February 2, 2016

Suite Française

  1. Normandie

  2. Bretagne

  3. Ile de France

  4. Alsace-Lorraine

  5. Provence

Darius Milhaud

Born September 4, 1892, in Marseille, France

Died June 22, 1974, in Geneva, Switzerland

Instrumentation: Concert Band

Duration: 15 minutes

Composed: 1944

Darius Milhaud, Suite Française

Eastman Wind Ensemble, Frederick Fennell, conductor

Darius Milhaud's Suite Française was compose...

November 1, 2014

La Crèation du Monde

  1. Overture: Modéré

  2. Le chaos avant la creation

  3. La naissance de la flore et de la faune

  4. La naissance de l'homme et de la femme

  5. Le desir

  6. Le printemps ou l'apaisement

Darius Milhaud

Born: September 4, 1892, Marseille, France

Died: June 22, 1974, Geneva, Switzerland

Instrumentation: Chamber Orchestra

Duration: 16 minutes

Composed: 1923

In...

June 13, 2010

Today, the featured piece on Composers Datebook from American Public Media was Darius Milhaud's Suite Francaise. Although this piece does not receive the performances that it did in the mid to late twentieth century, it still remains an important part of the wind band repertoire.

This piece is also representative of a movement that took place in the middle part of the twentieth century....

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