Download Short Description. Download Eugene- Description. a Marcel Moyse IMAG Image by Eugene Bozza (). For solo flute. Published by Alphonse Leduc (). Eugène Bozza () enrolled three times at the Paris Conservatory, studying Bozza’s Image, Op. 38, for solo flute was first published in , although.

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This compositional history lends itself as a partial explanation to the popularity imxge Bozza’s music in academic institutions. Bozza was a prolific composer throughout his life.

Eugène Bozza – Wikipedia

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Recit, Sicilienne, et Rondo is a solo piece with piano accompaniment that explores both the high and low range of the bassoon.

A testament to the universality of his music is that when Bozza died at midnight on September 28,his woodwind quintet Scherzo was being played on Belgian Radio at the request of a listener.

This piece is one of the mainstays of the solo horn repertoire as well as one of the most difficult pieces overall. This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat An unaccompanied work for solo fluteImage is a substantial piece that showcases many elements of flute technique including extreme registral and timbral changes and flutter tongue.

During a posthumous assessment of the archives of Bozza’s music over 70 unpublished manuscripts were found as well as several dozen that are no longer in print. Retrieved from ” https: Bozza also reminds us of the horn’s roots as bozsa horns with frequent calls and responses.

His large works—such as symphonies, concertos, and operas—are largely unknown outside of central Europe, but his solo and chamber works are fixtures in music schools throughout the world.


As part of the prize, he lived in Rome at the Villa de Medici for the following four years and five months so he could focus on growing as a composer, developing a voice, and honing his art. However, for whatever reason, very little has been written about his life, especially the earlier years.


He married Juliette Arnaud, his first wife, in and had a son, Pierre, in Concerto for Clarinet and Chamber Orchestra is a three-movement work and one of 19 concertos written by Bozza. Written inthis piece comes from his iamge as the director of the Paris Opera Comique and had the best instrumentalists available to him.

Views Read Edit View history. Though a trained violinist, Bozza wrote an enormous amount of music for winds during his life. Most modern writing about his past cites a single dissertation, published inby Denise Rogers Rowen about his bassoon music.

Paris ConservatorieP. Beginning in the mids, Bozza published at least one new work each year until just a few years before his death in Aria, a piece written for Alto Saxophone and Piano, draws inspiration from the works of J. Norman Heim, professor of clarinet at the University of Maryland, may have encapsulated the success of Bozza’s work with this:.

Bozza remains frequently played and recorded today Naxos Music Library lists albums with recordings of his works and a YouTube search for Bozza yields thousands of videos.

Some of the lore around this piece says that it was written very quickly after Bozza was questioned about how much he had accomplished in the first few months in Rome.

Most of his wind music was composed and published during his time in Valenciennes. After 2 years of work he earned the Conservatorie’s Premier Prix for violin and secured the chair of concert master at L’orchestre Pasdeloup in His style was normally highly accessible to listeners, students, and academics; and he composed such a mass of solo and chamber music that his name is commonly heard in studios.

This style of music quickly became part of French popular music and Bozza was introduced to it at an early age. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. His father, Umberto Bozza, was a violinist who made his living playing in French casinos along the Mediterranean coast.

Nuages for Saxophone Quartet is indicative of the Impressionistic side of Bozza. He fell ill late in life and died in In Rome, Bozza composed several large-scale works such as his opera Leonidashis Psalmsand the Introduzione and Toccata for piano and orchestra. Due to its technical demands and lyrical melodies, this piece is a mainstay of the conservatory repertoire for bassoon. Pastorale Provencale” on YouTube His style shows many traditions of French Impressionist school mixed with the fundamental mastery of harmony of Bach.


Bozza was born in to an Italian musician and a French woman in the coastal town of Nice, France.

He composed many of his books of etudes and solo works during this time for students and staff at his school. Bozza’s Concertino for Tuba and Orchestra represents a significant addition to the major solo repertoire for the Tuba. His compositions can be placed within the Neo-Classicist genre which is also populated by Darius Nozza and Igor Stravinsky.

Eugène Bozza

After retirement in Bozza stayed in Valenciennes and continued to write music. Bozza created a deep repertoire of music for Bassoon. Cocteau said, “We have had enough clouds, waves, aquaria, watersprites, and nocturnal perfumes.

New Orleans for Bass Trombone and Piano is a solo work written in for bass saxhorn. The influx of American and African American soldiers brought new styles and attitudes about music which were assimilated in French villages. After 5 years of touring Europe with the orchestra, Eugeje resigned and returned to the Conservatoire to study conducting with Henri Rabaud.

Another major influence on his compositional style was the result of the cultural infusion which occurred during and following World War I. He divorced Juliette Arnaud in the early s.

Eugnee was hired as the conductor for the Ballets Russes of Monte Carlo where he stayed for only a year before returning the Paris Conservatoire for a third and final time in to study musical composition.