Moulaert, Raymond (Auguste Marie)

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Moulaert, Raymond (Auguste Marie)

Moulaert, Raymond (Auguste Marie), Belgian pianist, teacher, and composer, father of Pierre Moulaert; b. Brussels, Feb. 4, 1875; d. there, Jan. 18, 1962. He studied at the Brussels Cons, with Arthur de Greef (piano) and Edgar Tinel (theory), and then was appointed to its staff and taught composition (from 1927). He concurrently was director of his own music school in St.-Gilles (1913–38), and also lectured at the Queen Elizabeth Chapel of Music in Brussels.


orch.:Theme and Variations for Trumpet and Orch. (1910); Appels pour un tournoi de chevalerie for Wind Orch. (1923); Passacaglia (1931); Symphonie de valses (1936); Trumpet Concertino (1937); Piano Concerto (1938); Rhapsodie écossaise for Clarinet and Orch. (1940); Tango-caprice for Saxophone and Orch. (1942); Symphonie de fugues (1942–44); Études symphoniques (1943); Eroica for Horn and Chamber Orch. (1946); Légende for Flute and Orch. (1951); Variations symphoniques (1952); Sinfo-nietta for Strings (1955; not extant). chamber:Andante for 4 Horns (1903); Andante, Fugue et Final for 4 Saxophones (1907); Sextet for Wind Quintet and Piano (1925); Passacaglia for Double Bass (1928); Études rythmiques for Percussion (1929); Divertimento for String Trio (1936); Choral varie for 4 Cellos (1937); Suite for 3 Trombones (1939); Sonata en forme de passacaille for Cello and Piano (1942); Concert for Wind Quintet and Harp (1950); Bagatelles for 2 Violins (1960). keyboard: piano: Sonata (1917); Toccata (1938); dels (1938); Études-paraphrases, after Paganini (1948). organ: Sonata (1907); 2 Pieces (1910); 3 poèmes bibliques (1916–20); 2 Fugues (1929); Prélude et Choral (1948). vocal: 5 sets of Poèmes de la Vieille France for Variable Vocal Groups (1917–43); L’Eau passe, song cycle for Solo Voice.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire