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Zbinden  Jf  Double  Jeu  Cb2
Julien-François Zbinden
Double jeu op. 101
for 2 contrabasses
intermediate / advanced Duration: 13' 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 Double jeu

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.

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I. Carreau
II. Trèfle
III. Coeur
IV. Pique

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  • September 21, 2017 | Festival Rezonanzen | Sils, Switzerland. Petru Iuga (Contrabass), Janne Saksala (Contrabass).

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