“Duo” = Works by Koechlin, Schmitt, Rivier, Bozza, Cartan – Jean-Guy Boisvert, clar./ Christiane Laflamme, flute/ Jean-Willy Kunz, harpsichord & p. – Atma“Blow the Winds Northerly” = Works by Francaix, Janacek & Klein – Stevenson Winds feat. Emmanuel Laville, oboe, & Mark O’Keeffe, trumpet – Nimbus Alliance
Wind music mostly à la francaise, though the second discs offers a welcome side excursion to Moravia.
“French Masterpieces for Horn and Piano” = EUGÈNE BOZZA: En forêt; GOUNOD: Six Melodies; FRANCAIX: Canon in Octave; DUKAS: Villanelle; POULENC: “In Memory of Dennis Brain”; SAINT-SAËNS: Morceau de Concert; MARAIS: Le Basque – Bernhard Scully, Fr. horn / Joanne Minnetti, p. – Albany
There are three decades of performing experience behind this refreshingly different program of horn classics from France.
Two surveys of French chamber music for trumpet and cornet. Savor the first, sample the second, and you’ll have an enjoyable experience.