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D'INDY, Vincent
b Paris, 27 March 1851
d Paris, 2 December 1931, aged eighty

He was born into a noble family, and had a very strict upbringing. He studied piano with his paternal grandmother, and soon became a prodigy. He began studying harmony at the age of fourteen. After distinguished service during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870/71, he studied with Franck at the Paris Conservatory. His association with Saint-Saëns, Massenet, Bizet, Brahms, Liszt and Wagner gave him a wide horizon of musical ideas. He formed the Schola Cantorum, and was its principal and chief lecturer. He was a teacher of great influence.

1874 (23)

Max et Thecla, symphonic overture (Part 2 of Wallenstein Trilogy)

Jean Hunyade, symphony (1874-5)

1876 (25)

Anthony and Cleopatra, overture

Attendez-moi sous l'Orme, opera (1876-8)

1878 (27)

The Enchanted Forest, ballad-symphony

Piano Quartet in A major (1878-88)

1878-83 (28-32)

Le Chant de la Cloche, opera

1880 (29)

Le Camp de Wallenstein, symphonic overture (Part 1 of Wallenstein Trilogy)

1882 (31)

La Mort de Wallenstein, symphonic overture (Part 3 of Wallenstein Trilogy)

1884 (33)

Saugefleurie, orchestral legend

Lied for cello (or viola)

and orchestra

1886 (35)

Symphony on a French Mountain Air

Suite in D major for trumpet, two flutes and string quartet

1887 (36)

Serenade and Valse, for small orchestra

Trio for clarinet, cello and piano

1888 (37)

Fantasie, for oboe and orchestra

1890 (39)

Karadec, incidental music

String Quartet No 1 in Bb

1891 (41)

Tableaux de Voyage, for orchestra

1896 (45)

Istar, symphonic variations for orchestra

1897 (46)

Fervaal, Lyric drama

String Quartet No 2 in E

1898 (47)

Medée, incidental music

Chansons et danses, for seven wind instruments in Bb

L'Etranger, Lyric drama (1898-1901)

1902-3 (51-2)

Symphony No 2 in Bb

1903 (52)

Choral Varié, for saxophone and orchestra

1904 (53)

Violin Sonata in C

1905 (54)

Jour d'eté a la montagne, symphonic triptych

1906 (55)

Souvenirs, tone poem

1915-18 (65-7)

Sinfonia breve de ballo Gallico

1918 (67)

Sarabande et Minuet, for piano, flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon

1920 (69)

Legende de St Christophe, opera

Le Poeme des Rivages, symphonic suite (1920-1)

1922-3 (71-2)

Le Reve de Cynias, Lyric comedy

1924 (73)

Piano Quintet in G minor

1925 (74)

Cello Sonata in D major

Diptyque méditerranéen (1925-6)

1927 (76)

Concerto for piano, flute, cello and string quartet

Suites en parties, for harp, flute, viola, and cello

1929 (78)

String Sextet in Bb

1930 (79)

String Quartet No 4 in Db

Piano Trio No 2 in the form of a suite

Suite for flute obbligato, violin, viola, cello and harp

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