Léon Roques

Léon Roques (born 24 October 1839 in Aurignac, died 1923) was a French transcriber who is best known for his transcriptions of Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel. Perhaps his most familiar transcription is for violin and piano of Debussy's piano work La plus que lente.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 24th, 1839 (Aurignac), Died 1923 (Jouy-en-Josas)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-4008 10-in. 11/7/1906 Il est né, le divin enfant Edouard Le Bel Tenor vocal solo, with piano Composer  
Victor E-4009 8-in. 11/7/1906 Dans cette étable Edouard Le Bel Tenor vocal solo, with piano Composer  
Victor B-4010 10-in. 11/7/1906 Les anges dans nos campagnes Edouard Le Bel Tenor vocal solo, with piano Composer  
Victor CVE-34070 12-in. 12/29/1925 Waltz Jascha Heifetz Violin solo, with piano Composer  
Columbia 1956 10-in. ca. 1904 Les anges dans nos campagnes Joseph Saucier Baritone vocal solo, with piano Composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Roques, Léon," accessed September 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108617.

Roques, Léon. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108617.

"Roques, Léon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 September 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108617

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