Thibault  Thierry  Cezembre  Ens173

Thierry Thibault

Cézembre

for brass quartet

Level: intermediate
Duration: 6'30

ENS173 - Score and parts
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The island of the Corsairs, the forbidden island... Cézembre has a past filled with stories that earned him all the names and all the rumors. Inhabited since prehistoric times, this great piece of moors and cliffs located four kilometers from the ramparts of Saint Malo has a unique panoramic view of the Bay of Cancale to Cap Frehel. Vauban (1633-1707), a military engineer of King Louis XIV,  had understood and was eager to put the island at the heart of defense against the English. Many attacks have taken place, but it's at the end of the Second World War that Cézembre has suffered most. Occupied by the Germans, the island is a strategic place to prevent the landing. The Americans put it in the crosshairs and increasing attacks until end of August 1944. WithIn a few days, more than 20,000 bombs and napalm attacks ravaged this advanced Malo. Thousands of bombs are still buried under the weeds and can explode at the slightest unstable movement. Until today, there is no postcard to be found of this strange place. As if we touched the intimacy of Saint-Malo...

Instrumentation
trumpet, horn, trombone and tuba
Composed
2007
Genre
contemporary
Published
2015
Publisher
Editions Bim
Thierry Thibault

Thierry Thibault (*1693)

French tuba player Thierry Thibault (born 1963) is a current and founding member of the «Epsilon» brass ensemble, a group that has won two international chamber music awards (Narbonne in 1988 and Osaka in 1993). He performes and gives masterclasses in Europe, Japan, USA, Africa and South America. As a composer and arranger, Thierry Thibault has... Read more