Oui, les Quattro Pezzi, c'est vraiment faible. Aucun travail rythmique, juste un concept sur le son - vraiment proche de la fumisterie. Mais si tu dis que c'est mieux que du Morton Feldman que j'estime fort Musique spectrale. Grandes oeuvres orchestrales. Personnellement ses conceptions religieuses me laissent presque froid, ses oeuvres comprennent pour moi d'authentiques chefs d'oeuvre. Il reste un musicien avant tout.
Et ses textes concernent essentiellement la musique. Le sien est religieux et mystique. Ah bon? Ixor : Hautbois bof! Magnifiques incantations mystiques douloureuses. Quattro pezzi : pour trompette, si on aime 10 minutes de trompette solo, alors on est servi!
Le charme de l'inattendu. Aux confins de la musique. T'as pas une citation de Ferneyhough? Des influences jazz qui restent en demi-teinte. Vaut surtout pour Yliam et Tre canti sacri. Amusant, sans plus. Si Fuligo pouvait nous identifier le responsable de cette intoxication Antifona sul nome de Jesu proche des Three Latins prayers. Aspect de musique byzantine homophonique trop simple, vite lassant. Superbes moyens, chef d'oeuvre. Tre canti popolari : Participant d'une veine rurale.
Tourne en rond. Tonal et lassant! C'est bombance! Quant au coffret trois CD, je suis en train de m'y enfoncer - raison pour laquelle je remonte ce topic Yves Tanguy - Jour de lenteur Bon, ben, comment dire? A demain. The epigrammatic "Six Moods" are later works, and more modern, but still very approachable. Lively and appealing, and well performed and recorded. Norway's grand old man of music wrote all three of these works in the s, well after nine of his symphonies and many other compositions.
However, there are no concessions to age; these are tough, thorny and rigorously argued pieces. The first, in one movement is subtitled "Serenades of the Two Rivals" in which the viola and cello battle it out for the affections of an imaginary lover. The second quartet is the longest, a magnificent construction held together by powerful themes and motives. Hansa Quartet. Aleatoric elements play a role in the long, single-movement third quartet of and also in the much later fourth The fifth quartet of returns to a more classical form: six contrapuntal variations in passacaglia form.
Stamic Quartet. Everything here except the concerto and the rondeau is receiving its premiere recording. Except for the Nocturne No.
The second divertissement, in two movements of which the first later became the seventh Nocturne, has a Mendelssohnian lightness and gaiety while all of the others are touched with that unique balance between light and shadow, of joy and sorrow, so typical of the early Romantic genre and of Field in particular. The rarest pieces on record here are the Op. The rest are from the composer's youth.
A useful mid-price collection for completists and lovers of arcana. Various vocal and instrumental soloists, Erben Quartet. Though having the lowest opus number, the horn sonata is the latest work here, dating from Beethoven's 30th year.
The other pieces show the composer working in the ubiquitous genre of occasional music in the years around and leading up to his first two piano concertos. The first 16 of Donizetti's quartets were composed between and and were student works.
The 16th shows the young composer paying homage to Haydn. By the time of the 17th, written inDonezetti was already a successful opera composer and this quartet has all the Italian joie de vivre of his buffo operas.
Fromthe final quartet conveys the joys of spring with a first movement that was the original of the overture to Linda di Chamounix, a tranquil adagio, sparkling menuet and a jovial alla polacca finale. The Revolutionary Drawing Room. An oboe virtuoso himself, Triebensee was a prolific composer including many operas but his works for wind instruments stand out for their idiomatic writing.
Like most of his fellow Bohemians, Triebensee seems not to have been able to write a bad tune nor to have ever run out of enchanting and virtuosic ideas. Stefan Irmer piano Clementi's piano writing is the cornerstone of modern pianism - romanticism from Beethoven onwards can be traced more or less directly back to Clementi's innovations.
Indeed, uncanny prefigurings of even late Beethoven can often be found in these sonatas, particularly Clementi's profound slow movements, quite unlike anything else being written for keyboard at the time. The composer is really Johann Christoph Vogelwho published them under Yost's name to secure more easy acceptance.
Three of the concertos are in the standard three movements - fast - moderate and final rondo while the fourth has only two: a melodious adagio and the ubiquitous rondo.
Bursting with virtuosity and high spirits, they define Parisian tastes of the period. An amazing 49 years separate the two works on this disc perhaps even more amazingly, its composer is still alive at the age of !
Nearly 40 minutes in length, it features long build-ups of gradual dissonances which arrive at forceful climaxes as well as sweeping melodies which float over strongly marked metrical supports. The outer movements are reminiscent of Eisenstein's epic films and the limitless Russian landscape while the slow movement is an eloquent expression of human sadness.
