Gérard Grisey – Prologue – concert (May 5, ) score. No events are used, all the variations are gradual and to be interpreted. 8 Gerard Grisey: Périodes-for seven instruments [score],Ricordi , . begun with a solo viola, of course I immediately thought to add a sort of prologue to the. Get this from a library! Prologue: pour alto seul: []. [Gérard Grisey].

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Points in this piece create some beautiful effects with fields of sound almost reminiscent of Ligeti, though without his more overt building and puncturing of tonal tensions.

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I firmly believe that it will bring us closer to the illusory stuff of our dreams … Tone-color melodies! Some of the writings were translated ptologue English by Joshua Fineberg, so always when possible, we use the English versions.

Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. This approach to composition was later called spectralism by the composer and philosopher Hugues Dufourt b.

Prologue : pour alto seul : [1976]

Partielsfor eighteen musicians 4. Please enter your name. Grisey makes this requirement for aesthetic griesy Fineberg also mentions that a shared characteristic among the spectralists is the consideration of music as sound, the practice of composition as the sculpture of sound in time 3.


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For these musicians, some of the scores that were composed during the preceding decades were so detached from the listening experience that they could be more meaningful as objects of discussion or research than as a work of art meant to be listened.

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In the conclusions, there are prolovue references to aspects observed in the cycle, but also comments on the difficulties and possibilities presented throughout this research. Remember me on this computer. Would you also like to submit a review for this item? For Grisey, this is a music that deals with changes, with the thresholds of perception between one sound and the other.

Sinfonie Concertanti for two flutes and orchestra. I firmly believe it is capable of heightening in an unprecedented manner the sensory, intellectual, and spiritual pleasures offered by art. The solo viola has us cast our minds back to the Prologueits ruminations interrupted by the orchestra and commented on by four French horns that seem to jeer at its gestures.


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However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The point of transition between Modulations and Transitoires could almost have come from something by Olivier Messiaen, but Transitoires opens with those distinctive upper harmonic sounds over a sotto voce pedal tone to create an atmosphere of mystery and expectation from a different galaxy to the older master.

How acute the senses that would be able to perceive them! The pieces may also be played in any number, as long as their order is respected.

Then I finally decided to compose a complete cycle, starting with a piece for a solo instrument and ending with a large orchestra. Some acore of WorldCat will not be available. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Twentieth century composers, like those of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, have speculated considerably about durations.

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