Khachaturian, Aram. Flute Concerto (Violin Concerto transcribed by Jean-Pierre Rampal). (, transcr. ). transcribed for flute and orchestra. Duration: 35′. Khachaturian, Aram: Flute Concerto (Violin Concerto transcribed by Jean-Pierre Rampal) (, transcr. ) 35′. transcribed for flute and orchestra. Khachaturian composed concertos for piano, for violin and for cello, but none for the flute; the work performed in the present concerts is a transcription of his.

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The long, slow middle section in the finale, too, has a slinky quality, as in a valse khzchaturian. If notability cannot be established, the article is likely to be mergedredirectedor deleted. As late as the early years of the 20th century, in fact, Beethoven string quartets and Mozart string quintets were sometimes performed with the first violin part reassigned to a flute, and in the middle of that century Prokofiev flkte a flute sonata his Op.

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The brilliant and dancelike the final movement Allegro vivace sums up in the most khachaturin manner. The engineer could have warmed up the sound a little. This is an fllute to the generalized playing one hears from most of today’s orchestras, most of the time. Please help to establish notability by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic and provide significant coverage of it beyond a mere trivial mention.

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Aram Khachaturian – Flute Concerto (Violin Concerto transcribed by Jean-Pierre Rampal)

The slow movement Andante sostenuto takes us into the nocturnal realm associated with the Lullaby in Gayaneh. In time, this might be known as Pahud’s “Blue Album.

Skip khacuaturian main content. Refinement replaces folkish freedom. Rampal, in making this transcription, and Khachaturian, in suggesting it, were following an old and honored tradition, established in the Baroque era, in which the violin and the flute have been used interchangeably in many works in both the orchestral and chamber-music repertories.


Concerto for Flute and Orchestra.

The first one is brief and is performed on the flute essentially as Khachaturian composed it for the violin; the second begins with a little dialogue between flute and clarinet, and from that point on it is original material by Rampal, as idiomatic to the flute as the composer’s own cadenza is to the violin. Here the music, particularly that for the solo instrument, is conspicuously more inward and meditative than anything in the outer movements, though not khchaturian a sense of urgency.

The opening of this finale, grander than the passage that began the work, suggests a grand ballet divertissement, and much of the soloist’s energetic material has an ingratiatingly improvisatory feel to it. This article about a concerto is a stub. This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat Aram Khachaturian ‘s violin concerto is a violin concerto in three movements composed in Home News Contacts Copyright.

James Galway has not only made his own transcription conerto the Khachaturian Violin Concerto, but has similarly transcribed Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto. The form is a free-flowing rondo, with an unexpectedly impassioned middle section breaking the deep calm and returning even more forcefully before the movement ends.

Violin Concerto (Khachaturian)

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This article does not cite any sources. Jean-Pierre Rampal, in common with countless listeners everywhere, immensely enjoyed Aram Khachaturian’s colorful flufe for the ballet Gayaneh and his two big concertos–one for piano, one for violin–which, like the ballet music, became enormously popular in the years following World War II.

All the works by which Khachaturian remains best-known the world over were produced within a fairly brief period before the composer turned Khachaturian composed concertos for piano, for violin and for cello, but none for the flute; the work performed in the present concerts is a transcription of his Violin Concerto composed inby the celebrated flutist Jean-Pierre Rampal born January 7,Marseilles; died May 20,Pariswho introduced this version in the Toledo Philharmonic Orchestra under Serge Fournier on November 3 and 4, In or aboutby which time he had established himself as the pre-eminent flutist of his time, Rampal asked Khachaturian to compose a concerto for him, but the composer never got round do it, and eventually he suggested that Rampal make his own transcription of the famous Violin Concerto, a work originally composed and introduced in October Learn how and when to remove this template message.


Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. All kidding aside, here’s another fine CD from a flutist who has given us superlative recordings of music from the Baroque and Classical eras. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. The topic of this article may not meet Wikipedia’s general notability guideline.

In addition to the solo flute, the score calls for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, snare drum, bass drum, cymbals, harp, and strings.

A soft-grained flute could hardly cut through orchestral textures in the concert-hall in the way a violin can, but on disc careful balancing without focusing on the solo instrument too aggressively has produced a successful result.

Aram Il’yich Khachaturian Composer. Recollections of the first movement’s second theme are heard in the solo material about halfway through, and return in the cellos when the flute resumes the finale’s own theme.

Pahud also plays it a little coolly compared to famous predecessors — it’s more redolent of ancient Greece than of the French countryside.