List of compositions by Jean Françaix

Below is a sortable list of compositions by Jean Françaix. The works are categorized by genre, date of composition and titles.

Scores by Françaix are published mainly by Schott Music, Éditions Transatlantiques, Éditions Max Eschig and Éditions Gérard Billaudot.

Genre Date Original title (French title) English title Notes
Vocal 1932 Cinq chansons pour les enfants 5 Songs for Children for children's chorus (2 voices) and piano; words by the composer
Concertante 1932 Concertino pour piano et orchestre Concertino for piano and orchestra; dedicated to Nadia Boulanger; choreographed by George Balanchine as the ballet Concertino in 1952
Keyboard 1932 Scherzo Scherzo for piano; dedicated to Isidor Philipp
Ballet 1933 Beach Beach libretto after René Kerdyk
Chamber music 1933 Divertissement pour trio à cordes et piano Divertissement for violin, viola, cello and piano
Chamber music 1933 Quatuor à vents Quartet for Winds for flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoon
Ballet 1933 Scuola di ballo Scuola di ballo based on themes by Luigi Boccherini; libretto after the comedy La scuola di ballo (The Dance School) by Carlo Goldoni; written for Ballets Russes de Monte-Carlo
Keyboard 1933, 1966 Scuola di ballo Scuola di ballo for 2 pianos; originally a ballet
Chamber music 1933 Septett Septet for flute, oboe, bassoon, 2 violins, cello and piano
Chamber music 1933 Trio à cordes String Trio for violin, viola and cello
Chamber music 1934 Quintette n° 1 pour flûte, harpe et trio à cordes Quintet No. 1 for flute, violin, viola, cello and harp
Orchestral 1934 Sérénade pour petit orchestre Sérénade for chamber (small) orchestra; choreographed by George Balanchine as the ballet À la Françaix in 1951
Chamber music 1934 Sérénade pour violoncelle et piano Sérénade for cello and piano; adapted by Maurice Gendron from the Sérénade for chamber orchestra
Chamber music 1934 Sonatine pour violon et piano Sonatina for violin and piano
Concertante 1934 Suite pour violon et orchestre Suite for violin and orchestra
Vocal 1934 Trois duos
  1. Les oiseaux
  2. Prière de sulpicia
  3. Les grenouilles
3 Duos for 2 sopranos, 2 violins, viola and cello
1. words by Aristophanes
2. words by Sainte Tulle
3. words by Homer
Concertante 1935 Divertissement pour trio à cordes et orchestre Divertissement for violin, viola, cello and orchestra (winds, percussion, harp and double basses)
Concertante 1935 Fantaisie pour violoncelle et orchestre Fantaisie for cello and orchestra
Ballet 1935 Le roi nu The Naked King in 1 act, 4 scenes; libretto and choreography by Serge Lifar after The Emperor's New Clothes by Hans Christian Andersen
Ballet 1935 Les malheurs de Sophie Sophie's Misfortunes in 3 scenes; libretto by G. Flévitzky after the novel by Comtesse de Ségur; dedicated to Madame la Comtesse Jean Pastré
Chamber music 1935 Petit quatuor de saxophones Little Quartet of Saxophones for 4 saxophones
Chamber music 1935, 1992 Petit quatuor pour clarinettes et cor de basset Little Quartet for 2 clarinets, basset horn and bass clarinet; original for 4 saxophones
Concertante 1935 Quadruple concerto Quadruple Concerto for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and orchestra
Keyboard 1936 Cinq portraits de jeunes filles 5 Portraits of Young Girls for piano; dedicated to Isidor Philipp
Concertante 1936 Concerto pour piano et orchestre Concerto for piano and orchestra; dedicated to Nadia Boulanger
Ballet 1936 La lutherie enchantée La lutherie enchantée in 1 scene; dedicated to Sonja Korty
Ballet 1936 Le jeu sentimental Le jeu sentimental in 7 movements; libretto by the composer
Opera 1937 Le diable boiteux The Devil upon Two Sticks Comic Chamber Opera for tenor, bass and chamber orchestra after the novel by Alain-René Le Sage; dedicated to Princesse Edmond de Polignac
Film score 1937 Les perles de la couronne The Pearls of the Crown directed by Sacha Guitry and Christian-Jaque
Chamber music 1937 Musique de cour Musique de cour for flute, violin and piano; also for flute, violin and orchestra
Concertante 1937 Musique de cour Musique de cour for flute, violin and orchestra; also for flute, violin and piano
Ballet 1938 Le jugement d'un fou Le jugement d'un fou in 1 act; libretto after François Rabelais
Chamber music 1938 Quatuor à cordes String Quartet for 2 violins, viola and cello
Ballet 1938 Verreries de Venise Verreries de Venise in 1 scene after Mme. Fauchier-Magnan
Vocal 1938 Trois épigrammes
  1. À une demoiselle malade