The quartet, fromis much more oblique in its tonality as Ornstein rarely alights in a clearly defined key. The listener is constantly pulled toward a tonal center and then deflected away toward new horizons. Janice Weber pianoLydian String Quartet. New World U. Two works for orchestra evoking the present and past of the mighty flowing Hudson River are balanced by two others for brass quintet. Starer's suite, fromfollows the river in five vignettes from its sources to its outpouring into the sea at New York City.
Thorne's symphony, completed last year, is in four movements: three brief ones commenting on certain geographical locations on the river and a much longer fourth which sets sets five descriptions of the Hudsonby Whitman for chorus. Both works are abundantly tuneful, tonal and in the finest 20th century tradition of American symphonic music. In one movement, this epic-romantic concerto speaks a heroic language akin to its composer's The Moor's Concerto for piano and orchestra.
Commissioned in the mid-seventies, this work cost Kupferman considerable effort before it was completed in the winter of One of the most demanding solo roles in 20th century concerted music makes this a must-have for all lovers of the violin concerto and collectors of neo-Romantic music.
Soundspells CD U. One of our century's leading exponents of late-Romantic musical values, Flagello never received the notice due him from the authorities who cleaved unto the school of academic formalism. These half-a-dozen works all date from the s when the composer's youthful, luxuriant romanticism gave way to a deeper, Italianate expressionism.
This shows itself in works that are, by turn, dark, brooding, restless and often agitated. For those who missed them the first time around, these fine performances of Thompson's appealingly melodic, unabashedly Romantic symphonies have been re-released, coupled in a 2-CD set at a reduced price. Koch International Classics U.
Capstone CPS U. Composed between andthese four pieces are based on poems by T. In music which runs the gamut from vigorous affirmation through still contemplation to the consolation that precedes a descent into dark nothingness a strongly communicative spirit is evident in Tsontakis' creative mixing of various modern, tonal musical languages. Cage's inimitable and seminal work with prepared pianos is chronicled here in Three Dances from Forty-four years later, Cage wrote Two2, which, like Etudes australes, uses mathematical formulae which yet leave the pianists some independence in execution.
CRI U. Kai comprises micro-syncopated clusters and sustained points with random figuration keeping the piece in constant flux. Still transfixing in its violently colorful expressivity is Phlegra, froma depiction of the "battlefield where the Titans and the new gods of Olympus clashed.
Vandenburg U. With a title borrowed from Bach's famous funeral cantata, Dutch composer De Bondt announces his intentions in this hour-long work "for five performers and sound engineer". Violent drum beats and crunching dissonances on piano, Paul Mefano* - Scelsi 1905-1988 (CD, guitar and bass guitar form the foundation for tortured commentary from a tenor sax in a punishing, machine-like onslaught which builds to the introduction of a boy soprano's voice.
Unpredictable but inescapable, the work's character suggests a ritual or a requiem. Ensemble Loos. Written to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's first space flight, this work depicts crucial moments in Gagarin's life in non-linear fashion using a modern, yet approachable musical idiom.
The main work here is a setting of a poem by American symbolist poet Hart Crane which depicts the Brooklyn Bridge over the course of a Album) from the quiet of early morning through the business of the afternoon to the loneliness of night. Intermezzi consist of 5 short pieces for wind ensemble while L'Infinito sets a text by 19th Paul Mefano* - Scelsi 1905-1988 (CD Italian poet Giacomo Leopardi for vocal quintet and ensemble.
Scelsi is most known for the music of the later part of his life, from the s on when his interests turned to Eastern philosophy and his music became trance-like, meditative and still, often with the effect of a living organism imperceptibly growing and changing. All of these pieces illustrate a preoccupation with sound and tone, often resulting in a piece being based on a single note held throughout, varied only in rhythm, dynamics or pitch producing a hypnotic, transcendental effect.
The "broken pieces" of the title comprise one for string quartet dedicated to the Arditi Quartet and predictably complexone for solo viola stretching the limits of both player and instrumenttwo for ensemble and electronics Paul Mefano* - Scelsi 1905-1988 (CD predominantly contemplative and one for four trombones and four horns reminiscent of Xenakis.
A program of piano music which might have been heard during the second or third decades of the 19th century at the Czar's winter quarters in St.
Petersburg is heavy on the nocturne genre, which Irishman John Field introduced to the Slavic lands. Performed on a period Brodmann fortepiano. Olga Tverskaya fortepiano. This program of light, salon music, mostly from the late 18th century, also features the following composers: Dubiansky, Ivanova, Siniavina, Bortnyansky, Kurakina, Lykochina and Morkov.
