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New genres added to the spectrum of Haitian Classical music inspired by the “natif” concept
a) “Chantrèl” is a Haitian approach to chamber music and defines pieces written for a quartet
b) “Mizkla” or Mizik Klazik Ayisyen/Haitian Classical music, defines pieces written for a philharmonic orchestra
c) “Sètfwasèt” / 7 by 7, defines pieces written for a septet which is divided in 2 quartets—lead violin, violin, viola, cello and lead violin, viola, cello, double bass. Pieces have 7 movements of 49 bars and each theme may be approached differently by each quartet, thus the possibility of polytonality emerges.
Kantik Natif, Volim I — $50
contains 20 scores of Haitian folk music and one original composition written using the Natif concept. I have deconstructed the commonly used ii-V-I progression in most of our folk songs and new progressions have been suggested in this book.
Pa Amou / Because of Love — $150
14 original compositions of Chantrèl; 12 written for the violin and 2 for the flute
Video—Dyalòg executed by the DaPonte String Quartet
Video–Mizik Demafwa, recorded during the Strings of Hope concert at Center for Arts at the Armory on April 28, 2013
Audio—“Bèl Souvni” was recorded during one of our rehearsals for the concert mentioned above: Eve Boltax, lead violin; Serena Eades, violin; Christian Hoschek, viola; Scott McColl, cello.
I do take great pride in inserting the video clip of the first classical piece I have ever written and which was inspired by my muse Nicole E. The tempo of the piece is 88. It can be slowed down to 82 but no less.
Kòman M Tande Flit La/How I hear the flute — $150
14 original compositions of Chantrèl written for the flute
Kabicha Nan Yon Ti Lonbray
Dje Tankou Pipirit
Mizkla (Mizik Klasik Ayisyen) – $175
4 pieces written for a philharmonic orchestra
Souf Zanj o
Inde We Pote. Chaj La Lou Souple
Lanmou San Limit
Sètfwasèt, Konbinezon No. I — $ 50
The audio file of this piece has been divided in 2
because of the maximum bytes upload allowed by our site.
Konbinezon No. I, Mouvman I-III/Movement I-III
Konbinezon NO. I, Mouvman iV-VII/Movement IV-VII
Requiem Pour Richard Brisson — $50
written for a philharmonic orchestra
Requiem Pour Richard Brisson
Pinnalaganash, Chantrèl III — $80
7 original compositions written for the violin
Kantik Nan Fon Bwa
The Imaginary Cellist — $35
7 solo pieces written for the cello
Broken Steps Along My Way
Elixir — $80
7 original compositions of Chantrèl written for the violin
Vaksin à Cordes
Terra Mater, Ex Innocentium Sanguine ut dolor tuus consolatus sit !
Faith and Soul — $ 60
12 solo pieces written for the cello
Con La Grazia Della Regina dell’Assunta
The Waltz of Mercy
Beyond the Sun
Joy of Spring
Sètfwasèt, Konbinezon No. II — $ 50
(The audio file of this piece has been divided in 2 because of the maximum bytes upload allowed by our site)
Sètfwasèt, Konbinezon No. II, Movement I to V
Sètfwasèt, Konbinezon No. II, Movement VI and VII
Due in April 2016
Unbreakable — $80
7 original compositions of Chantrèl written for a String Quartet