Download Short Description. Download Eugene- Description. a Marcel Moyse IMAG Image by Eugene Bozza (). For solo flute. Published by Alphonse Leduc (). Eugène Bozza () enrolled three times at the Paris Conservatory, studying Bozza’s Image, Op. 38, for solo flute was first published in , although.

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This compositional history lends itself as a partial explanation to the popularity of Bozza’s music in academic institutions.

This scherzo focuses on the image of clouds and showcases masterful technique on the saxophone. Though a trained violinist, Bozza wrote an enormous amount of music for winds during his life. He divorced Juliette Arnaud in the early s. Bozza was a prolific composer throughout his life.

His large works—such as symphonies, concertos, and operas—are largely unknown outside of central Europe, but his solo and chamber works are fixtures in music schools throughout the world.

Eugène Bozza – Wikipedia

Some of the lore around this piece says that it was written very quickly after Bozza was questioned about how much he had accomplished in the first few months in Rome. His work transcended the metropolitan mentality and he felt the music would be well served in this more pastoral area. He graduated in with a Professor of Violin diploma. In Rome, Bozza composed several large-scale works such as his opera Leonidashis Psalmsand the Introduzione and Toccata for piano eugsne orchestra.

His wife once confided that, “In fact, he was haunted by stage fright. His father, Umberto Bozza, was a violinist who made his living playing in French casinos along the Mediterranean coast. Bozza’s Concertino for Tuba and Orchestra represents a significant addition to the major solo repertoire for the Tuba. An unaccompanied work for solo fluteImage is a substantial piece that showcases many elements of flute technique including extreme registral and timbral changes and flutter tongue.


Due to its technical demands and lyrical melodies, this piece is a mainstay of the conservatory repertoire for bassoon. Elements of jazz style and ijage are present in many of his works. This style of music quickly became part of French popular music and Bozza was introduced to it at an early age.

This piece is one of the mainstays of the solo horn repertoire as well as one of the most difficult pieces overall. New Orleans for Bass Trombone and Piano is a solo work written in for bass saxhorn.


Written inthis piece comes from his time as the director of the Paris Opera Comique and had the best instrumentalists available to him. Since that instrument has fallen to obscurity, this solo is now frequently played imag bass trombone or tuba.

Another major influence on his compositional style was the result of the cultural infusion which occurred during and following World War I. He married Juliette Arnaud, his first wife, in and had a son, Pierre, in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Most modern writing about his past cites a single dissertation, published inby Denise Rogers Rowen about his bassoon music.

Retrieved from ” https: His style was normally highly accessible to listeners, students, and academics; and he composed such a mass of solo and chamber music that his name is commonly heard in studios.

Views Read Edit View history. After 5 years of touring Europe with the orchestra, Bozza resigned and returned to the Conservatoire to study conducting with Henri Rabaud.

Bozza, Eugene – Aria for Alto Saxophone & piano

Influenced heavily by the jazz culture of New Orleansthis piece explores many styles that might be heard walking around the city such as ragtime and dixieland. Reference editions such as the Grove Music Dictionary have very short entries or sometimes no entries whatsoever. The influx of American and African American soldiers brought new styles and attitudes about music which were assimilated in French villages.


He composed many of his books of etudes and solo works during this time for students and staff at his school. Recit, Sicilienne, et Boaza is a solo piece with piano accompaniment that explores both the high and low range of the bassoon. Bozza created a deep repertoire of music for Bassoon.

Eugène Bozza

This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat Beginning in the mids, Bozza published at least one new work each year until just a few years before his death in There are over known published works as well as a wealth of manuscripts. Nuages for Saxophone Quartet is indicative of the Impressionistic side of Bozza. Aria, a piece written for Alto Saxophone and Piano, draws inspiration from the works of J. He is the listener’s composer since the music is always interesting, and has a familiarity of melody and tonality that even the untrained ear can enjoy.

A testament to the universality of his music is that when Bozza died at midnight on September 28,his woodwind quintet Scherzo was being played on Belgian Radio at the request of a listener.