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Sylvio Gualda

perc, *1939 FR, Algiers
Musician / Conductor of Classical and Pop

French percussionist and conductor, born April 12, 1939 in Alger. Mostly involved in the contemporary repertoire (Marius Constant, André Jolivet, Nguyen Thien Dao, François-Bernard Mâche, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Luciano Berio, among others), on March 18, 1973 he gave the first percussion recital in the history of western classical music. He has worked with many other soloists such as Jean-Pierre Drouet, Katia et Marielle Labèque, Elisabeth Chojnacka.

     
Instruments
  • Percussion
  • Timbales
Genres
  • Classical
  • Pop
  • Jazz
  • Electronic
  • Latin
Popular Tracks   
Bartók: Concerto for Two Pianos and Percussion, Sz. 115: I. Assai lento - Allegro molto on Bartók: Concerto for Two Pianos and Percussions & Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussions by Béla Bartók, Katia Labèque, Marielle Labèque, Sylvio Gualda, Jean-Pierre Drouet, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & Sir Simon Rattle
Société II - Pt. 1 on Ferrari: Presque Rien No. 1; Société II by Luc Ferrari, Gérard Frémy, Ensemble Instrumental de Musique Contemporaine de Paris & Konstantin Simonovitch
Bartók: Concerto for Two Pianos and Percussion, Sz. 115: III. Allegro ma non troppo on Bartók: Concerto for Two Pianos and Percussions & Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussions by Béla Bartók, Katia Labèque, Marielle Labèque, Sylvio Gualda, Jean-Pierre Drouet, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & Sir Simon Rattle
Bartók: Concerto for Two Pianos and Percussion, Sz. 115: II. Lento ma non troppo on Bartók: Concerto for Two Pianos and Percussions & Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussions by Béla Bartók, Katia Labèque, Marielle Labèque, Sylvio Gualda, Jean-Pierre Drouet, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & Sir Simon Rattle
Oresteïa: No. 1, Agamemnon on Iannis Xenakis: Oresteïa by Iannis Xenakis, Spiros Sakkas, Sylvio Gualda & Dominique Debart
Oresteïa: No. 2, Kassandra on Iannis Xenakis: Oresteïa by Iannis Xenakis, Spiros Sakkas, Sylvio Gualda & Dominique Debart
Société II - Pt. 2 on Ferrari: Presque Rien No. 1; Société II by Luc Ferrari, Gérard Frémy, Ensemble Instrumental de Musique Contemporaine de Paris & Konstantin Simonovitch
Oresteïa: No. 4, Les Choephores on Iannis Xenakis: Oresteïa by Iannis Xenakis, Spiros Sakkas, Sylvio Gualda & Dominique Debart
Société II - Pt. 3 on Ferrari: Presque Rien No. 1; Société II by Luc Ferrari, Gérard Frémy, Ensemble Instrumental de Musique Contemporaine de Paris & Konstantin Simonovitch
Société II - Pt. 7 on Ferrari: Presque Rien No. 1; Société II by Luc Ferrari, Gérard Frémy, Ensemble Instrumental de Musique Contemporaine de Paris & Konstantin Simonovitch

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Band Members
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
XenakisIannis Xenakis, Michel Tabachnik, Pierre Boulez, Elisabeth Chojnacka, Sylvio Gualda, Xenakis Ensemble, Huub Kerstens2000Compil.
Anaktoria · Morsima-Amorsima · Oophaa · Charisma · Mists · Mikka / Mikka «S»Iannis Xenakis, Elisabeth Chojnacka, Sylvio Gualda, Alain Damiens, Pierre Strauch, Claude Helffer, Maryvonne Le Dizes1996Album
Idmen / PléïadesIannis Xenakis, Les Pleiades, Chorus Of The Gulbenkian Foundation, Sylvio Gualda1992Album
Elisabeth Chojnacka, Sylvio Gualda [perform] Aperghis, Ferrari, Miereanu, Solal, XenakisElisabeth Chojnacka, Sylvio Gualda1990Album
Naama / À L'île De Gorée / Khoaï / KomboïIannis Xenakis / Xenakis Ensemble, Huub Kerstens, Sylvio Gualda, Elisabeth Chojnacka1990Album
Sonata For Two Pianos And Percussion · Concerto For Two Pianos, Percussion And OrchestraBéla Bartók / Katia Et Marielle Labèque, Sylvio Gualda & Jean-Pierre Drouet - City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra - Sir Simon Rattle1987Album
Percussion: 14 Stations / ZyklusMarius Constant / Karlheinz Stockhausen – Sylvio Gualda1986Album
Komboï / Anaphores / Pièces Pour Clavecin & PercussionIannis Xenakis / François-Bernard Mâche / Martial Solal - Elisabeth Chojnacka, Sylvio Gualda1985Album
Percussion Vol 2Sylvio Gualda – Iannis Xenakis / Elliott Carter / Nguyen Thiên Dao1978Album
Pour La Danse - Les Percussions De Sylvio Gualda Et Jean-Pierre DrouetSylvio Gualda / Jean-Pierre Drouet1976Album
Cuivres Et PercussionSylvio Gualda, Ars Nova Brass Quintet1975Album
Sonate Pour Deux Pianos & Percussion / Sept Pièces Pour Deux Pianos Extraites De MikrokosmosBéla Bartók - Katia Et Marielle Labèque, Sylvio Gualda & Jean-Pierre Drouet1972Album
Espaces Sonores No. 1Arlette Sibon-Simonovitch Avec Le Concours De Sylvio Gualda : Bernard Parmegiani, Josep Maria Mestres Quadreny1972Album
Percussion: 14 Stations / ZyklusMarius Constant / Karlheinz Stockhausen – Sylvio GualdaAlbum
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