Philippe Hersant

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For the French newspaper publisher, see Philippe Hersant (newspaper publisher).

Philippe Hersant (Rome, 21 June 1948) is a French composer. He studied at the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique, Paris.[1]

Selected works[edit]

Hersant's works are largely published by Éditions Durand.
Stage
Orchestral
  • Aztlan (1983)
  • Stances (1978, revised 1992)
  • 5 Pièces (1997)
  • Patmos for string orchestra (2007)
Concertante
  • Concerto No. 1 for cello and orchestra (1989)
  • Concerto No. 2 for cello and orchestra (1996–1997)
  • Streams for piano and orchestra (2000)
  • Concerto for violin and orchestra (2003)
  • Musical humors, Concerto for viola and string orchestra (2003)
  • Le Tombeau de Virgile for harp and orchestra (2006)
  • Concerto for clarinet and orchestra (2011)
Chamber music
  • String Quartet No. 1 (1985)
  • Pavane for viola solo (1987)
  • String Quartet No. 2 (1988)
  • Élégie for string quartet (1990)
  • Duo Séphardim for viola and bassoon (1993)
  • 11 Caprices for 2 violins (or violas) (1994)
  • 8 Duos for viola and bassoon (1995)
  • In nomine for 7 cellos (2001)
  • 3 Nocturnes for flute, viola and harp (2001)
  • Sonata for cello solo (2003)
  • Choral for cello and harp (2004)
  • Tenebrae for viola and piano (2005)
  • 6 Bagatelles for clarinet, viola and piano (2007)
Film scores
Year French title (original title) English title Director Notes
1987 O Desejado (Les Montagnes de la lune) Paulo Rocha
1990 La Ville Louvre Louvre City Nicolas Philibert documentary
1991 Arthur Rimbaud, une biographie Arthur Rimbaud: A Biography Richard Dindo
1994 Lettre pour L... Letter for L... Romain Goupil
1995 La Restitution Catherine Zins
1996 Un animal, des animaux Animals and More Animals Nicolas Philibert documentary
1998 L'interview Xavier Giannoli short film: 25 minutes
1998 Qui sait? Nicolas Philibert documentary
2002 Être et Avoir To Be and to Have Nicolas Philibert documentary
2008 Les Caravage de Philippe de Béthune Michel Van Zele documentary
2010 Nénette Nénette Nicolas Philibert documentary; music also by Pascal Gallois
2010 Les mains en l'air Hands Up Romain Goupil

References[edit]

  1. ^ Revue des deux mondes 2001 p73 "Compositeur né en 1948, producteur à France Musique. Licencié en lettres modernes, Philippe Hersant a fait ses études musicales au Conservatoire national supérieur de musique de Paris, où il a travaillé ..."

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