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  • Chaminade: Piano Music

    1:14:03

    This album contains a selection of piano pieces by Chaminade, presented by Piano Classics, a label of Brilliant Classics.

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    Late-Romantic French piano music of unfailing elegance and wit, chosen by a rising piano star and gifted young advocate of under-rated composers.

    Cécile Chaminade (1857-1944) was a highly successful female pianist and composer. As a pianist she toured the European countries, in 1892 making her debut in England, making acquaintance with one of her biggest fans, Queen Victoria. In 1908 she made her American debut, gaining instant and immense popularity.

    Mark Viner is recognized as one of the most exciting British pianists of his generation, and is becoming increasingly well-known for his bold championing of unfamiliar repertoire. Viner has made his own selection from the hundreds of piano pieces, some light, others more serious, composed by Cécile Chaminade (1857-1944). Periodically revived in tokenistic ways, Chaminade’s output is now being seen in the round, and it reveals a voice of not only feminine delicacy and charm, but also a melodist of refinement whose gift for a well-turned tune never left her in a career spanning over six decades.

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    0:00:00 Pierette air de ballet, Op. 41

    6 Etudes de concert, Op. 35:
    0:02:22 I. Scherzo
    0:05:27 II. Automne
    0:11:44 III. Fileuse
    0:16:19 IV. Appassionato
    0:19:12 V. Impromptu
    0:22:49 VI. Tarentelle

    0:26:49 Les sylvains in D Major, Op. 60
    0:30:06 Arabesque No. 1, Op. 61

    Poème provençal, Op. 127:
    0:34:40 I. Dans la lande
    0:37:54 II. Solitude
    0:42:04 III. Le passé
    0:45:39 IV. Pêcheurs de nuit

    0:49:57 La lisonjera, Op. 50

    6 Romances sans paroles, Op. 76:
    0:53:26 I. Souvenance
    0:55:33 II. Elévation
    0:58:05 III. Idylle
    1:00:45 IV. Eglogue
    1:03:13 V. Chanson brétonne
    1:05:06 VI. Méditation

    1:09:42 Thème varié in A Major, Op. 89

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  • Cécile Chaminade - Flute Concertino Op. 107

    7:51

    Cécile Chaminade's Flute Concertino in D major, Op. 107, was composed in 1902 for flute and piano and later arranged for flute and orchestra.

    Scholarship indicates that the Concertino was commissioned by the Paris Conservatoire in 1902, presumably as an examination piece for flute students, where the cerebrated French flautist and teacher Paul Taffanel, whom the Concertino was dedicated to, taught. Among flautists, legend has it that Chaminade wrote the Concertino to punish a flute-playing lover after he left her to marry someone else, wanting to make a piece so fiendishly difficult that he could not play it (though he supposedly did manage). However, Chaminade had married a music publisher the year before the piece was commissioned, which lessens the validity of the legend. Not long after composing it, Chaminade orchestrated it for a London concert played by her friend, flautist Marguerite de Forest Anderson.

    The piece remains a standard and popular part of the flute repertoire. For example, it was voted #85 in the 2012 Classic 100 Music of France (ABC). Additionally, it remains one of Chaminade's only pieces in contemporary repertoire.

    In his Oxford Companion to Music, Percy Scholes wrote that the Concertino had no intricacy of texture, no elaboration of form, and no depth of feeling... [yet was] so tasteful in conception and execution as to disarm the highbrow critic.

    The concertino is scored for solo flute, with piano or orchestral accompaniment, with a flute (besides the solo instrument), a piccolo, two oboes, two clarinets, two bassoons, four horns, three trombones, tuba, timpani, harp, and strings. Lawrence Gilman wrote that A remarkable feature of the work is its use of the orchestra's heaviest artillery in the accompaniment, for which three trombones and tubas are requisitioned (the trumpets take a holiday).

    The one movement composition, in rondo form, opens with a broad melody that has a highly decorative solo part and is regarded as quite demanding for the flautist. After a more active central section, marked Più animato agitato in the score, there is a short oboe phrase that leads into a cadenza for the soloist. The piece concludes with a reprise of the opening melody and an animated coda.

    (Wikipedia)

    Please take note that the audio AND the sheet music ARE NOT mine. Change the quality to a minimum of 480p if the video is blurry.

