Elizabethan & Jacobean music and contemporary works for viola da gamba and accordion
Marianne Muller, bass viol
Vincent Lhermet, accordion
John Bull, John Dowland, Michael East, Orlando Gibbons, Tobias Hume,
Philippe Hersant (premiere), Thierry Tidrow (premiere)
Unexpected? The pairing of viola da gamba and accordion is certainly that! But perhaps even more surprising is how well the singing strings of the veteran instrument harmonize with the subtly vibrating reeds of the centuries-younger newcomer.
Also unexpected is this cross-generational meeting of two musicians (what are the odds?) who found each other exploring the ‘poetical humours’ of early-Seventeenth-century England.
Recently reunited in the recording studio after several seasons of rapturously received recitals, with this well-timed album the duo Les inAttendus makes its first entry into the harmonia mundi catalogue.
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Artists: Nathanaël Gouin, piano / Askar Ishangaliyev, cello /
Franck Krawczyk, virtual bass guitar / Carmen Lefrançois, saxophone /
Vincent Lhermet, accordion / Sergio Menozzi, alto saxophone /
Constance Ronzatti, violin
BEDROSSIAN / DURIEUX / GAXIE / KRAWCZYK / LAUBA / LAZKANO / LENOT / MANTOVANI / MATALON / PESSON / ROCHE / SRNKA / SUZUKI
Biographies can be downloaded from the Printemps des Arts website
www.printempsdesarts.mc in Media / Collection CD.
Original creations — Commissioned by the Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo
In collaboration with the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique
et de danse de Paris.
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Works by Jean-Philippe Rameau and premieres
Vincent Lhermet, accordion
Tomas Bordalejo, En Rappel (2014)
Philippe Hersant, Tarentelle (2014)
Martin Iddon, D’un sang qu’elle poursuit… (2014)
Florent Motsch, Rappels (2014)
Mikel Urquiza, Esquisses d’échecs : ouverture française (2014)
Jean-Philippe Rameau, La Livri, L’Agaçante, Le Rappel des oiseaux, La Villageoise, Gigues en rondeau I & II, Musette en rondeau, Tambourin, Les Sauvages, L’Egyptienne, L’Enharmonique
Label Klarthe – distributed by Harmonia Mundi
With the support of the Fondation d’entreprise Banque Populaire, the Fonds pour la création musicale (FCM) and Musique française d’aujourd’hui (MFA)
Original music for solo accordion and chamber music
Vincent Lhermet (accordion), Noémie Bialobroda (viola), Noam Bierstone (percussions) Cécile Kubik (violin) François Robin (cello).
Bruno Mantovani, 8’20” chrono (2007)
Georg Friedrich Haas, Sayaka (2006)
Jouni Kaipainen, Gena op. 31 (1987)
Gérard Pesson, Peigner le vif (2007)
Annette Schlünz, Journal n° 2 (Schneeland) (2006-2007)
Philippe Leroux, De l’épaisseur (1998)
Collection Jeunes Solistes, recorded at the Paris Conservatoire with the support of the Meyer Foundation.
Traditional and classical repertoire from Ireland, Scotland and England for clarinet and accordionBéatrice Berne, clarinet- Vincent Lhermet, accordion
Béatrice Berne and Vincent Lhermet mix popular and scholarly types of music. Winds from Ireland was designed as an invitation to discover the Irish musical heritage, a testimony of the daily life and activity of this nation, together with echoes of its Scottish and English neighbours. This programm stands at the crossroads of varied musical influences and orientations, either classical contemporary or traditional, without losing the purity and originality that are typical of each of these aesthetic choices. These Winds tell tales of legends or stories spread by anonymous musicians or famous composers, all in love with the magnificent themes created by Celtic culture.
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