Maurits Deroo: Two Sketches (Twee Schetsen), opus 85 (1960)
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This volume features four major Flemish late romantic repertoire works, all closely related to the Ghentian horn school. Joseph Ryelandt’s hauntingly beautiful Sonata, op. 18, and Robert Herberigs’ masterpiece Cyrano de Bergerac had become unavailable to the public due to the disappearance of the Brussels publisher Cebedem in 2015. Both works have been thoroughly revised and typeset anew for this edition. Jules Bouquet’s Sonata and Maurits Deroo’s Two Sketches,op. 85, are published here for the first time. Two other first-rate works that were created in the same tradition, which had reached full maturity around 1900, are the Sonata, op. 7by Jane Vignery (1942, Andel) and Prosper Van Eechautte’s Night Poem (1938, Metropolis). (more text in the book...)
Brave Belgians - vol. III - Masters of Lyrical Style
‘Brave Belgians of the Belle Époque’ is an artistic case study that unravels the paradigm of a flourishing legacy of horn playing in Ghent at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentie..