Summary of Archival Resources show more Review quote "Citron, an expert on 19th-century women composers, does a thorough study of Cecile Chaminade in this volume. The book begins with a short scholarly biography of the composer, the first of its kind on Chaminade, based on various primary sources and interviews with surviving relatives. Previous biographical dictionary entries have been filled with errors.
She gave her first concert at the age of eighteen and thenceforth had an extremely successful career as a performer of her own works rather in the manner of Gottschalk, a half century before. Her works are of a similar quality, in that they are beautifully crafted, aiming to please and charm their audience.
The critics were not as enthusiastic as the audiences, and after she only visited London occasionally. At one of her last visits in she filled the large Central Hall in Westminster and played nine piano solos while the rest of the afternoon concert was devoted to her songs, and compositions by other composers.
In she married a Marseilles music publisher, though he died six years later and she never remarried.
Chaminade was one of the first pianists to record for the gramophone inthe fledgling Gramophone and Typewriter Company no doubt thinking her records would be an instant commercial success. Seven sides were issued, all of her own works, and today these are very rare as few people at the time had a gramophone on which to play them.
All have been reissued on compact disc and the sound is remarkably clear for its age. Her discs exude character and an impressively brilliant technique.All Cécile Chaminade lyrics sorted by popularity, with video and meanings.
Chaminade, Cécile Concertino pour flûte avec accompagnement d’orchestre Op. (Piano Reduction/Solo) It is ironic that Cécile Chaminade, the prolific composer of vocal mélodies and salon pieces for the piano, is best remembered today for a flute composition. Flute Concertino Op.
Performed by Alex Murray (flute) and Martha Goldstein (piano) Cécile Chaminade 's Flute Concertino in D major, Op. , was composed in for flute and piano and later arranged for flute and orchestra.
Chaminade College Preparatory wants to help alleviate the stress, and during Chaminade Gala in March, Heather Eaton and Juliana Gallant, heads of the middle school and high school counseling departments, announced the creation of a Wellness Program.
Chaminade was composing from an early age, even playing some of her music to Georges Bizet when she was eight. She wrote mostly pieces for piano and salon songs, which were hugely popular in America.
She composed a Konzertstück for piano, the ballet music to . View the profiles of people named Cecile Chaminade. Join Facebook to connect with Cecile Chaminade and others you may know. Facebook gives people the.