Brèves Rencontres by Jacques Castérède is a set of three pieces for Bb or C Trumpet and Piano. Written for the Paris Conservatoire contest, the pieces are difficult (8°,9°) and last 8 minutes.
The three pieces are:
- Divertissement, Allegro Brillante (tempo 120)
- Pavane, Andante Sost. (tempo 66)
- Scherzo, Allegro con spirito (tempo 112)
Jacques Castérède (1926-2014) was a renowned composer and pianist. He has won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1953 and has composed numerous melodic pieces including ballets, concertos, symphonies, ensemble and chamber music.