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LEMAITRE Dominique

De la Nuit

  • Serie : Emeraude
  • Category / Instrument : Saxophone Eb and piano
  • Duration : 10'
  • Genre : contemporary
  • Sortiment : Score
  • Number of pages : 10
  • Publisher : Jobert
  • Code : JJ12023
  • Published : 01/01/1998
  • ISBN / ISMN : 9790230812023

Premiere

27/03/1999 - Rouen, Conservatoire National de Région - Marc Sieffert (saxophone) and Christine Marchais (piano)

Note

Dominique Lemaître's artistry defies description, and one can indeed recognize its intent to be identified beyond any formalized setting, to create a poetic universe where the listener's subjective and objective consciousnesses are both addressed. That is the source for its colors, different progressions of timbre on a single note, ambiguity, finely detailed harmony and sound.
De la Nuit is clearly in phase with this way of thinking. From the very outset, the saxophone suggests a noctural, meditative color, while the piano opens out the field of sound. Ever widening intervals played by the piano are further enhanced by the saxophones gestures which are, in a way, organic sound extensions. Those resonances give birth to the two instruments' intermingled melismae, and the music returns to itself more calmly now, vanishing once and for all.

Marc Sieffert


LEMAITRE Dominique

Concerts

    • 14.03.2020
    • Night Song 2
    • Honfleur (France)
    • Le Printemps des Poètes, Médiathèque
    • Sophie Piat (vla), Anne Raffard (hp)
    • 14.03.2020
    • Livre d'Heures
    • Honfleur (France)
    • Le Printemps des Poètes, Médiathèque
    • Aurélie Aubrée (fl), Sophie Piat (vla), Anne Raffard (hp)
    • 10.02.2020
    • Dédicace 4
    • Saint Quentin (France)
    • Musée Antoine Lécuyer
    • Choeur de flûtes Travers'Aisne
    • 19.01.2020
    • Ptah
    • Saint Léonard (France)
    • Chapelle de Grainval
    • Jérôme Maury (cl)

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