Zbinden  Jf  Solissimo  V  Tu151
Julien-François Zbinden
Solissimo V op. 105
for tuba solo
advanced Duration: 7'20 Swiss Composers Series

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Julien-François Zbinden

Julien-François Zbinden (1917-2021)

Julien-François Zbinden was born on November 11th, 1917 in Rolle (Vaud/Switzerland). After having studied piano, with secondary studies in voice and violin, he began in 1938 his musical career as a pianist in a jazz band, having had a passion for jazz at an early age. As a composer, he was self-taught at the beginning, so to speak. After 1947 he worked at the musical department of Radio Suisse...
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About Solissimo V

This piece opens with a cadenza where violence alternates with serenity. The middle section presents a melody in a romantic mood. A second cadenza leads to the finale which was deliberately written in a jazzy style since today's orchestral musicians are familiar with the style that led to the glory of Louis Armstrong.

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  • November 11, 2023 | Hommage à Julien-François Zbinden | Lausanne, Switzerland. Olha Semchyshyn (violin), Daniel Schädeli (tuba).

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