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

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. 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. Views Read Edit View history.

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The second theme, in sharp contrast, is sinuous and seductive, and a ohachaturian one is more or less in the same vein. Rampal’s version of the Khachaturian Concerto, with the composer’s imprimatur, has by now established itself in the repertory of grateful flutists everywhere.

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The topic of this article may not meet Wikipedia’s general notability guideline. Violin concertos compositions Concerto stubs. This article has multiple issues. Refinement replaces folkish freedom. 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.


The recapitulation, containing nostalgic reminiscences of the second and third themes, leads to a brilliant coda. Flute Concerto Jacques Ibert: Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Rampal had asked Khachaturian for an original work, and after decades of cconcerto to show for his request, Rampal finally took matters into his own hands.

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

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. Retrieved from ” https: 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.

If notability cannot be established, the article is likely to be mergedredirectedor deleted. 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, became enormously popular in the years following World War II.

Aram Il’yich Khachaturian Composer. Skip to main content. 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.

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 in 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 directly related–materials.


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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, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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.

Flute Concerto

The development, an especially dramatic section, begins and ends with cadenzas. The first one is brief mhachaturian 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.

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Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. The soloist chirps, swoops, and soars. James Galway in his RCA version brings out a jaunty penny-whistle quality, where Pahud relates this movement khachaturixn clearly to the rest of the concerto. 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. James Galway flutte not only made his own transcription of the Khachaturian Violin Concerto, but has similarly transcribed Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto.

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