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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Ibert; Khachaturian Flute Concertos

In its original version, this concerto sometimes seems a little coarse and obvious, but in Pahud’s hands, that accusation can’t be made. This article needs additional or more specific categories. This is unmistakably a work written for the flute, and unimaginable on any other instrument. All this blueness is in contrast to the pallor of his complexion and the beginnings of a beard and mustache. Jean-Pierre Rampal, in common with countless listeners everywhere, immensely enjoyed Aram Khachaturian’s colorful music for the ballet Gayaneh and his two khacaturian concertos–one for piano, one khachaturina violin–which, like the ballet music, became enormously popular in the years following World War II.

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Violin concertos compositions Concerto stubs. James Galway in his Converto version brings out a jaunty penny-whistle quality, where Pahud relates this movement more clearly to the rest of the concerto. Rampal, in khacharurian 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.

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

Learn how and when to remove these template messages. 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.

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. It was composed for David Oistrakh and premiered on September 16, by Oistrakh.

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 composed a flute sonata his Op.

Aram Il’yich Khachaturian Composer.

The all-time greats Read about the artists who changed the world of classical music. In addition to the solo flute, the score calls concerfo 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.

Someone even has given his hair blue highlights. Rampal left the orchestral material virtually untouched, but in addition to transcribing the solo part for the flute he composed a new and of course idiomatic cadenza for the first movement.

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All the works by which Khachaturian remains best-known the world over were produced within a fairly brief period before the composer turned This article does not cite any sources. October Learn how and when to remove this template message. This article about a concerto is a stub.


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 concefto improvisatory feel to it.

The accompaniments have plenty of personality.

Rampal’s version of the Khachaturian Concerto, with the composer’s imprimatur, has by now established itself in the repertory of grateful flutists everywhere.

Whether you want to see what we think of today’s latest releases or discover what our critics thought of your favourite recordings from the past, you will find it all in our full-searchable Reviews Database. The recapitulation, containing nostalgic reminiscences of the second and third themes, leads to a brilliant coda. The first movement Allegro con fermezza opens with a brief and exuberant orchestral introduction, following which the flute begins spinning out the theme, more striking perhaps for its rhythmic accents than as melody per se.

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, Aram Khachaturian ‘s violin concerto is a violin concerto in three movements composed in 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.