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SIMONIS, Jean-Marie

Jean-Marie SIMONIS (1931) is a laureate of the Brussel's Royal Academy of Music, where he got a lot of distinctions, Jean-Marie Simonis won the Prize of Rome as well as several composition prizes, among which the SABAM Prize for the whole of his works.

His 'Cantilène' (Cantilena) for violin and orchestra was the imposed concerto for the final trial at the Concours Reine Elisabeth (Queen Elisabeth Contest) in 1985.
In 1975 and in 1978, his 'Evocations' and his 'Notturno' were already chosen for the second eliminatories.

Honorary professor at the Royal Academy of Music of Brussel's, Jean-Marie Simonis teaches at the Queen Elisabeth Musical Chapel ans he is a member of the Royal Academy of Belgium since 1985.

He has composed a lot of symphonic, vocal and instrumental works. Most of his works have been published and a dozen have been recorded on plates or CD's.

[English translation by Danielle Baas, © CeBeDeM]

works

  • A la belle époque op. 52, 1999
    2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 horns, 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon 00:04:00
  • A la belle époque op. 52, 1999
    piano 00:04:00
  • Ateliers 1920 op. 54, 2000
    cello quartet 00:07:30
  • Boutades op. 21, 1971
    saxophone quartet 00:10:30
  • Cantilène op. 39, 1985
    violin and orchestra 00:16:15
  • Cantilène op. 39, 1985
    violin and piano 00:16:15
  • Canzonette, 2004
    piano 00:03:00
  • Canzoni a cinque op. 32, 1977
    2 trumpets, horn and 2 trombones 00:10:00
  • Chanson du matin op. 48, 1996
    clarinet and piano 00:03:00
  • Couleurs croisées op. 56, 2004
    violin and piano 00:06:30
  • Deux "animations" op. 26, 1973
    piano 00:04:00
  • Deux pastourelles op. 28, 1973
    piano 00:04:30
  • Duetti op. 15, 1968
    viola and piano 00:14:00
  • Eclosions op. 43, 1990
    band 00:15:00
  • Ephémère
    piano 00:00:00
  • Escale en Algarve op. 45, 1994
    2 violins, viola and cello 00:04:30
  • Espressioni op. 41, 1988
    orchestra 00:18:00
  • Etude de concert op. 09, 1963
    piano 00:07:00
  • Evasions op. 37, 1982
    orchestra 00:13:30
  • Evocations op. 29, 1974
    piano 00:06:00
  • Exsultet Terra op. 42, 1989
    mixed Choir and orchestra 00:11:00
  • Fabliau op. 51, 1997
    bassoon and piano 00:07:00
  • Fabliau op. 51 b, 1997
    bass clarinet and piano 00:07:00
  • Fairy Tale City op. 44/1, 1992
    clarinet and piano 00:03:00
  • Fantasia a due op. 40, 1986
    violin and piano 00:08:00
  • Gens de maison op. 06, 1962
    Tenor, Narrator and chamber orchestra 00:30:00
  • Historiettes op. 24, 1972
    piano 00:14:00
  • Impromptu op. 18, 1968
    cello 00:08:00
  • Impromptu op. 25, 1973
    piano 00:04:30
  • Incantations op. 35, 1980
    piano 00:13:00
  • Incontro I op. 49/a, 1996
    violin and piano 00:05:15
  • Incontro II op. 49/b, 1996
    viola and piano 00:05:15
  • Incontro III op. 49/c, 1996
    cello and piano 00:05:15
  • Incontro IV op. 49/d, 1996
    double bass and piano 00:05:15
  • Intrada alla francese op. 47, 1995
    string orchestra 00:09:30
  • Introït et graduel op. 38, 1984
    string quartet and organ 00:08:00
  • Introduction et danse op. 07, 1963
    chamber orchestra 00:10:00
  • L'automne [version 1] op. 14, 1967
    orchestra 00:10:05
  • L'automne [version 2] op. 14, 1967
    orchestra 00:09:00
  • L'aventure op. 05, 1961
    Soloists, choir and orchestra 00:30:00
  • Le secret des images op. 53, 1999
    piano 00:15:00
  • Mon village à la veillée op. 08, 1963
    soundtrack 00:07:00
  • Mouvance op. 44/2, 1992
    clarinet and piano 00:04:00
  • Mouvement op. 03, 1960
    guitar 00:04:00
  • Mouvements op. 22, 1971
    2 pianos 00:12:00
  • Nocturne op. 23, 1972
    flute and guitar 00:06:00
  • Nocturne op. 23/b, 1993
    flute and piano 00:06:00
  • Notturno op. 33, 1977
    piano 00:08:00
  • Parcours op. 46, 1994
    2 violins and piano 00:16:00
  • Petite suite satirique op. 31, 1976
    orchestra 00:11:30
  • Polyphonies op. 27, 1973
    string ensemble 00:13:00
  • Résonances op. 34, 1979
    percussion and piano 00:05:30
  • Séquences op. 19, 1969
    clarinet in B flat and piano 00:12:00
  • Scherzetto op. 16, 1968
    chamber orchestra 00:02:55
  • Sinfonia da camera op. 13, 1966
    string orchestra 00:15:00
  • Suggestions op. 20/2, 1970
    flute and percussion (4 performers) 00:10:11
  • Trois esquisses symphoniques op. 11, 1964
    chamber orchestra 00:13:00
  • Trois lagu dolanan op. 20/1, 1969
    Soprano and percussion 00:04:30
  • Trois motets op. 04, 1961
    S. solo, mixed choir and orchestra 00:12:00
  • Trois pièces op. 12, 1965
    clarinet quartet 10:00:00
  • Trois poèmes op. 30, 1975
    violin and piano 00:17:00
  • Trois poèmes d'Apollinaire op. 02, 1959
    Bass and piano 00:08:00
  • Two poems, 2011
    Soprano, flite and piano 00:06:00
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