  2. Levez ces couvre-chefs
  3. Belaud, mon petit chat gris
3 Epigrams for soprano or tenor and piano (or string quintet, or string orchestra)
1. words by Clément Marot
2. words by Charles d'Orléans
3. words by Joachim du Bellay
Choral 1939 L'apocalypse selon St. Jean The Apocalypse according to St. John Oratorio fantastique in 3 parts for 4 soloists, mixed chorus and 2 orchestras; setting of the Revelation of Saint John the Divine
Keyboard 1939 L'apocalypse selon St. Jean The Apocalypse according to St. John for organ and 2 trumpets; Suite arranged by Jürgen Essl (1994)
Opera 1940 L'apostrophe The Apostrophe Musical Comedy; libretto after Honoré de Balzac
Vocal 1941 L'adolescence clémentine, Cinq poêmes de Clément Marot
  1. De Jan-jan
  2. Mon cœur est tout endormy
  3. D'une vieille dame fort pâle et d'un vieil gentilhomme
  4. Complainte
  5. Avant naissance
L'Adolescence clémentine, 5 Poems of Clément Marot for baritone and piano; words by Clément Marot; dedicated to Pierre Bernac and Francis Poulenc
Chamber music 1942 Divertissement pour basson et quintette à cordes Divertissement for bassoon, 2 violins, viola, cello and double bass; dedicated to William Waterhouse
Concertante 1942 Divertissement pour basson et orchestre à cordes Divertissement for bassoon and string orchestra; dedicated to William Waterhouse
Film score 1942 Le lit à colonnes Le lit à colonnes directed by Roland Tual
Chamber music 1944 Mouvement perpétuel Mouvement perpétuel for cello and piano
Opera 1945 La main de gloire The Hand of Glory after the novel by Gérard de Nerval
Vocal 1946 Cinq poémes de Charles d'Orléans
  1. En regardant ces belles fleurs
  2. Laissez-moi penser à mon aise
  3. Petit mercier! Petit pannier!
  4. Je ne vois rien qui ne m'ennuie
  5. Encore est vive la souris
5 Poems of Charles d'Orléans for voice and piano; words by Charles d'Orléans
Vocal 1946 Invocation à la volupté Invocation à la volupté for baritone and orchestra; words by Jean de La Fontaine
Orchestral 1946 La douce France, Suite pour orchestre La douce France, Suite for orchestra
Orchestral 1946 Les bosquets de Cythère, Sept valses pour orchestre The Groves of Cythera, 7 Waltzes for orchestra
Concertante 1946 Rhapsodie pour alto et orchestre Rhapsodie for viola and orchestra; transcribed for viola and piano by the composer in 1993
Chamber music 1946, 1993 Rhapsodie pour alto et piano Rhapsodie for viola and piano; original for viola and orchestra
Chamber music 1947 Divertissement pour hautbois, clarinette et basson (ou trio d'anches) Divertissement for oboe, clarinet and bassoon
Vocal 1947 Juvenalia, Scènes de la Rome antique Juvenalia, Scenes from Ancient Rome for soprano, alto, tenor, bass and piano 4-hands; words by Juvenal
Keyboard 1947 Éloge de la danse, Six épigraphes de Paul Valéry In Praise of Dancing, 6 Epigraphs by Paul Valéry for piano; dedicated to François Valéry
Chamber music 1947 L'heure du berger, Musique de brasserie The Shepherd's Hour, Brewery Music for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn and piano; also arranged for flute, oboe, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, horn, trombone and piano by Friedrich Wanek (1972)
Concertante 1947 L'heure du berger, Musique de brasserie
  1. Les vieux beaux
  2. Pin-up Girls
  3. Les petits nerveux
The Shepherd's Hour, Brewery Music for piano and orchestra
Vocal 1947 Prière du soir et Chanson
  1. Prière du soir
  2. Chanson
Prière du soir and Chanson for tenor and guitar (or piano); dedicated to Hugues Cuénod and Hermann Leeb
1. words by Agrippa d'Aubigné
2. words by Clément Marot
Ballet 1948 Les demoiselles de la nuit, Ballet de chats The Ladies of the Night, Ballet for Cats in 1 act, 2 scenes; based on an idea by Jean Anouilh
Chamber music 1948 Quintette à vent n° 1 Quintet No. 1 for Winds for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn
Orchestral 1948 Symphonie d'archets Symphonie d'archets (Symphony of Bows) for string orchestra
Vocal 1949 Huit anecdotes de Chamfort
  1. L'évêque d'Autun
  2. Les coups de pieds
  3. Le critique
  4. Le cauchemar
  5. Les cinq doigts
  6. Le magistrat suisse
  7. De quelques Français
  8. Le chanoine Récupéro
8 Anecdotes of Chamfort for baritone and piano; words by Nicolas Chamfort; dedicated to Alexis Roland-Manuel
Vocal 1949 Scherzo impromptu Scherzo impromptu for baritone or bass and piano; song from the collaborative work Mouvements du cœur: Un hommage à la mémoire de Frédéric Chopin, 1849–1949; words by Louise Lévêque de Vilmorin
