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Jean-François Michel (*1957)
Jean-François Michel, born in Switzerland in 1957 into a family of musicians, studied from 1965 to 1976 at the Fribourg Conservatoire in (Switzerland). In 1975 he was awarded the Bronze Medal at the International Music Competition in Geneva and, a year later, he was appointed Principal Trumpet of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra (Germany) where he remained until 1986 when he was appointed...
About Don Quichotte
The pleasure to play
Technically, this enchanting “Don Quixote” suite was created for trumpet and piano players, whose instrumental competence exists somewhere between the 1st and 2nd degrees on a scale of 6 degrees of difficulty, to pursue their instrumental and musical development utilizing themes and rhythms based on the images of four mythical actors in Miguel de Cervantès’ (1547-1616) masterpiece which, since its first publication in 1605, has been deeply rooted into the world's cultural heritage. This music stimulates the pleasure to play with humor as well as developing an imaginative sense of interpretation.
- trumpet in Bb and piano
- Editions Bim
- I. Le chevalier à la triste figure (2'40)
2. Rossinante (2'20)
3. Dulcinée (2'50)
4. Sancho Panza (3'10)