Accompaniments are by flute, guitar and viola da gamba period instruments. Iana Ivanilova sopranoOrpharion Ensemble. A disc of premiere recordings turns up the first appearance of a concerto by Lolli, who spent in St. Petersburg as chamber virtuoso to Catherine the Great. Famed throughout Europe for his virtuosity as a violinist, Lolli's concerto shows a typical late 18th century, early classical syntax and can be compared with Myslivecek's works in the genre.
Paisiello spent at Catherine's court and composed mostly operas but still found time to create 16 divertimenti in the three-movement style of early Mozart. Preserved only in the Glinka Museum, they are heard here for the first time. This release marks the first appearance of Boyce's theatre music in the CD era. The influence of Handel and Purcell shows in Peleus and Thetis, bringing a stirring dramatic response to the scene of Prometheus' torture in the Caucasus and which allows Boyce to set dramatic duets and trios with the characters of Peleus, Thetis and Jupiter.
Corydon and Miranda contains a striking revenge aria for a vengeful shepherdess while the dirge Boyce wrote for the final scene of Garrett's production of Romeo and Juliet is deeply affecting. Bach wrote five keyboard concertos while living as the ward of C. Bach during his teenage years in Berlin. The first two concertos on this disc are recorded here for the first time.
The D minor contains a deeply felt slow movement while the B Flat, probably the earliest of the five, is full of the joy and high spirits of an adolescent finding his own voice and rejoicing in the vigor of youth. The Hanover Band; Anthony Halstead harpsichord. Martinu Quartet, Stamic Quartet. Jadin's patently romantic sonatas, partaking of both Haydn and Schubert in effect, have a somber intensity and emotional directness quite unexpected in works written during the last quarter of the 18th century, especially by composers who are only now being discovered.
The gem here is the F major with the orchestral oppositions of its first movement, warmly lyrical adagio and joyous finale. Patrick Cohen fortepiano. After three fairy-tale operas, including his immortal Hansel und Gretel, Humperdinck longed to try his hand at comic opera of the early Romantic variety and, inproduced this work, with a libretto by his wife, based on Dumas' Les damoiselles de Saint Cyr.
Set in the Paris of Louis XIV, the plot concerns two women inmates an school for impoverished noblewomen and the misconceptions which ensue when a nobleman and his best friend become involved in the romantic machinations initiated by one of the women.
English synopsis. Although regarded by many as the epitome of Romantic pianism, even to excess, Paderewski is not often acknowledged as a composer nowadays. But the massive Piano Sonata is worthy to stand alongside the MacDowells, the Reubke, the Draeseke - even, dare we say it, the Liszt, especially in this exhilarating performance. The disc is rounded out with two suites of smaller, lighter pieces, beautifully crafted and melodically memorable.
Volume 1 of a complete cycle. Adam Wodnicki piano Altarus U. Loewe's piano sonatas are a startling discovery: the youthful E Major workwith strong echoes of Beethoven and Schubert, contains a second movement with texts sung by soprano and baritone. The F Minor work, composed between and is in the spirit of Beethoven's Appassionata while the "Spring Sonata", fromis a quasi-Pastoral Symphony for piano in which the composer depicts the events of a spring day from dawn to sunset in four vividly depicted movements.
Cord Garben piano. The first recordings of D'Albert's two string quartets and respectively show a young composer with a capacity for writing sweeping, memorable tunes on a large, Brahmsian scale especially the first quartet's opening movement and imbued with that composer's generosity and humanity.
Praised by the critic Hanslick for its "intellectual intensity", the second quartet hints at Beethoven's Quartet Op. Sarastro Quartet. The emotional range throughout is as wide as possible, from brief explosions of sunlit joy or burning anger to longer character studies and psychological meditations. This ingenious coupling unites two works written for the one-armed pianist Paul Wittgenstein in and respectively.
The solid classicsism and formal traditionalism of Schmidt's minute piece throws into contrast the subversive irony of such movements in the Korngold as the Groteske and the Lied, in which cello glissandi are introduced. Raoul Sosa pianoQuatuor Laval. At last, Hindemith's early, unpublished cello concerto, written as a student inappears on CD!
This work would never be identified as being by Hindemith in a blind listening test: it is in high Romantic style, with an opening movement containing Richard Straussian upswings, Wagnerian use of the brass and an entry for the solo instrument patently in homage to Brahms' violin concerto. A lyrical romanze leads directly into a swirling and virtuosic tarantella as this vivacious youthful work hurtles to a sparkling close. A coupling of still-neglected major works: the Symphonic Dances come from the same period as the famous Mathis der Maler symphony and, like that work, uses folk-song and chorale elements.