Ballet 1950 Die Kamelien The Camellias Pantomime for actors in 6 scenes with string orchestra; libretto by Sonia Korty
Film score 1950 Les fêtes galantes (Watteau) Les fêtes galantes (Watteau) short film directed by Jean Aurel
Orchestral 1950 Les zigues de Mars, Petit ballet militaire à la mémoire de Courteline Les zigues de Mars, Little Military Ballet in Memory of Courteline for orchestra; dedication: "Pour Paul Bonneau et son orchestre"
Choral 1950 L'ode à la Gastronomie L'ode à la Gastronomie for mixed chorus (16 voices) a cappella; words by the composer after La physiologie du goût by Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
Concertante 1950 Variations de concert Variations de Concert for cello and string orchestra
Ballet 1951 À la Françaix À la Françaix choreographed by George Balanchine using the 1934 orchestral score Sérénade pour petit orchestre
Transcription 1951 Introduction et polonaise brillante, Op. 3 Introduction and Polonaise brillante, Op. 3 for cello and orchestra; original work for cello and piano by Frédéric Chopin
Chamber music 1951 Nocturne Nocturne for cello and piano; adapted by Maurice Gendron from the ballet "Les demoiselles de la nuit"
Vocal 1952 La cantate de Méphisto La cantate de Méphisto for bass and string orchestra; words from Mon Faust by Paul Valéry; dedicated to German bass Doda Conrad
Ballet 1952 Le roi Midas King Midas libretto after Jean-Étienne Daviel
Chamber music 1952 Sonatine pour trompette et piano Sonatina for trumpet and piano; withdrawn; revised in 1975 as Prélude, sarabande et gigue
Chamber music 1953 Berceuse Berceuse for cello and piano; adapted by Maurice Gendron from the opera "L'apostrophe"
Chamber music 1953 Canon à l'octave Canon in Octave for horn and piano
Chamber music 1953 Divertimento pour flûte et piano Divertimento for flute and piano; dedicated to Jean-Pierre Rampal; orchestrated in 1974
Concertante 1953, 1974 Divertimento pour flûte et orchestre Divertimento for flute and orchestra; original for flute and piano
Chamber music 1953 Les vacances
  1. Le départ
  2. Les devoirs de vacances
  3. L'invité de marque
  4. La petite camarade
  5. La promenade en voiture
  6. Faîtes de beaux rêves
Les vacances for 2 violins, cello and piano
Keyboard 1953 L'insectarium
  1. La scolopendre
  2. La coccinelle
  3. L'argyronète
  4. Les talitres
  5. Le scarabée
  6. Les fourmis
The Insectarium
  1. The Scolopendra
  2. The Ladybird
  3. The Diving Bell Spider
  4. The Sand Hoppers
  5. The Beetle
  6. Ants
for harpsichord
Chamber music 1953 Rondino staccato Rondino staccato for cello and piano; adapted by Maurice Gendron from the opera "Le diable boiteux"
Film score 1953 Si Versailles m'était conté Royal Affairs in Versailles directed by Sacha Guitry; released in 1954
Keyboard 1953 Si Versailles m'était conté
  1. Henry IV
  2. Louis XIII
  3. Monsieur de Montespan
  4. La Voisin
  5. Le grand Trianon
  6. Jeune fille
  7. Ronde Louis XV (à 4 mains)
  8. Le beau Fersen
  9. Le Hameau (à 4 mains)
  10. Napoléon
  11. Les cent marches
Si Versailles m'était conté for piano 2- and 4-hands; Suite from the film score Royal Affairs in Versailles






7. for piano 4-hands

9. for piano 4-hands
Orchestral 1953, 1954 Si Versailles m'était conté Si Versailles m'était conté for orchestra; Suite from the film Royal Affairs in Versailles
Orchestral 1953 Symphonie en sol majeur Symphony in G major for orchestra; "À la mémoire de Joseph Haydn" (In memory of Joseph Haydn); dedicated to Nikolai Sokoloff and the Musical Arts Orchestra of La Jolla
Keyboard 1954 Napoléon
  1. Marche militaire enfantine
  2. Brienne
  3. La soirée chez Barras
  4. La Monaco
  5. Musique arabe
  6. La fuite des cinq-cents
  7. Marche française
  8. Marche autrichienne
  9. Berceuse du Roi de Rome
  10. Mazurka
  11. Polonaise en ré
  12. Marie Walewska
  13. Marche tragique
  14. Valse viennoise
  15. Louis XVIII
  16. Marche Impériale
Napoléon for piano 4-hands; Suite from the film by Sacha Guitry
Opera 1954 Paris, à nous deux!, ou Le nouveau Rastignac Paris, à nous deux!, ou Le nouveau Rastignac Opera buffa in 1 act, 2 scenes for soloists, chorus and 4 saxophones; libretto by France Roche and the composer
Film score 1955 Napoléon Napoléon directed by Sacha Guitry
Orchestral 1955 Sérénade B E A Sérénade B E A for string orchestra
Orchestral 1956 Au musée Grévin At the Musée Grévin for orchestra; Suite from the short film by Jacques Demy
