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Alexandre Tansman

p, *1897 FR, Łódź
Musician / Composer of Classical

Alexandre Tansman (born Aleksander Tansman) (12 June 1897 – 15 November 1986) was a Polish-born French composer and virtuoso pianist. He spent his early years in his native Poland, but lived in France for most of his life. His music is primarily neoclassical, drawing on his Polish Jewish heritage as well as his French musical influences.

     
Genres
  • Classical
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
Barcarolle on Gitar Mesek by Janka Mihaly
Pièces brèves pour guitare: IV. Berceuse - Boîte à musique on Tansman: Complete Works for Solo Guitar by Alexandre Tansman & Andrea de Vitis
Variation III: Vivo (non troppo) on Tansman: Guitar Music by Alexandre Tansman
Tansman: Musique de cour d'après Robert de Visée: V. Passacaille on Aranjuez by Thibaut García, Ben Glassberg & Orchestre National Du Capitole De Toulouse
Tansman: Musique de cour d'après Robert de Visée: I. Entrée on Aranjuez by Thibaut García, Ben Glassberg & Orchestre National Du Capitole De Toulouse
Tansman: Musique de cour d'après Robert de Visée: II. Menuet on Aranjuez by Thibaut García, Ben Glassberg & Orchestre National Du Capitole De Toulouse
Visit to Israel: IX. Yemenite Cradle Song on Tansman: Piano Music by Alexandre Tansman & Giorgio Koukl
Tansman: Musique de cour d'après Robert de Visée: III. Sarabande on Aranjuez by Thibaut García, Ben Glassberg & Orchestre National Du Capitole De Toulouse
Tansman: Musique de cour d'après Robert de Visée: IV. Gavotte et Musette on Aranjuez by Thibaut García, Ben Glassberg & Orchestre National Du Capitole De Toulouse
Tansman: Musique de cour d'après Robert de Visée: VIII. Finale on Aranjuez by Thibaut García, Ben Glassberg & Orchestre National Du Capitole De Toulouse

