Jolivet Ascèses-Five Pieces-Solo Flute-Billaudot


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Jolivet Ascèses-Five Pieces-Solo Flute-Billaudot

Jolivet Ascèses-Five Pieces-Solo Flute-Billaudot (for alto flute or C Flute) Collection Jean Pierre Rampal Pour Flute Seule French composer André Jolivet (1905-1974) composed music with ancient and modern influences. At a young age, he studied cello and painting and later went on to study at teaching training college. During this time, one of his teachers recognised his compositional talents and he became a student of Paul Le Flem. He later had a keen interest in Schoenberg and atonality and became a student of Edgar Vares. Jolivet was also heavily influenced by Claude Debussy, Paul Dukas and Maurice Ravel.


Jean-Pierre Rampal (1922-2000) renowned French flautist toured internationally, recorded a vast array of works involving the flute and in later years, took up conducting.

Rampal won a place to study at the Paris Conservatoire and later founded the French Wind Quintet before becoming Principal Flute of the Paris Opéra (1956–62). In 1968 he took up the post of Flute Professor at the Paris Conservatoire.

He enhanced the status of the flute as a concert instrument through his vast number of recordings from Baroque masterpieces to jazz. He was particularly known for his authentic interpretations of 18th Century music and for his editing skills with the music of the Baroque period.

Rampal’s autobiography, ‘Music, My Love’, was published in 1989.

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