Vocal 1956 Déploration de tonton (Chien fidèle) Lamentation of Tonton (Faithful Dog) for mezzo-soprano and string ensemble (3 violins, 3 violas, cello and double bass); words by Georges Ravon
Keyboard 1956 Marche solennelle (Marche du sacre) Marche Solennelle (Marche du Sacre) for organ; transcribed for wind orchestra by Paul Semler-Collery
Chamber music 1956 Prélude en la mineur Prélude in A minor for guitar solo
Film score 1956 Si Paris nous était conté If Paris Were Told to Us directed by Sacha Guitry
Orchestral 1956 Six grandes marches dans le style du Premier Empire
  1. March française
  2. March autrichienne
  3. Marche polonaise
  4. Marche du sacre
  5. Marche russe
  6. Marche européenne
6 Grand Marches for orchestra; Suite from the film Napoléon by Sacha Guitry





6. transcribed for wind orchestra by Paul Semler-Collery
Keyboard 1956 Six grandes marches dans le style du Premier Empire
  1. March française
  2. March autrichienne
  3. Marche polonaise
  4. Marche du sacre
  5. Marche russe
  6. Marche européenne
6 Grand Marches for piano; from the film Napoléon by Sacha Guitry
Film score 1957 Assassins et voleurs Lovers and Thieves directed by Sacha Guitry
Vocal 1957 La chatte blanche The White Cat for tenor and piano or chamber orchestra; based on the fairy tale by Madame d'Aulnoy
Keyboard 1957 Huit danses exotiques 8 Exotic Dances for 2 pianos; transcription for wind ensemble (1981)
Chamber music 1957, 1981 Huit danses exotiques 8 Exotic Dances for flute, piccolo, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, trumpet and percussion; original for 2 pianos
Ballet 1957 La dame dans la lune La dame dans la lune libretto on an idea of Roland Petit
Keyboard 1958 Danse des trois arlequins Danse des trois arlequins for piano
Film score 1958 Le Musée Grévin Le Musée Grévin short film directed by Jacques Demy
Concertante 1959 Concerto pour clavecin et orchestre Concerto for harpsichord and instrumental ensemble (flute and string orchestra); dedicated to Nadia Boulanger
Concertante 1959 Divertimento pour cor et orchestre Divertimento for horn and orchestra
Chamber music 1959 Divertimento pour cor et piano Divertimento for horn and piano
Film score 1959 La prima notte Venetian Honeymoon directed by Alberto Cavalcanti; French title: Les noces vénitiennes
Concertante 1959 L'horloge de flore L'horloge de flore (The Flower-Clock) for oboe and orchestra
Film score 1960 Le dialogue des carmélites Dialogue with the Carmelites directed by Philippe Agostini and Raymond Léopold Bruckberger
Orchestral 1960 Le dialogue des carmélites Dialogue with the Carmelites for orchestra; Suite from the film
Orchestral 1960 Ode sur la naissance de Vénus Ode sur la naissance de Vénus for string orchestra
Chamber music 1960 Scuola di celli, Dix pièces Scuola di celli (School of Cellos), 10 Pieces for 10 cellos
Keyboard 1960 Sonate pour piano Sonata for piano; dedicated to İdil Biret
Transcription 1960 Souvenir de Munich [sic] Souvenir de Munich [sic] for orchestra; original for piano 4-hands, Souvenirs de Munich (1885–1886), by Emmanuel Chabrier
Keyboard 1960 Suite carmélite
  1. Sœur Blanche
  2. Mère Marie de l'Incarnation
  3. Sœur Anne de la Croix
  4. Sœur Constance
  5. Sœur Mathilde
  6. Mère Marie de Saint-Augustin
Suite carmélite for organ; dedicated to Pierre Cochereau
Film score 1960 XYZ XYZ short film directed by Philippe Lifchitz
Chamber music 1961 Cinq danses exotiques 5 Exotic Dances for alto saxophone and piano; dedicated to Marcel Mule
Film score 1962 La croix et la bannière La croix et la bannière directed by Philippe Ducrest
Transcription 1962 L'histoire de Babar, le petit éléphant The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant for narrator and orchestra; original for narrator and piano by Francis Poulenc
Chamber music 1962 Suite pour flûte Suite for flute solo
Vocal 1963 La grenouille qui se veut faire aussi grosse que le bœuf The Frog Who Wished to Be as Big as an Ox for soprano or tenor and piano, or 2 tenors, 2 baritones and piano; story by Jean de La Fontaine
Choral 1963 La grenouille qui se veut faire aussi grosse que le bœuf The Frog Who Wished to Be as Big as an Ox for male chorus and piano; story by Jean de La Fontaine
Vocal 1963 Le coq et le renard The Rooster and the Fox for soprano or tenor and piano, or 2 tenors, 2 baritones and piano; story by Jean de La Fontaine
Choral 1963 Le coq et le renard The Rooster and the Fox for male chorus and piano; story by Jean de La Fontaine
Chamber music 1963 Le coq et le renard The Rooster and the Fox for 4 bassoons
