Jean Balissat

Balissat Jean 7 Peches Capitaux Mcx16

7 Péchés capitaux
for chamber ensemble

Balissat Jean Cantabile Cl2

Cantabile
for clarinet and strings

Balissat Jean Cantique Des Creatures V23

Cantique des créatures
de St. François d’Assise
for soprano voice and flute

Balissat Jean Caproccio Euphonium Tu101

Capriccio
for euphonium and chamber orchestra

Balissat Jean Concerto Violin Vn20

Concerto
for violin and orchestra

Balissat Jean Dialogue Fg1

Dialogue
for bassoon solo

Balissat Jean Elegia Notturna Orchestra Orch30

Elegia notturna
per piccola orchestra
for chamber orchestra

Balissat Jean Kaleidoscope Tp87

Kaléidoscope
for trumpet and percussion

Balissat Jean L'or perdu Qc4

L’or perdu
for string quartet and narrator (ad lib.)

Balissat Jean Promenade Avec Jean Jacques Rousseau Orch64

Promenade avec J.J. Rousseau
for string orchestra

Balissat Jean Quatuor A Cordes No 1 Qc6

Quatuor à cordes n° 1
for string quartet

Balissat Jean Rueckblick Vn19

Rückblick
for violin and orchestra

Balissat Jean Sinfonietta Orch56

Sinfonietta
for string orchestra

Balissat Jean Statterostrob Pno9

Statterostrob
for piano

Balissat Jean Traumerei Orch52

Träumerei
for string orchestra

Balissat Jean Variations Concertantes Perc2

Variations concertantes
for 3 percussions and chamber orchestra

Jean Balissat

Jean Balissat (1936-2007)

Jean Balissat was born in 1936 in Lausanne (Switzerland), and was drawn straight away to composing and conducting. He studied harmony and counterpoint in Lausanne, before taking composition, orchestration and conducting in Geneva. In order to gain a better understanding of the orchestra, he also studied horn and percussion.

As orchestral director and bandmaster, he has conducted numerous ensembles in Switzerland. Jean Balissat has composed works for orchestra, chamber music groups, percussion, choir, wind band, brass band and solo instruments. Notably, he composed the score for the Fête des Vignerons (Festival of Wine Growers) which was celebrated in Vevey in 1977.

He taught composition, orchestration and musical analysis for many years in the Lausanne and Geneva Conservatories. From 1986 to 1990 he was president of the Association of Swiss Musicians and, from 1991 to 2004, of the SUISA Foundation for Music.

Jean Balissat died in september 2007

Träumerei
for string orchestra

Träumerei Träumerei

Sinfonietta
for string orchestra

I. Largamente Allegro Moderato Ma Deciso I. Largamente Allegro Moderato Ma Deciso

II. Scherzo II. Scherzo

III. Adagio Espressivo III. Adagio Espressivo

IV. Vivo IV. Vivo

Rückblick
for violin and orchestra

Rueckblick Rueckblick

Promenade avec J.J. Rousseau
for string orchestra

Promenade Promenade

Kaléidoscope
for trumpet and percussion

Kaleidoscope Kaleidoscope

7 Péchés capitaux
for chamber ensemble

7 Péchés Capitaux 7 Péchés Capitaux