    Original audio: classical-music-online.net
    Original sheet music: imslp.org

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  • Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra: Chaminade - Concertino for Flute

    11:46

    Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
    Benjamin Zander, conductor
    Sanders Theater, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    February 1, 2015

    Cecile Chaminade - Concertino for Flute, Op. 107
    Hayley Miller, flute

  • Cécile Chaminade - 6 piano works from IMSLP

    24:32

    Track Listing :

    00:00
    Les Sylvains, Op.60
    Takashi Sato, piano
    Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 (
    Recorded on 25 April 2006 at Mitaka City Arts Center, Tokyo, Japan


    03:56
    2 Piano Pieces, Op.9 n°1 Pièce Romantique
    Takashi Sato
    Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 (
    Recorded on 27 June 2008 at Sagamiko Alternative Center, Sagamihara, Japan


    05:57
    6 Études de concert, Op.35, n°2 Automne
    Takashi Sato
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    Recorded on 25 April 2006 at Mitaka City Arts Center, Tokyo, Japan


    12:43
    Toccata, Op.39
    Jean Dubé
    Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 (

    16:05
    Berceuse du petit soldat blessé, Op.156
    Jean Dubé
    Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 (
    live recording


    19:54
    Caprice humoristique, Op.113
    Jean Dubé
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  • Cécile Chaminade- Concertino: Katherine Lee Althen, flute

    7:54

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    Cécile Chaminade's Flute Concertino in D major, Op. 107

    Katherine (Katie) Lee Althen, flute
    Deborah DeWolf Emery, piano

    recorded November, 2015 in Boston, MA

  • Cécile Chaminade - Concertino for flute op. 107 - Duo du Rêve - Thank you Miyazawa flute

    9:15

    Cécile Chaminade - Concertino for flute op. 107

    Duo du Rêve
    Jana Jarkovská: flute
    Bohumír Stehlík: piano

    Recorded at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, Martinů hall

    Flute: Miyazawa Solid Silver
    Piano: Steinway & Sons mod. D

    Thank you Miyazawa - this is our last recording with this flute. Jana is saying good bye to her Miyazawa solid silver flute after 13 years of a great relationship. Since now she plays Verne Q. Powell 10k gold flute with platinum headjoint.

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    Mics: Line Audio
    Sound card: Roland Octa Capture

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  • Cécile Chaminade - Arabesque No.1, Op.61

    4:26

    This piece composed in 1892.
    I don't know, it is a great piece, but it feels a bit schizophrenic to me? :D The rhythms are folkloristic, the harmonic progressions comprehensible, and all in all there is an interesting structure. Of course this is not a playing short time after first sight, it is a difficult piece ; I knew this for some years already but today by chance I figured out that there was no score video on YouTube so,... yeah you know.

  • Johann Blanchard | Cécile Chaminade

    4:55

    Aufgenommen im Werner Otto Saal im Konzerthaus Berlin
    Auschnitte Sonate op.21
    1.Satz Allegro appassionato 0:15
    2.Satz Andante 1:34
    3.Satz Allegro 3:41

    Tonmeister (Musik) - Friedrich Wilhelm Rödding


  • Cécile Chaminade Concertino for flute Op. 107

    8:44

    안녕하세요. 이설입니다.
    오늘 준비한 곡은 Chaminade Concertino 준비했어요.
    French Composers 에 수록되어있어서 플루트를 하는 분들에겐 정말 익숙한 곡이죠.
    사실 MR을 사용하여 영상을 찍었기 때문에 템포조절을 자유자재로 할 수 없었던 것이 아쉽긴 했지만 즐겁게 들어주시길 바래요 :)

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  • Flute Concertino in D Major, Op. 107, by C. Chaminade

    9:45

    Cecile Chaminade (1857-1944) Flute Concertino in D Major, Op 107, played by Sonia Ruiz, 15, teacher I. Chapuis, at St. Joseph Cathedral Basilica in San Jose, December 21, 2012, along with The California Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, Senior Orchestra, directed by Prof B. Kim. Composed in 1902, it features a solo with cadenza.