Orchestral 1963 Six préludes 6 Préludes (Sei preludi) for string orchestra
Opera 1964 La princesse de Clèves La Princesse de Clèves in 4 acts; based on the novel by Madame de La Fayette
Transcription 1964 Preludio et momento capriccioso Preludio et Momento capriccioso for 2 violins, viola, cello and harp; original for piano by Carl Maria von Weber
Ballet 1965 Adages et varations Adages et Variations after Histoire de Babar by Jean de Brunhoff
Keyboard 1965 Cinq "Bis"
  1. Pour allécher l'auditoire
  2. Pour les dames sentimentales
  3. En cas de succès
  4. En cas de triophe
  5. En cas de délire
5 Encores for piano; dedicated to Nadia Boulanger
Concertante 1965 Concerto pour deux pianos et orchestre Concerto for 2 pianos and orchestra
Film score 1965 Lady L Lady L directed by Peter Ustinov
Concertante 1966 Concerto pour flûte et orchestre Concerto for flute and orchestra
Concertante 1967 Concerto pour clarinette et orchestre Concerto for clarinet and orchestra; dedicated to Fernand Oubradous; premiere given by clarinetist Jacques Lancelot in 1968
Ballet 1967 Le croupier amoureux Le croupier amoureux in 1 act; libretto by François-Régis Bastide
Transcription 1967 24 Préludes, Op. 28 24 Préludes, Op. 28 for orchestra; original for piano by Frédéric Chopin
Concertante 1969 Jeu poétique en six mouvements Jeu poétique en six mouvements for harp and orchestra; dedicated to Pearl Chertok
Concertante 1970 Concerto n° 1 pour violon et orchestre Concerto No. 1 for violin and orchestra; dedicated to Roger André
Chamber music 1970 Quatuor pour cor anglais, violon, alto et violoncelle Quartet (Cor Anglais Quartet) for English horn, violin, viola and cello; dedicated to Janet Craxton
Vocal 1971 Les inestimables chroniques du bon géant Gargantua The Inestimable Chronicles of the Good Giant Gargantua for narrator and string orchestra; story after Gargantua by François Rabelais
Keyboard 1971 Quinze portraits d'enfants d'Auguste Renoir
  1. Le bébé à la cuiller
  2. Jeune Bretonne
  3. Adolescente se peignant
  4. Fillette lisant
  5. Les deux sœurs
  6. Au Jardin du Luxembourg
  7. Fillette au chapeau bleu
  8. Fillette à la gerbe
  9. Mademoiselle Cahen d'Anvers
  10. La petite pêcheuse
  11. Mademoiselle Grimprel au ruban bleu
  12. Au piano
  13. Fillette au chapeau à plume rose
  14. Les enfants de Madame Charpentier
  15. Le petit collégien
15 Portraits of Children from Auguste Renoir for piano 4-hands; inspried by pictures of children by Auguste Renoir; suitable for teaching
Orchestral 1971 Quinze portraits d'enfants d'Auguste Renoir 15 Portraits of Children from Auguste Renoir for string orchestra; inspried by pictures of children by Auguste Renoir
Chamber music 1971 Sept danses, Dixtuor à vent 7 Dances, Wind Dectet for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 horns and 2 bassoons; after the 1935 ballet Les malheurs de Sophie; dedicated to Klaus Rainer Schöll
Orchestral 1971 Thème et variations pour orchestre Theme and Variations for orchestra
Chamber music 1971 Trio pour flûte, harpe et violoncelle Trio for flute, cello and harp; dedicated to Trio Nordmann
Chamber music 1972 Octuor Octet for clarinet, bassoon, horn, 2 violins, viola, cello and double bass; "dédié à l'Octuor de Paris et composé à la mémoire vénérée de Franz Schubert"
Orchestral 1973 La ville mystérieuse, Fantaisie pour grand orchestre La ville mystérieuse, Fantasy for orchestra; based on a novella by Jules Verne
Chamber music 1973 Neuf pièces caractéristiques, Dixtuor à vent 9 Character Pieces, Wind Dectet for 2 flutes, 2 oboes 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons and 2 horns
Transcription 1973 Six impromptus et moments musicaux 6 Impromptus and Moments Musicaux for flute, violin, viola, cello and harp; original works for piano by Franz Schubert
Chamber music 1974 Aubade Aubade for 12 cellos; dedicated to the cello section of the Berlin Philharmonic "pour mes célèbres Interprètes (et néanmoins Amis)"
Concertante 1974 Concerto pour contrebasse et orchestre Concerto for double bass and orchestra; dedicated to double bassist Wolfgang Güttler
Concertante 1974 Impromptu pour flûte et orchestre à cordes Impromptu for flute and string orchestra
Concertante 1974 Le gay Paris Le gay Paris for trumpet and wind instruments (flute, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 horns, bassoon, contrabassoon)
Chamber music 1974 Passacaille Passacaille for guitar solo
Chamber music 1974 Tema con variazioni Theme and Variations for clarinet and piano; orchestrated in 1978