The Pittsburgh Symphony was the next to last major orchestral work of Hindemith and strove in its three movements to capture the essence of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: a thriving, big-shouldered city built on the coal, steel and glass industries. Subversiveness from the composer's earlier years is provided by the jazzed-up version of the C Minor fugue from Bach's Well-Tempered Klavier. The only available recording of all three works and the CD premiere of Vainberg's Fantasy, a two-movement work of deep musings and colorful dances from Vainberg's concerto synthesizes Hebraic and Slavic elements into a rich fabric which shows influences of both Mussorgsky and of the composer's teacher, Shostakovich.
Levitin's concertino, from hints of the tragedy of the Stalin years in its haunted slow movement, sandwiched between outer movements full of conflict and martial glitter. Enescu's huge, hour-long second symphony shows any number of influences, from Szymanowski and Scriabin to Wagner and Strauss but all of them have been assimilated Paul Mefano* - Scelsi 1905-1988 (CD his personal style and his famous facility for orchestration is nowhere better observed than in this work which closes with an immense martial finale: a response to the outbreak of the First World War.
Percy Grainger, Australia's wild man of music, was "a sunburst in society - and a thundercloud in his private life". Chandos' ongoing survey of his complete output continues with a genre dear to Grainger's heart - the "outdoor" sounds of the massed wind ensemble. From Album) earliest works through the s when Passion of the Sadducees was written, much of Theodorakis' work was influenced by the inflammatory world of Greek politics.
In this Passion, he uses the Old Testament-era class between the Pharisees and the Sadducees to illuminate 20th century struggles for freedom of thought and ideology. Premiere recording of Gubaidulina's setting of the Alleluia.
Using the minimum amount of text, Gubaidulina proceeds by way of frequently violent contrasts of tone, texture and material, sporadically punctuated by woodwind, brass or strings. The work ends in an aura of peaceful tranquility. For unaccompanied choir, the work follows the pattern of the Third Symphony with a succession of vocal entries building from the lowest to the highest in an astonishingly controlled arc of expression.
World premiere recording of film composer Nino Rota's string quartet.
Giacinto SCELSI, Ko-Lho, Quattro Illustrazioni, On the Metamorphosis of Vishnu, Dithome, Hyxos, Xynobis, To the Master, Due Improvvisazioni con Victoria Parr, Ensemble Avantgarde, dans «Chamber Music», , 1 cd MDG, MDG Playlist for contempo on Artist/General information || Title || Label 1 robert grassi / live [music and text] || mold [19'] + old [19'] Scelsi* - Ensemble 2E2M, Paul Mefano* Scelsi* - Ensemble 2E2M, Paul Mefano* - Scelsi (Album) 2 versions Giacinto Scelsi (La Spezia, 8 de gener del – Roma, 8 d'agost del ) va ser un compositor italià i poeta en llengua balnalatelesupprosivadisbere.coinfo ser compte de Ayala Valba. Les seves obres musicals més característiques es basen fonamentalment en una sola nota, alterada pel tractament dels seus harmònics mitjançant inflexions micro-tonals, de tímbre, de dinàmiques, volum, densitats, de tempo o d. Ensemble 2e2m is a French contemporary music ensemble, founded in by the composer Paul Méfano and based in Champigny-sur-Marne. It is one of the oldest and most distinguished ensembles dedicated to 'new music' in France. Scelsi Volume 4 - The Piano Works 2 Stephen Clarke, piano Mode Referring to Giacinto Scelsi () as Italy's Charles Ives is both on and off the mark. Like Ives, Scelsi's brilliantly radical and idiosyncratic music only gained recognition at a late stage in the composer's life. Both were ultimate inner-driven composers. Ensemble 2e2m; Paul Mefano. 2e2m (France) $ CLAUDIO PRIETO (b. ): Cuarteto 1, Cuarteto Alcalá, Cuarteto de primavera. Although only four years De Pablo's junior and having had much the same musical education, Prieto has diverged and become one of the leaders of the "new Spanish lyricism". Ensemble soundinitiative 'Street Souvenir' vendredi 24 octobre à 20h Un concert d'après Darmstadt: soundinitiative présentera une sélection de pièces montées et de collaborations entamées en Allemagne lors du festival de Darmstadt. Programme.D'après, Clara Iannotta. View the profiles of people named Michele Scelsi. Join Facebook to connect with Michele Scelsi and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power. The Classical Net web site offers a comprehensive collection of information and news on classical music subjects including articles and CD reviews, composers and their music, the basic repertoire, recommended recordings and a CD buying guide. The site now features over files of information including thousands of CD, Book, Concert, DVD and Blu-ray reviews and more than links to .
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