PNO74a Solo part
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...
About Concerto de Gibraltar
Julien-François Zbinden wrote this short spanish tinted Concerto de Gibraltar for piano, brass orchestra and percussion (instrumentation Roger Volet) for the Ensemble Romand d’Instruments de Cuivre (ERIC - attached to the broadcast Radio Suisse Romande).
- piano solo, Eb cornet, alto sax, flugelhorn, 3 trumpets, 3 Eb alto horns, 2 baritones, 3 trombones (euphoniums), Eb tuba, Bb tuba, percussions
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