Concertante 1974, 1978 Tema con variazioni Theme and Variations for clarinet and orchestra; original version for clarinet and piano
Orchestral 1975 Cassazione per 3 orchestre Cassazione for 3 orchestras
Transcription 1975 Cinq sonates 5 Sonatas for flute, violin, viola, cello and harp; original for piano by Domenico Scarlatti
Chamber music 1975 Cinque piccoli duetti 5 Little Duets for flute and harp; dedicated to Christian Lardé and Marie-Claire Jamet
Keyboard 1975 De la musique avant toute chose, Dix pièces enfantines
(Zehn Stücke für Kinder zum Spielen und Träumen)
10 Pieces for Children to Play and Dream for piano
Chamber music 1975 Prélude, sarabande et gigue Prélude, sarabande et gigue for trumpet and piano; revision of Sonatine pour trompette et piano (1952); also orchestrated
Concertante 1975 Prélude, sarabande et gigue Prélude, sarabande et gigue for trumpet and orchestra; original for trumpet and piano; revision of Sonatine pour trompette et piano (1952)
Concertante 1976 Chaconne Chaconne for harp and 11 string instruments
Concertante 1976 Concerto grosso Concerto grosso for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass and orchestra
Vocal 1976 La promenade à Versailles, Cantate La promenade à Versailles, Cantata for 2 tenors, 2 baritones and 11 string instruments; words by Jean de La Fontaine
Chamber music 1976 Thème varié Theme and Variations for double bass solo
Concertante 1976 Variations sur un thème plaisant Variations sur un thème plaisant for piano and 2 flutes, 2 oboes 2 clarinets, 2 horns and 2 bassoons (contrabassoon)
Keyboard 1977 Deux pièces pour clavecin 2 Pieces for harpsichord; dedicated to Joël Forgues
Chamber music 1977 Quintette pour clarinette en si et quatuor à cordes Quintet for clarinet, 2 violins, viola and cello; dedicated to Eduard Brunner
Chamber music 1977 Sept impromptus 7 Impromptus for flute and bassoon
Concertante 1978 Concerto pour deux harpes et orchestre Concerto for 2 harps and orchestra
Vocal 1978 La cantate des Vieillards
  1. La vieille tante de Rouen
  2. Menuet
  3. Un congrès féministe
La cantate des Vieillards for tenor, bass and 11 string instruments; based on works by Guy de Maupassant
Orchestral 1978 Ouverture anacréontique Ouverture anacréontique
(Anacreontic Overture)
for orchestra
Chamber music 1978 Quasi improvvisando Quasi improvvisando for flute, piccolo, 2 oboes, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, contrabassoon, 2 horns and trumpet; dedicated to conductor Heinz Zeebe
Chamber music 1978 Serenata Serenata (Serenade) for guitar solo
Chamber music 1978 Suite pour harpe Suite for harp solo; dedicated to Bernard Galais
Concertante 1979 Concerto pour basson et 11 instruments à cordes (ou piano) Concerto for bassoon and 11 string instruments (or piano); dedicated to bassoonist and composer Maurice Allard
Concertante 1979 Concerto n° 2 pour violon et ensemble instrumental Concerto No. 2 for violin and instrumental ensemble
Chamber music 1979 Les petits Paganini Les petits Paganini for violin solo and 4 violins
Chamber music 1979 Petite valse européenne pour tuba et double quintette à vents Little European Waltz for tuba and double wind quintet (2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons and 2 horns)
Chamber music 1980 Duo baroque Duo baroque for double bass and harp
Chamber music 1980 Huit bagatelles 8 Bagatelles for 2 violins, viola, cello and piano
Chamber music 1980 Marche triomphale Marche Triomphale for 4 trumpets and organ
Ballet 1980 Pierrot ou les secrets de la nuit Pierrot ou les secrets de la nuit
(Pierrot or the Secrets of the Night)
in 1 act for 3 dancers; libretto by Michel Tournier
Chamber music 1980 Tema con 8 variazioni Theme and 8 Variations for violin solo; dedicated to Michael Goldstein
Chamber music 1981 Mozart new-look, Petite fantaisie pour contrebasse et instruments à vent sur la Sérénade de "Don Giovanni" Mozart New-Look, Little Fantasy on the Serenade from "Don Giovanni" for double bass and wind dectet (2 flute, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bassoon, contrabassoon, 2 horns); based on the aria "Deh, vieni alla finestra" from Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and also quotes the aria "Près des remparts de Séville" from act I of Carmen by Georges Bizet
Vocal 1981 Psyché, Féerie pour récitant et orchestre Psyché, Fable for narrator and orchestra; story by Jean de La Fontaine