  • Cécile Chaminade, Étude Humoristique Opus 138, played by Bas Verheijden

    3:41

    The Dutch pianist Bas Verheijden plays Étude Opus 138 by Chaminade. This is a world premiere on YouTube! For more information please visit

  • Best of Cécile Chaminade - 30 Minutes Virtuozo Piano Pieces

    30:04

    Born: 8th August 1857Died: 13th April 1944Birthplace: Paris, France

    Cécile Louise Stéphanie Chaminade was a French composer and pianist. Her first experiments in composition took place in very early days, and in her eighth year she played some of her sacred music to Georges Bizet, who was much impressed with her talents. She gave her first concert when she was eighteen, and from that time on her work as a composer gained steadily in favor. She wrote mostly character pieces for piano, and salon songs, almost all of which were published.

  • Cécile Chaminade - Flute Concertino Op. 107

    8:44

    Marcelle Zahra, piano
    Boris Bizjak, flute

    London, 2019





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  • Great Composers: Cécile Chaminade

    5:16

    A look at a composer who had music clubs and perfumes named for her.

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    - Thomas Little: Dance! #2 in E minor, Op. 1 No. 2, performed by Rachel Fellows, Michael King, and Bruce Tippette

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  • Hamelin plays Chaminade - Theme and Variations Audio + Sheet music

    4:13

    Cécile Chaminade's utterly charming Theme and Variations, played by Marc-André Hamelin in Amsterdam, 1998.

  • Cécile Chaminade: Nocturne Op. 165

    4:41

    Cécile Chaminade: Nocturne Op. 165
    Markus Staab, Piano

  • Cécile Chaminade - Scarf Dance Op. 37 - Rina Cellini Piano

    3:07

    LIVE 08/03/2009
    Piano Classica Recital
    C. Chaminade - Scena da Balletto Op. 37 Scarf-Dance
    Pianist: Rina Cellini
    Teatro Comunale di Ferrara

  • Concertino for Flute and Orchestra, Op. 107

    7:28

    Provided to YouTube by Sony Music Entertainment

    Concertino for Flute and Orchestra, Op. 107 (Remastered) · James Galway · Cécile Chaminade

    French Flute Concertos

    ℗ 1980 Sony Music Entertainment

    Released on: 2014-09-26

    Associated Performer: The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    Conductor: Charles Dutoit

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  • C. Chaminade: Concertino pour Flûte, Op.107

    7:43

    Recorded live at JT Art Hall Recital in Tokyo, Japan, 2016

    C. Chaminade: Concertino pour Flûte, Op.107

    Denis Bouriakov, flute; Naoko Ishibashi, piano

  • Villanelle - Cécile Chaminade With score

    2:23

    Cécile Chaminade, song for piano and voice « Villanelle » (1894), on a poem by Édouard Guinant.

    Laetitia Grimaldi Spitzer - soprano
    Ammiel Bushakevitz – piano

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    I DO NOT own the AUDIO neither the SCORE. I don't earn anything by doing this video and it has been done only for didactical purposes. Copyrights go to all the artists.

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  • Les Sylvains, Op.60 - Sheet Music

    3:54

    Cécile Louise Stéphanie Chaminade (8 August 1857 – 13 April 1944) was a French composer and pianist.

    Performance by Takashi Sato.

  • Cécile Chaminade - Interlude, Op.152

    4:01

    This piece has a striking ABA form and reaaaally reminds me of Alkan due to several reasons. Chaminade was a quite great composer I would say! Although I also found some (sorry) boring and uninteresting pieces, absolutely most of her compositions have sparkling ideas, very pianistical and fun to play figurations and easy to understand melodies, catchy harmonic progressions: Just music to enjoy, like a quick espresso! Maybe one of my favorite pieces on the channel!

  • Cécile Chaminade - Écossaise, Op.151

    3:04

    Published in 1915. Kind of virtuosic composition. For a good performance I think one definitely needs to play it giocoso as demanded!

  • Cécile Chaminade - Piano Sonata Op. 21: 1. Allegro appasionato

    6:46

    Sonata in C Minor - 1895

    Performer: Joanne Polk
    Album: The Flatterer: The Piano Music of Cécile Chaminade (Steinway & Sons STNS 30037, 2014)

  • Cécile Chaminade - 6 Pièces Romantiques, Op.55

    14:02

    Cécile Chaminade (1857-1944)
    6 Pi`ces Romantiques. Op. 55
    Julia Mortyakova & Valentin Bogdan, piano

