Jacques Féréol Mazas: Etudes speciales
(Arranger: Luis Rosalebron)
for viola and piano
In studying Mazas’ Etude Speciale Op. 36, No. 1 we can discover many possibilities for the expression of musical and emotional ideas. To honor the students of viola, I have composed a piano accompaniment in hope to assist in the discovery of the beautiful harmonies, melodies and emotional aesthetics Mr. Mazas, with great ingenuity embedded in this very special composition. ~ Luis Rosalebron
Luis Rosalebron was born in Aguadilla Puerto Rico in 1971 to a family of amateur musicians and music lovers. His father was a heavy machinery operator, inventor and clarinetist. In 1993 received his Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Puerto Rico. In 1994 he joined the Unite States Army Band system as keyboard player. In 2000 joined the faculty of Fullerton College, California as Collaborative Artist and Vocal coach. In 2007 he graduated with a Masters degree in Piano Pedagogy from California State University at Fullerton. Mr. Rosalebron is an avid collector of fine musical instruments and music-related memorabilia. He is also an expert in the history of pianos as well as a reputable piano restorer.