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Schlaepfer  Jean  Claude 3  Caprices  Vn17

Jean-Claude Schlaepfer
3 Caprices

à la mémoire de Paganini

for violin solo

  • Level: advanced
  • Duration: 6'
  • Genre: contemporary
  • Composed: 1988

Reference: VN17


  • Publisher: Editions Bim


Jean-Claude Schlaepfer

Jean-Claude Schlaepfer (*1961)

Born in Geneva (Switzerland) in 1961, Jean-Claude Schlaepfer studied piano for many years, notably with M. Risler. At the Geneva Conservatory he studied a program of theory courses and achieved a d... Read more

About 3 Caprices

An exercise in style

These three brief movements (ca 2 min. each) for violin alone are an exercise in style and an initiation into the world of violonistic writing on a same slow tempo, near of the common heartbeat. The two first movements are sostenuto and tense Adagios designed to exploit the lyrical and multiphonic ressources of the violin, while the last movement, a majestic grazioso, introduces the leggiero and graceful elements of a dance.