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LEVINAS Michaël

Appels

  • Category / Instrument : 11 instruments
  • Orchestration : 1.1.1(cl en la).1 / 1.1.1.0 / pno / 2perc / cb (chaque instr. sauf percussion est équipé d'un micro)
  • Duration : 9'
  • Genre : contemporary
  • Sortiment : Score
  • Number of pages : 56
  • Format : A3
  • Publisher : Lemoine
  • Code : 27193
  • Published : 01/01/1974
  • ISBN / ISMN : 9790230971935

Premiere

01/01/1974 - La Rochelle (France), Festival - Ensemble l'Itinéraire, Boris de Vinogradov (conductor)

Note

Appels (1974) brings together eleven musicians: single wind instruments (excepting the tuba), piano, 2 drummers and a double bass. The horn, "often used in music to express calling out afar prayer and call" is in the foreground. Besides, each wind instrument makes a snare drum vibrate in sympathy ("music on second thoughts or music of music"). A very metaphor of human breath the "instrumental sound and vibration" couple is then mixed and redistributed in the hall. Since a "call is an opening par excellence" and "requires an open form", the composer revives this latter notion: disregarding temporal dynamics (time becomes static) he makes a wonderful display of space. Twenty years hence, the raucous incantations of Appels sound even more ecstatically grave.

Franck Langlois (CD aeon)

Recording

1 CD aeon, AE0104, Par-delà
Appels - Les Réciproques - Voix dans un vaisseau d'airain - Diaclases - Par-delà
Ensemble L'Itinéraire, Groupe Vocal de France, Just'à 5, Orchestre SWF de Baden-Baden


LEVINAS Michaël

Biography

Internationally recognized in the fields of creation and interpretation, the double profile, of pianist and composer, imparts Michaël Levinas a remarkable peculiarity within the French and International musical life.

Born in Paris, Michaël Levinas went through the classical and high level teaching of the National Superior Conservatory of Paris, [...]

Concerts

    • 16.03.2018
    • Préfixes
    • Geneve (Switzerland)
    • Festival Archipel, Alhambra
    • Lemanic Modern Ensemble, Sébastien Naves (RIM), William Blank (dir.)
    • 13.03.2018
    • Préfixes
    • Oullins (France)
    • Biennale Musiques en Scène, Théâtre de la Renaissance
    • Lemanic Modern Ensemble, Sébastien Naves (RIM), William Blank (dir.)
    • 09.03.2018
    • Implorations
    • Lyon (France)
    • Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse, Salle Varèse
    • Orchestre des élèves du CNSMD de Lyon, Fabrice Pierre (dir.)

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