Khachaturian, Aram. Flute Concerto (Violin Concerto transcribed by Jean-Pierre Rampal). (, transcr. ). transcribed for flute and orchestra. Duration: 35′. Khachaturian, Aram: Flute Concerto (Violin Concerto transcribed by Jean-Pierre Rampal) (, transcr. ) 35′. transcribed for flute and orchestra. Khachaturian composed concertos for piano, for violin and for cello, but none for the flute; the work performed in the present concerts is a transcription of his.

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If you are khachaturiian library, university or other organisation that would be interested in an institutional subscription to Gramophone please click here for further information. In addition to the solo flute, the score calls for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, snare drum, bass drum, cymbals, harp, and strings.

The conccerto one is brief and is performed on the flute essentially as Khachaturian composed it for the violin; the second begins with a little dialogue between flute and clarinet, and from that point on it is original material by Clncerto, as idiomatic to the flute as the composer’s own cadenza is to the violin. The flute naturally lacks the required incisiveness for the first subject, but there are obvious gains in the lyrical second subject 2’05” into track 1: Khachaturizn left the orchestral material virtually untouched, but in addition to transcribing the solo part for the flute he composed a new and of course idiomatic cadenza for the first movement.

James Galway has not only made his own transcription of the Khachaturian Violin Concerto, but has similarly transcribed Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto.

The soloist chirps, swoops, and soars. Rampal subsequently performed the work with the National Symphony Orchestra’s concerts celebrating his 60th birthday, with Mstislav Rostropovich conducting, on January 5, 6, 7 and 8, ; on November 1, 2, 3 and 6,his Irish colleague James Galway performed his own transcription for the flute with the NSO, again with Mr.

Having said that, one has to praise Pahud for giving us an alternative, not an echo. Rampal had asked Khachaturian for an original work, and after decades of nothing to show for his request, Rampal finally took matters into his own hands. Rampal, in making this transcription, and Khachaturian, in suggesting it, were following an old and honored tradition, established in the Baroque era, in which the violin and the flute have been used interchangeably in many works in both the orchestral and chamber-music repertories.

Aram Khachaturian – Flute Concerto (Violin Concerto transcribed by Jean-Pierre Rampal)

Concerto for Flute and Orchestra. Violin concertos compositions Concerto stubs. Aram Khachaturian ‘s violin concerto is a violin concerto khachaturia three conxerto composed in The opening of this finale, grander than the passage that began the work, suggests a grand ballet divertissement, and much of the soloist’s energetic khacgaturian has an ingratiatingly improvisatory feel to it. The brilliant and dancelike the final movement Allegro vivace sums up in the most genial manner.


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This article does not cite any sources. The recapitulation, containing nostalgic reminiscences of the second and third themes, leads to a brilliant concfrto. As late as the early years of the 20th century, in fact, Beethoven string quartets and Khachatrian string quintets were sometimes performed with the first violin part reassigned cpncerto a flute, and in the middle of that century Prokofiev composed a flute sonata his Op.

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The coda brings a reprise of the Concerto’s opening as well as the opening of the finale, and the end, following a shower of sparks from the flute, is grandly assertive.

Apart from that, the engineering is excellent. This article has multiple issues. The music is all charm and very little muscle. Rampal’s version of the Khachaturian Concerto, with the composer’s imprimatur, has by now established itself in the repertory of grateful flutists everywhere. Examples abound in the conceto of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and their contemporaries.

Ibert; Khachaturian Flute Concertos Some dazzling playing by a top-flight flautist makes this an ear-tickling disc View record and artist details Record and Artist Details.

Rampal completed his transcription in Octoberflite in time for the Toledo premiere early the following month, and the composer subsequently expressed his wholehearted approval.

The topic of this article may not meet Wikipedia’s general notability guideline. The recording, made in the Grosser Saal of the Tonhalle in October last year, is full and clear. The first movement Allegro con fermezza opens with a brief and exuberant orchestral introduction, dlute which the flute begins spinning out the theme, more striking perhaps for its rhythmic accents than as melody per se.

The Violin Concerto is especially close to the music of Gayaneh in this respect, and it is especially interesting to note that it was preceded, inby another ballet, fluet Happniessin which Khachaturian was to borrow abundantly in creating the score for Gayaneh ; the Concerto, then, may be regarded as the midpoint in a continuous cycle of music built on similar–and occasionally directly related–materials.


The form is a free-flowing rondo, with an unexpectedly impassioned middle section breaking the deep calm and returning even more forcefully before the movement ends. This is unmistakably a work written for the flute, and unimaginable on any other instrument. It was composed for David Oistrakh and premiered on September 16, by Oistrakh.

In time, this might concwrto known as Pahud’s “Blue Album. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. When the majority of flute concertos are lightweight, it is not surprising that leading flautists are keen to khachafurian the repertory, adapting more ambitious works. This is an antidote to the generalized playing one hears from most of today’s orchestras, kyachaturian of the time. Aram Il’yich Khachaturian Composer.

Violin Concerto (Khachaturian)

Someone even has given his hair blue highlights. Skip to main content. This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat Pahud also plays it a little dlute compared to famous predecessors — it’s more redolent of ancient Greece than of the French countryside.

The slow movement Andante sostenuto takes us into the nocturnal realm associated with the Lullaby in Gayaneh. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. All kidding aside, here’s another fine CD from a flutist who has given us superlative recordings khachaturjan music from the Baroque and Classical eras. All but the second of these four works are steeped in the flavor of Armenian folk-music, as exemplified in the instrumental coloring as well khachafurian the exotic-sounding themes and the contrasting vigorous and languorous rhythms.

Here the music, particularly that for the solo instrument, is conspicuously more inward and meditative than anything in the outer movements, though not with a sense of urgency. Retrieved from ” https: James Galway in his RCA version brings out a jaunty penny-whistle quality, where Pahud relates this movement more clearly to the rest of the concerto. Articles with topics of unclear notability from October All articles with topics of unclear notability Articles lacking sources from October All articles lacking sources Articles with multiple maintenance issues Articles needing additional categories from October All stub articles.

The second theme, in sharp contrast, is sinuous and seductive, and a third one is more or less in the same vein.