Villanelle. (French Horn and Piano). By Paul Dukas (1865-1935). For French Horn, Orchestra, Piano. Editions Durand. 18 pages. Editions Durand #DF0679700. Published by Editions Durand (HL.50561473).
Originally for French Horn and Orchestra, this is a reduction for French Horn and Piano.
August 12, 2008
Beautifully crafted piece
The intensely self-critical Dukas left few works behind for publication, but this is a lovely sample of his work. Lively rhythms with short spells of mysterious atmosphere. Challenging and exciting.
22 of 47 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Jacksonville, FL
March 20, 2008
An excellent piece for advanced horn players. Incorporates everything horn playing is about, and then some (i.e. natural horn, stopped horn, muted horn, fast light tonguing, smooth lyrical sections, and a high C at the end to top it off). Truly a masterpiece and I would recommend it to any...
27 of 56 people found this review helpful.
Location: from MA
Location: from London, England
October 13, 2004
Greatest piece for ADVANCED horn players
This by far is my favorite of my collection of horn works. His unique way of using stopped horn, the passion of the music, and the flexibility you must have!!! After all, I am a 25 year horn player.
23 of 54 people found this review helpful.