  • Cécile Chaminade: Sérénade, Op. 29 for piano

    3:11

    Only two pieces by Chaminade (1857-1944) are regularly heard: the concert study 'Automne', and the flute Concertino, but most of her piano works are now available on disk. The Sérénade is representative of her style. It could be open to criticism for lacking textural variety, although the melody does switch between registers several times.
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  • Cécile Chaminade: Automne op. 35, n°2

    6:23

    Cécile Louise Stéphanie Chaminade
    (1857-1944)

    'Automne'
    (ré bémol majeur) op. 35, n°2

    * * * *
    Jérôme Ducros - piano

    Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris
    5 IV 2009

  • Cecile Chaminade - Konzertstuck Op. 40

    15:41

    Pianist: Rosario Marciano
    Orchestra: Radio Luxembourg Symphony Orchestra
    Conductor: Louis De Froment

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    Cécile Louise Stéphanie Chaminade (August 8, 1857 -- April 13, 1944) was a French composer and pianist.

    Biography

    Born in Paris, she studied at first with her mother, then with Félix Le Couppey, Marie Gabriel Augustin Savard, Martin Pierre Marsick and Benjamin Godard, but not officially, since her father disapproved of her musical education.

    Her first experiments in composition took place in very early days, and in her eighth year she played some of her sacred music to Georges Bizet, who was much impressed with her talents. She gave her first concert when she was eighteen, and from that time on her work as a composer gained steadily in favor. She wrote mostly character pieces for piano, and salon songs, almost all of which were published.

    She toured France several times in those earlier days, and in 1892 made her début in England, where her work was extremely popular. Isidor Philipp, head of the piano department of the Paris Conservatory championed her works.

    Chaminade married a music publisher from Marseilles, Louis-Mathieu Carbonel, in 1901, and on account of his advanced age the marriage was rumored to be one of convenience. He died in 1907, and Chaminade did not remarry.

    In 1908 she visited the United States, and was accorded a very hearty welcome from her innumerable admirers there. Her compositions were tremendous favorites with the American public, and such pieces as the Scarf dance or the Ballet No. 1 were to be found in the music libraries of many lovers of piano music of the time. She composed a Konzertstück for piano and orchestra, the ballet music to Callirhoé and other orchestral works. Her songs, such as The Silver Ring and Ritournelle, were also great favorites. Ambroise Thomas, the celebrated French composer and writer, once said of Chaminade: This is not a woman who composes, but a composer who is a woman. In 1913, she was awarded the Légion d'Honneur, a first for a female composer. In London, 1903, she made gramophone recordings of six of her compositions for the Gramophone and Typewriter Company; these are among the most sought-after piano recordings by collectors. Before and after World War I, Chaminade recorded many piano rolls, but as she grew older, she composed less and less, dying in Monte Carlo on April 13, 1944.

    Chaminade was relegated to obscurity for the second half of the 20th Century, her piano pieces and songs mostly forgotten, with the Flute Concertino, composed for the 1902 Paris Conservatoire Concours, her most popular piece today.

    Her sister married Moritz Moszkowski.

  • Concertino for Flute and Piano, Op. 79 by Cecile Chaminade

    8:08

    Provided to YouTube by The Orchard Enterprises

    Concertino for Flute and Piano, Op. 79 by Cecile Chaminade · Cecile Chaminade · Laurel Zucker · Robin Sutherland

    Flute Music by French Composers

    ℗ 2012 Cantilena Records

    Released on: 2012-04-01

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

  • Unisa Grade 3 List C: Rondeau by Cécile Chaminade

    1:13

    This piece forms part of the Unisa piano syllabus (2016 - present).

    Grade 3, List C: Rondeau

    Composer: Cécile Chaminade (1857 - 1944)

    © Unisa 2016

    Pianist: Karin Meyer

    Produced by pug'npiano (

    Recorded at ScoreS2Duo (

    For requests, please email karin@pugnpiano.com

  • Cecile Chaminade Concertino for Flute, op 107

    9:48

    Paula Robison, flute
    Julianne Lee, violin
    Andrew Kohji Taylor, violin
    Dimitri Murrath, viola
    Sam Ou, cello
    Tatyana Dudochkin, piano

  • Learn Chaminade 1st 15 Measures Cécile Chaminade Flute Concertino in D Major Op 107

    5:56

    Have you ever studied Cécile Chaminade’s Concertino in D Major Op 107? In this video I will cover only the first 15 measures.







