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Pierne, Sancan, Denisov: Flute Sonatas / Raffalli, Floer

Release Date: 11/25/2003 
Label:  Gall (Formerly Gallo)   Catalog #: 1112   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gabriel PiernéPierre SancanEdison Denisov
Performer:  Guy RaffalliPeter Floer
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 57 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A short word about the composer Pierre Sancan. He was born in Morocco and studied first in Toulouse and then entered the Paris Conservatory where he studied piano, composition and conducting. He won the ěPrix de Romeî with his cantata Le Vol díIcare. It is nevertheless his activities as a concert pianist and piano teacher at the Paris Conservatory that made his reputation in the world of music. During his long career as a pedagogue, Pierre Sancan taught many fine pianists including Michel Beroff, Jean-Bernard Pommier and Jean-Francois Antoniali. His Sonata was originally composed for a conservatory competition. Edison Denisov was a student of Shebalin and Peiko at the Moscow Conservatory from 1951 to 1956. Since 1960, he taught music Read more theory, counterpoint and orchestration at the same institution. Since his output has become more accessible since the end of the cold war, he is today being recognized as one of the finest composers of his generation. Guy Raffalli was born in Chateauroux, France and began his studies at the Conservatorie de Lausanne. In 1994, he graduated from this institution. Today he teaches flute in Lausanne at the Conservatorie de Morges. Read less

Works on This Recording

Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op. 36 by Gabriel Pierné
Performer:  Guy Raffalli (Flute), Peter Floer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; France 
Sonatine for Flute and Piano by Pierre Sancan
Performer:  Guy Raffalli (Flute), Peter Floer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; France 
Sonata for Flute and Piano by Edison Denisov
Performer:  Peter Floer (Piano), Guy Raffalli (Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; USSR 

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