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Breton suites for solo violin

Christian Lemaître

Original title: Suites bretonnes pour violon solo



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Christian Lemaître recalls it in the introduction of his book: the violin was used at the end of the 17th century in Lower Brittany but the actors of this tradition have not left traces that have reached us. Without old reference, it was necessary to reinvent a technique of the instrument, adapted to the great variety of styles and rhythms of Breton terroirs. The musician was employed there in the 1980s, in groups like Kornog, Pennou Skoulm, Archetype ...

In "Breton Suites for solo violin", he presents and analyzes a total of 77 themes, written on partition, and divided into 18 chapters: Wrinkles, Mountain Gavotte Suite, Kas a Barh, Suite Plinn ... Christian Lemaître locates the chosen piece and gives the technical guidelines that will make it sound the best. A CD where he plays each of the themes offers his interpretations.

Christian Lemaître - Breton suites for solo violin - Sheet Music -
34.14 £