Daniel Brel

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Daniel Brel (born Égleny 1950) is a French composer, accordionist and bandoneón player.[1] In 1979 at Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques he formed the Contratiempo quartet. He performs on the accordion in recital with singer Arnaud Marzorati.[2]


  • 1997 Bando Solo - bandonéon
  • 2000 Autour du tango Quartet Contratiempo. Patrick Le Junter (piano)
  • 2002 Bello Cando with François-Xavier Bigorgne (cello) live
  • 2004 Daniel Brel - Quatre chemins de mélancolie Alpha (record label) (2004)[3]


  1. ^ Robert Carl, Fanfare "There’s not much more I can tell you about Daniel Brel than that he was born in 1950, he plays the bandoneón, and this release features a cycle of 16 short works he has written to perform with an early-music ensemble."
  2. ^ Le Petit estaminet lyrique », récital voix et accordéon conception/chant Arnaud Marzorati, à l'accordéon Daniel Brel
  3. ^ Goldberg: early music magazine: Issues 26-29 2004 "... where Vincent Dumestre's Le Poeme Harmonique meets composer and bandoneon player Daniel Brel. Brel composed these pieces specially, and he has achieved a surprisingly natural fusion between the sonorities of the bandoneon and the ..."