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Symphonies Vol.3, On The Symphonic EdgeAlexandre Tansman, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Oleg Caetani2018Album
LukaszAntónio José, Alexandre Tansman, Witold Lutoslawski, Łukasz Kuropaczewski2017Album
20th Century Masterpieces For 2 Pianos And Orchestra (Volume I)Joshua Pierce & Dorothy Jonas, Nikolai Tikhonovich Berezovsky, Paul Creston, Nikolai Lopatnikoff, Gian Francesco Malipiero, Francis Poulenc, Robert Starer, Alexandre Tansman2017Compil.
Penderecki Bacewicz TansmanKrzysztof Penderecki, Grażyna Bacewicz, Alexandre Tansman, Karolina Piątkowska-Nowicka, Bogna Czerwińska-Szymula2017Album
Piano Music, Volume TwoAlexandre Tansman, Danny Zelibor2017Album
Easy Studies For Guitar, Volume 2Franco Cavallone, Stephen Dodgson, Iván Patachich, Manuel María Ponce Cuéllar, Alexandre Tansman, Cristiano Porqueddu2017Album
Easy Studies For Guitar Volume 1Cristiano Porqueddu, Eduardo Garrido, Nikita Koshkin, Reginald Smith Brindle, Alexandre Tansman2016Album
Tansman - Complete Music For Solo GuitarCristiano Poli Cappelli, Alexandre Tansman2016Album
Tansman: Piano MusicAlexandre Tansman, Eliane Reyes2014Album
20th-Century Polish Harp ConcertosAlexandre Tansman, Tadeusz Paciorkiewicz, Bogusław Schaeffer, Marceli Popławski, Piotr Moss, Jerzy Maksymiuk — Anna Sikorzak-Olek2013Album
Clarinet Concerto • Concertino • Six Movements For StringsAlexandre Tansman, Jean-Marc Fessard, Laurent Decker, Silesian Chamber Orchestra, Mirosław Jacek Błaszczyk2011Album
Tansman Boulanger GershwinDavid Greilsammer, Alexandre Tansman, Nadia Boulanger, George Gershwin2010Album
Piano WorksAlexandre Tansman, Margaret Fingerhut2009Album
Guitar RecitalMarcin Dylla, Joaquín Rodrigo, Alexandre Tansman, Nicholas Maw, Manuel María Ponce Cuéllar2008Album
Poland Abroad: Music For String OrchestraSimon Laks, Alexandre Tansman, Jerzy Fitelberg, Mieczysław Karłowicz, Kammersymphonie Berlin, Jürgen Bruns2006Album
Works for OrchestraAlexandre Tansman, Orkiestra Opery I Filharmonii Podlaskiej, Marcin Nałęcz-Niesiołowski2006Album
Polski Nowoczesny (Polish Modern)Witold Lutoslawski, Andrzej Panufnik, Krzysztof Penderecki, Alexandre Tansman, Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Karol Rathaus2006Compil.
Polish 20th Century Sonatas For Flute & PianoMarta A. Balińska, Bernard Job, Adam Świerzyński, Tadeusz Szeligowski, Alexandre Tansman, Bolesław Woytowicz2006Album
Symphonies Vol. 1Alexandre Tansman, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Oleg Caetani, Melbourne Chorale2006Album
Symphony No. 4 / Bric-à-Brac BalletAlexandre Tansman – Bamberger Symphoniker, Israel Yinon2000Album
QuintetsAnton Rubinstein, Alexander Tcherepnin, Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, Alexandre Tansman, Wind Quintet Of The National Theatre Prague, Giorgio Koukl2000Album
Frédéric Zigante Plays Alexandre TansmanAlexandre Tansman, Frédéric Zigante, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Andrew Penny1999Album
Plays Classical GuitarAlexandre Tansman, Rafael D'Haene, Manuel María Ponce Cuéllar, Štěpán Urban, John W. Duarte, Frank Martin, Mario Castelnuovo Tedesco, Karel Fleischlinger1999Album
20th Century French Wind TriosGeorges Auric / Joseph Canteloube / Jean Françaix / Jacques Ibert / Darius Milhaud / Paul Pierné / Alexandre Tansman - The Chicago Chamber Musicians1998Album
Works For PianoAlexandre Tansman, Diane Andersen, Daniel Blumenthal1997Album
Aleksander Tansman Karol SzymanowskiAlexandre Tansman, Karol Szymanowski1996Album
Guitar Music (Complete)Alexandre Tansman, Marc Regnier1994Album
Piano Sonatas & Sonatinas / Suite VariéeAlexandre Tansman - Daniel Blumenthal1993Album
20th Century Guitar MusicManuel María Ponce Cuéllar, Mario Castelnuovo Tedesco, Sven Libaek, Francisco Tárrega, Alexandre Tansman, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Agustín Barrios Mangoré, Jose Luis Gonzalez1992Album
Symphony No. 5Alexandre Tansman1992Album
L. Thuille - A. Tansman - F. PoulencWarschauer Bläserquintett, Michiko Otaki, Ludwig Thuille, Alexandre Tansman, Francis Poulenc1990Album
Concerto pour hautbois et orchestre / Six mouvements pour orchestre à cordesDarius Milhaud / Alexandre Tansman / Orchestre de Chambre de L'O.R.T.F. Direction Pierre-Michel Le Conte, Orchestre Philharmonique De L'O.R.T.F Direction Maurice Suzan, Jacques Vandeville1987Album
The Masters Write JazzLeo Smit1960Album
Capriccio / The Mirror / The Tower Of Saint BarbaraAlexandre Tansman / Felix Borowski / Ingolf Dahl – The Louisville Orchestra, Robert Whitney1956Album
Isaiah, The ProphetAlexandre Tansman1953Album
Andrès SegoviaAndrés Segovia - Girolamo Frescobaldi, Mario Castelnuovo Tedesco, Alberto Ponce, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Alexandre Tansman, Federico Moreno TorrobaAlbum
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