzac: Cantilene, Download 7 Louiz Cahuzac: Variations sur un air du pays d'Oc, Download 8 Louiz Cahuzac: Etude, Download 9 Louiz Cahuzac: Fantaisie variee sur un vieil air champetre, Download 10 Louiz Cahuzac: Sonate Classique no.1: I. Allegro, Download 11 Louiz Cahuzac: Sonate Classique no.1: II. Adagio, Download 12 Louiz Cahuzac: Sonate Classique no.1: III. Allegro, Download 13 Louiz Cahuzac: Sonate Classique no.2: I. Allegro giocoso, Download 14 Louiz Cahuzac: Sonate Classique no.2: II. Tema con variazioni, Download 15 Louiz Cahuzac: Sonate Classique no.2: III. Allegro vivo, Download 16 Louiz Cahuzac: Andante pastorale for clarinet and piano

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