Jules Mazellier

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Jules Mazellier (6 April 1879 – 6 February 1959) was a French composer and conductor.

Mazellier studied at the Conservatoire de Paris. In 1909 he won the Prix de Rome for his composition La Roussalka.[1][2] He composed chamber music, works for piano, songs and various operas.

Selected works[edit]

Opera
  • La Roussalka, Lègende russe in 1 act (1909); libretto by Eugène Adénis and Fernand Beissier
  • Graziella, Poème romantique in 4 acts, 5 scenes (1910–1912); libretto by Henri Caïn and Raoul Gastambide; premiere 6 March 1913 in Rouen
  • La villa Médicis, Comédie lyrique in 3 acts (1923); libretto by the composer
  • Les Matines d'Amour (The Bells of Love), Fabliau-miracle en trois images (1927); libretto by Raoul Gastambide; premiere 16 December 1927 at the Théâtre National de L'Opéra
Orchestral
  • Contemplation, Rêverie (1908)
  • Circenses, Poème symphonique (1911)
  • Impressions d'été, Suite (1911)
Concertante
  • Scherzo, choral et variations sur un thème unique for piano and orchestra
Chamber music
  • Divertissement Pastoral for flute and piano (1931)
  • Prélude et Danse for bassoon and piano (1931)
  • Poème Romantique for violin and piano (or orchestra) (1933)
  • Rhapsodie Montagnarde for horn and piano (1933)
  • Nocturne et Rondeau for viola and piano (1934)
  • Fantaisie-Ballet for clarinet and piano (1936)
  • Ballade for violin and piano
  • Berceuse for violin and piano
  • Chanson for cello and piano
  • Contemplation for violin and piano
  • Fileuse for cello and piano
  • Légende dramatique for trumpet and piano
  • 2 Pièces brèves for flute and piano
  • 5 Pièces brèvess for cello and piano
Piano
  • Bercelonette (1946)
  • Complainte pour Noël, Variations pastorales (1946)
  • Nocturne (1946)
Vocal
  • Le Livre Chantant, 10 Mélodies for voice and orchestra
  • Prière de Saint-François d'Assise for voice, violin, cello and organ
Pedigogical
  • 500 Dictées musicales à une, deux, trois et quatre voix in four volumes

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Potter, Caroline (2007). Nadia and Lili Boulanger. Ashgate Publishing, 2007, ISBN 9780754681649, p. 56 (online at Google books).
  2. ^ Prix de Rome 1900-1909