Fernand Halphen, a composer in the Great War

On April 6th 2014, for the commemorations celebrating 100 years after World War 1 (1914-1918), the European Institute for Jewish Music organized a concert, along with the Museum of Art and History of Judaism, around the works of Fernand Halphen, Gabriel Fauré, Reynaldo Hahn, Jules Massenet and Claude Debussy from which you can watch a few excerpts …




Players :

Marie-Laure Garnier, soprano
Célia Oneto Bensaïd, piano
Célia Triplet, violin

FERNAND HALPHEN
- Les gnomes (Paul Reboux), 1906

REYNALDO HAHN
- L’enamourée (Théodore de Banville), 1891
- Nocturne (previously unreleased) for violin and piano, 1889

FERNAND HALPHEN
- Nocturne, for piano, 1898
- Les tranchées, melody (Capitaine de Lécluse) to honour the memory of Lieutenant Paul Levylier killed doing his duty, March 25th 1916
- Vieille chanson, melody (Jacques Hébertot), November 18th. 1916, dedicated to Melle de Fleury (nurse for the armies)]
- Amour pur, for voice, violin and piano (Gaston Habrehorn), (previously unreleased), 1898

Watch to the whole concert

Order the double CD of Fernand Halphen
Order the music scores of Fernand Halphen
Order the music scores of Reynaldo Hahn

Watch the conference (in french) by Laure Schnapper : Fernand Halphen - Un musicien israélite dans la Grande Guerre

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  • Les gnomes - Fernand HALPHEN

  • L’énamourée - Reynaldo HAHN

  • Nocturne pour piano - Fernand HALPHEN

  • Les tranchées - Fernand HALPHEN

  • Vieille chanson - Fernand HALPHEN

  • Amour pur - Fernand HALPHEN

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