    Learn Chaminade 1st 15 Measures Cécile Chaminade Flute Concertino in D Major Op 107

    I will be teaching through the concertino in 6 parts where I will highlight areas that might be technically and rhythmically difficult.

    In this first video I will cover only the first 15 measures. This is the opening to the whole piece. It sets the tone and it's so beautiful and lovely.


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  • Anne Sofie von Otter; Le Noël des oiseaux; Cécile Chaminade

    2:39

    Anne Sofie von Otter--mezzo-soprano
    Bengt Forsberg--piano
    2005

  • Cécile Chaminade - Pêcheurs de nuit

    5:25

    So here you have it. The last piece in the set. It reminds me of Liszt, Alkan, Schubert, Grieg, Saint Saens, Debussy and more.

    Performance by Gamma1734 on Kawai ES8 using Pianoteq. Maybe will do a live recording of this at some point. The picture at the beginning is by Vernet.

  • Chaminade - Piano Sonata in C minor, Op.21

    16:46

    Composer: Cécile Louise Stéphanie Chaminade (8 August 1857 – 13 April 1944)
    Work Title: Piano Sonata in C minor, Op.21
    Performer: Joanne Polk (piano)

    0:00 - I. Allegro appassionato
    6:46 - II. Andante
    13:49 - III. Allegro

    Chaminade was a French composer and pianist. Born in Paris, she studied at first with her mother, then with Félix Le Couppey on piano, Marie Gabriel Augustin Savard, Martin Pierre Marsick on violin, and Benjamin Godard in music composition, but not officially, since her father disapproved of her musical education. Her first experiments in composition took place in very early days, and in her eighth year she played some of her music to Georges Bizet, who was much impressed with her talents. She gave her first concert when she was eighteen, and from that time on her work as a composer gained steadily in favor. She wrote mostly character pieces for piano, and salon songs, almost all of which were published.

    She toured France several times in those earlier days, and in 1892 made her debut in England, where her work was extremely popular.[2]Isidor Philipp, head of the piano department of the Paris Conservatory championed her works. She repeatedly returned to England during the 1890s and made premieres there with singers such as Blanche Marchesi and Pol Plançon, though this activity decreased after 1899 due to bad critical reviews.

    Chaminade married a music publisher from Marseilles, Louis-Mathieu Carbonel, in 1901, and on account of his advanced age, the marriage was rumored to be one of convenience. He died in 1907, and Chaminade did not remarry.

    In 1908 she visited the United States, where she was accorded a hearty welcome. Her compositions were tremendous favorites with the American public, and such pieces as the Scarf Dance or the Ballet No.1 were to be found in the music libraries of many lovers of piano music of the time. She composed a Konzertstück for piano and orchestra, the ballet music to Callirhoé and other orchestral works. Her songs, such as The Silver Ring and Ritournelle, were also great favorites. Ambroise Thomas once said of Chaminade: This is not a woman who composes, but a composer who is a woman. In 1913, she was awarded the Légion d'Honneur, a first for a female composer. In London in 1903, she made gramophone recordings of seven of her compositions for the Gramophone and Typewriter Company; these are among the most sought-after piano recordings by collectors, though they have been reissued on compact disk. Before and after World War I, Chaminade recorded many piano rolls, but as she grew older, she composed less and less, dying in Monte Carlo on 13 April 1944.

    Chaminade was relegated to obscurity for the second half of the 20th century, her piano pieces and songs mostly forgotten, with the Flute Concertino in D major, Op. 107, composed for the 1902 Paris Conservatoire Concours, her most popular piece today.

    Chaminade's sister married Moritz Moszkowski, also a well-known composer and pianist like Cécile.

    Many of Chaminade's piano compositions received good reviews from critics, but some of her other endeavors and more serious works were less favourably evaluated, perhaps on account of gender prejudices. Most of her compositions were published during her lifetime and were financially successful. Her music has been described as tuneful, highly accessible and mildly chromatic, and it may be regarded as bearing the typical characteristics of late-Romantic French music.

