Michel, Jean-Francois Don Quichotte

Trumpet Solos w/Piano

  • Michel, Jean-Francois

    Don Quichotte

    21st Century (2010). Technically, this enchanting "Don Quixote" suite was created for trumpet and piano players, whose instrumental competence exists somewhere between the 1st and 2nd degrees on a scale of 6 degrees of difficulty, to pursue their instrumental and musical development utilizing themes and rhythms based on the images of four mythical actors in Miguel de CervantŠs' (1547-1616) masterpiece which, since its first publication in 1605, has been deeply rooted into the world's cultural heritage. This music stimulates the pleasure to play with humor as well as developing an imaginative sense of interpretation. •  1. Le Chevalier … la triste figure (Don Quichotte) [Knight of the Sad Face] - As a gangling cosmopolitan hero, he incarnates honesty, idealism, solitude, but also dream, imaginary fantasy, and fundamentally self-derision.
    •  2. Rossinante - This is the name of Don Quixote's old and docile horse. Calm and resigned he tolerates well the whimsical adventures of his master in the company of Sancho Panza's mule.
    •  3. Dulcin‚e - As Don Quixote decided to become a knight-errant he had to find a Lady; so,his imagination converted a simple peasant girl he caught a glimpse of in the village of Toboso into a noble "Dulcinee of Toboso". Dulcinee (Ladylove) will be as well the inspiration for his passion, his reason to live, and the muse of his thoughts and eroic fights.
    •  4. Sancho Panza - Sancho, Don Quixote's servant, is a small chubby farmer, sometimes rash, vulgar but totally faithful. He accepts his masters whims and concedes even to tell him lies to make the phantasmagorical dreams of the Knight of The Sad Face possible. -the publisher

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    • Category: Trumpet Solos w/Piano
    • Item: 099747
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