Chamber music 1982 Divertissement pour deux guitares Divertissement for 2 guitars
Keyboard 1982 Huit variations sur le nom de Johannes Gutenberg 8 Variations on the Name of Johannes Gutenberg for piano; thematic material is a musical cryptogram on the name of Johannes Gutenberg
Chamber music 1982 Onze variations sur un thème de Haydn 11 Variations on a Theme of Haydn for 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 horns, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, trumpet and double bass; based on movement I of the Surprise Symphony by Joseph Haydn
Choral 1982 Trois poèmes de Paul Valéry
  1. Aurore
  2. Cantique des colonnes
  3. Le sylphe
3 Poems of Paul Valéry for mixed chorus a cappella; words by Paul Valéry
Concertante 1982–1983 Concerto pour guitare et orchestre à cordes Concerto for guitar and string orchestra
Concertante 1983 Concerto pour trombone et 10 instruments à vent Concerto for trombone and 10 wind instruments (2 flutes, 2 oboes, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, contrabassoon and 2 horns) Recording premiere by Mark Eager and BBC NOW in 1995.
Keyboard 1983 Trois esquisses sur les touches blanches, de difficulté progressive, à l'intention des jeunes pianistes
  1. Le chérubin provisoire
  2. Le rêveur
  3. Le diablotin libéré
3 Sketches on the White Keys for piano; progressive difficulty; intended for students
Transcription 1984 Huit pièces pittoresques 8 Pièces pittoresques for 2 flutes, oboe, English horn, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, contrabassoon and 2 horns; original 10 Pièces pittoresques for piano by Emmanuel Chabrier
Chamber music 1984 Hommage à l'ami Papageno, Fantaisie sur les thèmes favoris de "La flûte enchantée" de W.A. Mozart pour piano et dix instruments à vent Homage to Our Friend Papageno, Fantasia on Favorite Themes of "The Magic Flute" by Mozart for 2 flutes (piccolo), oboe, English horn, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, contrabassoon, 2 horns and piano; based on various themes from The Magic Flute ("Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen, "Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja", "Pa … pa … pa ...", etc.) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Chamber music 1984 Musique pour faire plaisir
  1. Petit valse – Introduction
  2. Élégie
  3. L'embarquement pour Cythère, Grande valse démocratique
Musique pour faire plaisir
(Music to Give Pleasure)
for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons and 2 horns; based on piano works of Francis Poulenc
1. Valse en ut from Album des Six (1919)
2. Élégie for 2 pianos (1959) and Mélancholie (1940)
3. L'embarquement pour Cythère for 2 pianos (1951)
Chamber music 1984 Sonate pour flûte à bec (ou flûte) et guitare Sonata for recorder (or flute) and guitar; dedicated to Charles Limouse and Alain Prévost
Keyboard 1984 Suite profane Suite profane for organ
Orchestral 1985 Ode à la Liberté Ode à la Liberté (Ode to Liberty) for wind orchestra
Transcription 1985 Élégie Élégie for 2 violins, viola, cello and double bass; original work by Emmanuel Chabrier
Transcription 1985 Habanera Habanera for cello and piano; original for piano by Emmanuel Chabrier
Keyboard 1986 Messe de mariage Messe de Mariage (Wedding Mass) for organ; composed for the wedding of composer and organist Thomas Daniel Schlee at Église Saint-Sulpice, Paris
Chamber music 1986 Trio pour violon, violoncelle et piano Trio for violin, cello and piano
Chamber music 1987 Dixtuor pour quintette à vent et quintette à cordes Dectet for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, 2 violins, viola, cello and double bass
Transcription 1987 Trois marches militaires 3 Milatary Marches for flute, piccolo, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bassoon, contrabassoon and 2 horns; original work by Franz Schubert
Keyboard 1987 La promenade d'un musicologue éclectique The Eclectic Musicologist Takes a Stroll for piano; dedicated to Emile Naoumoff
Chamber music 1987 Noël nouvelet et Il est né, le Divin Enfant, Deux improvisations Noël nouvelet and Il est né, le Divin Enfant, 2 Improvisations for 12 cellos; dedicated to the cello section of the Berlin Philharmonic
Chamber music 1987, 1990 Notturno e Divertimento Notturno e Divertimento for 4 horns
Orchestral 1987 Pavane pour un génie vivant Pavane pour un génie vivant
(Pavane for a Living Genius)
for orchestra; dedication: "À la mémoire de Maurice Ravel, si présent parmi nous..." ("In memory of Maurice Ravel, if present in our midst...")
