MCX13 Score and parts
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...
This trio has two main parts. The first has the character of a rhapsody and makes virtuostic demands of the three musicians. Frequent cadenzas highlight this section. The second part, an Allegro scherzando, allows the instrumentalists to have a light and mischievous dialogue which ends in a slow movement with the return of the lyrical leitmotif that opened the work and which constantly reappears in one or the other of the instruments
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