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Sheet music for Rodolphe Mathieu
By Colier; Quatuor Claudel. By Rodolphe Mathieu. Listening CD. Published by Centredisc (NX.CMCCD-9803).
Winds, Strings and Piano clarinet (violin), cello and piano
Composed by Vincent d'Indy (1851-1931). This edition: Facsimile Editions. Challenging, rewarding work. Seldom performed. 20th Century. Score and parts. Rosewood Publications #RFE 72. Published by Rosewood Publications (RW.RFE-72).
- Symphonie-ballet avec choeurs - for choir and orchestra
- Trois Préludes - for orchestra
- Un Peu d’ombre - for 5 cellos and orchestra
- Harmonie du Soir - For 6 high cellos and violin and orchestra
- Concerto pour piano
- Le Poéme de la Mer - for chorus
- Symphonie Pour Voix Humaines - for Voices, 12 cellos and brass
- Deux Poémes pour Chant et Quatuor - for tenor and string quartet
- Léve-toi, Canadien - choir, cello and orchestra (or band)
- Lots of Piano Pieces
Roger Mathieu was known in Canada in those days as the father of the piano and composition. His composition style was in the beginning heavily influenced by Wagner, Debussy and Scriabin. In 1920 he went overseas to live in Paris, where he was introduced to Albert Roussel and Vincent D´Indy who stimulated him into other directions. He later studied with both at the Schola Cantorum. In 1927 he returned to Montreal, where he began to teach. In 1933 he founded the Institut Canadien de Musique. His output is Phenomenon Unique in the history of Canadian Music. He lived to his death in 1962 in Montreal.