Gerald Finzi. Bagatelles (5) for clarinet & piano, Op. Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Parts/Movements ↓; Appears On ↓. Share on. facebook. : Five Bagatelles, Op. Clarinet in B-flat and Piano with online audio of performance and (): Gerald Finzi: Books. A staple of standard clarinet literature, this suite appears on various state high school contest solo repertory lists. Contents: I. Prelude · II. Romance · III. Carol · IV.
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During these formative years he also suffered the loss of all three of his brothers. InFinzi learned that he was suffering from the then incurable Hodgkin’s disease and had at most ten years to live. While I love bagtaelles, I am completely ignorant of the inner workings and structure.
5 Bagatelles, Op.23 (Finzi, Gerald)
Together with a fourth, completed in Januarythey were given their first performance on 15 January by Pauline Juler accompanied by Howard Ferguson at one of the renowned National Gallery daily lunchtime concerts that did so much to hearten war-weary Londoners. His ashes were scattered on May Hill near Gloucester in Allegro vivace at on the quarter note, this technically challenging movement in the key of concert F Major G starts out with a bang and builds all the way from the low end of the clarinet up to an altissimo G in just the first 6 measures!
The first piece, the Prelude, has an exciting edge to it, the way the piano starts playing in a lively way to start off the suite, and then the clarinet enters, and at the end it finishes with a fantastic trill and hits a “D” up of middle “C”, it sounds fantastic. Gerald Raphael Finzi Composer. Inat the suggestion of Adrian BoultFinzi took a course in counterpoint with R. Sexy Trippy All Moods.
The Carol is the easiest movement of the Five Bagatellesthough it still has an interesting meter: The piano is mostly supportive in the A sections, playing chords and occasionally a bit of the melody, but is much more involved and interactive in the B section.
British Flute Music, Volume 3. British Clarinet Concertos, Vol. Britten, Mathias, Finzi, Cooke. He writes the most beautiful melodies and his phrasing is superb. What appears to be a repeat of the initial phrase in the upper clarion register turns out to be more a development of the new idea with a growing intensity.
This product includes pieces featured in grade bagatlles. It begins in a marcato style and explores a fairly wide range of the clarinet in the first phrase alone. The final movement, Fughetta, is vigorous and witty, if not a textbook model of counterpoint. On the Winds of English Melody. Of Finzi’s few chamber works, 55 the Five Bagatelles for clarinet and piano have survived in the regular repertoire.
I played the violin for seven years and the flute bxgatelles 4 years.
Finzi was attracted bafatelles the deep-hued sound of the clarinet and demonstrated in the Bagatelles a highly effective exploitation of the instrument, its range and colour. Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.
A very interesting point is that the piano is in E Major for the first half of the movement, whilst the clarinet is in concert Db Major Ebthough accidentals in the clarinet solo make up for the difference in key.
This concerto thus received only its second performance in and its first recording finai now on Chandos.
Views Read Edit View history. Finzi plays with the feel of the line by placing it on different beats. Given the high-quality performances on this CD, I hope the Cologne soloists will go on to do other British repertoire with the same aplomb as is shown here.
5 Bagatelles, Op (Finzi, Gerald) – IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music
Off to concert Db major again and back off on the happy bagaatelles in the upper clarion register. The B section is approached with a ritardando moltofollowed by a change of both the key and the meter. Most of this movement stays in the soft dynamics, with the only forte dynamic being the climax at the end of the B section, where octave Bs in the clarion register create a bit of a technical challenge TIP: Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations.
The bagatellds eight bars are like a long diminuendo, starting at ff f and working all the way down to an almost cute ending at ppp.