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François Richard: Nouvel Orchestra

François Richard: Nouvel Orchestra

Catalog Number: FND081
Label: Effendi Records
Format: CD

Available: 5
Price: $15.99

In his latest work, François Richard presents original compositions written for a 12-musician ensemble, and based on a concept established by CMFR (Créations Musicales François Richard). This triple quartet is composed of a jazz ensemble and a string section (directed by Stéphanie Allard), to which is added the rather unexpected sound of French horn.

Composed and arranged mainly by François Richard himself, this decidedly original album features music in the classical jazz style, with just a touch of post-romantic modernism thrown in. Influenced by Impressionist music and painting, the repertoire is a synthesis of past concerts in which a string section was added to a jazz ensemble based on the concept of the François Richard Quartet.

François Richard, flute, alto flute
Yannick Rieu, tenor and soprano saxophone
Jocelyn Veilleux, french horn
Stéphane Allard, violin solo
Mélanie Bélair, violin
Zoé Dumais, violin
Jean René, viola
Ligia Paquin, viola
Sheila Hannigan, cello
Geoff Lapp, piano
Guy Boisvert, double bass
Michel Lambert, drums

Track ListingTimeMP3
2La nuit6:50
3Ataraxie4:50François Richard: Nouvel Orchestra - Ataraxie
4Valse de la pluie4:50
5Poète céleste5:24
6Les voleurs5:37François Richard: Nouvel Orchestra - Les voleurs
7Planètes en rang d'oignons5:50
8Rencontre des civilisations perdues8:33
9Sand Castle5:11François Richard: Nouvel Orchestra - Sand Castle
10The Road3:02
11Constellation Inconnue7:33
12Écarlate5:41François Richard: Nouvel Orchestra - Ãcarlate
13Vitres de son3:43