Category: Solo / Duo

T. Rex (2020) pour orgue

(English version coming soon) Pour orgue, cca 10′ Commande de Radio-France Création au Festival Présences, Auditorium de Radio-France, Paris, le 7 février 2020 Bernard Foccroulle, orgue Note de programme La première fois que j’ai entendu un orgue véritable, c’est-à-dire dans une église et pas un orgue de salon, j’étais dans ma […]

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City Songs (2001-2012) for violin and piano

For violin and piano, cca 15′ Olga Ranzenhofer commission Premiered on March 31, 2012, Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur, Montreal Frédéric Bednarz, violin | Louise Bessette, piano Program note At the end of the 19th century, after the departure of the Turks who had occupied the Balkans for 600 years, an […]

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Prelude and fugue for GG (2007) for piano

For piano, cca 5’ CBC commission for the Glenn Gould Tribute Premiered on September 25, 2007, Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto Petrowska-Quilico, piano Program note Prélude et fugue pour GG is my personal tribute to the musical genius Glenn Gould. The prelude is a free comment where I tried to create […]

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Danses et interludes (2002)

For piano, cca 14’ Marc Couroux commission Premiered March 31, 2006, Chapelle historique du Bon Pasteur, Montreal Brigitte Poulin, piano Program note Danses et interludes are linked in a non linear sequence of 6 dances and 3 interludes. The piece is inspired by Balkan traditional dances and other imaginary dances. […]

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Cinque danze per violino solo (1998)

For violin solo, cca 15’ Julie-Anne Derome commission Premiered on February 11, 1999, Tudor Hall, Montreal Program note Rhythms, modes and atmospheres of these dances are inspired from the traditional Balkan music. Although, there is no quotations. All five dances have in common the iterative notes with different functions in […]

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Trois études pour piano (1997)

For piano, cca 8’ Premiered on February 29, 1998, Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur, Montreal Marc Couroux, piano Note de programme For each of these three piano studies, I chose a different musical parameter: Study I – rhythm: a four-measure rhythmic model that repeats nine times Study II – harmony: exploration […]

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Ambient V (1995)

For two violins, cca 10’ Premiered January 23 1995, CECO concert, Claude Champagne Hall, Montreal University Milan Milisavljević and Mariusz Monczak, violins Excerpt – Album: Nouvelle musique montréalaise, vol. II, 1st movement, violins: Jule-Anne Derome and Silvia Mandolini

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