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An Interview with the Composer’s Daughter”, in: The Musical TimesSpring Jolivet’s intent as a composer throughout his career was to “give back to music its original, ancient meaning, when it was the magical, incantatory expression of the religious beliefs of human groups. Jolivet developed an interest in the arts early in his life, taking up painting and cello lessons at the age of This section needs additional citations for verification.
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His initial desire as an adolescent was to write music for the theater, which inspired his first compositions, including music for a ballet. Views Read Edit View history.
This page was jolivft edited on 24 Novemberat Claude DebussyPaul Dukasand Maurice Ravel were incantatins be his next influences after he heard a concert of their work in ; he composed several piano pieces while training to become a teacher before going to study with Le Flem. In Jolivet co-founded the group La jeune France along with composers Olivier MessiaenDaniel-Lesurand Yves Baudrierwho were attempting to re-establish a more human and less abstract form of composition.
Jolivet is also one of the few composers to write for the ondes Martenotan early electronic instrument, completing a concerto for it in19 years after the instrument’s invention.
Retrieved from ” https: During the s and s, Jolivet wrote several concertos for a variety of instruments including trumpetpianofluteharpbassoonpercussioncelloand violin. He also continued to compose for the concert hall, often inspired by his frequent travels around the world, adapting texts and music from Egypt, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia into his distinctly French style.
Jolivet married twice, firstly violinist Martine Barbillion  in ; they had a daughter, Francoise-Martine — Jolivet died in Paris in aged 69, leaving unfinished his opera Le Soldat inconnu.
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He composed in a wide variety of forms for many different types of ensembles. Later, during World War IIJolivet shifted away from atonality and incantatios a more tonal and lyrical style of composition.
September Learn how and when to remove this template message. La jeune France developed from jollvet avant-garde chamber music society La Spiraleformed by Jolivet, Messiaen, and Lesur the previous year. Le Flem gave Jolivet a firm grounding in classical forms of harmony and counterpoint.
Incantations (5) for flute
Inhe married Hilda Ghuighui also spelt Guigue cimq and they had three children, Pierre-Alain —Christine b. However, he was encouraged by his parents to become a teachergoing to teachers’ college and teaching primary school in Paris taking three years in between to serve in the military. His further writing continues to seek the original meanings of music and its capacity for emotional, ritual, and cnq expression.
One of his own teachers, however, believed Jolivet had a future in music, strongly encouraged him to pursue composition, and introduced him to Paul Le FlemJolivet’s first teacher in composition.
Beyond incantation: paths to the interpretation of André Jolivet’s Sonata for flute and piano
In he published a paper declaring that “true French music owes nothing to Stravinsky “, though both composers drew heavily upon themes of ancient music in their work; Jolivet and La jeune France rejected neoclassicism in favor of a less mechanical and progressive and instead a more spiritual style of composition. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Known for his devotion to French culture and musical thought, Jolivet drew on his interest in acoustics and atonalityas well as both ancient and modern musical influences, particularly jolicet instruments used in ancient times.
These works, while highly regarded, all demand virtuosic technical skill from jolibet performers.