Pasquet, Luis (1917 - 2013)

Luis Pasquet was born 1917 in the city of Salto, Uruguay and studied both music and chemistry in Uruguay's capital Montevideo. Early on his career he became interested in impressionistic and expressionistic music as well as jazz. His compositions are an elegant mixture of all these styles, influenced by his long and colourful career as a band leader in Uruguay and throughout the world. During his career, Mr. Pasquet has had the pleasure of performing with many renowned musicians such as Josephine Bakerin, Juliette Grècon and George Ulmer, to name a few. Luis Pasquet has lived in Lahti since 1974, working as a correpetitor for the National Ballet in Helsinki and for Lahti Opera. He also worked as an accompanist for Lahti Conservatory for several years. Year 2004 Luis Pasquet was nominated as an honorary composer of the Lahti Conservatory.

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Había una vez...  Oli kerran ...

Había una vez... Oli kerran ... | more info
Duration 2'15'' 4 pages
Tango

Había una vez... / Oli kerran... is a distinguished argentinian-uruguain tango, where Luis Pasquet brings up the hot southern tango rhythms through his colourful tonepalette. The composer goes back in time to Buenos Aires, where he visited several Tango Bars, so called Tanguere, with Luis di Matteo, famous Bandoneon player from Uruguay.
This piece was composed for Lahti Brass Quintet, and they have recorded it as well.



15.50 €


Jazz Impressions / Jazz impressioita

Jazz Impressions / Jazz impressioita | more info
Duration 8'30'' 17 pages

1. Happy Moment 1'50''
2. Little Song and Blues / 4'20''
3. Entertainment 2'20''



30.00 €


Suite for Brass Quintet

Suite for Brass Quintet | more info
Duration 6'30'' 11 pages

This suite is one of the first compositions, that Luis Pasquet wrote for the Lahti Brass Quintet. Its musical form derived from a traditional suite from the 17th century.

The first movement is a Prelude, but not an Introduction, because it is independent.

The second movement a Sarabande is a fashion dance from the 17th century. Originally its rhythm was fast and joyful, but in time it became slower. The Third movement is a Gigue, an English dance, fast and rhythmical.

1. Prelude 2'10''
2. Sarabande 2'30''
3. Gigue 1'50''



30.00 €


That Lonely Palm Tree There / Yksinäinen palmu siellä

That Lonely Palm Tree There / Yksinäinen palmu siellä | more info
Duration 1'55'' 3 pages

"That Lonely Palm Tree There"

Chôro, brasilian folk dance



15.50 €