Zbinden  Jf  Double  Jeu  Cb2

Julien-François Zbinden

Double jeu op. 101

for 2 contrabasses

Level: intermediate / advanced
Duration: 13'
Series
Swiss Composers Series

CB2
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Double Jeu (double game) is a four movement piece inspired by the 4 colors of the pack of playing cards: 1. Carreau (Diamonds), 2. Trèfle (Clubs), 3. Coeur (Hearts), and 4. Pique (Spades).

The dramatic and expressive power of contrabass is widely exploited in the work’s four movements of contrasting forms and styles.

Composed
2005
Genre
contemporary
Published
2008
Movements
I. Carreau
II. Trèfle
III. Coeur
IV. Pique
Publisher
Editions Bim
Julien-François Zbinden

Julien-François Zbinden (*1917)

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... Read more