Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Julio Racine, Haitian Composer and Arranger Featured at AfriClassical.com, Updates Lists of Compositions and Arrangements


Julio Racine (b. 1945) is a Haitian composer, arranger and flutist.  He writes to update his compositions and arrangements:

Racine's works are essentially Haitian-inspired, and have been performed and well-received in Haiti. His compositions include the following:

Tangente au Yanvalou for flute and piano

Sonate Vodou Jazz for Flute & Piano

2 String quartets

2 Essais for piano

Entr’act for Brass quintet

Fanfare for brass quintet

Sonate à Cynthia for Cello and Piano

Sonate à Christine for Flute and Piano

Haitian Suite (Regards) in 4 mvts for full orchestra

Divertimento for full orchestra

Missa Brevis for Choir And String Orchestra

Kanno ki tire for soprano voice and piano

12 Arrangements
Much of Julio Racine's time is spent orchestrating and arranging Haitian folksongs, such as these:

Diane de Dominique Jn. Baptiste (Arranged for Brass)

Trois feuilles, Trois racines Oh! (For String orchestra)

Erzulie Oh! (Voice & Piano)

Danza #4 de Ludovic Lamothe (Arranged for Violin & Piano)

Dodo Titit (Voice & Piano)

Mèsi bon Dié

Belle Haiti (Voice & Piano)

Erzulie malade (Arranged for Voice & Piano)

Idille paysanne by M.L. Denis (Arranged for Full Orchestra)

12 songs by Ansy Derose arr for Voice and string orchestra

3 Songs by F Casseus arr for Soprano Voice And String Orchestra

Haitian Folksongs arr for soprano voice and String Orchestra: Balmannan…Damballah…Latibonit O!...Papa Loco… Legba Zanglian….Soley…Milokan…etc…


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