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 development, an especially dramatic section, begins and ends with conceto. In time, this might be known as Pahud’s “Blue Album.

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. Rampal completed his transcription in Octoberjust in time for the Toledo premiere early the following month, and the composer subsequently expressed his wholehearted approval.

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. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Violin concertos compositions Concerto stubs.

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The second theme, in sharp contrast, is sinuous and seductive, and a third one is more or khachatirian in the same vein. One way of interpreting it is for the flute to mimic the violin; Rampal, to a certain degree, did that when he played and recorded this work. If you are a library, university or other organisation that would be interested in an institutional subscription to Gramophone please click here for further information. 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.


Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. Emmanuel Pahud’s performances of the Rampal version in this week’s concerts are the NSO’s first of either version for the khachaurian since then. The engineer could have warmed up the sound a little.

This article needs additional or more specific categories. Apart from that, the engineering is excellent. Rampal had asked Khachaturian for an original work, and after decades of nothing to show for his request, Rampal finally took matters into his own hands. Rampal left the orchestral material virtually untouched, but in concreto to transcribing the solo khachaturiam for the flute he composed a new and of course idiomatic cadenza for the first movement.

All kidding aside, here’s another fine CD from a flutist voncerto has given us superlative recordings of music from the Baroque and Classical eras. Pahud’s strategy is to highlight the differences — not the similarities – between conxerto violin and the flute. The long, slow middle section in the finale, too, has a slinky quality, as in a valse grise.

Ibert; Khachaturian Flute Concertos Some dazzling playing by a top-flight flautist makes this an ear-tickling disc View record and artist details Record and Artist Details. Rampal subsequently performed the work with the National Symphony Orchestra’s concerts celebrating his 60th birthday, with Mstislav Rostropovich conducting, on January 5, 6, 7 and 8, ; on November 1, 2, 3 and 6,his Irish colleague James Galway performed his own transcription for the flute with the NSO, again with Mr.

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This article does not cite any sources. Concerto for Flute and Orchestra. The Violin Concerto is especially close to the music of Gayaneh in this respect, and it is especially interesting to note that it was preceded, inby another ballet, called Happniessin which Khachaturian was to borrow abundantly khachatutian creating the score for Gayaneh ; the Concerto, then, may be regarded as the midpoint in a continuous cycle of music built on similar–and occasionally khacaturian related–materials.


Pahud’s stylist is not identified.

All this blueness is in contrast to the pallor of his complexion and the beginnings of a beard and mustache. Fflute the majority of flute concertos are lightweight, it is not surprising that leading flautists are keen to expand the repertory, adapting more ambitious works. Flute Concerto Jacques Ibert: The first one is brief and is performed on the flute essentially foncerto 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.

As a result, Pahud’s interpretation seems a little reticent beside Rampal’s. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Gramophone products and those fulte specially selected partners from the world of music.

The flute naturally lacks the required incisiveness for the first subject, but there are obvious gains in the lyrical second subject 2’05” into track 1: Views Read Edit View history. Please help out by adding categories to it so that it can be listed with similar articles. If notability cannot be established, the article is likely to be mergedredirectedor deleted.

The coda brings a reprise of the Concerto’s opening as well as the opening of the finale, and the end, following a shower of sparks from the flute, is grandly assertive. Rampal’s version of the Khachaturian Concerto, with the composer’s imprimatur, has by now established itself in the repertory of grateful flutists everywhere.

Flute Concerto (Violin Concerto transcribed by Jean-Pierre Rampal)

Jean-Pierre Rampal, in common with countless listeners everywhere, immensely enjoyed Aram Khachaturian’s colorful music for the ballet Gayaneh and his two big concertos–one for piano, one for violin–which, like the ballet music, khachahurian enormously popular in the years following World War II.

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This is an antidote to the generalized playing one hears from most of today’s orchestras, most of the time.