Jean Chatillon  (1937-)
Last updated: 24.06.17
Jean Chatillon is a French-Canadian composer born in Nicolet, Quebec. According to the CD cover of Valse pour l'Échappée Belle/Les Saisons du Coeur he was born into a musical family. Initially an autodidact both as pianist and composer, he studied with Conrad Letendre in Montréal in 1951. In 1969 he founded the Music Section of the University of Quebec, Trois-Rivières, and taught there until his retirement in 1981. A prolific composer with many works in music and literature, he is an established composer at the Canadian Centre of Music.
Of special interest to folk musicians are his works based on French-Canadian folk songs. These include:
  • Patentages Op. 78 (48 arrangements for piano)
  • Danses Québécoises Op. 82 (8 pieces for orchestra)
  • Rouli, Roulant Op. 96 (20 arrangements for various istrumental groups)
  • Hommages a Nos Bons Folklorisstes Op. 101 (30 pieces for piano)
  • Hommages a Nos Bons Conteurs Op101 (10 pieces for piano)
  • Une Soiree a Quebec Op. 103 (5 pieces for winds trios).

Own Library :
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sm15.gif Nouveaux Duos Folkloriques D/A
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Books:
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youtube15.jpg Au Paradis des Chats (Kaku paradize) perf. by Quattro Differente (5:04)  
youtube15.jpg Au Printemps de la Vie ...perf. by the composer's computer (2:38)  
youtube15.jpg Berceuse pour Bruno perf. by Victoria Voronyansky (2:38)  
youtube15.jpg Bergerette op 77 perf. by Sapcu Trio (6:19)  
youtube15.jpg Choral Du Soir 0001 ... perf. by the composer's computer (2:38)  
youtube15.jpg Des Enfants Jouent ... perf. by the composer's computer (2:49)  
youtube15.jpg En Souvenir de 0001 ... perf. by the composer's computer (7:35)  
youtube15.jpg En Souvenir de perf. by the Harper Wind Trio (7:04)  
youtube15.jpg Farfadets ... perf. by Zuzana Simurdova (4:23)  
youtube15.jpg Halloween 0001 (2:06)   
youtube15.jpg Hivers d'Antan 0001 - Winters of Long Ago (2:15)  
youtube15.jpg Hommage à Conrad Letendre (Prelude + Fugue no1) perf. by the composer (6:00)  
youtube15.jpg Hommage à Michel Perrault perf. by the composer (6:00)  
youtube15.jpg L' Appel de Fleuve ... perf. by the composer's computer (7:57)  
youtube15.jpg La Fête ... perf. by Jean's computer (3:29)  
youtube15.jpg Le Cantique Oublie ... perf. by the composer's computer (4:02)  
youtube15.jpg Le Printemps Qui Chante (solo piccolo) perf. by Efe Gokhan Unsal (2:13)  
youtube15.jpg Mes Nuages for viola and piano perf. by Brett Deubner (viola) and Luba Slepoi (piano) (2:41)  
youtube15.jpg Noel Quand Meme ... perf. by the composer's computer (1:58)  
youtube15.jpg Our Beloved Cats ...perf. by the composer's computer (3:21)   
youtube15.jpg Petit Valse du Samedi Soir ... perf. by Contra-Danza (2:36)  
youtube15.jpg Poucette ...perf. by Nancy Tyler (3:49)  
youtube15.jpg Promenade Au Bois ...perf. by George Labrano Gomez (3:07)  
youtube15.jpg Reel du Québec .... perf. by Saxophone Quartet Andran (3:07)  
youtube15.jpg Relaxation 0001 ...perf. by the composer's computer (5:10)  
youtube15.jpg Retrospective - of the composer's CDs (1:31)  
youtube15.jpg Rêves Du Samedi Soir ... perf. by the composer (2:54)  
youtube15.jpg Rêves Impossibles (Impossible Dreams) ...perf. by Zuzana Simurdova (12:32)  
youtube15.jpg A Strange Sunset perf. by Jean's computer (3:35)  
youtube15.jpg Sur le Pont D'Avignon & Vive la Compagnie! ... perf. by Nancy Tyler (4:34)   
youtube15.jpg Tant Aimesb 0001 ... perf. by the composer's computer (3:54)  
youtube15.jpg Toccate No.2 .... perf. by Zuzana Simurdova (4:52)  
youtube15.jpg Two Waltzes ... perf. by Brett Deubner (viola) and Luba Slepoi (piano) (5:29)  
youtube15.jpg Valse Pour l'Échappée Belle ... perf. by Ruslan Sviridov and Irina Khovanskaya (4:22)  
youtube15.jpg Valse Pour l'Échappée Belle ... perf. by the composer (3:11)  
youtube15.jpg Variations ... perf. by Zuzana Simurdova (8:35)  
youtube15.jpg A Voeux De Noel 0001 ... perf. by Jean's computer (2:18)  
youtube15.jpg White Christmas ... by Irving Berlin ... perf. by Sapcu Trio arr. Jean Chatillon (3:44)