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20th century




20th century

21st century

Solo repertoire


Alto flute

Bass flute

Enescu George

Aitken, Robert

Arnold, Malcolm

Barber, Samuel

Bartók, Béla Viktor János

Beaser, Robert

Bennet, Richard Rodney

Berio, Luciano

Bernstein, Leonard

Bloch, Ernest

Bolling, Claude

Boulanger, Marie-Juliette

Bourdin, Roger

Bozza, Eugène Joseph

Brown, Elizabeth

Brun, Georges

Burton, Eldin

Büsser, Henri

Camus, Pierre

Carter, Elliott

Casella, Alfredo

Clarke, Ian

Colquhoun, Michael

Copland, Aaron

Corigliano, John

Dahl, Walter Ingolf Marcus

Damase, Jean-Michel

Davidovsky, Mario

Debussy, Claude

Del Tredici, David

Denisov, Edison

Dick, Robert

Dohnányi, Ernő

Dutilleux, Henri

Enescu, George

Feld, Jindřich

Ferroud, Pierre-Octave

Foote, Arthur

Foss, Lukas

Françaix, Jean

Fukushima, Kazuo

Gaubert, Philippe

Gieseking, Walter

Gordeli, Otar

Griffes, Charles Tomlinson

Grinblat, Romuald

Grovlez, Gabriel

Guarnieri, Mozart Camargo

Hanson, Howard Harold

Harsányi, Tibor

Harty, Hamilton

Heiss, John

Heith, David

Higdon, Jennifer

Hindemith, Paul

Honegger, Arthur

Hoover, Katherine

Hosokawa, Toshio

Hovhaness, Alan

Hüe, Georges Adolphe

Ibert, Jacques

Ichiyanagi, Toshi

Ittzés, Gergely

Jacob, Gordon

Jemnitz, Sándor

Jirák, Karel Boleslav

Jolivet, André

Karg-Elert, Sigfrid

Kennan, Kent Wheeler

Kornauth, Egon

La Montaine, John

Liebermann, Lowell

Martin, Frank

Martino, Donald

Martinů, Bohuslav

Messiaen, Olivier

Mihalovici, Marcel

Milhaud, Darius

Mouquet, Jules

Mower, Mike

Muczynski, Robert

Nielsen, Carl

Offermans, Wil

Piazzolla, Astor

Piston, Walter

Poulenc, Francis

Prokofiev, Sergey

Rachmaninoff, Sergei

Ran, Shulamit

Ravel, Maurice

Reynolds, Verne

Rivier, Jean

Rota, Nino

Roussel, Albert

Rutter, John

Saariaho, Kaija

Sancan, Pierre

Schulhoff, Erwin

Schwantner, Joseph

Sciarrino, Salvatore

Shostakovich, Dmitri

Sibelius, Jean

Tailleferre, Germaine

Takemitsu, Tōru

Taktakishvili, Otar

Varèse, Edgar

Vasks, Pēteris

Weigl, Vally

Weinberg, Mieczysław

Williams, Ralph Vaughan

Yun, Isang

Cantabile et presto for flute and piano

Cantabile et presto for flute and piano

By Enescu George

G. Enescu: Cantabile et presto for flute and piano was written for Paris Conservatoire competition and dedicated to Paul Taffanel, flutist and professor at the Paris Conservatoire. Even though the Cantabile and Presto was first published already in 1904 this composition hasn't been performed very often.

Alain Marion

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Cantabile et Presto

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Marina Piccinini

Anne Epperson (piano), 2000, Claves

Cantabile et Presto

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Peter-Lucas Graf

Michio Kobayashi (piano), 1997, Claves

Cantabile et Presto

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Mario Caroli

Keiko Nakayama (piano), 2014, Stradivarius / Naxos

1. Cantabile

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Mario Caroli

Keiko Nakayama (piano), 2014, Stradivarius / Naxos

2. Presto

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Enescu George

George Enescu (1881-1995) was a Romanian child prodigy: violinist, conductor and composer who lived most of its life in Paris and is known in France as Georges Enesco. Besides extensive concert life, Enescu was a noted violin teacher, and great source of inspiration for many musicians throughout the first part of 20th century. Pablo Casals described Enescu as "The greatest musical phenomenon since Mozart".  
Born in a small village of Liveni in Romania as an eight child, he early showed aptitude to music. After writing his first composition at the age of 5 he was showed to professor and composer Eduard Caudella. At the age of 7 he was the youngest student ever to be admitted to the Vienna Conservatory. As a child prodigy he performed for Emperor Franz Joseph at age of 10, with Johannes Brahms in the audience. After graduating it with Silver medal at the age of 12 he moved to Paris, to study violin and composition with Jules Massenet and Gabriel Fauré.
His compositions were greatly influenced by Romanian folk music, including his most popular compositions: “Romanian Rhapsodies” and the opera “Œdipe”.
In 1923 he debuted as a conductor with Philadelphia Orchestra at Carnegie Hall and returned for various appearances in US playing violin and conducting. In 1936 he was considered as a successor of Arturo Toscanini as a Musical Director of the New York Philharmonic.
Since 1948 he taught at the Mannes School of Music. Among his students were Yehudi Menuhin, Ida Haendel, Uto Ughi, Ivry Gitlis etc.