Story time just got better with Prime Book Box, a subscription that delivers hand- picked children’s books every 1, 2, or 3 months — at 40% off List Price. Bozza: Image, Op. 38 – Flute [Eugene Bozza] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Eugène Joseph Bozza was a French composer and violinist. He remains one of the most . An unaccompanied work for solo flute, Image is a substantial piece that showcases many elements of flute technique including extreme registral and .

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Welcome to Flute Friday Monday! Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. After brushing off the years of dust from this piece and woodshedding some of the technical passages, I began to hear a clear influence of other works written around this time period.

His wife once confided that, “In fact, he was haunted by stage fright. Retrieved from ” https: This is all but a prelude to the most technically demanding element of the piece, a long progression of rapidly moving minor thirds extending chromatically for 2 octaves. 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.

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Since that instrument has fallen to obscurity, this solo is now frequently played on bass trombone or tuba. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.


Though a trained violinist, Bozza wrote an enormous amount of music for winds during his life. This compositional history lends itself as a partial explanation to the imagge of Bozza’s music in academic institutions. This is followed by 1 beat of triples and one beat of 4 sixteenth notes:.

He is the listener’s composer since the music is always interesting, and has a familiarity of melody and tonality that even the untrained ear can enjoy.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. He divorced Juliette Arnaud in the early s. Reference editions such as the Grove Music Dictionary have very short entries or sometimes no entries whatsoever.

Bozza 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. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

Eugène Bozza

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Notify me of new comments via email. What is clear, however, is that there are striking similarities between both of these pieces, structurally as well as and harmonically.

He remains one of the most prolific composers of chamber music for wind instruments. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This style of music quickly became part of French popular music and Bozza was introduced to it at an early age. There are several works throughout the history of Western Music that could be considered imitations of one another.


This is followed by 1 beat of triples and one beat of 4 sixteenth notes: He fell ill late in life and died in In the Ibert, we see grouping of sextuplets followed by septuplets followed by eight 32 nd notes and a grouping of nine 32 nd notes. Or maybe a commentary on the nature of a brooding performer who perhaps lets his thoughts bubble not once, not twice, but three times before he takes action sounds like a Taurus….

Like the Ibert, Bozza uses the cadenza between the B section and the return of the A section in Image to showcase the most technically demanding elements in the work. 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.

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You are commenting using your Facebook account. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. In both instances, there are 3 repetitions of this swirling figure, all gaining in intensity with each repetition to lead into the most virtuosic moment of each piece. The use of the virtuosic cadenza sections in both works displays a clear similarity in function to connect the A section to the B and the B section to the return of the A section.