Lili Boulanger: D’un matin de printemps

Lili Boulanger: D’un matin de printemps

Despite the brevity of her life, Lili Boulanger (1893-1918) carved a place for herself in the history of music: with the cantata Faust et Helene (1913) she became the first woman to win the Prix De Rome. Her impressionistic use of the orchestra fits perfectly the...
Julius Röntgen: piano concerto n.2

Julius Röntgen: piano concerto n.2

“Not the famous one”: this is how Julius Röntgen used to introduce himself, referring to his famous uncle, the inventor of the X-ray. Born and raised in Leipzig in 1855, his father was Dutch; Julius lived in the Netherlands from 1878 onwards and is...

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