Biography of Philippe Gaubert (1879-1941)

05.07.1879
Born in Cahors. His father was a hobby clarinet player
First instrumental lessons on a violin
1886
Move to Paris and flute lessons instead of violin on his desire. First teacher is Jules Taffanel, father of Paul Taffanel. He convinces his son to teach Gaubert privat lessons due to his talent.
1890
First lessons with Taffanel, the son.
1893
Studies at the conservatory, where Taffanel has a lectorship
1894
First price of the conservatory
1897
Employment at the Parisian Opera, still aided by Taffanel
Beside orchestral and chamber music jobs, studies of composition with Charles Lenepveu and harmonics with Raoul Pugno and Xavier Leroux
Around turn of the century work with Taffanel on the Complete Method
1903
Composition price for a fugue
1904
Second conductor of Societe des Concerts
1905
Second Price at Prix de Rome
Drafted for military service during World War I, participant in the battle of Verdun and decoration with the Croix de guerre
1919
Lectorship at Paris conservatory and promotion for first conductor of Societe des Concerts
1920
Head of conductors at Paris opera
1923
Publication of the Méthode complète de flute, which he completed after the death of Taffanel and give-up of flute playing in favor of conducting
1931
Art director of Paris opera and give-up of the flute lectorship
24.02.1934
Conducts the premiere of the flute concerto by Ibert with Moyse being the soloist.
Marcel Moyse was one of his students, Roussel dedicated the fourth mouvement of Joueurs de Flute to him.
08.07.1941
Dies suddenly of a brain stroke in Paris

Sheet music for flute:

Madrigal (G-Dur)
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(flute, piano)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Moderato quasi Allegretto


On a clear morning - No. 1 of "Three water colors"
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(flute, cello, piano)
Rating: difficult
  1. Allegro moderato - Enthousiaste
The cello part is written with a different clef in about any line.


Romance (A-Dur)
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(flute, piano)
Alphonse Leduc, A. L. 11 197
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Moderato - Allegro moderato


Soir Paien
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(voice, flute, piano)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Lent
We did not like this very much on the first try.


Trois Aquarelles (D-Dur)
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(flute (violin), cello, piano)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Par un clair matin (Allegro moderato - Enthousiaste)
  2. Soir d'automne (Andante moderato - Melancolique)
  3. Serenade (Assez vif)


