Moulaert, Pierre

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Moulaert, Pierre

Moulaert, Pierre, Belgian composer and teacher, son of Raymond (Auguste Marie) Moulaert; b. Brussels, Sept. 24,1907; d. there, Nov. 13,1967. He studied at the Royal Cons, in Brussels with his father and Joseph Jongen, and taught there from 1937 until his death. He was not a prolific composer, and wrote mostly in small forms, but his music had a distinctive quality of fine craftsmanship.


orch Concertino for Flute, Oboe, and Strings (1954); Sérénade (1956); Petite musique concertante (1961); Introduction et Fugue for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Strings (Uccie, March 7, 1963); Séquences (1964). chamber:Passepied en Rondo for Wind Quintet (1940); String Quartet (1956).

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