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postheadericon JANSON Jean-Baptiste (1742-1803)

Classical music scores - Sheet music - Janson - Six sonatas for cello and bass Opus I - CelloJANSON Jean-Baptiste (1742-1803)

At the Concert Spirituel in Paris, Janson, aged 13 years, played a cello sonata on March the 23th, 25th and 29th !

Aged 22 years he was musician to the Prince de Conti. The Prince de Conti’s salon consisted of an orchestra, choir and soloists.

1766-1767 : Journey to Italy in the company of the hereditary prince of Brunswick. During this Italian eptemb he apparently improved his technique. Mercure de France, eptember 1767 : “Everybody admits that this is the finest possible combination of beauty, purety of tone, sureness of touch, and the charm of most sensitive expression.”

C.1783 : According to Fétis he travelled to Germany where he visited Hamburg, then to Denmark, Sweden and Poland.

In 1795, he was appointed professor of cello in the Conservatoire.

22th of September 1809, he died rue Bergère, near the Conservatoire.

- Six sonatas for cello and bass – Opus I. Paris (s.d. = 1765). (Réf. 2249)

This opus I is a youthful work, its author was 23 years old. Janson gives no expression marks.

The composer often terminates a movement, or the first section of a movement, with the same formula. The player may add some ornamentation on the pause.

Classical music scores - Sheet music - Janson - Six sonatas for cello and bass - Opus I - Cello

Presentation : Catalogue of the works of Jean-Baptiste Janson by Philippe Lescat.

Notes on the score (notation, times signatures, ornamentation, phrasing) by Jean Saint-Arroman.

- Six sonatas for cello and bass – Opus IV. Paris (s.d. = 1774). (Réf.5787)

    Janson Jean-Baptiste : Six sonatas for cello and bass - Opus IV

The splendid « adagios » are a model for the ornamentation of the end of the eighteenth century.

Presentation : Biography by Philippe Lescat. Interpretation of the score by Jean Saint-Arroman.