The Wool-Spinning Devil

The Wool-Spinning Devil is a traditional Quebecois tale adapted by Eveline Ménard, spoken by a narrator and accompanied by a chamber ensemble.

Instrumentation:
– Version for trio and narrator: narrator, clarinet, cello, piano
– Version for string quartet and narrator (arr. Eric Jones-Cadieux)
– Suite version for trio (without narrator): clarinet, cello, piano (optional: one of the musician can tell story excerpts between the movements)
– Suite version for string quartet (without narrator) (optional: one of the musician can tell story excerpts between the movements) (arr. Eric Jones-Cadieux)

Duration: 12 minutes

Premiere: February 11th, 2005, by Eveline Ménard, Guillaume Bourque (clarinet), Julie-Odile Gauthier-Morin (cell0) and Marie-Hélène Trempe (piano), at the Serge Garant Hall, in Montréal.

Performances of The Wool-Spinning Devil

2017, Feb. 12 | Quatuor Claudel and Valerie Walker | Salle Saint-François-Xavier, Prévost, QC, Canada
2017, Jan. 28 | Quatuor Claudel and Eveline Ménard | Carrefour culturel de Notre-Dame-des-Prairies Église, Notre-Dame-des-Prairies, QC, Canada

2007, Sept. 28 | Eveline Ménard | Journées de la culture, Maison de la culture Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montreal

2006, March 26 | Mathieu Gaudet, Jean-François Normand and Rafael Hoekman | Jeunesses musicales du Canada, Hall Anaïs-Rousseau, Trois-Rivières
2006, March 26 | Mathieu Gaudet, Jean-François Normand and Rafael Hoekman | Jeunesses musicales du Canada, Place-des-Arts, Montreal
2006, Feb. 26 | Mathieu Gaudet, Jean-François Normand and Rafael Hoekman | Jeunesses musicales du Canada, Studo 16, Vancouver
2006, Jan. 21 | Mathieu Gaudet, Jean-François Normand and Rafael Hoekman | Jeunesses musicales du Canada, Algoma University Auditorium, Sault-Ste-Marie

2005, Oct. 19 | Mathieu Gaudet, Jean-François Normand and Rafael Hoekman | Jeunesses musicales du Canada, Théâtre le Palace, Granby
2005, Oct. 18 | Mathieu Gaudet, Jean-François Normand and Rafael Hoekman | Jeunesses musicales du Canada, Centre culturel de Drummondville, Drummondville
2005, Oct. 7 | Mathieu Gaudet, Jean-François Normand and Rafael Hoekman | Jeunesses musicales du Canada, Saint Andrew’s Church, Prescott
2005, Oct. 5 | Mathieu Gaudet, Jean-François Normand and Rafael Hoekman | Jeunesses musicales du Canada, Empire Theatre, Belleville
2005, Oct. 4 | Mathieu Gaudet, Jean-François Normand and Rafael Hoekman | Jeunesses musicales du Canada, St. Joseph’s Church, Grimsby
2005, Sept. 30 | Mathieu Gaudet, Jean-François Normand and Rafael Hoekman | Jeunesses musicales du Canada, Strathroy Library Auditorium, Strathoy
2005, Sept. 28 | Mathieu Gaudet, Jean-François Normand and Rafael Hoekman | Jeunesses musicales du Canada, Hall Desjardins, La Sarre
2005, Sept. 27 | Mathieu Gaudet, Jean-François Normand and Rafael Hoekman | Jeunesses musicales du Canada, Théâtre du Cuivre, Rouyn-Noranda
2005, Sept. 26 | Mathieu Gaudet, Jean-François Normand and Rafael Hoekman | Jeunesses musicales du Canada, Hall Augustin-Chénier, Ville-Marie
2005, Sept. 1 | Eveline Ménard, François Lebrun, Vincent Fournier and Jean-François Duschesne | Jeunesses musicales du Canada, Claude Champagne Hall, Montreal
2005, Feb. 11 | Eveline Ménard, Guillaume Bourque, Julie-Odile Gauthier-Morin and Marie-Hélène Trempe | Hall Serge Garant, Montreal (premiere)



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