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MURAIL Tristan

Cloches d'adieu, et un sourire... in memoriam Olivier Messiaen

  • Category / Instrument : Piano
  • Duration : 3'
  • Level : 5
  • Genre : contemporary
  • Sortiment : Score
  • Number of pages : 6
  • Publisher : Lemoine
  • Code : 27527
  • Published : 21/06/1992
  • ISBN / ISMN : 9790230975278


14/07/1992 - Villeuneuve-lès-Avignon (France) - Centre Acanthes - Dominique My (piano)


Cloches d'Adieu, et un sourire... ("Bells of Farewell, and a Smile...")
This unpretentious little piece was written at the request of the German Radio, Deutschlandfunk, in memory of Olivier Messiaen.
It borrows several aspects (the conducting of the discourse, and the three final notes, the adieu) of one of Olivier Messiaen's earliest works, his piano prelude Cloches d'angoisse et larmes d'adieu (1929). I tried to mix in, amongst other allusions, a few ethos of bells which are featured in many of my own works. These are answered by luminous echoes and clusters of chords in cheerful keys, as the "smile" of Messiaen's last works managed to triumph for good over the "anguishes" and "tears" of the past-for there is no final farewell.

Tristan Murail


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Tristan Murail: La Mandragore - Cloches d'adieu, et un sourire... - Jean-Marc Singier: Elans, saccades, et biais du flux - Gérard Pesson: Vexierbilder Rom - Dominique Troncin: Ciel ouvert - Jacques Lenot: Ciels (travercés) - Esquisse du Prélude 12 - Hugues Dufourt: An Schwager Kronos
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MURAIL Tristan


Born in Le Havre in 1947, Tristan Murail received advanced degrees in classical and North African Arabic from the Ecole Nationale des Langues Orientales Vivantes, as well as a degree in economic science, while at the same time pursuing his musical studies. In 1967, he became a student of Olivier Messiaen [...]


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