CDs with/from Philippe Gaubert

Jeanne Baxtresser, Stanley Drucker, Judith LeClair, Israela Margalit, Pedja Muzijevic, Philip Myers, Cynthia Phelbs, Joseph Robinson, Alan Stepansky
Chamber Music for Flute (2006)
Devienne - Dring - Copland - Gaubert - Barber
jpc
    François Devienne: Duo für Flöte und Viola in c-moll, op. 5, Nr. 3:
  1. Allegro molto con espressione (04:49:00)
  2. Rondeau (03:34:00)
  3. Madeleine Dring: Trio für Flöte, Oboe und Klavier:
  4. Allegro con brio (02:56:00)
  5. Andante semplice (04:33:00)
  6. Allegro giocoso (02:49:00)
  7. Philippe Gaubert: Three Watercolors für Flöte, Cello und Klavier:
  8. On a Clear Morning (06:50:00)
  9. Autumn Evening (04:23:00)
  10. Serenade (04:55:00)
  11. Samuel Barber: Canzone für Flöte und Klavier, op. 38a (04:24:00)
  12. Samuel Barber: Summer Music for Wind Quintet, op. 31:
  13. Slow and indolent (02:07:00)
  14. Faster (00:34:00)
  15. Lively, still faster (01:16:00)
  16. with motion, as before (04:50:00)
  17. Joyous and flowing (01:22:00)
  18. Tempo 1 (01:29:00)
  19. Aaron Copland: Duo für Flöte und Klavier:
  20. Flowing (06:04:00)
  21. Poetic, somewhat mournful (04:55:00)
  22. Lively, with bounce (03:33:00)
Flute Music of France (1989)
  1. Gabriel Faure: Fantaisie Op. 79 (05:03:00)
  2. Louis Aubert: Madrigal (04:20:00)
  3. Albert Roussel: Joueurs de Flute:
  4. Pan (03:07:00)
  5. Tityre (01:05:00)
  6. Krishna (03:10:00)
  7. Mr. de la Pejaudie (01:34:00)
  8. Gabriel Faure: Morceau de Concours (02:49:00)
  9. Charles Koechlin: 14 Pieces pour Flute et piano Op. 157 (12:16:00)
  10. Jean-Michel Damase: Nocturne (02:14:00)
  11. Philippe Gaubert: Madrigal (03:48:00)
  12. Camille Saint-Saëns: Romance op. 37 (05:43:00)
  13. Francis Poulenc: Sonata:
  14. Allegro malinconico (04:15:00)
  15. Cantilena (04:14:00)
  16. Presto giocoso (03:28:00)
Michel Debost, Christian Ivaldi
Flute Panorama CD 1 (1993)
2 - Paris-Leipzig 1900
    Charles-Marie Widor: Suite op. 34:
  1. Moderato (04:02:00)
  2. Scherzo (02:38:00)
  3. Romance (04:28:00)
  4. Final (05:30:00)
  5. Carl Reinecke: Sonate "Undine" opus 167:
  6. Allegro (06:40:00)
  7. Intermezzo Allegretto vivace (03:45:00)
  8. Andante tranquillo (03:26:00)
  9. Finale (05:35:00)
  10. Modere (04:35:00)
  11. Lent (03:54:00)
  12. Allegro moderato (06:17:00)
  13. Sigfrid Karg-Elert: Sonata Appassionata (04:21:00)
  14. Gabriel Faure: Morceau de Concours - Adagio non troppo (02:45:00)
Michel Debost, Christian Ivaldi
Flute Panorama CD 2 (1993)
The Golden Age of the Conservatoire
  1. Gabriel Faure: Fantaisie opus 79 (05:03:00)
  2. Georges Enescu: Cantabile et Presto (05:35:00)
  3. Alfredo Casella: Sicilienne et burlesque (08:22:00)
  4. Philippe Gaubert: Fantaisie - Moderato quasi fantasie - Lent - Vif (06:27:00)
  5. Georges Hüe: Fantaisie - Assez lent - Modere - Tres Vif (07:37:00)
  6. Louis Ganne: Andante et Scherzo (06:57:00)
  7. Philippe Gaubert: Nocturne et Allegro Scherzando (05:53:00)
  8. Paul Taffanel: Andante pastoral et Scherzettino (05:36:00)
  9. Albert Perilhou: Ballade (05:42:00)
  10. Henri Busser: Prelude et Scherzo (05:26:00)
Claudi Arimany, Marc Grauwels, Annie Lavoisier, Orchestre de Chambre de Waterloo, Ulysse Waterlot
French Flute Favorites (2003)
Berlioz - Gounod - Donjon - Godard - Gaubert
jpc
  1. Jean-Marie-Baptiste Donjon: Offertoire, Op. 12 (04:42:00)
  2. Paul-Agricole Génin: Carnaval de Venise, Op. 14 (10:47:00)