Chamber music 1987 Quintette à vent n° 2 Quintet No. 2 for Winds for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn; dedicated to the Aulos Wind Quintet
Concertante 1988 Concerto pour quinze solistes et orchestre Concerto for 15 Soloists and Orchestra for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, contrabassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, harp, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass and orchestra; "Suivi d'une surprise" ("Followed by a surprise")
Chamber music 1988 Quintette pour flûte à bec (ou flûte), 2 violons, violoncelle et clavecin Quintet for recorder, 2 violins, cello and harpsichord; dedicated to Carl Dolmetsch
Transcription 1989 Cortège burlesque Cortège burlesque for flute, piccolo, oboe, English horn, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, contrabassoon and 2 horns; original for piano 4-hands by Emmanuel Chabrier
Chamber music 1989 Le colloque des deux perruches Le colloque des deux perruches for flute and alto flute; dedicated to Roberto Fabbriciani
Chamber music 1989 Quintette n° 2 pour flûte, harpe et trio à cordes Quintet No. 2 for flute, violin, viola, cello and harp
Transcription 1989 Trois écossaises et variations sur un air populaire allemand 3 Écossaises et variations sur un air populaire allemand for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons and 2 horns; by Frédéric Chopin
Chamber music 1990 Élégie pour 10 instruments à vent Élégie for flute, alto flute, oboe, English horn, basset horn, bass clarinet, bassoon, contrabassoon and 2 horns; "Pour commémorer le bicentenaire de la mort de W.A. Mozart" ("To commemorate the bicentennial of the death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart")
Chamber music 1990 Trio pour clarinette, alto et piano Trio for clarinet, viola and piano
Chamber music 1990 Suite pour quatuor de saxophones Suite for 4 saxophones
Concertante 1991 Double concerto pour flûte, clarinette et orchestre Double Concerto for flute, clarinet and orchestra; dedicated to Dagmar Becker and Wolfgang Meyer
Orchestral 1991 Quatre-vingt cinq mesures et un Da Capo Eighty-Five Measures and a Da Capo for chamber orchestra
Chamber music 1991 Sixtuor Sextet for flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon and horn
Vocal 1991 Triade de toujours, 3 Duos
  1. Débat du cœur et du corps de Villon
  2. Tircis et Amarante
  3. Vif entretien entre la dèche et l'argent
Triade de toujours for soprano, baritone, wind quintet, string quintet and harp
1. words by François Villon
2. words by Jean de La Fontaine
3. words by Aristophanes
Concertante 1993 Concerto pour accordéon et orchestre Concerto for accordion and orchestra; dedicated to Pascal Contet
Keyboard 1994 Nocturne Nocturne for piano; dedication: "À la mémoire du grand Frédéric Chopin" ("In memory of the great Frédéric Chopin")
Chamber music 1994 Pour remercier l'auditoire Pour remercier l'auditoire for flute, clarinet, horn, violin, cello and piano
Chamber music 1994 Quatuor pour clarinette, cor de basset, clarinette basse et piano Quartet for clarinet, basset horn, bass clarinet and piano
Chamber music 1994 Trio pour hautbois, basson et piano Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano; dedicated to William Waterhouse
Transcription 1995 Nocturne et polonaise Nocturne and Polonaise for orchestra; Nocturne in C minor, Op. 48 No. 1 and Polonaise in A major, Op. 53 originally for piano by Frédéric Chopin; dedicated to Dr. Peter Hanser-Strecker
Chamber music 1995 Nonetto Nonetto for oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, 2 violins, viola, cello and double bass; based on the Quintet in E major for winds and piano, KV 452 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Chamber music 1995 Trio pour flûte, violoncelle et piano Trio for flute, cello and piano
Chamber music 1996 Célestes Schubertiades, Fantaisie sur des thèmes de Schubert Célestes Schubertiades, Fantasy on Themes of Schubert for 2 flutes (piccolo), oboe, English horn, 2 clarinets (bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (contrabassoon) and 2 horns; based on themes by Franz Schubert
Chamber music 1996 Deux pièces pour basson et piano 2 Pieces for bassoon and piano; dedicated to Cathérine Marchèse and Emile Naoumoff
Chamber music 1996 Sonate pour flûte et piano Sonata for flute and piano
Vocal 1997 Neuf historiettes 9 Historiettes for baritone, tenor saxophone and piano; words by Gédéon Tallemant des Réaux

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