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The Paris Connection

The Paris Connection

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Aside from his brilliance as a player, the clarinettist Philippe Cuper has earned a reputation forhis  dedication in promoting new music. This CD brings together music by the Alternative Paris School of Composers who offer a contrast to the more avant garde style represented by Boulez and returns to a more lyrical language.  This important release by the rising stars of French contemporary music is played by the works dedicatee and fellow Parisian.

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In his second CD for Clarinet and Saxophone Classics, the distinguished French clarinettist Philippe Cuper plays music by three French composers.  The main work is the Concerto da Camera Op.61 by Nicolas Bacri which was written for Philippe Cuper. This recording was taken from the first public performance given in Ostend, Belgium in the presence of the composer which also included Bacri – Im Volkston Op.43 ,the Divertimento Op37b and Adams Dances from American Letters Op35. 

Also included on this fascinating disc of little known but intriguing are Disco toccata by Guillaume Connesson and Trio by Anthony Girard. All the works are supported by a full and informative booklet.

  • Nicolas Bacri: Im Volkston Op.43, Divertimento Op.37b, Adams Dances (American Letters No 3) Op.35 no.3 and Concerto da Camera Op.61
  • Guillaume Connesson: Disco toccata
  • Anthony Girard: Trio

Philippe Cuper clarinet Marianne Piketty violin Noëlle Santos viola Eric Watelle cello Cécile Hugonnard-Roche pian    Collegium Instrumentale Brugense  with conductor Patrick Peire 

‘Philippe Cuper’s brilliant clarinet playing is by turns stunning and sensitive. A rewarding and entertaining disc.’
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Playing Time: 69 mins.

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Weight 0.234 kg
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CD + full download (mp3 & flac), Full download (mp3 & flac), Download 1 Nicolas Bacri: Im Volkston, op.43, Divertimento no.2 for clarinet, violin and cello – 1st movt, Download 2 Nicolas Bacri: Im Volkston, op.43, Divertimento no.2 for clarinet, violin and cello – 2nd movt, Download 3 Nicolas Bacri: Im Volkston, op.43, Divertimento no.2 for clarinet, violin and cello – 3rd movt, Download 4 Nicolas Bacri: Im Volkston, op.43, Divertimento no.2 for clarinet, violin and cello – 4th movt, Download 5 Nicolas Bacri: Im Volkston, op.43, Divertimento no.2 for clarinet, violin and cello – 5th movt, Download 6 Nicolas Bacri: Im Volkston, op.43, Divertimento no.2 for clarinet, violin and cello – 6th movt, Download 7 Nicolas Bacri: Im Volkston, op.43, Divertimento no.2 for clarinet, violin and cello – 7th movt, Download 8 Connesson: Disco Toccata, for clarinet and cello, Download 9 Nicolas Bacri: Divertimento, op.37b, for clarinet, violin, viola and cello – 1st movt, Download 10 Nicolas Bacri: Divertimento, op.37b, for clarinet, violin, viola and cello – 2nd movt, Download 11 Nicolas Bacri: Divertimento, op.37b, for clarinet, violin, viola and cello – 3rd movt, Download 12 Nicolas Bacri: Adams Dances, op.35 no.3, for clarinet, viola and piano, Download 13 Anthony Girard: Trio, for clarinet, viola and piano, Download 14 Nicolas Bacri: Concerto da Camera, op.61, for clarinet and string orchestra – 1st movt, Download 15 Nicolas Bacri: Concerto da Camera, op.61, for clarinet and string orchestra – 2nd movt, Download 16 Nicolas Bacri: Concerto da Camera, op.61, for clarinet and string orchestra – 3rd movt

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