  3. Benjamin Godard: Allegretto (01:43:00)
  4. Benjamin Godard: Idylle (05:12:00)
  5. Benjamin Godard: Sérénade à Mabel (05:05:00)
  6. Benjamin Godard: Légende pastorale (02:37:00)
  7. Philippe Gaubert: Divertissement grec (03:58:00)
  8. Hector Berlioz: Trio de "l'Enfance du Christ" Op. 25 (06:29:00)
  9. Charles Gounod: Petite Symphonie:
  10. Adagio - Allegretto (05:35:00)
  11. Andante cantabile (05:20:00)
  12. Scherzo (03:41:00)
  13. Finale (05:10:00)
Ian Brown, Susan Milan
jpc
    Sonate (1917):
  1. I. Modere - Allegretto vivo (04:22:00)
  2. II. Lent - allegretto moderato - Temp I (04:23:00)
  3. III. Allegro moderato  (05:54:00)
  4. Madrigal (1908):
  5. Moderato quasi Allegretto (03:51:00)
  6. Deux esquisses (1914):
  7. I. Soir sur la plaine (03:52:00)
  8. II. Orientale (03:50:00)
  9. Fantaisie (1912) - Moderato, quasi fantasia (06:19:00)
  10. Romance (1908):
  11. Assez lent - Un peu plus vite (03:46:00)
  12. Deuxieme Sonate (1924) (05:13:00)
  13. Deuxieme Sonate (1924):
  14. II. Andante - Modere - Andante (06:04:00)
  15. III. Assez vif (03:24:00)
  16. Sicilienne (1914):
  17. Allegretto moderato (02:47:00)
  18. Berceuse (1907):
  19. Moderato quasi Allegretto (04:25:00)
  20. Troisieme Sonate (1933):
  21. I. Allegretto (05:00:00)
  22. Troisieme Sonate (1933) (03:32:00)
  23. Troisieme Sonate (1933) (04:07:00)
  24. Suite (1921):
  25. I. Invocation (danse de pretresses) (03:33:00)
  26. II. Berceuse orientale (03:07:00)
  27. III. Barcarolle (04:24:00)
  28. IV. Scherzo-Valse (02:28:00)
  29. Nocturne et Allegro scherzando (1906) (03:04:00)
  30. Jocturne et Allegro scherzando (1906) (02:35:00)
  31. Romance (1905):
  32. Moderato - Allegro moderato - A Tempo (07:50:00)
  33. Sonatine (1937):
  34. I. Allegretto, tres allant (04:53:00)
  35. Sonatine (1937) (06:33:00)
  36. Sur l'eau (1910):
  37. Alla Barcarolle, Moderato - Un peu plus vite - Tempo I (03:03:00)
  38. Ballade (1927):
  39. Andantino (06:06:00)
Peter-Lukas Graf, Michio Kobayashi
  1. Cecil Chaminade: Concertino (08:02:00)
  2. Georges Hüe: Fantaisie (07:50:00)
  3. Georges Enescu: Cantabile et Presto (05:48:00)
  4. Philippe Gaubert: Nocturne et Allegro scherzando (05:58:00)
  5. Albert Roussel: Joueurs de Flute:
  6. Pan (02:59:00)
  7. Tityre (01:08:00)
  8. Krishna (03:36:00)
  9. Mr. de la Pejaudie (01:47:00)
  10. Olivier Messiaen: Le Merle noir (05:26:00)
  11. Claude Debussy: Syrinx (03:12:00)
  12. Arthur Honegger: Danse de la chevre (03:04:00)
  13. Jacques Ibert: Piece (05:54:00)
John Ferrillo, Ann Hobson Pilot, Malcolm Lowe, Andrew Pearce, Sally Pinkas, Fenwick Smith, Jayne West, Jacques Zoon
jpc
  1. Madrigal for flute and piano (03:32:00)
  2. Trois aquarelles:
  3. Par un clair matin (06:17:00)
  4. Soir d'automne (03:59:00)
  5. Sérénade (04:05:00)
  6. Divertissement grec for two flutes and harp (04:10:00)
  7. Soir Paien for voice, flute and piano (04:16:00)
  8. Tarentelle for flute, oboe and piano (04:10:00)
  9. Pièce romantique for flute, cello and piano (07:44:00)
  10. Médailles antiques for flute, violin and piano:
  11. Nymphes à la fontaine (05:51:00)
  12. Danses (03:36:00)
  13. Suite:
  14. Invocation (Danse des prêtresses) (03:52:00)
  15. Berceuse orientale (02:55:00)
  16. Barcarolle (03:52:00)
  17. Scherzo-valse (02:32:00)

Literature von/über Philippe Gaubert

Last edit 15.03.2014