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Jacques Hétu

p, ob, 1938-2010 CA, Trois-Rivières
Musician / Composer of Classical

Jacques Hétu OC OQ MSRC (August 8, 1938 – February 9, 2010) was a Canadian composer and music educator.Hétu was born in Trois-Rivières, Quebec; he began his professional training at the University of Ottawa where he was a pupil of Jules Martel from 1955 to 1956. In 1956 he entered the Conservatoire de musique du Québec à Montréal and studied there for five years with Melvin Berman (oboe), Isabelle Delorme (harmony), Jean Papineau-Couture (fugue), Clermont Pépin (composition and counterpoint), and Georges Savaria (piano); he also studied at the Tanglewood Music Center during the summer of 1959 with Lukas Foss. In 1961 he won several important awards, including the first prize at the Quebec Music Festivals composition competition, a grant from the Canada Council, and the Prix d'Europe. The l

        
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Oboe
Genres
  • Classical
  • Folk
  • World
Popular Tracks   
Concerto for Trumpet & Small Orchestra, Op. 43: I. Allegro on The Philip Smith Collection by Philip Smith, New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert, Bramwell Tovey, Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta, Erich Leinsdorf, Kurt Masur & Neeme Järvi
Concerto for Trumpet & Small Orchestra, Op. 43: II. Lento on The Philip Smith Collection by Philip Smith, New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert, Bramwell Tovey, Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta, Erich Leinsdorf, Kurt Masur & Neeme Järvi
Concerto for Trumpet & Small Orchestra, Op. 43: III. Allegro vivace on The Philip Smith Collection by Philip Smith, New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert, Bramwell Tovey, Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta, Erich Leinsdorf, Kurt Masur & Neeme Järvi
Suite, Op. 41: III. Ballade on Guitar Recital: Jerome Ducharme by Jerome Ducharme
Adagio and Rondo, Op. 3 No. 1a: Adagio on Hétu: Complete Chamber Works for Strings by Jacques Hétu, New Orford String Quartet, Timothy Hutchins, Steven Dann & Colin Carr
Suite, Op. 41: I. Prelude on Guitar Recital: Jerome Ducharme by Jerome Ducharme
Variations, Op. 8 on Glenn Gould Plays Sonatas, Fantasies & Variations by Glenn Gould
Suite, Op. 41: II. Nocturne on Guitar Recital: Jerome Ducharme by Jerome Ducharme
Suite, Op. 41: V. Final on Guitar Recital: Jerome Ducharme by Jerome Ducharme
Suite, Op. 41: IV. Reverie on Guitar Recital: Jerome Ducharme by Jerome Ducharme

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Complete Chamber Works For Strings: String Quartets Nos. 1 And 2 • Sérénade • SextetJacques Hétu – New Orford String Quartet • Steven Dann • Colin Carr • Timothy Hutchins2014Album
Works By Jacques Hétu · André PrévostJacques Hétu · André Prévost · Yegor Dyachkov, Jean Saulnier, Nouvel Ensemble Moderne / Lorraine Vaillancourt2005Album
ConcertosJacques Hétu - André Laplante, Robert Cram, Joaquin Valdepeñas, Christopher Millard, CBC Radio Orchestra, Mario Bernardi2003Album
Ovation Volume 1Jean Coulthard, Jacques Hétu, Harry Freedman, Murray Adaskin, John Weinzweig2002Compil.
Works By Kirchner, Prokofiev, Bartók, Medtner & HétuWilliam Race - Leon Kirchner · Béla Bartók · Jacques Hétu · Nikolai Medtner · Sergei Prokofiev1997Album
Canadian Trumpet ConcertiJacques Hétu, Malcolm Forsyth, Phil Nimmons1993Album
Canadian Music For Piano / Musique Canadienne Pour PianoLouise Bessette - Daniel Foley · Alexina Louie · Ann Southam · Linda Catlin Smith · Jacques Hétu1993Album
Anthologie De La Musique Canadienne/Anthology Of Canadian MusicJacques Hétu1988Album
Canadian Classics Vol. 2: North Country ⦁ Three Atmospheres ⦁ Célébration ⦁ Symphonie No. 3Franco Mannino1987Album
Les Abîmes Du Rêve - Poème De Émile NelliganJacques Hétu / Joseph Rouleau1987Album
River Of FireLawrence Cherney1986Album
Ballade / Theme And Variations On La Bas ⦁ Five Pieces For Piano ⦁ Ballade ⦁ Novellette ⦁ Ballade ⦁ Image AstraleCharles Foreman / Violet Archer ⦁ John Hawkins ⦁ Jacques Hétu ⦁ John Beckwith ⦁ Oskar Morawetz ⦁ Jean Coulthard1984Album
MusicanadaJacques Hétu / Gilles Tremblay / Norman Symonds / Tālivaldis Ķeniņš / John Weinzweig1978Album
Canadian Music In The 20th CenturyGlenn Gould / Oskar Morawetz, István Anhalt, Jacques Hétu1967Album
Quintette Ayorama Woodwind QuintetQuintette Ayorama Woodwind Quintet / Jacques Hétu / André Souris / Brian Cherney / Darius MilhaudAlbum
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