François Glorieux was born in Belgium in 1932, and acclaimed throughout Europe, the USA, Latin America, Canada, Japan, China, the Middle East and Africa. He is one of the most widely accomplished and versatile musicians traveling the international circuit today: pianist composer conductor, commentator, entertainer, honorary professor of chamber music at the Royal Music Conservatory of Ghent and guest professor at Yale University (USA). His particular art was the rare one of improvisation presented in five languages. Glorieux practices all musical styles and has been highly considered by great artists such as André Cluytens, Arthur Rubinstein, Yves Nat, Hiroyuki Iwaki, Enrique Jorda, Raphael Frühbeck de Burgos, but also Michael Jackson, Stan Kenton, Stéphane Grappelli, Paul McCartney, Toots Thielemans, Jacky Collins, Annie Girardot, Dionne Warwick, A.C. Jobim, and so on.
Movements include: Hradčany, Petřín, Václavské náměstí, Vyšehradský hřbitov, Staroměstské náměstí, Karlův most, The Old Narrow Streets by Night, and Křižíkova fontána.
- 2 Horns in F
- 4 Trumpets in C (also Flügelhorn in Bb and Piccolo Trumpet in Bb)
- 2 Tenor Trombones
- 1 Bass Trombone
- 1 Bass Tuba
- Percussion (2 players): 4 Timpani - Full Drums (4 Susp. Cymbals, Hi-hat, Snare Drum, 3 Toms, Bass Drum) - Vibraphone - Glockenspiel - Tubular Bells - Grand Tam-tam - Bass Drum - Pair of Cymbals - Bell Tree - Triangle - Tambourine