French composer, Henri Büsser entered the Paris Conservatoire in 1889. He won the 1893 Prix de Rome and led a highly successful career as a composer, conductor, teacher and organist. His compositions for a variety of instruments are exceptional,Le Chasse De Saint Hubert for French Horn and Piano being no exception.
As reflected in Le Chasse De Saint Hubert, Büsser's compositional style was sophisticated, yet true to the 19th Century French tradition. Elements of Le Chasse De Saint Hubert include, chromaticism, exploitation of tonality, complex rhythms and significant tempo changes, among other aspects. For all advanced French Horn players, Büsser's Le Chasse De Saint Hubert is essential to a varied repertoire.