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Jean Devémy and the Paris Conservatory Morceaux de Concours for Horn, 1938-1969

Title: Jean Devémy and the Paris Conservatory Morceaux de Concours for Horn, 1938-1969.
Name(s): Britton, Emily, author
Stebleton, Michelle, professor directing treatise
Clendinning, Jane Piper, university representative
Moore, Christopher, 1965-, committee member
Clary, Richard, committee member
Florida State University, degree granting institution
College of Music, degree granting college
College of Music, degree granting department
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 2014
Publisher: Florida State University
Florida State University
Place of Publication: Tallahassee, Florida
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource (104 pages)
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: This treatise examines the legacy of French horn player, Jean Devémy, who taught at the Paris Conservatory from 1967 to 1969. Thirty-one pieces for horn by twenty-six composers were used during those years in the Concours de Prix, an annual competition for students. Many of these pieces have been forgotten and deserve to be revived. The first chapter of the treatise contains an introduction explaining the significance of the treatise. Additionally, it includes information about the history of the horn in France and the Paris Conservatory Concours de Prix. The second chapter presents biographical information for Jean Devémy, and the third chapter examines his teaching. The fourth chapter begins with an overview of the thirty-one pieces written for Devémy's classes and the twenty-six composers who wrote them. It is followed by smaller sections about each piece and its composer. The two appendices attached to this document are a discography of Jean Devémy's recordings and a chronological list of the morceaux de concours examined in this document, along with their respective ranges.
Identifier: FSU_migr_etd-9150 (IID)
Submitted Note: A Treatise submitted to the College of Music in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Music.
Degree Awarded: Fall Semester, 2014.
Date of Defense: October 12, 2014.
Keywords: concours, conservatory, Devemy, horn, music, Paris
Bibliography Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Advisory Committee: Michelle Stebleton, Professor Directing Treatise; Christopher Moore, Committee Member; Richard Clary, Committee Member.
Subject(s): Music
Europe -- History
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Britton, E. (2014). Jean Devémy and the Paris Conservatory Morceaux de Concours for Horn, 1938-1969. Retrieved from