Bartók, Béla Viktor János
Bennet, Richard Rodney
Bozza, Eugène Joseph
Dahl, Walter Ingolf Marcus
Del Tredici, David
Griffes, Charles Tomlinson
Guarnieri, Mozart Camargo
Hanson, Howard Harold
Hüe, Georges Adolphe
Kennan, Kent Wheeler
La Montaine, John
Messiaen, Olivier Eugène Prosper Charles
Williams, Ralph Vaughan
Concerto for flute and orchestra
E. Denisov: Concerto for Flute and Orchestra was written in 1975 in Karelia at the request of Swiss flutist Aurèle Nicolet and premiered by Nicolet in Dresden the following year (1976). The news about the death of his mentor Dmitry Shostakovich came to Denisov when he was in the middle of composing the second movement of the concerto.
BBC Symphony Orchestra London, Zsolt Nagy (conductor), 2017
1. Adagio, 2. Allegro agitato, 3. Andante, 4. Adagio
Edison Denisov (1929-1996) was a Russian composer who is known for his "underground" composition movement of Soviet music. Encouraged by Dmitry Shostakovich, young Edison Denisov chose musical career over mathematics where he excelled and had a degree.
Denisov has composed significant amount of chamber music works and works for wind instruments in general and flute in particular (Flute concerto, dedicated to Aurèle Nicolet), among his most known works: opera L'écume des jours (Froth on the Daydream) and Quatre Filles (The Four Girls).