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  • La lune paresseuse by Cecile Chaminade

    2:47

    Laura Strickling, Soprano
    Joy Schreier, Piano

    Recorded December 11, 2013

    The Lazy Moon

    In a ray of twilight
    the dragonfly falls asleep.
    The nightingale is already asleep
    on the branch of a friendly oak tree.
    The grass is full of fireflies,
    the sky is crazy with stars,
    and yet the shining moon
    allows the night it’s shadows.
    Softly, Moon, you rest
    beneath the pink clouds.
    Oh! Lazy one, why do you play
    with my tender emotions?
    Always veiled at the gentle hour,
    when, gliding over the moss
    the crickets sing less strongly,
    you still do not rise!
    Arise! Brilliant and serene,
    come brighten the plain!
    Silver moon,
    moon with the white face,
    illuminate my trembling arms!
    With your pure light
    brush the gold of my hair,
    For soon my fiancé
    will pass upon the road!

  • Concertino

    8:37

    By Harmoniecorps Tuindorp - Amsterdam
    Conductor: Bert Willemsen
    Solo on Flute: Rieneke Brink

  • Cécile Chaminade - Piano Sonata Op. 21: 3. Allegro

    2:56

    Sonata in C Minor - 1895

    Performer: Joanne Polk
    Album: The Flatterer: The Piano Music of Cécile Chaminade (Steinway & Sons STNS 30037, 2014)

  • Cécile Chaminade Thème Varié Op.89

    4:33

    recording Jean-Jacques Schmid
    22.03.2014 in Thomaskirche, Liebefeld, Switzerland

  • Cecile Chaminade Piano Sonata in C minor Op. 21 - LIVE recording for Manchester Pride 2013

    20:56

    Recording kindly provided by Les Pratt (BBC)
    Peter Basil Murdock-Saint - Piano

  • Cécile Chaminade - Valse dautomne, Op.169

    3:20

    I often notice IV-I sequences (minor) in Chaminades compositions for piano (technically it's not a IV-I because it is f minor, I know.. but I just mean this relation of minor chords, given SOME tonic). This piece immediately starts with such a sequence, in the context of a falling bassline.
    This piece was composed 1927, at the age of 70, and seems to be her last composition for piano solo.

    This is quite interesting I think, since she lived 16 years after that until she died. Wikipedia says she got ill at the end of her live, and maybe it dates back even as far as the end of 20s when she felt she couldn't write more for it.
    I mean the compositions for piano definitely show that she fully understood what is possible (and convenient in her sight) to be played on a piano; her works are almost every time very pianistical. I never run into awkward figurations or so, which I definitely appreciate and actually also think when I compose music - it doesn't have to be necessary to write stupid figurations for the player. Recording this was... something! I really tend towards unedited performances, but it's so difficult to get that 'one' recording. Although I know basically every passage (well... one day of learning :D) and what to do with the fingers, sometimes a finger just slips or I forget suddenly the right note to play and .. start again. But the overall feel is so much better this way. So I apologize for the mistakes and hope you can enjoy this beautiful music.

  • Toccata, Op.39 - Sheet Music

    3:18

    Unfortunately the only HD score for this piece had the edges cut off slightly.
    Trying to get some more videos out now again.

    Performance by Jean Dubé.

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    4:03

  • Pieces Romantique - Cecile Chaminade

    10:13

    Pieces Romantique for four hands
    Cecile Chaminade

    Primavera
    La Chaise a Porteurs
    Idylle Arabe
    Rigaudon

    Performed by Jennifer Pham and Graham Terry

  • Cécile Chaminade Le matin and Le soir, Op 79

    9:20

    Cécile Chaminade Le matin and Le soir (Morning and Evening), Op 79
    Performed by Mortyakova/Bogdan piano duo (Julia Mortyakova and Valentin Bogdan) in Assisi, Italy as part of Assisi Performing Arts Festival

  • Air de Ballet Callirhoë

    1:39

  • Cécile Chaminade - Capriccio opus 18 pour flûte et piano

    5:01

    Jacques Lesburguères, flûte
    Michèle Lougarre, piano

    Jacqueslesburgueres.com

  • Cecile Chaminade - Ma première lettre

    2:26

    Aigues-Vives En Musique Festival 2016

    Robert Elibay-Hartog, Baritone
    Vladimir Stoupel, Piano

  • Cécile Chaminade - Valse-Caprice, Op.33

    5:35

    Performers:
    Alberto Eliseo Méndez Blackaller - piano
    Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

  • Johann Blanchard | Cécile Chaminade, Les Sylvains

    4:04

    Aufgenommen im Werner Otto Saal im Konzerthaus Berlin

    Tonmeister (Musik) - Friedrich Wilhelm Rödding


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