Prix : 19,50 €
12/02/2000 - Stuttgart - Neue Vocalisten Stuttgart - D: Manfred Schreier
The title Les Lettres enlacées (Intertwined Letters) refers to a style of writing based on two melody lines that overlap, pile up, cross over and finally return to a more or less parallel position.
The piece should therefore be thought of as true polyphony. The movement gives rise to a form of expression and energy whose origins lie in the tangled lines of Romantic piano music, especially that of Schumann and Brahms.
Michaël Levinas studied piano, piano accompaniment, orchestra conducting and composing at CNSM de Paris. He met Yvonne Loriod who got him immediately in Olivier Messiaen's famous class of composing, developed also his piano repertoire.
At the end of his studies, trained by these two great personalities, [...]